Minnesota RollerGirls: Record-Breaking Hits! (Nov. 11)
The Minnesota RollerGirls (MNRG) will host their next bout on Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. in The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium. In this double header event, the Garda Belts take on the Rockits while the Dagger Dolls go to battle with last year's champs, the Atomic Bombshells. Come watch the 16th ranked roller derby league in the world in their 14th season in downtown Saint Paul. This month we are partnering with Shoe Away Hunger and longtime partner, the Ann Bancroft Foundation.
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 Twin Cities Unicycle Club and head down to the track at half-time for a live performance by Radiochurch. After the bout, join the Minnesota RollerGirls for the official after party at Tom Reid's Hockey City Pub in Saint Paul.
General admission tickets to the event are $14 in advance/$16 at the door. Tickets are available at local outlets and Ticketmaster.com or the Roy Wilkins Auditorium Box Office. Children nine and under have free general admission. Visit mnrollergirls.com for more details.
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.