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Babes of Brutality, Carnival of Carnage...Habitat for Humanity?

The West Kootenay Women's Roller Derby League is taking it to the track in the final bout of the regular season: the Carnival of Carnage.

Half of the profits from this double-header are being donated to West Kootenay Habitat for Humanity.

Castlegar's Dam City Rollers take on Nelson's Lumber Jackies, then Nelson's Killjoys take it to the track again Salmo's Babes of Brutality. Come watch some intense 8-wheeled action and feel good about giving back to your community.

Roller derby has spread like wildfire in the West Kootenays with seven house teams and an all-star travel team, making the league the largest in Canada. West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League includes Salmo’s Babes of Brutality, Rossland's Gnarlie's Angels, Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers, Nelson’s Killjoys and Lumber Jackies, Slocan’s Valley Vandettas, and Trail's Bloodshed Betties, and the region’s all-star travel team, the Kootenay Kannibelles.
 
The Kannibelles made their first appearance at the Westerns, June 18/19, in Kelowna and came home with a fifth place finish behind some of the best and well-known teams in Western Canada.

Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Nelson and District Community Complex, with the first whistle at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and $2 at the door for kids 10 and under (no advance kids tickets available). Bouts are known to sell out quickly and with this being the last game of our regular season, it is recommended that tickets be purchased in advance.

Tickets can be picked up in advance at RossVegas in Rossland, Gerick Cycle and Sports in Trail, Mountain High Lighting in Castlegar, West Kootenay Scuba Shop in Salmo and Phat Angel in Nelson, or purchased online.
 
Beer and coolers will be available at the complex, along with snacks. For those looking to support the West Kootenay league, fan merchandise will also be up for grabs.
 
For up-to-date information, follow the league on Facebook or visit the league website.