Cincinnati Rollergirls Home Opener and First Game at Xavier's Cintas Center Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

The CRG says they are "devastated that the first game of its inaugural season at the Cintas Center cannot go on as planned," but understands that public health must take priority

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The Cincinnati Rollergirls have canceled their March 21 home opener against the Appalachian Roller Derby (Boone, North Carolina) amid current coronavirus concerns and after Gov. Mike DeWine issued an executive order prohibiting gatherings of 100 people or more. It would have been the team's first game at their new home: the Cintas Center at Xavier University. 

In a release, the team said, "While CRG is devastated that the first game of its inaugural season at the Cintas Center cannot go on as planned, the team understands that public health must take priority during this unprecedented situation."

The status of Cincinnati Rollergirls remaining home games on April 11, May 9 and June 6 is currently unknown, says the release. 

If you have already purchased a ticket to the home opener, Xavier University will be sending out an email in the coming days regarding refunds. 

For more information and the latest updates, visit cincinnatirollergirls.com.

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