If you missed it the first time around, Cumberland’s own roller derby team, The Brick House Betties, will be hosting their second Open Scrimmage this Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Cumberland Recreation Institute.
Doors open at 10 a.m., first whistle blows at 11 a.m. Admission for spectators is by donation, and there will be team merchandise for sale. “Seating is limited so please come early to this family friendly event,” a team spokesperson said.
Open Scrimmages are fun but competitive roller derby games that give skaters and officials from different teams an opportunity to play, learn and get to know each other. Some of the best skaters of the seven Vancouver Island roller derby teams will be playing this Sunday. This event will be streamed live on the Internet by www.loudandalivetv.com.
“Please come out and support your local rollergirls!” the team spokesperson said.
The Brick House Betties would also ike to invite anyone who is interested in getting into roller derby, whether as a skater or official, to join them Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. at the CRI for their fresh meat night. For more information contact the team through their website at www.brickhousebetties.com.