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Paradise Roller Girls season opener June 23


Pull out your pocket protectors and grab your pompoms, it’s time to get fired up for the Paradise Roller Girls’ season opener and annual themed bout, “Nerds vs. Cheerleaders,” Saturday, June 23, at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the action kicks off at 6:45 p.m.

Tickets are available at or from your favorite derby girl. Other outlets include Mountain View Village Video, CD Wizard, Hilo Town Tavern, Jungle Love Pahoa and Jeff Hunt Surfboards in Pahoa and at the door the day of the event. Pre-sale ticket price is $8, $10 at the door.

Selling out is anticipated so get your tickets early! Please, no strollers, coolers or beverage containers; concessions will be available inside.

Paradise Roller Girls is a women’s flat track roller derby league based out of Hilo, Hawaii. PRG membership is island-wide with teams in Kona, Waimea and Hilo.

PRG is an Apprentice League of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) and adheres to the association’s rules as well as has qualified referees in the league.

Sponsors include Surrounded By Blue, Ace Hardware, Coldwell Banker Day-Lum, WillKill Termites & Pests, Curly Pinky Designs and Britten Traughber Photography.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary.

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