Monday, August 4, 2014

4 teams, 2 incredible bouts, 1 very low price

Arrrrggghhhhh ya ready? This Saturday, Aug. 9, we will be putting on a double header with two travel teams coming to Greensboro and playing our A and B teams in an epic pirate themed showdown. First you will be treated to Greensboro Counterstrike’s first bout EVER! This is our new B-team, comprised from skaters from our three home teams, led by Sigourney Cleaver and C. Oswin. They will be taking on Daville Vixens Roller Girls from Fayetteville, NC. Also, check out what the Counterstrikers are wearing! Would you like to be wearing the same logo? Then head over to the merchandise table and check out the new Counterstrike shirts. 

Buster Licious and Betty Switch by Frayed Edge Concepts
The second bout will be one you don’t want to miss! Fresh from a spectacular victory against Richland County Regulators in South Carolina, our Gate City All-Stars will be challenging the Carolina Rollergirls from Raleigh, NC. We recently had a closed scrimmage against CRG, and both teams are eager for a re-match in front of a packed audience. Carolina Rollergirls is currently ranked 85th in the WFTDA official rankings and Gate City is ranked 155th. This is also Betty Switch and Buster Licious’ first appearance as the new captains of Gate City! We all know they are going to be incredible in the positions. 


As mentioned, this is going to be a pirate themed bout! Be sure to come decked out in in your finest pirate gear and win some sweet prizes during half time! Also, this time, you have a chance to get not one bout against a travel team, but TWO! And to make it even better, you can get it for half the price of our regular bouts. Yes, that’s right, twice the excitement, half the price! Check out this sweet Living Social deal, which can also be used for our September 27th bout. Prices at the door will be $10 for adults, $5 for kids and children 7 and below get in for free! But seriously, you should definitely be taking advantage of our Living Social deal.

So what’s new with merchandise? Well, with a new team comes new merch! We have the new t-shirts with the new Counterstrike logo and also buttons and cozies! Watch out for the sweet Counterstrike package deal we will be offering; a Counterstrike t-shirt, button, coozie and a GSORD sticker for only $18. So show your new travel team some love and support and stop by the merch table! As per requested, we have also brought in Gate City coozies. Coozies can be bought for $3 or two for $5! We will obviously also have our regular merchandize, which includes the awesome poster pictured here above for $3. Older posters from every single previous bout are also available at the same low price. Our friendly merch team will be happy to help you with whatever you need! 

Image by Andrea Ros

The proceeds from the bout will benefit Partners for Healthy Youth. The bout will be held at the Coliseum as usual, in the Special Events Center East Wing, Hall C. Parking will be very busy this weekend due to other events at the Coliseum, so be sure to arrive early! The doors will open at 5, with first whistle at 6. Our second bout is estimated to begin around 7:30.  You cannot afford to miss the incredible deal we are offering and four great teams taking each other on. It will be the hottest place in town, so be sure to be there!

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