Today – Big Island Roller Derby Showdown

Five teams from around the Big Island will duel it out in all day roller derby showdown this Saturday, October 19, at the Hilo Civic Auditorium. Bring the family and come join the fun as the Hilo Bay Bruisers, Volcano Vixens, Mauna Killahz, Waimea Wranglers, and Echo City Knockouts battle it out for the top spot in the ten-bout, five-round tournament.

Roller Derby 1019Tickets are $5 for the whole day and can be purchased at Mt. View Village Video, CD Wizard, Hilo Town Tavern, Jungle Love Pahoa, or Jeff Hunt Surfboards Pahoa. Kids age five and under are free, plus a portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Hawaii Wildlife Fund, so bring all the keiki and let them know it’s for a good cause. Tickets can also be purchased at the door the day of the event or online at paradiserollergirls.com.

Doors open at 11:30 am and the first bout between the Vixens and Wranglers starts at noon. The next matchup between the Bruisers and Killahz is slated for 12:45 pm, with eight more bouts scheduled for the rest of the day. The last bout of round five is set to begin at 8:15 pm.

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For a full schedule of all the day’s bouts visit the Paradise Roller Girls website, or pick one up the day of the tournament.

Paradise Roller Girls is a women’s flat-track roller derby league based on the Big Island of Hawaii. PRG’s mission is to promote a healthy, athletic lifestyle in their community through the alternative sport of roller derby.

 

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