Saturday June 4, 2016 Time: Doors Open 6:00PM, Bout Start 6:30PM
Founded in 2012 by a small group of determined local women, The Coachella Valley Derby Girls (CVDG) has grown into a strong, full- roster team of certifiable derby girls. Roller derby is the fastest growing women’s sport in the world with the WFTDA championships broadcast on ESPN this year. Roller Derby might even become an Olympic sport!And there is women’s flat track roller derby action right here in the desert with CVDG hosting at the iconic Empire Polo Grounds (EPG).
EPG is home to world-famous events such as Coachella, Stagecoach, and now… your Coachella Valley Derby Girls as they take on the Foothill Foxettes. The Event The bout (that’s derbyspeak for ‘game’) starts at 6:30PM, doors open at 6PM. Tickets are $10 at the door, $7 online at Brown Paper Tickets. Kids under 12 are free. It’s a family-friendly sporting event and the team’s Official Sponsor of the 2016 Season Rita’s Italian Ice will be there serving up some sweet treats.
How to support your Coachella Valley Derby Girls:
- Post to your community calendars
- Cover the event
- Contact them for media appearances, ticket giveaways, and other promotions
- Come cheer ‘em on!
Empire Polo Grounds 81800 Avenue 51, Indio CA
The After-Party Join your derby girls immediately after the bout at The Tackroom Tavern located adjacent to the derby track for drinks, food, and celebration. Directions: Exit 10 Freeway at Monroe, and head south towards Highway 111. Entrance is off of Monroe at Avenue 51 on the right hand side at the Hacienda del Toro gate.
Jeni “Von Doom” Matcham, CVDG Board President – email@example.com
Nikki “Hitzcarraldo”Gordon, CVDG PR Coord – (310) firstname.lastname@example.org