Tuscaloosa’s Roller Derby Team Holding Halloween Costume Yard Sale
Tuscaloosa's only roller derby team, Druid City Dames (DCD) are partnering with Party Makers Warehouse and Candy Apple Costumes, to hold a Yard Sale.
The Halloween Yard Sale will be held on Friday, October 7th and Saturday, October 8th 2016 from 8 am-2 pm at Party Makers Warehouse located at 3875 Greensboro Avenue. Party Makers and their online store Candy Apple Costumes have each donated a huge selection of costumes and accessories to the DCD at closeout prices.
The yard sale will also have several other donated items including: all sizes of adult and children's clothing, home decor, kitchen ware, furniture, records, toys and more.
A press release from DCD states,
Proceeds benefit the Druid City Dames Roller Derby Team, a Tuscaloosa-based non-profit organization formed in July of 2015 with the support of local brewery Druid City Brewing Company as one of the team’s primary sponsors. The Dames hold various fundraising events in order to cover costs of practice space, safety gear, and to support various other community programs and functions.
The Dames practice weekly at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA and Super Skate, and have begun to scrimmage and bout with other regional teams including Birmingham’s Tragic City Rollers, and the Dothan Wiregrass Wreckers.
The Dames will bout against the Mississippi Brawl Stars on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. The bout will be held at the Columbus Fairgrounds at 764 Highway 69 S, Columbus, MS 39702, and will start at 7:00PM.
Women’s roller derby is one of the world’s fastest growing sports, and official league teams operate under the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). WFTDA promotes and fosters the sport of women’s flat track roller derby by facilitating the development of athletic ability, sportsmanship, and goodwill among member leagues. WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons, and safety, and determining guidelines for the national and international athletic competitions of member leagues.