Rollercon Official program

Description (Brief):

Rollercon Official Program, July 23-27, 2014. Rollercon is the first All-Girl Roller Derby convention in Las Vegas, Nevada where more than 400 skaters from 50 leagues were represented from both flat track and banked leagues.

Description (Brief)

Modern roller derby began in 2001 after four teams were formed and founded under the Bad Girls Good Women Productions name. In 2002, the Texas Rollergirls were formed from 65 members of the first BGGW teams after a disagreement over management practices caused a permanent split. BGGW took the remaining 15 skaters and became the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls forming a banked track league. The flat track derby uses a not-for-profit organizational model with skaters running the leagues and using their own money to buy rink time, produce tournaments, print programs and putting any money earned back into the organization.

Date Made: 2014

Location: Currently not on view

Level Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: WomenName Of Sport: Roller Derby

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.3108.06Nonaccession Number: 2016.3108Catalog Number: 2016.3108.06

Object Name: program, roller derby

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b1f7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1820355

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