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Charlotte Roller Girls Announce 2011 Home Season Begins on March 6!
Charlotte Roller Girls (CLTRG) proudly announce our 2011 home season that will feature 6 home bouts, including three doubleheaders featuring CLTRG All-Stars and BDazzlers. Home bouts will begin Sunday, March 6 and run through Saturday, September 24!
The Charlotte Roller Girls have two interleague teams, the All-Stars and B Dazzlers. The All-Stars, who have competed in every interleague home bout since 2008, are made up of the league’s most veteran players . The league’s developing skaters comprise the B Dazzlers.
“We are thrilled to announce our fourth home season,” said Charlotte Roller Girls president Linda Sewell (BoToxic Bruz'her). “After playing so many away bouts the last few months before the holidays, we can't wait to get back in front our dedicated Charlotte fans at the Grady Cole Center in March! If you have not yet checked out a Charlotte Roller Girls bout, you’re missing out on one of the most thrilling sporting events in town."
On March 6, the Charlotte Roller Girls’ home season kicks off when its All-Stars battle the Savannah Derby Devils. These 2 teams met last three long years ago, when Charlotte delivered a nail-biter win in overtime!
The first home doubleheader on May 7 will feature a clash between Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC. The B Dazzlers will open the night playing against Lowcountry High Rollers (LCHR) Bruisin' Betties followed by the CLTRG All-Stars versus LCHR All-Stars.
On June 11, Charlotte All-Stars and B Dazzler will host another doubleheader for the visiting Greenville Derby Dames All-Stars and Bad News Babes, respectively.
Saturday, July 23, will be a treat as both Charlotte teams play new opponents for the first time. The B Dazzlers will host the Appalachian Roller Girls in the first bout. Then, Charlotte All-Stars will compete with the All-Stars from the Carolina Rollergirls, a Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) team from Raleigh currently ranked sixth in the East Region. Fans may remember last year's home opener with our All-Stars beating the Carolina Bootleggers. This year's match should prove to be even more exciting!
In our end of summer home bout on August 13, the All-Stars will host Gainesville Roller Rebels for another first time competition.
The season finale will feature our All-Stars hosting our long-time rivals Cape Fear Roller Girls All-Stars on September 24. Charlotte has played Cape Fear every year since 2008, and every time delivers an unforgettable night for seasoned and new derby fans!
Season VIP tickets are available for $55 online at http://www.charlotterollergirls.com and only through Saturday, March 5. This year, season VIPs get admission to see all 6 bouts, including 3 doubleheaders, from reserved seating areas on either upper or lower level!
Tickets for the March 6 home bout featuring the Charlotte Roller Girls All-Stars and the Savannah Derby Devils are on sale now for $10 adults and $5 children online at http://www.charlotterollergirls.com. The Common Market and other ticket outlets will have tickets available soon. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $14. The Grady Cole Center is located at 310 N. Kings Drive.
2011 Charlotte Roller Girls Home Schedule
Sunday, March 6 5:00 PM
Savannah Derby Devils vs. CLTRG All-Stars
Saturday, May 7 Doubleheader 5:00 PM
LCHR Bruisin' Betties vs. CLTRG B Dazzlers
LCHR High Rollers All-Stars vs. CLTRG All-Stars
Saturday, June 11 Doubleheader 5:00 PM
Greenville DD Bad News Babes vs. CLTRG B Dazzlers
Greenville DD All-Stars vs. CLTRG All-Stars
Saturday, July 23 Doubleheader 5:00 PM
Appalachian Rollergirls vs. CLTRG B Dazzlers
Carolina All-Stars vs. CLTRG All-Stars
Saturday, August 13 6:00 PM
Gainsville Roller Rebels vs. CLTRG All-Stars
Saturday, September 24 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Roller Girls All-Stars vs. CLTRG All-Stars
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About Charlotte Roller Girls
Established in 2006, Charlotte Roller Girls, Inc. (CLTRG) is a skater-owned and operated
organization comprised of women and men from all walks of life. Formed to promote the sport of roller derby and enrich the Charlotte community, the league and its members donate time and a portion of bout proceeds to local charitable causes.
As an athletically-