On June 4, 2016, the Blue Ridge Roller Girls will hold a doubleheader at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville.
The bouts will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the Blue Ridge French Broads vs. A2D2 Arbor Bruising Co., followed by the Blue Ridge All Stars skating against the A2D2 Brawlstars at 7:00 p.m.
The teams will be honoring Asheville-based nonprofit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue as their chosen charity for this bout. A portion of the bout’s proceeds will go to support Brother Wolf. Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is a No Kill organization that was founded in order to provide the resources and life saving programs to build a No Kill community. Brother Wolf has been serving the Asheville area since 2007.
Tickets are $13, available for purchase at the U.S. Cellular Center box office. Children 10-years-old and younger will receive free admission.
ABOUT BLUE RIDGE ROLLERGIRLS: The Blue Ridge Rollergirls comprise Asheville, NC’s first all-female, flat track roller derby league. The league’s mission is to actively create, promote, and sustain an environment that fosters strength, courage, vitality, and the empowerment of women in the roller derby sport. The Blue Ridge Rollergirls have “rolled local” in Asheville since 2006 and have been full members of WFTDA since 2012.
ABOUT WFTDA: The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby and a membership organization for leagues to collaborate and network. The WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons, and safety, and determines guidelines for the international athletic competitions of member leagues. There are currently 369 WFTDA member leagues and 76 affiliated leagues in the WFTDA Apprentice program worldwide. The WFTDA is governed by a five-member, volunteer Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director.