Assault City Roller Derby Announces Home Double Header!

Woohoo! It's derby time! Below is the press release from Texas Terror announcing Assault City's opening double header on May 14.

Syracuse, NY – May 1, 2011: Assault City Roller Derby is excited to announce its first ever double header to be held at the Greater Baldwinsville Ice Arena in Baldwinsville, NY on Saturday, May 14th. In this home opening bout, Assault City's Battery Brigadewill take on the Capital City Derby Dames of Ottawa, Canada, while the Assault Squad will battle the Skyland Roller Girls of Hackettstown, NJ. Doors open at 4:30 PM, and theF irst bout will begin at 5 PM, with the second bout to follow. There will be refreshments, halftime entertainment and loads of excitement.

Presale general admission tickets are $10 each while a limited number of front line tickets are $20 each. Reduced price children's tickets are available. Tickets can be
purchased at http://assaultcityrollerderby.ticketleap.com/rollingfortherescue/ or at Black Mamba Skate Park in Shoppingtown Mall. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the event for $12 for general admission and $22 for front line. $1 from each ticket sold will benefit the Rescue Mission of Syracuse, who provides support and programs for the less fortunate living in and around the Syracuse area.

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 Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, and Ohio as well as throughout Upstate New York.

ACRD is also currently recruiting skaters and referees. Skaters must be 21 years old; no skating experience is required. Referees can be male or female. For additional information, please visit us at www.assaultcityrollerderby.com.

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