Terminal City Rollergirls

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Terminal City Rollergirls
League logo
Metro area Vancouver
Country Canada
Founded 2006
Teams All-Stars (A team)
Bad Reputations
Faster Pussycats
Public Frenemy
Riot Girls
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Kerrisdale Arena
Vancouver Forum
Minoru Arena
Affiliations WFTDA
Website www.terminalcityrollergirls.com

Terminal City Rollergirls is a roller derby league based in Vancouver. It was founded in January 2006 by Michelle Lamoureux (aka "Micki Mercury"). The league currently consists of five home teams, and the TCRG All-Stars, a mixed team which competes against teams from other leagues.

TCRG is the first roller derby league in the Vancouver area,[1] became an apprentice member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) in October 2010,[2] and a full member of WFTDA's West Region in March 2011.[3]

Terminal City skaters Luludemon and 8Mean Wheeler were selected for Team Canada at the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup.[4][5] 8Mean Wheeler (now skating as MacKenzie), Luludemon and 4 other Terminal City Skaters, Buffy Sainte Fury, Evada Peron, Eve Hallows and Kim Janna were named to the 2014 edition of Team Canada.[6] In addition, TCRG's Mack the Mouth was named to Team Canada's coaching staff in both 2011 and 2014.[6]

All-Stars[edit]

The travel team, the Terminal City All-Stars, represents Terminal City within the WFTDA, and is ranked by the association. In 2013, The All-Stars, at the time considered a WFTDA Division 2 team, qualified for Division 1 playoffs for the first time, entering the playoff tournament in Richmond, Virginia as the 10th seed, and finishing the tournament in 7th place.[7]

Season Final ranking[8] Regionals Championship
2011 23 W DNQ DNQ
2012 12 W DNQ DNQ
2013 37 WFTDA 7 D1[7] DNQ
Terminal City All-Star Rollergirl, skating at Toronto Roller Derby's Quad City Chaos tournament in March 2010.

Raw Meat[edit]

In 2010, Raw Meat was formed, a drop-in skating group open to all skill levels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amy Reid, "'It's like playing dress-up, but a little more hardcore'", Vancouver Courier, 7 May 2010
  2. ^ "WFTDA Apprentice Program welcomes 10 new leagues", WFTDA, 5 October 2010
  3. ^ "WFTDA welcomes 6 new members", WFTDA, 1 March 2011
  4. ^ Kimiya Shokoohi, "Vancouver's Luludemon rolls her way to the top", Vancouver Courier, 12 October 2011
  5. ^ Mercy Less (5 August 2011). "Team Canada Roster Announced". Derby News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  6. ^ a b Derby Nerd (30 December 2014). "Team Canada Releases Roster for the 2014 Roller Derby World Cup". The Derby Nerd. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "September 13-15, 2013: Richmond, Virginia". WFTDA. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA