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Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls announce 2015 season schedule at Buffalo RiverWorks

by jmaloni


Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm

You've seen them hit, juke, fall and fly ... but they've never moved like this before. Roller derby hits the city starting in February at Buffalo RiverWorks.

On Friday, Feb. 6, the Queen City Roller Girls, Western New York's premier women's flat track roller derby league, will debut at a new home venue, the Buffalo RiverWorks entertainment and event center located on the Buffalo River shore.

After eight successful seasons in North Tonawanda, Queen City Roller Girls are excited to bring their brand of excitement to Buffalo at Buffalo RiverWorks, a new multipurpose venue located at 359 Ganson St. RiverWorks will host the Queen City Roller Girls on a first-in-kind purpose-built roller derby track.

In addition to roller derby, Buffalo RiverWorks will house bars, restaurants, a brewery, concert stage, covered outdoor ice rinks, and a second-level mezzanine overlooking the track.

The 2015 season will feature some of the best amateur female athletes Western New York has to offer, featuring contests between the Nickel City Knockouts, Suicidal Saucies, Devil Dollies and Alley Kats, as well as QCRG's internationally ranked travel team, the Lake Effect Furies, hosting visiting teams from around the world.

Full details regarding game times, pricing, and ticket availability will be released soon. Visit http://www.qcrg.net/for the latest details.

The 2015 home season schedule:

  • Friday, Feb. 6 - Suicidal Saucies vs. Nickel City Knockouts (opener)
  • Friday, Feb. 13 - Devil Dollies vs. Alley Kats
  • Friday, Feb. 27 - Alley Kats vs. Nickel City Knockouts
  • Friday, March 13 - Suicidal Saucies vs. Devil Dollies
  • Friday, March 27 - Nickel City Knockouts vs. Devil Dollies
  • Friday, April 3 - Alley Kats vs. Suicidal Saucies
  • Friday, April 10 - Alley Kats vs. Devil Dollies
  • Friday, April 24 - Nickel City Knockouts vs. Suicidal Saucies
  • Friday, May 1 - Nickel City Knockouts vs. Alley Kats
  • Friday, May 8 - Devil Dollies vs. Suicidal Saucies
  • Friday, May 22 - Devil Dollies vs. Nickel City Knockouts
  • Friday, May 29 - Suicidal Saucies vs. Alley Kats
  • Friday, June 12 - QCRG Playoffs Doubleheader
  • Friday, June 19 - QCRG Cup Championship

In addition, QCRG has announced the following games to be played by the Lake Effect Furies, who just completed their most successful season to date (fifth at the 2014 WFTDA Division 2 Playoffs in Kitchener, Ontario):

  • Saturday, March 7 - Roc City (Rochester, NY) vs. Lake Effect Furies
  • Saturday, March 21 - DC Rollergirls (Washington, DC) vs. Lake Effect Furies
  • Saturday, April 18 - Steel City (Pittsburgh, PA) vs. Lake Effect Furies

The team is currently ranked 35th in the world in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association rankings.

Visit www.qcrg.net to find out more about your local derby girls.

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