Giveaway: 4 FREE tickets to Savannah Derby Devils Roller Derby (bouts include kids’ half-time events), SavannahTuesday, April 16th, 2013
UPDATE: Winner is Nicole Marie Maline, whose derby would be Coastal Misfit! Congratulations Nicole, pls email us email@example.com!
This week, a SouthernMamas.com winner will win four FREE tickets to a Savannah Derby Devils bout! To enter to win, like the Savannah Derby Devils on Facebook here. Then answer this question on their wall: what would your tough & cool roller derby nickname be? Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you!
Deadline to enter: 10 PM Thurs. April 18 2013. We’ll pick a winner this week & announce the winners here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. Winner can pick which date she wants to attend. Check out the Savannah Derby Devils 2013 season schedule below.
The Savannah Derby Devils women’s roller derby team are counting down to their seventh competitive season starting April 20 with their debut bout – a doubleheader – at the Savannah Civic Center.
Season tickets are available until April 20 through the Savannah Civic Center Box Office and through Savannahcivic.com. Adult season tickets are $62, including fees. Season ticket holders get twice the derby for the price, including free admission to the SDD’s public scrimmages at SuperGoose Sports and a bonus bout in October at a location to be announced.
The Derby Devils will return to the Savannah Civic Center arena this year with exciting, family-friendly fun. Each event includes two roller derby bouts starting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., activities and half-time games for kids, raffles benefiting local charities, concessions and cold beer. Some events will include mini-bouts by the SDD’s little sister league, the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts.
Adult tickets for single events are $16. Child tickets for ages 3-12 are $2. Children under 3 are free. Discounts are available for purchasing tickets in advance and for seniors, students, military, groups of 10 or more and members of USARS and WFTDA.
Started in 2006, the Savannah Derby Devils include more than 50 female skaters ages 19 to 40-something as well as male and female referees hailing from across the Coastal Empire. Managed, “by the skaters, for the skaters,” the league consists of two teams: The SDD All-Stars and the Hostess City Hellions. The league is an apprentice member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body for the sport.
The league offers 12-week courses for beginners, recreational scrimmaging for experienced players and two annual bootcamp programs in addition to competitive play. For more information, visit www.savannahderby.com or www.facebook.com/savannahderbydevils .
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Greenville Derby Dames (Greenville, SC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Tragic City Roller Girls (Birmingham, AL)
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs Middle Ga. Derby Demons (Macon)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Gainesville (FL) Roller Rebels
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Atlanta Rollergirls
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Atlanta Rollergirls
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Lowcountry Highrollers (Charleston, SC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Lowcountry Highrollers
5 p.m. “Back-to-School Brawl” Regional Derby Scrimmage
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Texas Rollergirls Hustlers (Austin, TX)
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Chattanooga Roller Girls
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Chattanooga Roller Girls
October 19 (Bonus bout at a location TBA)
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Rogue Roller Girls (Fayetteville, NC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Classic City Rollergirls (Athens, GA)
The SDD will also host a number of Thursday night public scrimmages at SuperGoose Sports. Dates and times will be announced throughout the season.
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