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Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls announce annual chili cook-off

by jmaloni


Mon, Feb 3rd 2014 01:10 pm

The Queen City Roller Girls' travel team, the Lake Effect Furies, have been searching for the best chili the area has to offer. Spicy, savory or sweet; meat lovers or strictly vegetarian - that's OK; these roller derby skaters want it all.

Join the Lake Effect Furies Saturday, Feb. 8, for their annual chili cook-off from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Appliance Associates of Buffalo (200 Amherst St.). Tickets are $10 and include tastings of all of the chili.

There will be awards for the best chili in these categories.

•Best Overall Chili - winner receives a trophy, Furies T-shirt and two tickets to next Furies home bout.

•Meat Lovers - winner receives a trophy and two tickets to next Furies home bout.

•Veggie Delight - winner receives a trophy and two tickets to next Furies home bout.

•Flying Bison's Favorite - winner receives a six-pack of Flying Bison beer and two tickets to next Furies home bout.

And when you need a break from all the fabulous chili and beer, there will be basket and 50/50 raffles.

For more information, contact HerHeiny Granger (Melissa Heft-Kalisiak) at [email protected].

About the Queen City Roller Girls

Founded in 2006, the Queen City Roller Girls is 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.

Since its inception, the mission of Queen City Roller Girls has 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. It continues to grow throughout the Buffalo-Niagara Region. Visit www.qcrg.net to find out more about your local derby girls.

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