Palmetto State Rollergirls host roller derby invitational

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Palmetto State Rollergirls announce a women's roller invitational tournament to be held Saturday, Sept. 4.

The three-team tournament, named "Labor Pains", will take place at 3 p.m. at the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center in North Myrtle Beach.

Fans are encouraged to come see the defending tournament champion Rollergirls play their last home game of the season against the Lowcountry Highrollers Brusin' Betties of Charleston and the Greenville Derby Dames.

The last two Palmetto State Rollergirls events sold to near capacity, so fans are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $6 for kids and seniors, and can be purchased from any member of the league or online at

Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $12.

A portion of the event's profits will be donated to the March of Dimes.

As South Carolina's oldest roller derby league, the Palmetto State Rollergirls continue to expand and are currently recruiting new female skaters 18 and older as well as volunteers, both male and female.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the tournament, visit the league's website at or email

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