OKC Roller Derby promotes health, well being, and independence of women through our continued efforts to positively impact our community while setting an example of excellence to all roller derby organizations.
Tornado Alley Rollergirls
In March 2006 405 Rollergirls dba Tornado Alley Rollergirls was formed by 8 Oklahoma City women. Reagan Kloiber (Suzi Heartbreaker), Amanda Lipscomb (Janes Affliction), Charla Lucero (Demon Doll), Carmen Bryan (Homicide), Natascha Marley (Grimm Hilda), Robyn Webb (Robotron X), Candise Chastka (Johnny Angel), Catherine Leu (Pain Fonda) were the first Tornado Alley Rollergirls. For the last 7 years Tornado Alley Rollergirls have grown and adapted to become the most successful Oklahoma City Roller Derby league in OKC.
405 Rollergirls dba Tornado Alley Rollergirls was formed by 8 OKC women. Reagan Kloiber (Suzi Heartbreaker), Amanda Lipscomb (Janes Affliction), Charla Lucero (Demon Doll), Carmen Bryan (Homicide), Natascha Marley (Grimm Hilda), Robyn Webb (Robotron X), Candise Chastka (Johnny Angel), Catherine Leu (Pain Fonda).
First new recruits join. Practice is held at Miles Rollaway Rink or area parks.
First public appearance at Gay Pride Parade.
Teams formed, Victory Dolls, Valkyrie Vixens, Cell Block 9, Homewrecking Harlots.
Second new recruits join. A warehouse is acquired for practice space.
January 7, 2007
First public bout is held, Derbytaunt Brawl at Rock N Roller Rink in Edmond. 1500 people were introduced to Derby. Hundreds were turned away at the door because the building was at maximum capacity.
Third wave of new recruits join.
Roller Derby Saved My Soul by Uncle Leon & The Alibis becomes a favorite song of rollergirls nationwide.
July 14, 2007
Route 66 Rebellion Tournament in Tulsa, OK. River Valley Rollergirls, Northwest Arkansas Rollergirls, ICT/Wichita, KS Rollergirls, Tornado Alley Rollergirls, Green Country Rollergirls.
Bout #1 RVRG 26 NWA 63
Bout#2 ICT 37 TARG 47 (Tied at the end of regulation played 1 extra Jam)
Bout#3 NWA 68 GCRG 25
Bout#4 TARG 63 RVRG 20
Bout#5 ICT 55 GCRG 62
Bout#6 TARG 51 NWA 48
Bout#7 RVRG 56 ICT 54
Bout#8 GCRG 22 TARG 37
Bout#9 NWA 56 ICT 50
3rd Place Bout
GCRG 42, RVRG 4
NWA 32, TARG 31
Route 66 Rebellion Champions: North West Arkansas
A majority of Cell Block 9 left the league to form the Red Dirt Rebellion, OKC’s Banked track league.
July 28, 2007
Search for the Rolling Grail 2007 Championship Bout
without Cell Block 9 in the competition the Harlots bouted the Vixens to find which team would don the CB9 colors and bout against the undefeated Victory Dolls. The Vixens earned the honor, and joined the remaining members of CB9 to take on the Victory Dolls.
Consolation Bout: Valkyrie Vixens 52, Homewrecking Harlots, 42
Championship Bout: Victory Dolls 77, Cell Block 9 23
The Undefeated Victory Dolls are the Champions of the Tornado Alley Rollergirls 2007 Season
JB Proposed to Naught E. Naughti at the beginning of the second half.
TARG formed two travel teams, the Trailer Thrasher’s consisting of the best of all 4 home teams, and the Trailer Hitches, the ‘b’ team. The warehouse is no longer available for practices. Practice resumes at Mile’s Rollaway Rink.
October 29, 2007
The Victory Dolls split off as a whole team, and become the Oklahoma Victory Dolls. Victory Dolls claimed Miles Rollaway Rink and TARG is again without a practice space.
Tornado Alley Rollergirls have a new venue for practices and bouts at the OKC Historic Farmers Market.
March 13, 2008
A new management team is formed and voted in. 405 Rollergirls turns over the league to Oklahoma City Roller Derby, LLC. The trade name Tornado Alley Rollergirls is transferred to OKCRD.
March 3, 2009
New team colors are voted in. Cell Block 9 orange and Valkyrie Vixen blue.
April 5, 2009
TARG logo is established and finalized.
April 19, 2009
First bout with our new team logo and colors
April 27, 2009
OKCRD logo is established and finalized.
OKCRD moves to a new practice warehouse, while continuing to play home bouts at the OKC Historic Farmers Market. With the new space and schedule flexibility, the New Recruit program is revamped
The Lightning Broads are formed as OKCRD’s new B-team, complete with their own team colors and logo.
March 1, 2011
OKCRD joins the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) as a full member league.