Postcard for the Texas Shootout, Womens Flat Track Derby Association Championship Tournament, 2007

Description (Brief):

Postcard for the Texas Shootout, Womens Flat Track Derby Association Championship Tournament, 2007.

Description (Brief)

Modern roller derby began in 2001 after four teams were formed and founded under the Bad Girls Good Women Productions (BGGW) name. In 2002, the flat track derby, Texas Rollergirls was 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. A truly grass roots movement, the flat track derby uses a not-for-profit organizational model with female identifying skaters running the leagues and using their own money to buy rink time, produce tournaments, and print programs, putting any money earned, back into the organization.

Date Made: 2007

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: Roller DerbyLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: Women

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0189.07.3Accession Number: 2016.0189Catalog Number: 2016.0189.07.3

Object Name: roller derby post card

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 6 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-05b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1820740

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