Battle for the best roller derby team at Main Street Arena

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

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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