Cajun Rollergirls to Host Hub City Derby Dames’ Southern Misfits for April 12 Game at Harang Auditorium

The Cajun Rollergirls flat-track roller derby league looks to build on a 1-1 start to its 2014 season as it hosts the Hattiesburg, Miss.-based Hub City Derby Dames’ Southern Misfits on Saturday, April 12, at the Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium, 310 N. Canal Blvd., Thibodaux.

Doors for the event open at 6 p.m. with action set to begin at 7 p.m.

The Cajun Rollergirls return to action after scoring a 156-80 victory over the Pensacola Roller Gurlz on March 29 in Milton, Fla. The win evened their record at 1-1, after a season-opening 230-191 home loss to the Acadiana Roller Girls.

Halftime entertainment will feature a performance by New Orleans-based acoustic/electric musical group Van the Band. Cajun Rollergirls merchandise will also be available for purchase during the game, and special raffles will be held for cash and prizes. Children will have the opportunity to create their own unique posters to support their favorite skaters for $1 each. Following the game, Cajun Rollergirls skaters will be available for photographs and autographs.

Discounted advance tickets for the event are available for a limited time at $10 for adults and $6 for children age 6-12. Advance tickets for all Cajun Rollergirls home games are available through any Cajun Rollergirls league member, through Ticketmaster or through the Harang Auditorium box office.Tickets at the door are $12 for adults, $8 for students with valid ID and $8 for children age 6-12. Children age 5 and under are admitted free.

Prior to the game, members of the Cajun Rollergirls will take part in this year’s Lafourche Parish-Thibodaux Relay for Life event, scheduled for Saturday, April 5, from noon to midnight at Thibodaux High School’s stadium, 1355 Tiger Drive. Relay for Life is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what can be done to reduce cancer risk and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.

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