The sounds of skates and hard hits filled the Zamora Shrine Center in the Irondale area of Birmingham, Alabama once more on May 12th as the Tragic City Rollers returned for another roller derby double header. It was an all-Alabama day as the Tragic City Rollers All-Stars took on Huntsville's Dixie Derby Girls in the first bout, and the Iron City Maidens, also representing the Tragic City Rollers, took on Tuscaloosa's Druid City Dames in the second bout.
It was a split day for the Tragic City Rollers as they took the first contest against the Dixie Derby Girls, but found themselves on the losing end in the contest against the Druid City Dames. Regardless the outcomes, though, it was a great day of roller derby action for the competitors and the fans in attendance at the Zamora Shrine Center. Both bouts were quite physical and quite entertaining to watch.
I'd like to thank the Tragic City Rollers for having me out to photograph this double header, and I'm looking forward to capturing the rest of their 2018 season. The same goes to the Druid City Dames, who I have also photographed in the past.
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