Men’s Roller Derby Season Slams into High Gear

Race City Rebels square off against the Capital City Hooligans in first bout of the season

INDIANAPOLIS – The sixth season of the Race City Rebels begins Saturday, April 25 against the Capital City Hooligans at the Forum in Fishers. The men’s bout is preceded by a match-up between two Indiana women’s roller derby teams – the Cornfed Derby Dames and the Terrorz Of Tiny Towns.

Indiana’s first men’s flat track roller derby team, the Race City Rebels will host four home bouts through the end of July. The season also includes several away bouts held during two large roller derby tournaments – Spring Roll in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Mohawk Valley Cup in Rome, New York.

New Rebels sponsor Books & Brews will host this season’s afterparties. Books & Brews even named their new German-style Altbier after the Rebels – “Great ALTercations”! A tapping party for the beer will be held at the brewery on Friday, April 24 at 6 p.m., the day before the Rebel’s opening bout.

The bout will be held at the Forum at Fishers, 9022 East 126th Street in Fishers. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the opening bout begins at 6 p.m. and the headline bout starts around 7:45 p.m. Immediately following the bouts, attendees are welcome to join all four teams at Books & Brews, located at 9402 Uptown Drive, Suite 1400 in Indianapolis.

Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 in advance from Admission for children 10 and under is free.

For information about Race City Rebels events, bout scores and other updates, follow the Rebels on Facebook or Twitter. Bout pictures are available on Instagram and tumblr.