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Roller derby bout set for Saturday in Eagle

Check out the “Mountains versus the Peaks” in Eagle Saturday night. The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls “Mountaineers” are hosting the Pikes Peak Derby Dames “Slamazons” in a not-to-miss derby bout. The event is scheduled for Saturday evening at the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink, 1700 Bull Pasture Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. The action begins at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available online at www.brownpapertickets.com or from your favorite derby girl. Other outlets include Pazzo’s Pizzeria in Eagle, Avon, and Vail and at the door for $12. For derby fans ages 5 to 16 the ticket price is $5. Children under 5 are free. Available concessions include Pazzo’s pizza, draft beer from Bonfire Brewery, and a team-sponsored bake sale.

The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls will donate a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to the Literacy Project of Eagle County. The organization empowers Eagle Valley community members of all ages by offering free assistance in acquiring the literacy and English skills they need to function effectively in their daily lives. The nonprofit’s Director, Colleen Gray, along with some of its supporters, will volunteer at the event.

The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls are a flat track roller derby league based in Eagle. Membership extends to the neighboring communities of Summit, Garfield and the Roaring Fork Valley. Come out and support your local derby girls, enjoy action-packed entertainment and fun for all. For more information, check out www.10thmountainrollerdolls.com.

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The VailDaily Updated Aug 16, 2013 05:35PM Published Aug 16, 2013 01:00PM Copyright 2013 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.