Articles Posted by Babe Froman
After eight long years of service in stripes, the Windy City Rollers are losing their highly esteemed Senior Referee, Dr. Vroom, to retirement and something called "real life." Although we are saddened to see her go and not sure what do with ourselves in her absence, we wanted to share our favorite memories of Vroom in a WCR-style farewell.
WCR needs YOUR support today as they battle for a spot at the WFTDA Championships. Come to Christina's Place, located at 3759 N. Kedzie, to cheer the All-Stars onto victory! The WCR All-Stars will take on the Minnesota RollerGirls at 3:00 pm central. This is a game not to be missed! See you there!
The Windy City Rollers are hosting some of the best roller derby teams in the world at the Golden Bowl III tournament, taking place July 20-21 at UIC Pavilion. The weekend will feature the WCR travel teams in addition to teams from Austin, San Francisco, Denver, Ontario -- plus a junior roller derby expo. For this special event, we are offering awesome ticket packages to all of our fans! Keep reading for the full tournament schedule and group ticket details.
The top teams of the world have been meeting every summer for the past few years for a two-day tournament called the Golden Bowl.
This year, your Windy City Rollers are hosting this prestigious tournament at the UIC Pavilion! Join us on Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21, 2013 for Golden Bowl III!
This is the weekend you've been waiting for, when all the work the home teams have put into this season gets rewarded. That's right, it's the Ivy King Cup Championship! All the fun kicks off this Saturday, June 8, at 6 p.m. when the Fierce Flamingos and the White Zombies face off. This special charity bout, which benefits Tequila Mockingbird, combines all your favorite athletes from the Hell's Belles, Double Crossers, WCR All-Stars and Haymarket Rioters. Honorary Bench Coaches Tawdry Hepburn and Joe Klug will lead the Flamingos and Zombies ...
That’s right - it’s time for Playoffs! Your four WCR home teams are squaring off again on Saturday, May 4 at the UIC Pavilion in a final set of showdowns to determine who will play for the Ivy King Cup on June 8. The second place Manic Attackers will face off against the third place Hell’s Belles at 6 p.m., and the undefeated first place The Fury take on the fourth place Double Crossers at 7:30 p.m.
See what happens when The Fury stops by their charity partner, the Working Bikes Cooperative! See The Fury in action on 4 wheels this Saturday at the UIC Pavilion. Tickets are available now!
Host your very own roller derby party with the Windy City Rollers! During the March 30 bout, you and your friends can get exclusive VIP access to your own reserved floor section, complete with 24 track-side seats, cocktail tables and plenty of room for cheering and high-fiving. See your name in lights when we announce you as our favorite fan on the scoreboard and digital ribbon that circles the UIC Pavilion. And, finally, no party is complete without cake! You'll get your own cake to enjoy during the bout, making ...
The Windy City All-Stars took a road trip last Sunday, March 10, 2013, to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the home of the Indiana Pacers, for a showdown against longtime rival, the Naptown Roller Girls. Naptown has made some impressive improvements over the past few years, and nearly knocked the All-Stars out of the #1 seed in the former North Central Region Playoffs in 2011. But there were to be no close calls this match up as the All-Stars quickly blew ahead of the Sirens, leaving a wreckage of debris in their wake.
Sheeka Strickland stopped by the last Windy City Rollers bout to talk with Sara Problem and a few fellow skaters about what exactly draws them to roller derby. Watch her video, and then come to the UIC Pavilion this Friday at 6 p.m. to check it out for yourself! Get your tickets while they last!