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49 Star Starred
Kezar Pavilion
755 Stanyan St. San Francisco, CA 94117
415-831-6300
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 122 members
Review from g2
50 events 35 reviews

I have never seen a roller derby other than in movies but I had expectations that it would be a rough affair and it was!! I loved it as did my friends who joined me. My boyfriend compared it to a cross-between Pro Wrestling and Nascar but it was...continued

reviewed Apr 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Michelle Molina
7 events 1 review

It got boring after the first half hour or so. I had never been to a roller derby before and I wasn't really sure what to expect. I read the reviews from other people who attended this type of event in the past. There were mixed reviews but I...continued

reviewed Oct 11 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Pamela M.
18 events 10 reviews

This was my second time to see the SF Bay Bombers against the Brooklyn Red Devils. It was just as fun and entertaining as the last time and I brought 2 others friends with me to see it. We can't wait to see them again!

reviewed Oct 11 2008 report as inappropriate
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The 2010 Goldstar “hot seller” event, the Bombers Professional Roller Derby is back with live co-ed banked track Roller Derby action for 2011 at San Francisco’s historic Kezar Pavilion featuring the 2010 world champion San Francisco Bay Bombers, who take on the rugged Brooklyn Red Devils. This is an “In San Francisco only” experience. The seats are excellent and priced perfectly for a family-friendly sporting event that is professionally sanctioned by the American Roller Skating Derby. These Roller Derby athletes deliver a suspenseful match and thrill audiences with team-scoring assists. The Bombers are recognized as the finest in all of today’s modern roller derby scene. Come early for warm ups and will call.

Roller derby’s roots started with the 1935 Transcontinental Roller Derby, a simulated cross-country roller skating race between teams of skaters. Over time, this race developed into the modern contact sport of roller derby we see today. The San Francisco Bay Bombers are the most recognized roller derby team on earth and current world champions. The Bombers were originally founded in 1954, and today’s San Francisco Bay Bombers are carrying the weight of a rich dynasty. They skate in the original roller derby style, fielding athletic female and male skaters on each team, alternating squads of play until the final seconds of the bout determine who wins. The Bombers compete on a large masonite banked track roughly the size of a basketball court, unlike amateur leagues that skate on a flat roller rink surface.

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