HighRollers host upstate squad for Dog Days of Destruction (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user Tsunami (Louis Keiner)

Update August 4:

The HighRollers posted another win over the weekend, holding it down against the U.R.G.E. on their home turf.

Local photog Jonathan Stout aka BadJon was on hand and got some great video footage of the bout. Watch it below.

The Lowcountry Highrollers at the McAlisters Field House - BadJon.com from BadJon Photography on Vimeo.

First reporting: The Lowcountry HighRollers are preparing to host the Upstate Roller Girl Evolution for Dog Days of Destruction on Saturday, July 31st at The Citadel's McAlister Field House.

In addition to a hopefully brutal battle, fans can enjoy beer, music from Atlanta-based roller derby band Tricksy, a demonstration from Charleston Krav Maga, plus a raffle with a chance to win some sweet stuff. Keep the party going post-bout and follow the derby girls their official after party at the Music Farm.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door with a portion of the proceeds benefitting People Against Rape. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the bout begins at 6 p.m.

Advance tickets will be on sale at East West Health Arts and Hot Wheels on James Island, Red’s Icehouse on Shem Creek, City Lights Coffee and the Recovery Room downtown, Tin Roof in West Ashley, EVO Pizzeria in North Charleston or online.