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Miss roller derby yet? We are ready to roll! The 2014 season is right around the corner, just in time for the holidays. Windy City Rollers will kick off its tenth year of roller derby on Saturday, Dec. 14, at a special venue, The Broadway Armory Park in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. The Fury, last season's Ivy King Cup champions, will be kicking things off for the night, taking on the silent assassins the Double Crossers at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Following that, the Hell's Belles will ...
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.
On Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, Chicago took to the track against the #13 Philly Roller Girls in the first round of WFTDA Championships. Coming into this game, Philly had taken the wins in their previous four meetings, the most recent being a one-point overtime win at the 2013 East Coast Derby Extravaganza.
These two teams followed suit with the day's tournament theme of evenly matched and down-to-the-wire games with multiple lead changes until Windy took control during the final closing minutes, with a 46-5 jam run that put Chicago on top ...
Planning on going to Milwaukee to see your Windy City Rollers All-Stars compete for the Hydra? Of course you are, you wonderful mega-fans! That's what makes WCR fans the best.
With that in mind, we've compiled all the info you need to get to Milwaukee the weekend of Nov. 8-10 to see the WCR All-Stars play for the Hydra into one handy-dandy guide. Enjoy.
Windy City’s Second Wind closed out the Killamazoo Derby Darlins in champion bullfighter fashion for Windy City’s alum night on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the UIC Pavilion with a score of 246-129. It wasn't for lack of trying on Killamazoo’s part; the Second Wind just had a metric butt-load of points amassed and hits to boot.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Windy City Rollers All-Stars took the track at home for the last time in 2013. As the team prepares for the WFTDA Championships next month, the All-Stars saw fit to bang up the Detroit Derby Girls demolition-style, 240-127.
Read up on last weekend's action at the WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs in Asheville, NC. At the tournament on Sept. 20-22, your Windy City Rollers All-Stars took third place out of 10 competing teams and punched their ticket to the Championships in Milwaukee, WI, on Nov. 8-10.
The 2013 Windy City Rollers All-Stars are in the midst of one of their most exciting seasons. We're rounding the corner on tournament season and need your help to offset travel and equipment costs, not just for us but for our officials too!
From our international competition debut in April where we defeated London Roller Girls in London, a heartbreaking loss by one point to Philly Roller Girls at ECDX, to July when we defeated higher-ranked teams of Denver, Texas, and Bay Area Derby Girls to clinch first place at the 2013 ...
The night of Saturday, Aug, 24, 2013, at the UIC Pavilion was ground zero for an all out thermal-global-nuclear war pitting the Windy City Rollers All-Stars against the visiting Minnesota RollerGirls All-Stars. After a back and forth first half, the Windy City Rollers finished on top with a score of 234-164.
The Hydra is awarded annually to the #1 womens flat track derby team in the world, as determined at the WFTDA Championships in the late fall. But first, the WCR All-Stars will be taking off to Asheville, NC, to compete in the Division One Playoff, hosted by Blue Ridge Rollergirls on Sept. 20-22, 2013. The top-three placing teams will earn invitations to compete for the coveted Hydra trophy at the WFTDA Championships, hosted by the Brewcity Bruisers in Milwaukee, WI on Nov. 8-10. Start filling out your brackets now and ...