7 reasons you need to check out Geraldton's coolest and newest sport

If you haven't heard of Roller Derby, here's why you need to check it out

It's got attitude

It's got humour

It's not dominated by men, like just about every other sport

(notice the high percentage of females)

It's fast

It takes skill

(actually I have no idea what's happening in this photo)

People get hurt

It's got great artwork

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(It's the details that make all the difference)

And a shoutout to the City of Greater Geraldton who just gave $2,828 from the community grants program to go towards the upcoming Sin City Slam.

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The Sin City Slam

Geraldton Roller Derby are proud to present THE SIN CITY SLAM 2014 - a Roller Derby Event. Starts at 6.30pm till about 10 on Saturday June 28 at Activewest Basketball Stadium, Eighth St, Wonthella.

This is the first time that the Mid West will be able to watch a game of Roller Derby!

With 2 Roller Derby bouts for the price of 1, featuring local skaters and officials, along with visitors from all over the state. It will be a night of good VS evil, with entertainment throughout the evening.

Doors open at 6.30pm, first whistle at 7pm. Roller Derby merch will be available for purchase, cash only.

The ActiveWest Basketball Stadium canteen will also be operating.

This is a family friendly, alcohol free event.

This event could not have taken place without the support of; The City of Greater Geraldton, MMG, Activewest Real Estate, Geraldton Property Team, Geraldton Toyota and Young Motors.

For more information contact Roxanne Grant on 0428 286 064.

Tickets can be bought online from trybooking.com/81902, Geraldton CD Centre or the Bootenal Family Tavern.

Tickets: Adults (children 13+) $15 | Child (4-12) $5 | Family (2 adults, 2 children) $35 | Children 3 and under are free. Bout 1: Easy A's vs Chastity Belters Bout 2: She Devils vs Excorcists



If you still don't have a clue what Roller Derby is, watch this: