Rolling for Breast Cancer

The Great Derby Social on Jan. 28-29 in Enfield, N.H., promises fast action and great support for Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Quick feet—and fast knees, muscular hips, and jabbing elbows—will compete to support the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center when the Great View Roller Rink in Enfield, N.H., hosts "The Great Derby Social" on January 28-29, 2012.

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The Great Derby Social on Jan. 28-29 features battling roller derby teams, pro skating demonstrations, dances, and competitions, and a Black & Blue Ball, all to support the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Competing roller derby teams will skate, push, bash, and battle their way to a Derby championship.

The two-day event, co-sponsored by Vanilla Skate Company, also features a Black & Blue Ball on the night of the 28th, skating clinics, open skates, "disco" scrimmages, "squish skates," roller-skate limbos, and demonstrations by members of Vanilla Skate's pro team.


Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29, 2012
Day 1: 10 a.m. - midnight
Day 2: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Great View Roller Rink, 180 US Route #4, Enfield, N.H.

How to participate

Tickets for this two-day event are $40 in advance, $45 at the event, with discounted options during certain hours for the public (call (603) 632-7878 for the latest information).

For more information visit or call Eric Hammond at (603) 632-7878.

Limit of 500 tickets available. Tickets can be ordered through Brown Paper Bag ticketing.

January 16, 2012