Babes Of Wrath Ring In Summer With ‘Bruise In’ Sunday

Chautauqua County Roller Derby’s fourth annual Summer Bruise In is just around the corner. The Babes of Wrath will face Corry, Pa.’s Nightmares on Main Street on Sunday.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the action starts with the first whistle at 5:30 p.m. This is the second home bout of the Babes’ 2014 season, taking place at Allen Park Ice Rink on Elizabeth Avenue in Jamestown.

Show off your ride at the Cruise In at the Bruise in from 3:30 p.m. until the whistle blows. Cars, trucks and bikes are welcome.

The Babes of Wrath represent Chautauqua and Warren counties in one of the fastest growing sports in the country, and over 400 women’s flat track roller derby leagues worldwide.

All Babes of Wrath bouts raise money for charity, and proceeds from the fourth annual Summer Bruise In will benefit the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, a nonprofit rescue group formed to help the neediest dogs and puppies in our area – the strays, the orphaned, the abandoned. Tickets are $8 presale, $10 at the door, children under 12 are free. Following the bout, The Babes will host a family-friendly after party at the rink, featuring lawn games, food, and the opportunity to meet the skaters.

Chautauqua County Roller Derby is an all-volunteer organization. Area residents with an interest in joining the team, becoming a referee or helping at events are encouraged to talk to a league member to find out more. Click the “Join Us” tab on or follow the Babes at