El Paso Roller Derby Getting Bigger and Better

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POSTED: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 6:12pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 6:37pm

El Paso Roller Derby (EPRD) will be taking on Tall City Roller Derby (Midland/Marfa/Odessa) (TCRB) on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the The Party Bowl Warehouse (5900 Luckett Ct, El Paso, TX). EPRD’s Tex Pistols will compete against TCRD Bombshell Betties and The Pistol Whip-Hers will be taking on the TCRD Pain Grenades . Doors open at 5:30 pm, bout starts at 6:00 pm.

Second bout starts at 8:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $8 from a derby girl or $10 at the door. Children 10 years of age and under are free with a paying adult, general admission only. For additional information about EPRD or our upcoming season please visit our website, www.elpasorollerderby.com or follow us on Facebook.

This bout is a double header and EPRD’s focused organizations for this month’s bout is the Children’s Hospital, and Reach for a Star El Paso. The girls of EPRD are excited and proud to be working with Reach for a Star where they will grant a critically ill child her wish. Proceeds from from this month's bout will benefit both the Children's Hospital and Reach for a Star El Paso.

EPRD continues their second season with a 1 and 2 victory over Tucson Roller Derby. The league is a skater run and operated league as well as a non-profit organization. The women of El Paso Roller Derby are a diverse group from all walks of life, who are a part of the fast growing sport of roller derby.

EPRD is a modern day roller derby that that promotes athleticism, sportsmanship, and community involvement. The league supports and plays under a nationally recognized rule set. Presently the league has been accepted as an apprentice league and soon to become a member league of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), an international governing body of women’s flat track roller derby that represents over 100 leagues from across the nation.

For inquiries, press passes, or to schedule an interview please contact EPRD’S Community-Outreach Coordinator, Carmen Anderski, at (915) 261-9223or

www.elpasorollerderby.com
 

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