Category: Announcements

Get Close to the Action. Join the Ref Riders!

If you want to see roller derby up close but aren’t ready for a big hit, join the Ref Riders, our officiating crew! TCDG needs officials to staff our games, which are governed by WFTDA’s standard practices and rules. For interested officials, WFTDA offers…

Tonight! Come Learn about Men’s Roller Derby in Champaign

Are you interested in the future of men’s roller derby in the Champaign area? TCDG Coach Bryan Elder is having an informational meeting tonight, July 24th at Billy Bob’s in Ogden, IL 7:00 p.m. Here’s more, straight from the horse’s — er — coach’s mouth:…

Sometimes We Mash it Up

On August 29-30, some of our skaters will be participating, of their own accord, in The Great Midwest Mash-up in Springfield, Illinois. The eight mash-up teams will be made up of individual skaters from across the Midwest. A member of the Twin City Derby Girls…

A “Stinging” Farewell

Derby’s fierce black and yellow sweetheart leaves a sting as she says farewell to her TCDG family. Polly Nator, five and a half year vet and one of the handful of early members of TCDG, will be starting the next chapter of her life…

An Essential Thank You

It’s roller derby. Bumps and bruises? Just colorful memories of on-the-track action. But once in a while, we really need therapy. Massage therapy! And the experts at Essential Health Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork of Savoy, Illinois, recently visited our practices to work on our issues….

It’s Venus vs. Mars at Home Bout 4/19

The women of the TCDG Evil Twins take on the men of the Capital City Hooligans this Sunday, April 19th at Skateland in Savoy, IL! Tickets are $8, $5 with a student ID, and kids 8 and under are free! This is not one to…

TCDG Coverage in “Smile Politely”

Daina Kiela of Smile Politely visited our Twin City Derby Girls tryouts. Check out her story here. It’s funny but, when I left, I felt a tinge of regret for not trying out for the team. If you are female, at least 18 years…

TCDG Seeking Referees!

Twin City Derby Girls, your local roller derby league, is recruiting skating officials to serve as referees during scrimmages and to train for officiating during our home bouts. You don’t need to identify as a woman to be a ref! Being a referee requires…

TCDG Fundraiser

Get out your legwarmers, tease up your hair–party with the derby girls–be there or be square! TCDG is throwing an ’80’s Party! The fun starts at 9 pm on June 1st at Memphis on Main, 55 E. Main Street in Champaign. Your $5 cover benefits…

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