ARIZONA DERBY DAMES BANKED TRACK ROLLER DERBY – SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD, 2015
PHOENIX, AZ (SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2015) – For bout two of the season, the Arizona Derby Dames (AZDD) announce a rematch of last season’s championship where the Bombshells will be looking to avenge their loss to the defending champions, The Runaway Brides, on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. This will be a close match. In Season 10, the Brides narrowly defeated the Bombshells 139-126, becoming the only team in AZDD history to claim a flat track and banked track championship.
Season 11 opened on Sep 12th with a sellout crowd. The Coffin Draggers finished the first half 96-43 against the Brutal Beauties. Despite having four of the six ejections that night, the Draggers held the lead for a 152-104 victory.
Also coming up, the Arizona Derby Dames will be attending First Friday on October 2nd. Be sure to come down and meet your favorite derby girl. On Halloween from 3pm to 5pm, the Arizona Derby Dames will be Trick-or-Treating for canned food in the Willo Historic District, near downtown Phoenix. All canned food donations will be given to St. Mary’s Food Bank which was founded in 1967 by John van Hengel, right here in Phoenix, Arizona, to help those in need.
Ticket prices for season 11 are $15.00 general admission, and $5.00 for kids 10 years and under.
The Arizona Derby Dames’ host their bouts at the Hall of Dames, located at 2517 West McDowell Road, Suite 118, Phoenix, AZ 85009. Just west of the I-17, fans attending will find A-Frame signs and parking attendants dressed in safety orange shirts to help direct them to the entrance on the south side of McDowell Road. Parking at the Hall of Dames is free of charge.
Doors open at 6:00pm, with the first whistle at 7:00pm. General admission tickets at the door are $15 for adults, and $5 for children 10 and under.
Bleacher seating is available on a first come, first served basis, and for those with disabilities. Additional standing room on raised platforms and track side benches are available.
ABOUT THE ARIZONA DERBY DAMES
Arizona Derby Dames (AZDD) is an all-women’s banked track roller derby league based in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area. Its foremost priorities are to provide top-notch training, achieve the highest national ranking, set the standard for roller derby leagues worldwide, and to instill the values of hard work and dedication in AZDD members that lead to success in all aspects of life. AZDD is the the first league to play banked track roller derby in Arizona since the 1960’s and is a founding member of the Roller Derby Coalition of Leagues.
MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION
Mizz Nashty (#1631)
2517 West McDowell Road, Suite 118
Phoenix, AZ 85009
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