Garden State Rollergirls

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Garden State Rollergirls
League logo
Metro area Newark, New Jersey
Country United States
Founded 2006
Teams Ironbound Maidens (A team)
Brick City Bruisers (B team)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Inline Skating Club of America Roller Skating Rink
Affiliations WFTDA

The Garden State Rollergirls is a roller derby league based in Newark, New Jersey. Founded in 2006, it has two teams, and two mixed teams which compete against teams from other leagues.

The NJ Dirty Dames was founded in March 2006, and was based in Kendall Park, New Jersey. It merged with the Garden State Rollergirls in May 2008, its All Star team, the Hub City Hellrazors, initially becoming an additional intraleague team.[1]

In 2009, the league was featured in an item on CBS News.[2] The league was accepted into the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program in September 2009,[3] and became full members of the WFTDA in June 2010.[4] By 2010, it had around forty skaters.[5]

Season Q4 ranking[6] Playoffs Championship
2011 27 DNQ DNQ
2012 27 DNQ DNQ

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chanta L. Jackson, "Roller derby leagues to unite", The Star-Ledger, 23 May 2008
  2. ^ Michelle Gielan, "The Return Of Roller Derby", CBS News, 11 February 2009
  3. ^ "Apprentice Leagues", WFTDA [version of 16 November 2009]
  4. ^ "WFTDA welcomes 11 new members, adds new regions Archived September 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.", WFTDA, 17 June 2010
  5. ^ Kelly Nicholaides, "Garden State Roller Girls Rumble, Rock", North Jersey Media Group, 7 April 2010
  6. ^ "Current Rankings Archived January 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.", WFTDA