Garden State Rollergirls Charity Event


Are you a fan of the Garden State Rollergirls? Have you seen them roll by in one of our local parades?

Well – then you might be interested in their charity event this Friday….


Garden State Rollergirls help battle cancer

Newark’s roller derby league hosts 3rd annual charity bout on May 29
Newark’s all-female, flat-track roller derby league, Garden State Rollergirls, will be having their 3rd Annual Charity Bout on May 29, 2009. All ticket proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society to help further fund raising efforts for their participation in Relay for Life in Garfield, NJ on June 13th, 2009.

Help the Garden State Rollergirls welcome their newest skaters to the rink in a battle of the superheroes as the Masked Marauders take on the Caped Crusaders. Fans can expect a full 60 minutes of jam-packed action that is fun for all ages… and for a great cause, too!

DATE: Friday, May 29, 2009
TIME: Doors open at 8 p.m., whistle blows at 9 p.m.
WHERE: Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center, 7th & Clifton Ave., Newark NJ
TICKETS: Available at Adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door and children 10 and under are half price

Please contact Punchy Brewster at for interviews, photos or complimentary press passes to bouts. Interviews at a practice prior to the bout can be arranged.

About Garden State Rollergirls (GSR)

The Garden State Rollergirls LLC is a skater-owned and -operated organization, with members hailing from all over northern New Jersey and the NYC metro area. GSR was established in spring 2006 to bring the classic sport of roller derby in a new action packed form to New Jersey.

For more information on the league and the sport of flat-track roller derby, visit


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