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E-Ville Roller Derby Announces the First Jr. Roller Derby League in Canada

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/10 -- E-Ville Roller Derby and the Canadian Women's Roller Derby Association are proud to announce the inception of Canada's first junior roller derby league.

Girls aged 10 - 17 can now register for the first season, to start in mid January. Exhibition games will be held during E-Ville's monthly home team games.

Practices and games will be held at E-Ville Roller Derby's new home, the Edmonton Sports Dome (formerly the Golf Dome). The practice season is slated to begin on January 14th but new skaters are always welcome and can register at any time during the season.

E-Ville Roller Derby believes that the promotion of an active lifestyle is important and that alternative sporting options should be readily available to not just adult women, but younger girls as well. Roller derby is about being stronger, faster, and better; finding your own identity and empowering yourself in a fun, friendly, tolerant atmosphere. What better message for our young generation?

E-Ville Roller Derby was founded in fall of 2006, in Edmonton, by several like-minded athletically inclined women, who in the tradition of women's Flat Track Roller Derby, wanted to have a place where women could feel accepted, challenge themselves physically, be competitive, and have fun. The league has now grown to over 50 women (as well as 3 male referees) and is the largest derby league in Northern Alberta.

Contacts:
E-Ville Roller Derby
Lesley McDonald
Junior League Contact
(780) 918-9676
[email protected]

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