The Lumber Jills are not only ready to face the Hellions of Troy (Herculadies) again this season on Saturday June 1st but also ready to invite the Vermont Men’s Roller Derby (Mean Mountain Boys) and the Capital District Men’s Roller Derby (Trauma Authority) to face off in a derby double header! Come in your red, white and blue for this Born in the USA bout to show your support for Plattsburgh Roller Derby!
The doubleheader will take place at the Plattsburgh City Recreation Center on the U.S. Oval. Doors open to the public at 3 p.m., with the first whistle at 4 p.m. First match is the Vermont Men’s Roller Derby (Mean Mountain Boys) vs Capital District Men’s Roller Derby (Trauma Authority). The next bout is the Lumber Jills against the Hellions of Troy (Herculadies) starting at 6:30 p.m.
The halftime show will be performed by ROTA Gallery and Studios, located at 50 Margaret Street. From their website it says, “ROTA is an all volunteer run not-for-profit cooperative organization that embodies and encourages a DIY (DO IT YOURSELF) ethic. One of our major goals is to utilize recycled resources and volunteer time to maintain and develop our downtown gallery and studios into a healthy, constructive art space. To do this, we are networking with our local schools, art centers, businesses and individuals. We strongly urge anyone who seeks to enrich, educate or entertain our community to utilize the advantages of ROTA art space.”
You do not want to miss out on this doubleheader! Ticket prices are the same as all home bouts so it is two bouts for the price of one! Stop by the North Country Food Co-Op, and Conroy’s Organics, or http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/319314 to buy your tickets in advance for $10 (children ages 6-12 are $5, children 5 and under are free; general admission tickets are $12 at the door on the day of the event).
An important and often overlooked component of the North Country Lumber Jills is community service. Each bout throughout the season is dedicated to a local non-profit organization as part of our efforts to give back to the community. For our Born in the USA doubleheader, the featured non-profit is ROTA Studios and Gallery. ROTA will receive all proceeds of the 50/50 raffle, will table at the bout, and will perform the half time show.
The North Country Lumber Jills will be providing food featuring pizza and other snacks and beverages, while Olive Ridley’s will be in charge of the beer garden as well as hosting the after party. All major credit cards are also accepted at our merch table!
Plattsburgh Roller Derby is a skater-owned and operated roller derby league that formed in the spring of 2010. PRD prides itself in supporting the local community and dedicates its time to furthering the understanding of roller derby and female athleticism. For more information about the North Country Lumber Jills visit www.plattsburghrollerderby.com.
For more information about this event, e-mail Connie Mandeville at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (518) 420-7687.