Derby City Rollergirls

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Derby City Rollergirls
League logo
Metro area Louisville, KY
Country United States
Founded 2007
Teams All Stars (A team)
Bourbon Brawlers (B team)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Champ's Roller Drome
Affiliations WFTDA
Website www.derbycityrollergirls.com

The Derby City Rollergirls (DCRG) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Louisville, Kentucky. Founded in 2007, the league currently consists of a two teams, which compete against teams from other leagues. Derby City is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1]

History[edit]

The league was founded in 2007 by Jenni Ahlrich, known as "Bad Penny", after she had met a team from Austin, Texas.[2] In its early days, it played at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds, often selling out the venue.[3]

The league joined the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) in 2009, and played its first WFTDA regulation bout against the Naptown Roller Girls in January 2010.[4]

WFTDA rankings[edit]

Season Final ranking[5] Playoffs Championship
2010 19 NC[6] DNQ DNQ
2011 21 NC[7] DNQ DNQ
2012 28 NC[8] DNQ DNQ
2013 138 WFTDA[9] DNQ DNQ
2014 136 WFTDA[10] DNQ DNQ
2015 109 WFTDA[11] DNQ DNQ
2016 145 WFTDA[12] DNQ DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derby City Rollergirls – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  2. ^ Jon Webb, "'Buffalo Lil' stampedes in Roller Derby", Glasgow Daily Times, 20 June 2009
  3. ^ Leslea Harmon, "ONE BAD MAMA: Family life columnist skates away to join Derby City Rollergirls", The News Tribune, 23 June 2008
  4. ^ Coach Caesar, "WFTDA Preview: Derby City @ Naptown", Derby News Network, 15 January 2010
  5. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  6. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  7. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  9. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2013". WFTDA. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  10. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2014 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2015 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 
  12. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2016 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 14 October 2017.