January 25, 2012


7 p.m. Monday, February 6
Rollerland, 324 S. Link Lane, Fort Collins

FoCo Girls Gone Derby will host its second annual Skate for a Cause Skate-a-thon 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Rollerland Skate Center, 324 S. Link Lane, Fort Collins. Fifteen percent of the event’s proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County. The remaining donations will go to FoCo Girls Gone Derby, a nonprofit organization supported entirely by its league members. Contributions are tax deductible.

Skate-a-thon participants include volunteers from Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County, FoCo Girls Gone Derby and FoCo’s Spartan Babes Junior Derby. Volunteer skaters are looking for sponsors, who can pledge a set amount or an amount per lap. The public is invited to watch or participate in the Skate-a-thon and the following open skate from 8 to 9 p.m. Admission is $3; skate rental is an additional $1.


7 p.m. Saturday, February 4
Qdoba Events Center, 218 Smokey Street, Fort Collins

FoCo Girls Gone Derby’s A-string travel team, the Micro Bruisers, are kicking off their season with a WFTDA-sanctioned bout against Greeley’s Slaughterhouse Derby Girls 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Qdoba Events Center, 218 Smokey Street, Fort Collins. WFTDA, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, is roller derby’s governing body. Sanctioned bouts are used to determine WFTDA ranking. FoCo Girls Gone Derby is Fort Collins original roller derby league, dishing out hip checks since 2006.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any FoCo skater or online at www.brownpapertickets.com or www.focogirlsgonederby.com. Tickets also will be available at the door.