Windy City All-Stars Heading to Omaha D1 Playoffs

Bouts, Events, WFTDA » July 17th, 2015

Tournament season officially begins today! The Windy City All-Stars will travel to Omaha, Neb., Oct. 2-4, 2015 for the WFTDA D1 Playoffs.
Your Windy City All-Stars finished the season ranked #20 overall and seeded #5 in the Omaha playoff, which earns them a first-round bye. In the second round, they will get a rematch against Montreal Roller Derby, ranked #16. WCR All-Stars went up against Montreal at East Coast Derby Extravaganza in June. Montreal came out victorious with a score of 303-97, but the bout was closer than the score might ...

Chicago Bruise Brothers top Second Wind in Crosstown Smackdown

Bouts, Events, Featured, Recaps » June 23rd, 2015

It was history in the making last Saturday night at the Broadway Armory—three local leagues dueled it out against each other under one roof, and the excitement was certainly noticeable. The first bout of the night featured the Chicago Bruise Brothers vs. Windy City Rollers’ Second Wind, and while these two teams have skated alongside each other in the past, the players meant business when they took the track to face one another.
The Bruise Brothers took lead jammer status right at the first whistle, putting three points on the board, but ...

Three Hometown Heroes Bring the Hammer Down, Saturday, June 13

Bouts, Events » May 27th, 2015

Clear your schedule now, because you’ll want to be free on Saturday, June 13 when the Windy City Rollers make derby history by playing the biggest and best teams in the city—the Chicago Bruise Brothers and the Chicago Outfit—for the first time ever at the Crosstown Smackdown!
At 6 pm, Second Wind will battle it out against the Chicago Bruise Brothers in a gender-bending bout that will showcase some of the city’s finest skaters.
In the main event, at 7:30 pm, the WCR All-Stars will skate against the Chicago Outfit Syndicate—their first official match-up—to see ...

Dairyland Dolls B Team comes back to defeat Second Wind

Bouts, Events, Featured, Recaps » May 22nd, 2015

Although the Windy City Rollers Second Wind fought hard and started out the game on top of the Mad Rollin’ Dolls Dairyland Dolls B Team, Madison ultimately came out victorious on Saturday evening at our second bout of the travel season.

The first jam saw Hat Trixxxie for Second Wind taking on Blitz Siren for the Dairyland Dolls B Team. After a slow start, Trixxxie broke through the pack for lead jammer status, and successful recycling of Dairlyand Dolls jammer Blitz Siren by the Second Wind blockers allowed her to get ...

WCR All-Stars get first win of the season over the Dairyland Dolls All-Stars

Bouts, Events, Featured, Recaps » May 22nd, 2015

In the second game of the night at our travel season bout at Lombard Roller Rink this past Saturday, the Windy City Rollers All-Stars were looking for their first win this season. Pitted against the Mad Rollin’ Dolls A-team, the Dairyland Dolls All-Stars, the WCR All-Stars successfully took down our neighbors to the north in an excitingly close game.
The first two jams were low scoring, with Magic Missile getting 1 point for the Dairyland Dolls in jam 1 and Ms. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis 2 points for WCR in jam ...

Stop in the Name of Derby!

Events » May 19th, 2015

The Windy City Rollers' own Kristina Rago will be leading two stopping clinics on Sat. May 30 and Sat. Jun. 6 from 2-4 p.m. She'll be covering multiple stops, so come out to sharpen your plow stops, turnaround stops and more!  The clinics are open to skaters of all genders who are 18+ with basic skating abilities. You must bring your own gear.
There's only room for 25-30 skaters in each session, so email [email protected] ASAP to reserve your spot. The cost is $15 for one session or $30 for both, plus a comp ticket to watch ...

Excitement Brewing at Metropolitan

Events, Fans » May 18th, 2015

To raise funds for its travel teams and celebrate one of Chicago’s most refreshing traditions, Craft Beer Week, the Windy City Rollers will be teaming up with Metropolitan Brewing again this year.
On Sat., May 23, the woman-owned brewery will open its doors to thirsty WCR fans. Visitors will be able to explore its facilities with a Metropolitan guide and sample four three-ounce pours of its critically acclaimed lagers. One hundred percent of all ticket sales will benefit WCR travel teams, and members of the WCR travel teams will be present at the ...

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