Last month, the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls, who are celebrating 10 years of blazing new trails within the sports world this month, made a huge move. Not only did they change their name to be more inclusive, but in doing so the Grand Raggidy Roller Derby (GRRD) introduced a brand new opportunity for the boys to get on the track.
On the occasion of their tenth anniversary match on May 2, the GRRD will be inviting all former roller girls and fans of the last 10 years to join them at the Rivertown Sports space. It is a reunion unlike any other that I can recall. It is also a chance to check out the new logo (and website at grandraggidy.com
) as they debut new merchandise.
The match, a doubleheader against the Carolina Rollergirls, will feature prizes, tailgating and other surprises – not to mention a chance to see many of the roller girls who have come and gone from the rink.
Immediately after the match, our girls will head to The Rez on Plainfield where they will celebrate as they always do at this popular Creston pub. The crowd-favorite participatory moment, Pants Off Dance Off, (if it happens) is typically at 1 a.m.
Admission: $12 pre-game, $15 at the door (if available)