AZRD Qualifies for WFTDA Playoffs

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (Aug. 3, 2012) – Arizona Roller Derby (AZRD) has qualified as the #7 seed for the 2012 Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) West Regional Playoffs held Sept. 21-23 in Richmond, CA. The tournament seeding reflects the WFTDA regional rankings for the second quarter, which was based on sanctioned bouts played through ... More

March 2012 Fan Favorite Winner

Congratulations to Taylor Harness for picking the Prim Reaper of the Surly Gurlies for Arizona Roller Derby March fan favorite!   Taylor’s winning comment was “Nobody could touch her! Absolutely an inspiration, amazing!”  Taylor and Prim had a great time at their photo shoot and meeting each other and Taylor hopes to play roller ... More

February 2012 Fan Favorite Winner

Congratulations to Jessica Matthews for picking Mean Deneen of the Bad News Beaters for the Arizona Roller Derby February Fan Favorite! Jessica won because she said Mean Deneen "...is my inspiring Language Arts Teacher. She is wonderful and she teaches us that even though we fall we can always get back up!" She also said her experience was ... More

January 2012 Boys Fan Favorite Winner

In January Arizona Roller Derby had the pleasure of playing a double header with The Phoenix Rattleskates, an all mens roller derby league! Please congratulate Sidelicious for being the mens fan favorite winner for Jan 2012! Rebecca Mejia voted for you because she had a wonderful family night and Sid had "fancy feet." If you want a chance to ... More

January 2012 Fan Favorite Winner

Please congratulate Alisa Chavez, the ladies fan favorite winner for Jan 2012! Alisa voted for the incomparable Ginger Reeking Havoc of the Bad News Beaters. Alisa said she voted for Havoc because "She is a bad As$, DUH?" Thank you Alisa for voting and thank you Havoc for being a total bad As$. If you want a chance to win the fan favorite ... More

AZRD Decorates Christmas Tree at Phoenix Children's Hospital

The skaters of Arizona Roller Derby generously donated their time, energy and creativeness off the track to help create and display some beautiful ornaments at the Phoenix Childrens Hospital in downtown Phoenix. The girls of all the teams, Bad News Beaters, Surly Gurlies, Brawlarinas, Bruisers, and Smash Squad, all participated not only in ... More

Charity Events With AZRD

Arizona Roller Derby held a can food drive at our November home bout We collected can food for the Desert Mission Food Bank. Thanks to all your help we were able to donate 182 pounds of food to help those in need. We had the opportunity to tour the facility and see where the donations would be going!! In December Arizona Roller Derby will be ... More

AZRD Featured in Swamp Coolers Music Video

The Swamp Coolers play authentic, American roots rock and instrumental surf music. Their recordings are popular on every continent and their song, "I Want To Be An Astronaut", was chosen by NASA in a recent worldwide competition. The 2011 release of their "Greatest Surf Hits" immediately climbed to the top of the surf music charts as did the ... More

October 2011 Fan Favorite Winner

Please join us in congratulating our Fan Favorite winner from October’s bout – Melissa Whitehead! The skater she voted for is The Surly Gurlies’ one and only Luz Chaos! The comment that won Melissa two free VIP tickets and a picture with Luz Chaos was “She is BAD A$S…she moves like Jagger!” Melissa has been a fan of ours for three ... More