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World Roller Derby Week thru Aug. 20
2017-08-16

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The first annual World Roller Derby Week—celebrating the history, future and community impact of a sport invented in Chicago, and one of the few major sports created in the United States—will be hosted by The Northern Illinois Junior Roller Derby Association, the Midwest All Stars and Brown Paper Tickets, through Aug. 20.

Events include "Time Hop: A retro-style roller derby bout with 1970s rules and uniforms," on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2-6 p.m., at Fleetwood Roller Rink, 7231 W. Archer Ave., Summit; and a gold-medal workshop for roller-derby athletes on Sunday, Aug. 20.

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