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wftda The South Shore Roller Girls (SSRG) are Northwest Indiana’s premier women’s flat track roller derby league. Founded in 2013, SSRG became a Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) member league in 2017.
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South Shore Roller Girls Welcome New Coaches for 2018 Season - Meet SSRG’s 2018 coaches – Tekilla Shot (left) and Spark Plug (right)! Not new to Roller Derby, but new to coaching the team! What made you decide to become a coach? Spark Plug–I became a coach because I love the game and wanted to stay involved, but needed to step away from the contact due to […]
GETTING TO KNOW SSRG: DERAILERS’ CAPTAINS - An interview with LuchaGora and Spark Plug Lucha Gora #04 This was our first season with an A and B team captain model, so our interpretation of what a captain is is always evolving and changing. In essence, the job of the captain is to be an advocate for her team – standing up for […]
become_a_sponsor FEATURED SPONSOR - Lombard Roller Rink is home to a few Windy City Rollers and Chicago Bruise Brothers. Complete with a beautiful wood floor, snack bar and skate shop, this is the perfect place to get out to for the night, holiday skate sessions, or different classes for the whole family. It is also your one stop shop […]
SOUTH SHORE ROLLER GIRLS SEARCH FOR NEW SKATERS -   Come try out derby! Are you looking for a new and exciting workout and sport? Come try out roller derby! Now is the time to lace up some skates and learn alongside the SSRG. Derby 101 will begin Sunday, January 7, 2018 and is scheduled every Sunday in January at Neighbors’ Eductional Opportunities (NEO) […]
GETTING TO KNOW THE SOUTH SHORE ROLLER GIRLS: SKATER HIGHLIGHT - A closer look at the members of SSRG We’re mixing it up this newsletter and spotlighting the Co-Captains of the Runaways.  The next edition will feature the Co-Captains of the Derailers. Pictured: IntimiDREtion (650) and Colorado CrusHER (532), Co-Captains of SSRG Runaways Runaways: Colorado CrusHER Runaways’ Captain, Colorado CrusHER #532, began playing roller derby in […]
AROUND THE TRACK - What’s all that arm-waving and whistling about?! This nifty guide, provided courtesy of the Texas Roller Girls, shows some common referee hand signals you’re likely to see during a bout. (See, it’s a “no pack” being called, not a referee acting like a mime!) For more official WFTD referee hand signals, click here. Facebook us […]
NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: 2017 - 2017 Event Recaps Kicking up Dust SSRG had a busy year filled with outreach events and multiple mixers.  Here’s what you may have missed! November 5: SSRG geared up for the holiday season. Check out our Christmas Tree. October 20: Figure 8 Brewing and SSRG teamed up to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Valparaiso!   October […]
BECOME A SUPERFAN! - Do you love roller derby?  Do you love the South Shore Roller Girls?  Do you put our bouts on your calendar weeks, or even months in the future?  Do you come hang out with us at after parties, parades, or just about anything that we do?  Do you have a favorite South Shore Roller Girl […]
CHRISTMAS WITH SSRG - The South Shore Roller Girls got into the holiday spirit by decorating a tree on November 5th at the Indiana Welcome Center. There is a rollergirl for the tree topper! Stop by 7770 Corinne Dr, Hammond, Indiana 46323, to see it and many other trees decorated by the community at the South Shore CVA annual exhibit.