Articles Posted by Babe Froman
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!
This Saturday, Feb. 9 is the first official bout of the 2013 season! First up will be the 2012 Championship rematch of the Manic Attackers vs. The Fury. Directly following, the Double Crossers and the Hell's Belles will go head-to-head in the second bout of the evening. We've been focused on getting tougher, leaner and meaner in the off season, and we can't wait to show off!
With the season opener under our belts, now the 2013 season can really get underway. Saturday, Feb. 9 is the first bout of the year that counts for season ranking, and the gameplay at the charity tournament proved that the Ivy King Cup is up for grabs! First up will be the IKC Championship rematch of the Manic Attackers vs. The Fury. Directly following, the Double Crossers, fresh off a ego-boosting win against the Hell’s Belles, will look to defeat the devilish ladies in red again.
Now that you have your tickets to tomorrow's season opener, don't forget to come to the afterparty! Our friends at Shambles want to celebrate every great power jam with all of our fans directly following the bout. Meet us at 2050 W. Division St. where you'll find a terrific beer list and great food. We'll see you tomorrow!