The Cornfed Derby Dames will host the first ever Smalltown Smackdown roller derby tournament on Sunday, June 24 at Gibson’s Skating Arena. This all day event will kick off at 9 a.m. with the final game starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Smalltown Smackdown: Cornament of Champions will feature Cornfed’s Muncie Missfits, Derby City Roller Girls’ Bourbon Brawlers of Louisville, KY,Fort Wayne Derby Girls’ SWAT Team, Gem City Roller Derby‘s Violet Femmes of Dayton, OH, and the South Bend Roller Derby’s Studebreakers.
The tournament will take place at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. Doors will open for the first game at 8:30 a.m. but fans are welcome to arrive throughout the day. Tickets will be available at the door for $20 per person until 3 p.m. when tickets will be reduced to $12 per person. College students, military personnel, veterans, firefighters, and EMT’s are just $15 with an ID or $10 after 3 p.m. Children 10 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Volunteers are needed for the event, if you are interested in helping please reach out to Cornfed at email@example.com.
Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2018 will be donated to A Better Way Services, Inc.. This will be the final home event for the Cornfed Derby Dames Season 8. Information about recruitment events, clinics, boot camps, and scrimmages will be available in the fall.