Like learning to use chopsticks, roller skating takes patience, dedication, and a particularly dexterous set of toes. Watch some flexible feet with today's Groupon: for $12, you get two general-admission tickets to a 709 Derby Girls bout between the Delinquent Dolls and the Squaresville Slammers at the Jack Byrne Arena in Torbay on Saturday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. (a $24 value).
As Newfoundland's premier Flat Track league, 709 Derby Girls captivates audiences with ferociously fast and competitive roller-derby bouts fought by rollicking rockabilly gals. A bruise-bashing scrimmage hosts the savvy skaters as they thrash around the course, displaying athleticism, stylish wheel skills, and an unparalleled ability to quickly scream obscenities in pig Latin. This particular battle faces 709's internal cadet, the Delinquent Dolls, against sister team the Squaresville Slammers to determine which agile force will earn the crown of Rockabilly Queen. With a general-admission ticket ($12), derby oglers can saunter into either the wet section, where mature fans may enjoy alcoholic beverages, or the dry section, where young families and teetotalling slugs maintain a safe distance from any adult brews.