October is a big month for NOVA Roller Derby! We have not one but two home team bouts coming up this month, as well as several different events that support some great local organizations. With so many fun things going on, there’s something for everyone!
BOUT: Vineyard Vixens vs Beltway Betties
Photo Credit: © 2016 Jack Tomlinson
Come watch the Vineyard Vixens take on the Beltway Betties for the second time this season. At their last bout, the Vixens beat the betties by a landslide, 107-30. Will the Betties get their revenge? Find out on October 1st at the Michael and Son Sportsplex at Dulles. Doors: 3:30pm, whistle: 4:30pm. Bring your own chair for best seating options. Purchase tickets here.
Each month, NOVA Roller Derby is proud to support a different charity. This month’s charity is I Am Her Voice, an organization that speaks for thousands of girls who have gone through sex trafficking. Cash donations are being accepted, please visit their table at the bout to learn more about them.
NRD Night at the Habit Burger Grill
The Habit Burger Grill in Ashburn, VA is quickly becoming one of the hottest spots in town. On October 4, 4:30 PM-9:30 PM, NRD Friends can come out, order great food, and raise money to help the skaters of NOVA Roller Derby! NRD will receive 20% off of every check with an accompanying flyer, so be sure to print it out and bring it with you to help support the league.
BOUT: Metro Misfits vs Vineyard Vixens
On October 15, the Metro Misfits will play the Vineyard Vixens once again. The Vixens won this bout as well; let’s see who will take the win this time! As usual, the bout will be at the Michael and Son Sportsplex at Dulles. Doors: 3:30, whistle: 4:30. Venue seating is limited, so bring your own chair for best seating option. Tickets go on sale October 2nd, get them here.
Be sure to stop by the I Am Her Voice table at the bout; they are an organization that speaks for thousands of girls who have gone through sex trafficking and offer a wide range of resources and training on Sex Trafficking throughout the United States. They will be accepting cash donations.
Northern Virginia Walk Like MADD 2016
On October 29, NRD will be supporting the Walk Like MADD event. Walk Like MADD is MADD’s signature event to raise awareness and funds to eliminate drunk driving. This is your chance to join NRD in doing something about drunk driving in our community. This year, thousands of people in over 60 cities will participate in 5k events to elimiate drunk drivers from our roadways. You can sign up as a walker, team captain, or volunteer to support this great cause with us. You can also sign up as a virtual walker or make a donation to another walker or team. Event details here.
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