November 19th, 2017

Derby Dames hosting tournament

By Woodard, Dale on June 16, 2017.

Lethbridge Herald

The second annual Hellz Jezebel Memorial roller derby tournament is ready to roll this weekend.

Hosted by the Deathbridge Derby Dames at the new west Lethbridge ATB Centre, two-day event Saturday and Sunday will feature teams from Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Teams competing this year include the Deathbridge Derby Dames, Redneck Betties (Swift Current), East Side Wheelers (Indus), Gas City Regulators (Medicine Hat), Rocky View Rollers (Crossfield) and the Badlands Hellraisers (Drumheller).

There will also be a junior game Sunday with the Windy City Wipeouts facing the RaRa Riots of Swift Current.

The first game Saturday starts at 9 a.m.

The Hellz Jezebel Memorial roller derby tournament honours former Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild member Jessica Olsen (derby name Hellz Jezebel).

The tournament is a double elimination with the bronze and gold games starting at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

The Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild will be collecting donations both days in the name of Hellz Jezebel for the Lethbridge Youth Treatment Centre for AHS.

There will also be a concession, silent auction and vendor village.

Door sales go to supporting junior and adult roller derby programs in Lethbridge.

Two-day, $10 advance tickets are available at Drunken Sailor.

Door tickets are $15 for two days, $10 for one day, $5 for youth aged 13-17, while kids 12-and-under are free.

On Sunday, dads get in free when accompanied by a youth or child.

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