By: Jessie Fisher—
Muncie, IN – The Cornfed Derby Dames suffered two hard losses against Ann Arbor Roller Derby’s Arbor Bruising Co. and Ypsilanti Vigilantes on Sunday, March 12. The team is looking to change their fate at their next home game on Sunday, April 2.
Cornfed will hold its third home game of the season on Sunday, April 2 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The team will host Gem City Roller Derby of Dayton, OH and A-Town Roller Derby of Anderson, IN for a double header. Doors will open at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start time for the Cornfed All-Stars vs. Gem City’s Purple Reign followed by the Muncie Missfits vs. A-Town Roller Derby at approximately 4 p.m.
Admission is $12 per person at the door, $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $8 with an ID and children ages 10 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2017 will be donated to Muncie OUTreach.
One additional home date will take place on Saturday, July 8. Cornfed will travel to Dayton, OH on April 22, Indianapolis, IN on June 3, Cincinnati, OH on June 10, Cleveland, OH on June 24, and Quincy, IL on July 22. The Muncie Missfits will also participate in the “B-Cup Tournament” May 20 & 21 in Bloomington, IN.
The Cornfed Derby Dames (CFDD) are now a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. CFDD is Muncie’s premiere all women flat track roller derby league. Founded in 2010, the CFDD hope to bring together and empower women of all body types, race, age, and religion. It is our goal to make women’s roller derby a positive and lasting addition to the Muncie community. For more information about the league visit www.cornfeddd.com.