July 3, 2022
Today, July 3rd, the Black Roller Skating Federation (BRSF) is proud to announce our partnership, endorsement and backing of Chicago based, nationally renown figure skating and rhythm skating artist, Mr. Darius Sanders.
Mr. Sanders is a 7 - time regional and national champion as well as 4th ranked roller skater internationally. We at BRSF, in collaboration, with Mr. Sanders and his family will work to cultivate and innovate Mr. Sanders in his development as a figure skating and rhythm skating artist. In the coming months we will make concurrent announcements relevant to Mr. Sanders endeavors as he continues to positively impact the culture and community we are all so passionate about. For more information on Mr. Sanders, please view his press release in this post. Also be on the lookout for his story in The Evolution of Skating, Volume 5, which will be subsequently released July 9th.
SKATE 4 SCHOLARSHIPS
December 15th - 18th 2022
December 15 -18, 2022
Skate 4 Scholarships.
Thursday Dec 15
BRSF in partnership with Skate 4 Scholarships collaborated and hosted a skating weekend that was focused on exercise and education. The event, was a collaborative effort with numerous organizations. Thursday 12/15 was Black Greek Letter organizations. The Divine 9 was well represented with $1000 Given away in scholarships
Friday Dec 16
Friday evening BRSF held its first yearly retreat. A review of the events of the year and how to better serve the community in 2023. BRSF hosted the Friday event, with skaters from far and wide. BRSF shared information about purpose, focus and how to be reached. $1500 was given away in scholarships.
Saturday Dec 17
The morning started with lessons. BRSF Members, Ice, Leo and Nizm gave lessons in general skating, Ballroom style and JB Style. The even followed with a major giveaway of more scholarships and was well attended by youth, college students, and adults alike. $1500 was given away in scholarships.
Sunday Dec 18
The final night was skating and the more scholarships given out. For the entire weekend well over $10000 was given out. The community after the reception of this even looks forward to the 2023 Skate 4 Scholarship with more anticipation. $8000 was given away in scholarships.