Roller derby returns for one night, two bouts, four teams

Evening full of hard-hitting action and cutting-edge athletics planned for this month.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Mar 7, 2013


The Burning River Roller Girls, Cleveland's premier flat track roller derby league, presents an evening full of hard-hitting action and cutting-edge athletics.

Saturday, March 16, Cleveland's four home teams will face-off for the first time this season in one of the most anticipated events of the year featuring the top skaters in Cleveland. If you haven't witnessed modern roller derby, now is the time to see what our hard-core fans have known for seven incredible seasons.

To kick off the night, the Cleveland Steamers will battle the 2012 Hazard Cup Champions, the Hellbombers. Stick around for the second part of the double-header as the Rolling Pin-Ups take on the Hard Knockers.

Here more details:

Children, $8
Adults, $12 in advance; $15 at the door
General admission, group rates and VIP seating available. Online service fees apply. Visit for season passes and tickets for March 16. Tickets available at the door, but it is strongly encouraged fans order them ahead of time to guarantee seating.

Venue information for March 16
Doors open at 6 p.m. / Bouts begin at 7 p.m.
Ohio Nets Sports Complex
12665 Corporate Dr., Parma, Ohio 44130

About the Burning River Roller Girls
The Burning River Roller Girls (BRRG) is Cleveland’s first all-female, skater-owned, flat-track derby league, following the WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) rules and regulations, including how bouts are run, track and equipment requirements, insurance, recruitment and training. The league consists of 100+ skaters and officials – all volunteers. The league consists of four home teams (Cleveland Steamers, Hard Knockers, Hellbombers and Rolling Pin-Ups), two travel teams (Burning River All-Stars and HazMat Crew) and our farm team, Pyromaniacs.

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby and a membership organization for leagues to collaborate and network. The WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons, and safety, and determines guidelines for the national and international athletic competitions of member leagues. There are currently 172 WFTDA member leagues, including leagues from the U.S., Canada and Europe, and 108 leagues in the WFTDA Apprentice program.

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While I'm happy to see roller derby featured, why are you promoting Cleveland's teams and not Sandusky? As a retired Sandusky Roller Girl, I can assure you SRG bouts are just a excitiing as Clevelands.