Omaha Rollergirls

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Omaha Rollergirls
League logo
Metro area Omaha, Nebraska
Country United States
Founded 2006
Teams All Stars (A team)
AAA (B team)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Mid-America Center
Affiliations WFTDA
Website www.omaharollergirls.org

The Omaha Rollergirls is a roller derby league based in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 2006, the league currently consists of two teams, the All Stars and AAA.

The league was founded in 2006 and originally had fourteen skaters. In November 2008, it affiliated to the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1] By 2011, they were able to attract around 3,000 fans to their first bout of the season.[2]

In 2010, Omaha qualified for the WFTDA North Central Playoffs for the first time, placing ninth in the tournament.[3] In 2011, they were moved to the South Central Region (WFTDA),[4] and qualified for the WFTDA South Central Playoffs at their first attempt, although they lost all their bouts to finish in tenth place.[5]

Season Q4 ranking[6] Regionals Championship
2009 15 N/A N/A
2010 10 9[3] N/A
2011 10 10[5] N/A

2012: Entered the Regional Tournament ranked 8th and advanced to finish the season ranked 7th. [7]

2013: WFTDA changes to a Division based structure. Competed in WFTDA’s first ever Division 2 International Tournament and is currently ranked 65 out of 175 WFTDA leagues worldwide. [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alissa Skelton, "Omaha Roller Girls mean business", Omaha World-Herald, 17 February 2011
  2. ^ Niz Proskocil, "Celebrate Oscars with red carpet walk, party", Omaha World-Herald, 24 February 2011
  3. ^ a b "Thunda on the Tundra 2010 North Central Region Playoffs", WFTDA
  4. ^ "WFTDA Regions Adjusted for 2011", WFTDA, 12 November 2010
  5. ^ a b "Results", Show Me Der-B-Q
  6. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  7. ^ http://www.omaharollergirls.org/about-the-omaha-rollergirls
  8. ^ http://www.omaharollergirls.org/about-the-omaha-rollergirls