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Charlotte Roller Girls continue the season on Sept 19 with Battle of Ages in Gastonia
For the first time ever, on Sunday, September 19, the Charlotte Roller Girls will be battling on the track at Kate's Skating Rink in Gastonia, NC. This bout will feature the Vintage Vixens vs. the Baby Bombshells, pitting wisdom against youth.
The September 19 bout will feature the Vintage Vixens vs. the Baby Bombshells, pitting wisdom against youth. Half time festivities will be dedicated to CLTRG's youngest fans with relays and games for prizes. The last age based intraleague bout showed that experience did indeed outweigh youthful exuberance when the Cougars beat the Kittens 100 to 81 in December 2009.
"There is no way the Vixens will beat my Bombshells, we are younger and faster and I know their old strategy!" says Lucy Kwipment, a former Cougars skater-turned-
More information on the Charlotte Roller Girls, including skater biographies and past rosters, is available on the website http://www.charlotterollergirls.com
Advance tickets are available from your favorite Charlotte Roller Girl and at The Common Market for $8 Adults and $4 Children. Tickets are also available on the day of the bout at Kate's Skating Rink (http://www.katesonline.com) for $10 Adults and $5 Children 6-12 years old. Kids age 5 and under are FREE! The doors open at 6:00 PM and the bout begins at 6:30 PM.
Tickets include admission to the after party at the Hickory Tavern, just around the corner from Kate’s at 1925 Hoffman Rd.
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About the Charlotte Roller Girls
The Charlotte Roller Girls is a skater-run and sponsor-supported league. Formed in 2006, the all-female league began competing in 2007 and were accepted as members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Apprentice Program in 2010.
The Charlotte Roller Girls join the ranks of more than 100 all-female, skater-owned-
About the WFTDA
The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the governing body for women’s flat-track roller derby, and a membership organization for the leagues to collaborate. The organization created and maintained the first standardized ruleset for the flat-track game, now in its fourth edition. The WFTDA also serves as the sanctioning body for games, hosts tournaments, sets safety standards and provides insurance to athletes and leagues. in the US, Canada and Europe.