Momma Said Knock You Out! A Double Header Event!
CNYRD Presents a Mothers Day Tribute Bout and Menís Roller Derby ExhibitionOn Saturday, May 8th, the women and men of Central New York Roller Derby (CNYRD) will present ďMomma Said Knock You OutĒ a double-header roller derby extravaganza and tribute to moms everywhere. The main event will feature CNYRDís UTICA CLUBBERS VERSUS NHRDís SKATE FREE OR DIE (New Hampshire). This womenís flat track roller derby event will be preceded by THE AREAíS VERY FIRST MENíS ROLLER DERBY EXHIBITION FEATURING CNYRDís OWN QUADFATHERS, in addition to skaters from Albany Men's Roller Derby, Central Massachusetts Roller Derby's Mass Maelstrom, and the New York Shock Exchange.
This exciting double header takes place on Saturday, May 8th at the JFK Civic Arena, 500 W. Embargo St., Rome, NY. The doors open at 4:30 pm and the menís exhibition will begin at 5:30 pm. The womenís bout begins at 7:00 pm. Two bouts for the price of one! Cost of admission is $12 at the door for adults. There is free admission for children under 10 and adults over 65. Advance tickets may be purchased for $10 each at www.ticketderby.com, and at the Tramontaine Cafe and Cafť Domenico in Utica, and at soon-to-be-announced Rome locations. CNYRD is a proud supporter of the YWCA domestic violence shelter. One dollar of each ticket sold at the door during 2010 home bouts will be donated to benefit the shelter, which we believe furthers our mission of womenís empowerment.
About Central New York Roller Derby:
Founded in December of 2007, CNYRD is a non-profit organization comprised of two womenís teams, The Utica Clubbers and The Blue Collar Betties, and a menís team, The Quadfathers. CNYRD is skater owned and operated and is run democratically. CNYRDís mission is to foster community, sportswomanship, and athleticism; to foster the proliferation of roller derby as a sport; to represent Central New York State in the Womenís Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) in local, regional, national, and international competition; to foster empowerment of women; to instill a sense of sisterhood, loyalty, hard work, and competitiveness among our skaters, and a sense of family among our organization as a whole.