|Bradenton, FL (July 28, 2013) – The Bradentucky Bombers, Manatee County’s original flat track women’s roller derby team, will bout against the Ocala Cannibals on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center (1 Haben Blvd. Palmetto, Florida 34221).
At every home bout, the Bradentucky Bombers donate items or funds to local organizations thus embodying their slogan “Strong Women Rolling for a Strong Community.” For this game, raffle proceeds will be donated to Manasota Operation Troop Support. There will also be a toiletries drive for the Veterans Stand Down event that will be held in November.
With proper I.D., veterans can receive a $2 discount on door tickets.
6 p.m. Tailgating in the lobby of the Bradenton Area Convention Center. This month we will be having a photobooth event where fans can take family photos or photos with their favorite derby girl. (Photos provided by Walgreens).
6:30 p.m. Doors Open
7 p.m. Game Begins
9:15 p.m. Afterparty at the Lost Kangaroo Pub in downtown Bradenton
Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased from:
· Danny’s Pizzeria, 7220 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, FL 34209
· V-town Skate & Surf Shop, 408 South Washington Boulevard Sarasota, FL 34236
· Any member of the team
· Online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/388261
It is suggested you bring a chair. Track side seating is available on a first come, first serve basis for those persons 18+. Parking is $5. There will be food and drinks available for purchase at the game which is provided by Milan Catering.
About the Bradentucky Bombers
The Bradentucky Bombers is an all-female flat track roller derby league that sponsors sportswomanship and athleticism. The Bombers promote a strong, positive, athletic female image and deeply believe in our slogan “Strong Women Rolling for a Strong Community.” Comprised of women from all walks of life, we are a charitable organization with our main focus being the empowerment of women and the protection of children. We strive to be a positive influence in the community and are actively involved in many charitable activities each year. We are run for the skaters, by the skaters. For More information, visit www.facebook.com/bradentuckybombers or call (941) 713-0426.
The Sport of Roller Derby
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