Hellgate Rollergirls

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Hellgate Rollergirls
Metro area Missoula, Montana
Country United States
Founded 2009
Track type(s) Flat
Venue The Inferno
Org. type non-profit
Website http://hellgaterollergirls.com/

The Hellgate Rollergirls (HGRG) are a women's roller derby team based in Missoula, Montana.[1] They are a non-profit organization and compete in local and regional roller derby leagues, and adopted the name Hellgate Rollergirls.[2] The board of directors, all committee heads, members, and all skaters are volunteers[2]

The team was founded in 2009, and initial public meetings drew great interest. Over 80 attended a September 2009 meeting.[3] They began playing bouts in mid-2010.[4][5][6][7][8][9] Their first event was an exhibition held in August 2010.[10] League colors: red and black. Hellgate Roller Derby also has a junior league, the Hellgate Hellions, which welcomes girls ages 12-17 to participate.

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  1. ^ (14 November 2010). Hellgate Rollergirls bring derbies to Missoula, Missoulian, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  2. ^ a b Hellgate Rollergirls
  3. ^ Nickell, Joe (19 October 2009). Hellgate Rollergirls want derby in Garden City, Missoulian, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  4. ^ (16 September 2009). Hellgate Rollergirls, Missoula Independent, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  5. ^ (7 August 2010). After year of fundraising, Hellgate Rollergirls hold first bout, Missoulian, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  6. ^ (5 November 2010). Hellgate Rollergirls kick ass, take names, Lively Times (Charlo, Montana), Retrieved November 24, 2010
  7. ^ (8 November 2010). Roller derby gaining steam in Missoula, KPAX-TV, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  8. ^ Gadbow, Ali (6 May 2010). The making of a Rollergirl: Ali Gadbow joins the rough-and-tumble ranks of Missoula's new roller derby league, Missoula Independent, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  9. ^ (30 September 2010). State Snapshots, The Montana Standard, Retrieved November 24, 2010
  10. ^ Zivin, Jake (6 August 2010). Hellgate Rollergirls Hold First Event (text and video), KECI-TV, Retrieved November 24, 2010