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Red River Sirens to hold Car Wash April 20th

Red River SirensClarksville, TN – Have a dirty car, motorcycle, bicycle, moped, or truck?? Clarksville Roller Derby’s Red River Sirens are hosting a car wash April 20th, 2013, at Walgreens on the corner of Old Trenton Road and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from 10:00am until 4:00pm.

This donation-only car wash will benefit the Red River Sirens in their upcoming third season. Come out and support your local roller derby team.

Also available are presale tickets and flyers to the first double-header and home game of the season. Presales are $8.00 in advance. All home games are played at Magic Wheels Skate Center located at 1671 Fort Campbell Boulevard.

Clarksville Roller Derby formed in 2010 as the first active roller derby league in Clarksville. Red River Sirens are the League’s first team, and are currently in their 3rd season of competition. To qualify for the team, skaters are required to pass the minimum skills test established by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).

In addition to team and individual athletic training, skaters hold positions on various committees to keep the all-volunteer organization running.

About Clarksville Roller Derby League

Clarksville Roller Derby formed in 2010 as the first active roller derby league in Clarksville. Red River Sirens are the League’s first team, and are currently in their third season of competition. To qualify for the team, skaters are required to pass the minimum skills test established by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).

In addition to team and individual athletic training, skaters hold positions on various committees to keep the all-volunteer organization running. The league is a non-profit organization, operates under the guidelines of the Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Association (WFTDA) and is run completely by volunteers.

The team’s website is www.ClarksvilleRollerDerby.com.

About Roller Derby

Roller Derby is an American-made contact sport that originated in the early 1900s. The sport was highly popular in the 1970s when professional matches were televised and the sport shared a reputation for staged action. Today’s game, which involves higher levels of strategy, is currently regaining popularity all over the country.
Teams are currently active in Nashville, Memphis and Knoxville.

Roller  Derby is experiencing a resurgence of popularity. Today’s teams are all-female, self-organized, and feature athleticism and campy outfits. Men are welcome to participate as coaches, referees, announcers and in team support roles. The sport is governed by the rules of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), which sets the rules and determines the baseline skills required of participants.

Visit www.wftda.com for more information.

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