The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Opener

Chicago, IL, April 24, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Opener Bout to Benefit the Broadway Youth Center.

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes the track for their first home bout of the season on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Doors open at 6:00pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The double-header kicks off with The Outfit’s Shade Brigade vs. the Kansas City Roller Warriors (B) at 7:00pm, and the excitement keeps rolling with The Outfit’s Syndicate vs. the Kansas City Roller Warriors (A).

Tickets can be purchased online for $15 at www.chicagooutfitrollerderby.com, or at the door for $20. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Partial proceeds will support the Broadway Youth Center, a non-for-profit organization in the City of Chicago serving youth 12 – 24. Broadway Youth Center offers health care, HIV/STD prevention, and community initiatives for LGBTQ.

The Chicago Outfit’s official “little sister” league, the Chicago Riots Youth Roller Derby team, will play during the first halftime. Coached and mentored by members of The Outfit, the Chicago Riots were founded in fall of 2009 and are open to girls ages 12-18 who have not graduated high school. The second halftime entertainment will be a crowd activity.

Friends and fans can strike a pose in the free photo booth, compliments of 9 Muses Photo. Beer and wine will be available for purchase, the beer is courtesy of Lagunitas Brewery.

The after party will be held at Township (2200 N California Ave.) following the bout.

For More Information, Contact:
Erin “Elektra Phi” Doughty, The Chicago Outfit Marketing Manager – marketing.chicagooutfit@gmail.com

About The Chicago Outfit: Founded in the fall of 2007, The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby is an all-female, Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) member league in the city of Chicago. As a democratic organization, run by the skaters for the skaters, The Chicago Outfit is dedicated to creating a positive female community while contributing charitably to nonprofit organizations. As a member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, The Chicago Outfit’s mission is to represent the athleticism of roller derby nationwide with class, sass, and dignity.

The Chicago Outfit comprises three separate teams that travel the Midwest and across the country to compete. The Syndicate is the Chicago Outfit’s top-tier team, and represents the league in WFTDA-sanctioned bouts and rankings. The Shade Brigade competes against lower-tier travel teams of other WFTDA leagues, as well as against newer and smaller non-WFTDA teams. The Shakedown is The Outfit’s entry-level team and represents the influx of new skaters currently training and competing with The Outfit.
Contact Information
The Chicago Outfit
Erin Kelley
773-332-6595
Contact
http://chicagooutfitrollerderby.com/
Erin “Elektra Phi” Doughty, The Chicago Outfit Marketing Manager – marketing.chicagooutfit@gmail.com