Minnesota RollerGirls: A Roller Derby Skate of Mind (Jan. 13)
The Minnesota RollerGirls (MNRG) will host their fourth bout of Season 14 on Saturday, January 13 at 7 p.m. in The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium. Kick off 2018 by watching the Garda Belts take on the Dagger Dolls and the Rockits battle with the Atomic Bombshells. This month we are partnering with Shoe Away Hunger, the National Eagle Center and longtime partner, the Ann Bancroft Foundation. Please visit our website to learn which items can be donated for a $2 ticket discount.
Doors open at 6 p.m. The first 200 fans to arrive will receive a limited edition t-shirt. Get there early for a pre-show featuring the Minnesota Special Olympics Poly Hockey Team and head down to the track at half-time for a live performance by The Toxenes. After the bout, join the Minnesota RollerGirls for the official after party at Camp Bar in Saint Paul.
General admission tickets to the event are $14 in advance/$16 at the door. Tickets are available at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium Box Office, by calling 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. Children nine and under have free general admission. Visit mnrollergirls.com for more details.
Don't miss the chance to see our five, amazing skaters participating in the Roller Derby World Cup taking place in Manchester, England this February. Please support the following skaters: Dreidel Robber (Team Russia), Hurtrude Stein (Team Poland), Manila Ice (Team Philippines), Smoka Hontas (Team Indigenous), and Erin Watershow (Team Romania).
ABOUT MNRG: The Minnesota RollerGirls (MNRG) organization is a four-team, all-female, flat track roller derby league. Founded in August 2004 by the Donnelly sisters, the Minnesota RollerGirls are members of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). Every Minnesota RollerGirl is held to the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethics and good will and must adhere to rules set by the league and by the WFTDA. The MNRG is governed by the skaters, for the skaters. Skaters are not paid and a portion of the proceeds raised by the league is contributed to local charities.
ABOUT WFTDA: The Women's Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for the sport of women's flat track roller derby. The WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons and safety, and determines guidelines for the international athletic competitions of member leagues. There are more than 400 WFTDA-affiliated leagues worldwide.