Roanoke’s hometown roller derby team, the Star City Roller Girls (SCRG), will open its season at the Icimani Adventure Center Saturday February 16th. The event will feature Star City Roller Girls vs. Beckley Area Derby Dames. The bout begins at 6pm; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Icimani Adventure Center is located at 5488 Yellow Mountain Rd, Roanoke, VA 24014. SCRG is partnering with Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) for the first bout with a percentage of the ticket sales going to their organization.
Adult tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Children 12 and under receive free admission. To purchase tickets, contact Brown Paper Tickets at: http://scrg.brownpapertickets.com/
“This year we plan to promote this unique sport to even more people and make fans out of them!” –Coach HotRod
2013 Star City Roller Girls Home Season Dates:
March 16 – SCRG vs. Greenbrier Roller Vixens
April 20 – Post Tax Smacks
May 11 – SCRG vs. Chemical Valley
June 15 – SCRG vs. Blackwater
Sept 7 – Double Header: SCRG vs. B-Dazzlers / NRV vs. Mother State
Oct 26 – Monster Mash-Up
After Party: Celebrate with SCRG directly after the bout at The Elephant Walk, located at: 4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018. Inside the Holiday Inn, Tangelwood.
About Derby and SCRG:
Roller derby is an all-female, flat-track and skater-operated sport. SCRG is a skater-owned and operated flat track roller derby team. Established in 2006, the SCRG are constantly evolving and growing. SCRG are in their apprenticeship with Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (www.wftda.org). The team is skater-operated and consists of volunteers to produce the bouts and events throughout the year. The team is proudly reviving the American tradition of roller derby by bringing the sport to a new generation of Roanoke fans and offering a unique blend of athletic competition and entertainment.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Christina Rouse, a.k.a. FizzGig
Officer of Public Relations and Marketing
Star City Roller Girls
Submitted by Christina Rouse