Roller girls rock it in Surrey

Some of the best roller derby skaters in North America are coming to Surrey this weekend, when Mainland Misfits presents Shake, Rumble and Roll at the North Surrey Arena.

Teams in the Mainland Misfits roller derby league during a recent bout.

Some of the best roller derby skaters in North America are coming to Surrey this weekend, when Mainland Misfits presents Shake, Rumble and Roll at the North Surrey Arena.

The Rockabilly-themed July 16 show is the flat-track roller derby league’s biggest event of the year and will feature an old school car cruise, door prizes and blood thumping roller derby action.

There will be teams from across B.C. and beyond, including the Terminal City Rollergirls, Eves of Destruction, Okanagan Peach Tarts, S.S. Rodeo and the Puget Sound Outcasts.

Proceeds support Big Brothers of Great Vancouver.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the first whistle is at 6 p.m. Tickets in advance and at the door. For more information, visit www.mainlandmisfits.com.

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