Minnesota RollerGirls Bout 5: #SQUADGOALS (Feb. 4)
Yes, it's already time for the home team semifinals! The Minnesota RollerGirls present #SQUADGOALS: home team semifinals on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium. The now #1 ranked Dagger Dolls will face off against the #4 ranked Rockits, while the #3 ranked Garda Belts will take on now #2 ranked Atomic Bombshells.
Doors open at 6 p.m. The first 200 fans to arrive will receive a limited edition t-shirt. The pre-show will feature the bite sized brawlers that make up the Twin Cities Junior Roller Derby League. Then during the halftime show, dance to polka music by Tubby Esquire. After the bout, join the Minnesota RollerGirls at Camp Bar in Saint Paul for the official after party.
General admission tickets to the event are $14 in advance and $16 at the door. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the following locations: Ax-Man Surplus (St. Paul and St. Louis Park), Crafty Planet, Derby 4 All, Electric Fetus, HealthSource of St. Paul, Tom Reid's Hockey City Pub, Pizza Lucé (all metro locations) and St. Croix Scuba. Tickets are also available through ticketmaster.com or at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium Box Office. As always, children nine and under do not need a ticket for general admission areas. Visit mnrollergirls.com for more details.
ABOUT MNRG: The Minnesota RollerGirls (MNRG) organization is an 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 are 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.