Chattanooga Roller Girls Seeking 2nd Home Win In A Row This Weekend

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Chattanooga Roller Girls will take on the Atlanta Rollergirls' Jukes of Hazzard, on Saturday, May 24, at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This bout will also be live on The CW Chattanooga.


Doors open at 6 p.m., and the bout starts at 7 p.m. Get there early to grab a spot in the suicide seats (ages 18+).

The halftime show will be provided by Greg Roy's Taekwondo Academy.

Buy tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/662332; $10 in advance from your favorite roller girl and online, $12 at the door, $5 for military personnel with valid military ID, kids ages six-12 are $5, and kids five and under are free.

Tickets are also being sold at Mainline Ink, Four Bridges Outfitters, Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson, Swann Chiropractic and Village Print Shoppe.

The after party will be held at Universal Joint Chattanooga on Lookout Street and Georgia Avenue.

Season tickets are still available for $25 for adults, and $12.50 for kids at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/662327.


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