Old Capitol City Roller Girls (OCCRG) is a roller derby league based in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 2008, the league currently consists of a single team which competes against teams from other leagues.
The league began practicing in late 2008.
[2 ] In April 2010, it defeated the [3 ] Des Moines Derby Dames travel team, for that league's first ever loss. [4 ]
Old Capitol City was accepted into the
Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program in October 2010, and became a full member of the WFTDA in January 2012. [5 ] [6 ]
OCCRG changed their name in 2015 to
Old Capitol City Roller Derby in order to project more gender inclusiveness, at the same time as changed the league organization to a non-profit. [1 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Uhl, Celine (19 March 2015). "New season, new name for Iowa City’s roller derby team". Little Village . Retrieved . 19 April 2015
^ Ryan Suchomel, "Rollin' out again", , November 28, 2008 Iowa City Press-Citizen
^ Meredith Hines-Dochterman, "Get out of their way", , January 14, 2009 The Gazette
^ Aaron W. Jaco, "These dames get rough", , April 14, 2010 Des Moines Register
^ " WFTDA Apprentice Program Welcomes 10 New Leagues", WFTDA, 5 October 2010
^ " WFTDA Adds Three New Members", WFTDA, 10 January 2012