The Brass Knuckle Derby Dames will be in action at Mellor Hall on July 27. (Citizen file)

Roller derby returns to Cowichan Exhibition’s Mellor Hall

Food trucks, beer garden, roller disco all on tap for July 27

The Brass Knuckle Derby Dames will close out the 2019 roller derby season in grand fashion on Saturday, July 27.

Both the senior BKDD team and the new junior team, the Reapers of Malice will be in action in the doubleheader at the Cowichan Exhibition’s Mellor Hall, with beer gardens, plenty of food trucks, and a post-game roller disco.

Doors open at 5 p.m., with the junior match between the Reapers of Malice and the Victoria Rotten Apples at 5:30 p.m., followed by the senior bout between BKDD and the Hard Cores at 7 p.m.

Small Block Brewery will have a beer garden, also offering local cider, and food trucks (Mexican Food Mafia, Lucky Dog Gourmet Hot Dogs, Om Non Crepes and Roll’er Up Ice Cream) will be on hand as well.

After the action on the floor, a Neon Galaxy-themed roller disco will start at 9 p.m., with roller skate rentals available.

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