Home Opener 2013 Season

Chicago Outfit 2013 Season Home OpenerCHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), announces its home opener for the 2013 Season.

Doors will open at 6:00pm on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The exciting, fast-paced action starts with The Outfit’s Shakedown vs. the Quad City Rollers at 7:00pm, followed by The Outfit’s nationally ranked Syndicate vs. the Nashville Rollergirls. The Chicago Outfit's official “little sister” league, the Chicago Riots Youth Roller Derby team, will play during the first halftime. Coached and mentored by members of The Outfit, the Chicago Riots were founded in fall of 2009 and are open to girls ages 12-17.

New this year is an interactive “Fun Zone” for children and adults alike. There will be stickers, temporary tattoos, a coloring book (handmade by members of The Chicago Outfit), face painting, and much more.

Instrumental jazz-punk party band, the Black Bear Combo, will perform during the second halftime of the home opener. Beer will be provided by The Chicago Outfit’s new sponsor, Revolution Brewing. 9 Muses Photo will generously be providing a fun and free Chicago Outfit photo booth for all skaters and fans. Additional food, fun and refreshments will be available from the following vendors (and more):

Wine, provided by Derby Lite, LLC Taquero Fusion (www.taquerofusion.com) The Vegan Food Truck (http://stemartaen.com/foodtruck) BabyCakes Food Truck (http://www.babycakestruck.com/) Safara Chicago (http://safara-chicago.myshopify.com) Pretty Spooky Handmade Annie Boyer (http://www.etsy.com/shop/anniegoDIY) Jadarie Handmade

As a non-profit, volunteer-run, charitable organization, The Chicago Outfit will donate a portion of proceeds from the home opener to Heartland Alliance, the leading anti-poverty organization in the Midwest.

To purchase tickets online, visit: http://chicagooutfit2013homeopener.eventbrite.com/ Advanced Tickets: $15 At Door: $20 Season passes are available at http://www.chicagooutfitrollerderby.bigcartel.com/