Want to be a part of the hardest-hitting sport on wheels? The Charm City Roller Girls are holding open tryouts on August 22. Tryouts will be held at Skateland North Point, 1113 North Point Rd, Baltimore, MD. Participants should arrive by 9:30 a.m. The tryouts will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 12:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per participant to try out. Take a shot at joining one of the top 20 roller derby leagues in the world. Participants must be 18 or older. All participants must sign a waiver, and personal insurance is strongly recommended. Quad roller skates are required; rental skates are available on site for $2. Full safety gear in the form of a helmet, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards and a mouth guard are also required. Participants may wear other equipment (shin guards, padded shorts) at their discretion. Charm City does have some loaner gear available, but supply is limited and participants are STRONGLY recommended to have their own gear. Visit charmcityrollergirls.com or e-mail skatertots@charmcityrollergirls.com for more information.