Assault City Roller Derby Announces June Double Header

On Saturday, June 11th, Assault City Roller Derby will once again bring the excitement and action of women’s flat-track roller derby back to the Greater Baldwinsville Ice Arena. In a double-header against Central New York Roller Derby, ACRD’s Assault Squad will take on the CNY All-Stars, and ACRD’s Battery Brigade will face off against the Rome Wreckers. Doors will open at 4:30 PM, and the Assault Squad bout will begin at 5 PM, with the Battery Brigade bout to follow. Both ACRD teams won their bouts last month, and the teams are looking to repeat their success in this double header.

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The bout features live halftime entertainment by Born Again Rebels, and $1 of every ticket sold will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Presale general admission tickets are $10 each and presale front line tickets are $20 each. Reduced price children’s tickets are also available. Tickets can be purchased at TicketLeap.com 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. After the bout, fans can join the derby girls for food and drinks at Sharkey's Eclectic Sports Lounge in Liverpool, NY.

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. For additional information about ACRD, please visit www.assaultcityrollerderby.com.

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