The following is a press release from Flat Out Roller Derby:
Lake Charles, LA – Lake Charles' premier roller derby team, Flat Out Roller Derby is pleased to announce their debut home bout, Summer Shoven!
The bout, against the Rockin' Roller Girls of Alexandria will take place at 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 21 at Skate City on Nelson Road. The "Fastest Women on 8 Wheels," invite you to come check out the most entertaining women's sport around.
Roller Derby is the women's roller skating sport that is seeing a modern-day revival after taking the national sports stage in the 70s. Each team has between 14 and 16 players, with five players on the track at a time. Four of them are "blockers," while there is one "jammer," who is responsible for scoring the team's points. Each "jam" lasts two minutes, and each half lasting 30 minutes.