Battle Born Derby Demons

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Battle Born Derby Demons
League logo
Metro area Reno, NV
Country United States
Founded 2006
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Rink on the River
Affiliations WFTDA

The Battle Born Derby Demons (BBDD) is a roller derby league based in Reno, Nevada. Founded in 2006, the league consists of a single team, which competes against teams from other leagues.

The league was founded in June 2006 by Erinn McCann (known as "Sweet Ruin"), who had previously seen roller derby in Sacramento, California, and initially consisted of seven women.[1] It played its first bout in November, at which it faced skaters from two leagues based in northern California.[2] As of September 2007, it remained undefeated.[3] By 2008, league membership had risen to forty, training four times a week.[4]

In January 2010, the league was accepted into the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program,[5] but it is no longer listed as a member as of February 2013.[6]


  1. ^ "About the Battle Born Derby Demons", BBDD
  2. ^ "Newly formed Battle Born Derby Demons to perform", Reno Gazette-Journal, November 24, 2006
  3. ^ Jim Krajewski, "Battle Born Derby Demons ready to strut", Reno Gazette-Journal, September 19, 2007
  4. ^ Daniel Riggs, "Roll with the punches", Reno News & Review, October 16, 2008
  5. ^ "Apprentice Leagues", WFTDA [version of 23 March 2010]
  6. ^ "Apprentice Leagues Archived November 16, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.", WFTDA [retrieved 27 February 2013]