6907 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego,CA 92111
HARD HITTING ROLLER DERBY ACTION COMING TO SAN DIEGO SKATEWORLD; NEXT HOME BOUT TO BE HELD APRIL 28TH
San Diego’s premiere flat track roller derby league is back in action for 2012 with the only flat-track derby bouts to be held within the city limits of San Diego for 2012.
LINDA VISTA/SAN DIEGO, CA March 29, 2012 – San Diego Roller Derby’s original ladies team, the Starlettes, will play their second home game of the 2012 season on Saturday, April 28th at Skateworld in Linda Vista. The Starlettes are taking on the V Town Derby Dames from Visalia, CA. Doors will open at 5:00 pm and San Diego Roller Derby’s up and coming juniors team – The Cadettes will start the derby filled evening at 5:15 with a mini bout.
The Starlettes are undefeated at home since August of 2010 and are now in their 3rd full season. They are coming off a huge success recently placing 3rd in the Dustbowl Tournament in Bakersfield, CA out of 13 roller derby teams. The Starlettes team captain, Lady Diesel was named MVP Blocker of the tournament and describes how her and the Starlettes are going to continue this momentum to take on the V Town Derby Dames. “We learned a lot as a team at the tournament and now know what to focus on in this next month of training for the upcoming bout.” Coach B Stang is helping the ladies of the Starlettes focus their energy by having them dissect the pictures from the tournament as a team. This is an additional way the ladies can learn and grow from the tournament to prepare for this upcoming bout.
SDRD plays all home bouts at Skateworld, the last remaining roller rink in the City of San Diego. Skateworld is located at 6907 Linda Vista Rd., San Diego, CA 92111. Tickets are $12 general admission and children, ages five and under, are free. Ticket prices include admission to the open skating session immediately following the game (skate rental extra). Tickets are available on line up to 9:00 a.m. day of the bout. Tickets will be available at the door until sold out.
San Diego Roller Derby has donated proceeds from each home game to help various non-profit groups in San Diego. The charity for this bout will be the San Diego Humane Society. Serving San Diego County since 1880, The San Diego Human Society and SPCA provide vital services to animals and people alike.
About San Diego Roller Derby (SDRD) San Diego Roller Derby, established 2008, is a WFTDA inspired roller derby league. As a skater operated organization, SDRD is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of the skaters while being upstanding community figures and participating in local events and activities. San Diego Roller Derby is also committed to bringing awareness of a competitive amateur sport by promoting the advancement of athletics through training and instruction from a skilled coaching team. SDRD prides itself on the excellent training provided by a committed coaching staff which has over 50 years of skating experience between them. John Hall, of the legendary Los Angeles Thunderbirds, is also affiliated with SDRD and takes part in training this enterprising group of women as a guest coach. We serve our goals to skate the sport of roller derby regionally as well as on a national level and provide each skater with personal growth through physical fitness and charitable causes.