“Gone are the theatrics and staged fighting & hair-pulling has bitten the dust.” These are real, serious female athletes who have helped to revive the sport and turn it into the hard-hitting, aggressive, exciting spectator sport and intense competition. If you’ve never been to a roller derby game, it’s a must-see and a guaranteed fun time.
And the girls are an inspiration: “During the day, we are Atlanta’s moms, students, lawyers, and writers, and at night we are our own accountants, promoters, and marketers. True D.I.Y’ers, the Atlanta Rollergirls are “roll models” to young women and girls by demonstrating how successful women can be as both athletes and businesswomen.”
Some of the bouts are between Atlanta’s four home teams: Apocalypstix, Denim Demons, Toxic Shocks, and Sake Tuyas. They also have an all-star team – the Dirty South Derby Girls – who play against other nationally-ranked teams. Archrival Rollergirls from St. Louis will be here this weekend!
Atlanta’s Rollergirls play doubleheader events – fans can attend the 5 PM game, the 7 PM game – or both! Now here’s the thing – unfortunately, tonight’s games are SOLD OUT, however, you should plan now to attend one of the upcoming games, because they will sell out, too. They have sold out nearly every game for the past two years. Upcoming game schedule: April 17, May 22, July 24, August 28, and September 25. All game nights have doubleheaders – so plan now and get your tickets early! Tickets: one bout – $15, both bouts – $25.
WHERE: Atlanta Rollergirls at Yaarab Shrine Center – 400 Ponce De Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30308