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“SuperHeroes vs. SuperVillains” Roller Derby Friday (May 9)



Roller Derby in Hilo. Photo courtesy of Paradise Roller Girls

Roller Derby in Hilo. Photo courtesy of Paradise Roller Girls

ATTENTION ordinary citizens of mankind! Get ready for an epic battle of good vs. evil, the fate of our universe depends on it! Paradise Roller Girls presents their roller derby themed bout of the season “SuperHeroes vs. SuperVillains” on Friday May 9 at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. Doors open at 6 pm, battle kicks off at 7 pm. Come out and support the rivals by dressing up as your favorite comic book Superhero or SuperVillain and join our costume contest at halftime! It guarantees to be enjoyable and action-packed fun for the whole family!!!

Tickets are just $5, keiki 5 years old and under are free, get it now at one of our outlets on the East side of the Big Island: Lucy’s Taqueria, Mt. View Village Video, Hilo Town Tavern, CD Wizard (add $1 surcharge,) and Jungle Love in Pahoa. Also online at, hit up your favorite derby girl, or at the door the night of the event. Concession will be available inside, please no strollers, coolers, or beverage containers. Don’t forget to stop by our merch booths for your favorite derby swaaaaag!!! Other vendors will be available as well.

We will be giving away tickets to some of the Superheroes in our community, Hilo’s Firefighters. Also we will be encouraging the future Superheroes of the next generation, our keiki, by distributing 1,200 tickets to local kids through schools, sports teams, and other organizations. If you would like to get some for your youth team or group please go to our Facebook page and send us a message with requested number of tickets and the name of your team or group. Paradise Roller Girls is a WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) league based out of Hilo Hawai`i and adheres to the association’s rules and regulations; an association of diverse skaters of all ages and backgrounds whose mission is to promote a healthy and athletic lifestyle who serves in our community through the alternative sport of roller derby!

Big ups to our sponsors, House Mart Ace Hardware, Hawai`i Life Real Estate Brokers, Team Nakanishi, and ProVision Solar Inc.

For more information on upcoming events, referees/officiating, recruitment, volunteer opportunities, Junior roller derby, bout vendor booths and more go to Don’t forget to LIKE US on Facebook and follow us on Instagram @paradiserollergirls to keep up with the latest happenings of roller derby in our community!!!

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