David McNair

Battle for the best roller derby team at Main Street Arena

In Events, Sports on August 1, 2012 at 3:25 pm

This Saturday, August 4 there’s going to be an all day roller derby tourney at the Main Street Arena billed at Virginia is for Shovers. Love it! See a dizzy producing video here about it. Four Virginia derby leagues will be battling it out for top honors. And there will be a big after party after the 7pm main event. Oh, and they are also still looking for volunteers. Apparently, they will feed you. Contact the Charlottesville Derby Dames at contact@charlottesvillederbydames.com.

The Details (from Virgina is for Shovers website)

WHERE:  Main Street Arena on Charlottesville, VA’s Downtown Mall

WHAT:  Tournament Activity and Exhibition Scrimmages happening all day. Following the day’s festivities, spectators and skaters are invited to celebrate an awesome day of derby at our after-party. Just Announced: Halftime entertainment by Scintillation!

WHEN: Early registration for skaters at Shovers will take place on Friday night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. on Saturday for skater registration and the sale of all day passes. Qualifying tournament bouts are in the morning, followed by challenge bouts.

MAIN EVENT:  Championship Tournament Bout at 7pm, with afterparty to follow.

In addition to all the derby mayhem, we will have loads of vendors for your entire bargain-hunting skater needs.

The 2012 VA is for Shovers tournament is an all-ages, family-friendly event!

Ticketing info:

  • All Day Pass = $15
  • Main Event Only (7pm Championship bout): tickets go on sale at 5:30 p.m. = $10
  • Children 6-10 = all tickets half-off regular price
  • Children 5 and under enter FREE!
  • Tickets will be available for purchase at the door only!

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