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Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls kick off the 2014 season with a re-match of last year's championship

by jmaloni

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Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:50 am

On Saturday, Jan. 11, the Queen City Roller Girls will kick-off the 2014 season with a re-match of last year's championship between the Devil Dollies and the Nickel City Knockouts.

The Nickel City Knockouts continued their championship streak in 2013 by defeating the Devil Dollies in one of the most exciting bouts of the year. Come out this Saturday to see if the Devil Dollies can claim an early season victory and position themselves to "knockout" the competition.

Proceeds from the bout will go to benefit the Food Bank of WNY. The bout will double as a food drive, so bring your nonperishable items to donate.

Location: Rainbow Roller Rink 101 Oliver St., North Tonawanda

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m.; the bout starts at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20 for front row access, $15 general admission, and $10 for children ages 12 and under. Advanced tickets can be purchased through http://www.qcrg.net/event/devil-dollies-vs-nickel-city-knockouts-2/. This game is included for 2014 season ticket holders.

Upcoming home bouts:

Jan. 19 - Queen City Junior Roller Girls Atomic Bettys vs. Cereal Killers

Feb. 1 - Alley Kats vs. Suicidal Saucies

About the Queen City Roller Girls

Founded in 2006, the Queen City Roller Girls are Western New York's premier women's flat track roller derby league. The skater-owned and operated league consists of four home teams and a travel team representing the Buffalo area in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association WFTDA. Since its inception, the mission of Queen City Roller Girls has always been to provide opportunities for athleticism, camaraderie and self-expression. Founded and supported entirely through the efforts of non-paid skaters, officials and volunteers, QCRG has grown to more than 150 members and continues to grow throughout the Buffalo-Niagara Region. Visit www.qcrg.net to find out more about the local derby girls.

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