Spindletop Roller Girls

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Spindletop Roller Girls
League logo
Metro area Beaumont, TX
Country United States
Founded 2008
Teams All Stars (travel team)
Bayou Outlaw Rollergirls
Home Team A
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Beaumont Civic Center
Affiliations WFTDA
Website www.spindletoprollergirls.com

The Spindletop Roller Girls is a roller derby league based in Beaumont, Texas. Founded in 2008, the league consists of two teams and an All Star team that competes against teams from other leagues.

Founded in November 2008,[1] by January 2009 the league had ten skaters and was hoping to recruit more, in order to put a bouting team together.[2] The formation of the Bayou Outlaw Rollergirls, based in Orange, Texas, was inspired by the Spindletop league, and the two maintained close links.[3] For the 2012 season, the Bayou Outlaws merged with Spindletop, becoming a new home team for the league.[4]

Spindletop was accepted into the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program in January 2010,[5] and became a full member of the WFTDA in December.[6]

Season Q4 ranking[7] Regionals Championship
2011 26 DNQ DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sponsorship Package: Spindletop Rollergirls", Spindletop Roller Girls
  2. ^ Ashley Sanders, "Derby girls trying to get Beaumont team rollin'", Beaumont Enterprise, January 7, 2009
  3. ^ Greg Hayes, "Roller derby team keeps OC competition alive", The County Record, August 17, 2011
  4. ^ "Spindletop Roller Girls 2012 League Announcements", Spindletop Roller Girls
  5. ^ "Apprentice Leagues", WFTDA [version of 23 March 2010]
  6. ^ "WFTDA Welcomes Seven New Full Member Leagues", WFTDA, 1 December 2010
  7. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA