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Atlanta – Southern Fried Smackdown Roller Derby Sept 25-27

The Southern Fried Smackdown – September 25-27

roller_derby_atlanta_01If, you as old as me, you probably remember watching Roller Derby on tv on Saturday afternoons. I always loved the girls teams and all the action, wheter it was real or staged. I just found out that Atlanta still has a roller derby team. They are a girl’s all-star team, The Dirty South Derby Girls. Their season ends this weekend with the Southern Fried Smackdown.

It all begins Friday night, September 25th, at 8pm as the Atlanta Rollergirls battle the Dallas Derby Devils for a chance to advance in the tournament. The tournement goes through Sunday.  Come eat, drink, and enjoy the all-day derby action with teams from all over the South Central Region and vendors from around the derby nation. Bring your friends, check out the courtyard bazaar of derby merch and watch the best derby teams around duke it out for a place in the National Tournament.  

More information and tickets available at  //www.southernfriedsmackdown.com/.


DAY 1: FRIDAY, September 25, 2009

10:00AM    Bout   1: No Coast Derby Girls vs. West Texas Roller Dollz
12:00PM    Bout   2: Tampa Bay Derby Darlins vs. Memphis Roller Derby
02:00PM    Bout   3: Texas Rollergirls vs. Nashville Rollergirls
04:00PM    Bout   4: Houston Roller Derby vs. Winner Bout 1
06:00PM    Bout   5: KC Roller Warriors vs. Winner Bout 2
08:00PM    Bout   6: Atlanta Rollergirls vs. Dallas Derby Devils

Cameli’s Pizza (699 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308)

DAY 2: SATURDAY, September 26, 2009

10:00AM    Bout   7: Loser Bout 3 vs. Loser Bout 1
12:00PM    Bout   8: Loser Bout 6 vs. Loser Bout 2
02:00PM    Bout   9: Loser Bout 4 vs. Loser Bout 5 (7th/8th place)
04:00PM    Bout 10: Winner Bout 3 vs. Winner Bout 6 (semifinal)
06:00PM    Bout 11: Winner Bout 4 vs. Winner Bout 5 (semifinal)

The Highland Inn Ballroom/El Bar (644 N. Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30306)

DAY 3: SUNDAY, September 27, 2009

12:00PM    Bout 12: Loser Bout 7 vs. Loser Bout 8 (9th/10th place)
02:00PM    Bout 13: Winner Bout 7 vs. Winner Bout 8 (5th/6th place)
04:00PM    Bout 14: Loser Bout 10 vs. Loser Bout 11 (3rd/4th place)
06:00PM    Bout 15: Winner Bout 10 vs. Winner Bout 11 (Championship)

Smith’s Old Bar (1578 Piedmont Ave Atlanta, GA 30324)


All 2009 Atlanta Rollergirls and 2009 Smackdown bouts will be held at Yaarab Shrine Center auditorium in Midtown (400 Ponce De Leon Avenue with plenty of free, gated parking).

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