RIVER CITY ROLLERGIRLS: Attack of the 50 foot Skater

by | Sep 16, 2010 | POLITICS

The badass gals of Richmond Roller Derby are starting up their season this weekend with Attack of the 50ft. Skater at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (403 N. 3rd St). Roller Derby–a mix of skating, hockey, and racing, with a bit of pro wrestling theatre thrown in–is guaranteed as always to be entertaining and fun, and there is nothing more exciting than rooting for our gals here in Richmond. This Saturday at 6 PM, River City Rollergirls team Poe’s Punishers will face off against Harrisonburg, VA’s Rocktown Rollers. This event is family friendly and a children’s area is available for fun activities. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children 7-12, and children 6 and under will be admitted free.

*We here at RVA Magazine have 4 tickets to give away – 2 sets of two. Hit us up here or on twitter and tell us your favorite player name to win two tickets (see below).


The badass gals of Richmond Roller Derby are starting up their season this weekend with Attack of the 50ft. Skater at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (403 N. 3rd St). Roller Derby–a mix of skating, hockey, and racing, with a bit of pro wrestling theatre thrown in–is guaranteed as always to be entertaining and fun, and there is nothing more exciting than rooting for our gals here in Richmond. This Saturday at 6 PM, River City Rollergirls team Poe’s Punishers will face off against Harrisonburg, VA’s Rocktown Rollers. This event is family friendly and a children’s area is available for fun activities. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children 7-12, and children 6 and under will be admitted free.

*We here at RVA Magazine have 4 tickets to give away – 2 sets of two. Hit us up here or on twitter and tell us your favorite player name to win two tickets (see below).

Lets get to know our teams a little better (click on the pictures for larger images):

The largest team in Richmond, the only WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) team, ranked 16th in the East, RCR is a 501c3 Federal Non Profit heavily involved in the community, and working to promote the sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby. We support the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance this season. We have supported Ring Dog Rescue, the MS WALK 2010, ASPCA Dog Jog, March 2010 through volunteerism or donations over the years. Recently Richmond magazine listed the River City Rollergirls in their Best Local Sports Team category. We’re #3 after the Squirrels and the Kickers. And our own Paris Kills, #69 ( Damacia Johnson ) was listed 3rd in the Best Local Sports Figure category.

For more information & tickets:
www.rivercityrollergirls.org
www.facebook.com/rivercityrollergirls
www.twitter.com/RCRDerby

John Reinhold

John Reinhold

John Reinhold is currently CXO of Inkwell Ventures Inc. which owns and operates RVA Magazine and GayRVA. Also, he is a deejay with PLF, husband and father to a couple of great kids.




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