Greensboro Roller Derby: May 5th is Derby Day!

Greensboro Roller Derby is hosting another exciting bout: DERBY DAY! The event will take place on Saturday, May 5th at Greensboro Sportsplex, which is located at 2400 16th Street in Greensboro. Doors open at 5:00. The first whistle blows at 6:00.

DERBY DAY is the 2012 season’s third event and Greensboro Roller Derby’s second home team bout. The bout will be between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Battleground Betties and the Mad Dollies. Bring your floppiest hat and come join us for an evening of derby excitement!

DERBY DAY is a family-friendly event. Tickets will be available at the door. Adult tickets are $10. Tickets for college students with a valid student ID are $8. Children 12 and under get in free. To avoid the rush and skip the line, fans are advised to take advantage of advance ticket sales online at or through our website, Advance tickets can also be purchased at Seven Sagas Tattoos, Cycles de ORO, the Green Bean, Derby City Skates, and Empire Books. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Sanctuary House, an area non-profit organization that coordinates support and rehabilitation services for adults with mental illnesses in Guilford County.

Greensboro Roller Derby was founded in February 2010. Since the league’s debut bout in October of 2010, Greensboro Roller Derby has grown steadily, now supporting over forty skaters in three home teams that compete locally, and a highly competitive travel team that competes regionally. Please support local roller derby and take part in making the 2012 season a smashing (not to mention crashing, flying, and sliding) success!

For additional information about this event, Greensboro Roller Derby, or roller derby in general, contact Ivy Barger a.k.a. St. Knives at