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Ready for the Mile High Club? The Denver Roller Dolls date auction is live now

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Attention, would-be skater daters: The Denver Roller Dolls' Mile High Club all-star roller derby team is putting its "Real men play with Dolls" slogan on the line this week with a "help us kick butt all over the country" date auction to raise travel funds for the team. Bids start at $50, with the winners to be announced at the bout this Saturday at the 1STBANK Center; top bidders will get to attend the Movie Night with Mile High Club event on Friday, April 27 with one (or more) of the league's top skaters as their date. Dates with seven of the league's all-star skaters -- and Mile High Club coach Scott "Scott Free" Paul -- are up for auction, including Westword Best of Denver 2012 picks Tracy "Disco" Akers (Best Roller Derby Skater) and Deirdre "Boo Boo Radley" Sage (Best Roller Derby Nickname).

Upcoming travel for the Mile High Club includes a May 12 bout in Portland, Oregon, against the Rose City Rollers' Wheels of Justice, and the West Region Playoffs, September 21-23, in Oakland, California. The team, which is part of a non-profit league, pays for its own travel.

Dates with Jessica "Bea Ware" Rivas, Ariel "Crash Dance" Quigley, Shaina "EEKlips" Serelson, Tara "Kish of Death" Kish, and Krystal "Gator Dunn" Sprouse are also up for auction. To place a bid before Saturday's bout, visit the online Mile High Club Date Auction site.

The Denver Roller Dolls announced the 2012 Mile High Club roster earlier this month, and you can catch the new crew in action on April 21 at the 1STBANK Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, skating against the Bay Area Derby Girls' All-Stars. The Denver Roller Dolls' Bruising Altitude B-quad traveling team will also be skating against the Philly Rollergirls' Independence Dolls on the front end of the double-header.

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