Ithaca League of Women Rollers

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Ithaca League of Women Rollers
League logo
Metro area Ithaca, New York
Country United States
Founded 2007
Teams SufferJets, BlueStockings
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Cass Park Rink
Affiliations WFTDA
Org. type Non-Profit
Website http://www.ithacarollerderby.com
The BlueStockings take on Assault City April 17, 2010

Ithaca League of Women Rollers or ILWR, are a women's flat-track roller derby league based in Ithaca, New York.[1] Founded in the Fall of 2007, the league had its first home bout at Cass Park Rink in May 2008. The ILWR became a WFTDA Apprentice league in January 2011,[2] In September 2011 they became a full member league of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.[3] Ithaca's team has been very successful for the town's size, and may be second only to Oly Rollers in world rankings compared in relation to population pool.[citation needed]

Current teams[edit]

ILWR is composed of two teams: the SufferJets, and the BlueStockings (A team/B team). The SufferJets were voted the Ithaca Times Best Local Sports Team in 2010.[4]

Junior Rollers[edit]

The Ithaca League of Junior Rollers, or ILJR, is Ithaca’s all-women youth league and the first youth roller derby league founded in New York State. These youth had their exhibition bout in September 2010.[5]

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