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Force Thu Apr 07 2011

Chicago Force Set to Kick Off 2011 Season at Home

Chicago Force during Slaughter Exhibition

Photo: Johnny Boston

Roller derby skaters aren't the only hard-hitting women in town. The Chicago Force, our fair city's all-gal tackle football team, kick off their inaugural season as members of the Woman's Football Alliance on Saturday afternoon with a home game against the Minnesota Machine.

The Force have played for the last 12 years; their inclusion in the WFA will allow them to play other national teams beyond the Central Division.

They have three other home games after this weekend: April 30 vs. the St. Louis Slam; May 7 vs. the Kansas City Tribe; and May 14 vs. the West Michigan Mayhem.

All games will be played on Saturdays at 4 p.m. at Winnemac Stadium (5105 N. Leavitt). Tickets are $10 adult, $3 kids/students/seniors.

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