Assault City’s first bout of the season

I got a press release in from Crazy Diamond at Assault City Roller Derby.


Assault City Roller Derby is excited to announce its first home bout of 2010 at the Greater Baldwinsville Ice Arena in Baldwinsville, NY on Saturday, May 15th. Assault City will take on Roc City Roller Derby of Rochester in a rematch of last year’s home opener. Doors open at 6 PM and the bout starts at 7 PM. There will be refreshments, halftime entertainment and loads of excitement.

General admission tickets are available at for $10 each. A limited number of front line tickets are $20 each and reduced-price children’s tickets are also available. $1 from each ticket sold will benefit Shriners’ International, who provide programs for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and other conditions.

ACRD is an all-women’s flat track roller derby league consisting of working mothers, professionals, wives, and students, ranging in age from 21 to 45. Their goal is to help local communities and promote women’s empowerment. Since its inception in late 2007, Assault City has competed on the road in Vermont, New Jersey, and Ohio as well as throughout Upstate New York. ACRD is recruiting skaters and referees. Skaters must be 21 years old; no skating experience is required. Refs can be male or female. For additional information, please visit