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Windy City Rollers Sat Oct 16 2010

2010 National Roller Derby Championships Announced

Hold onto your hats, folks: Hundreds of roller derby girls are poised to descend on Chicago.

Uproar on the Lakeshore, the 2010 WFTDA national roller derby championships, is held this year in our fair city from Friday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 7 at the UIC Pavilion (525 S Racine). Twelve teams from across the country will be contending for the title of 2010 WFTDA (Women's Flat Track Derby Association) champion: the Texas Rollergirls, B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls, Minnesota Rollergirls, Charm City Roller Girls, Philly Roller Girls, Mad Rollin' Dolls, Oly Rollers, Nashville Rollergirls, Gotham Girls Roller Derby, Rocky Mountain Rollergirls, Kansas City Roller Warrios, and the Windy City Rollers.


The schedule has been posted, and you can also download the bracket here. Gapers Block will continue to provide coverage through the event, so be sure to check back in.

Tickets are $31 daily or $78 for an all-weekend pass. Trackside (aka "Suicide")/VIP seating is $123 for an all-weekend pass (no daily VIP tix). Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.

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Arpad / October 28, 2010 2:25 AM

Now that the brackets are posted, isn't it time to start drafting the "tabletop derby" team?

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