Sac City Rollers

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Sac City Rollers
League logo
Metro area Sacramento, CA
Country United States
Founded 2006
Teams Capital Punishers (A team)
Folsom Prison Bruisers (B team)
Notorious Knockouts
Rude Girls
Sweaty Betties
Bad Apples (junior)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue The Rink
Affiliations WFTDA
Website saccityrollers.com

Sac City Rollers (SCR) is a roller derby league based in Sacramento, California. SCR currently consists of three intra-league teams, a junior team, and two travel teams which compete against teams from other leagues.

The league was founded by two friends: Christine Galindo, known as "Devil Doll", and Nicole Kennedy, known as "Loco Coco". They saw the Rollergirls television show, and immediately decided to form a local league. Within a couple of months, it had sixty skaters,[1] and it was playing bouts before the end of the year.[2]

By 2011, the league had more than 100 skaters, and regularly sold out its 700-capacity venue.[3]

Sac City was accepted into the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program in April 2011,[4] and became a full member of the WFTDA in June 2012.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rachel Leibrock, "Big wheels", Sacramento Bee, March 13, 2006
  2. ^ Abbe Smith, "Derby team roll in to Mother Lode", The Union Democrat, November 6, 2006
  3. ^ Rik Keller, "Sac City Rollers: Shamrock Slam photo essay", Sacramento Press, March 13, 2011
  4. ^ "12 Leagues Accepted into Apprentice Program", WFTDA, 13 April 2011
  5. ^ "Nine Leagues Become Full WFTDA Members", WFTDA, 1 June 2012