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The Cape Fear Roller Girls Kick Off Our Season With Reporter Molly Oak from WECT TV

Molly gets a little taste of beginner derby training and contemplates what her Roller Derby nickname will be. We had a blast this morning skating with her and we've dubbed her "Holy ShmOAKs"! Can't wait to see you at our next tryouts, Molly! Thanks WECT for featuring CFRG on your show! Don't forget our Season Opening Game is This ... More

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The Cape Fear Roller Girls Skate On To The Good Evening Wilmington Set

Thanks WWAY for featuring our girls on your show! Don't forget our Season Opening Game is This Saturday! Adults $12, 6-12 $5, Under 6 FREE. You can purchase tickets at the door or buy them online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2856623 You can also purchase a 2017 Season Pass to get into all 5 home games for the ... More

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First Bout of 2017 – Saturday March 25

Doors open at 4:30, First whistle at 5:00. Cape Fear All Stars vs Beckley Area Derby Dames Cape Fear Black Harrts vs Ring City Location: Cape Fear Community College Schwartz Center Wilmington, NC Proceeds will benefit Adopt-An-ANGEL. Adults $12, 6-12 $5, Under 6 FREE. You can purchase tickets at the door or buy them online ... More

2017’s First New Recruit Boot Camp starts Feb 22! Join us!

Tired of sitting in the stands? Want to get in on the action? Looking for an exciting way to make friends and stay in shape? Cape Fear Roller Girls are seeking new recruits! CFRG welcomes competitive women from all walks of life who can dedicate the time and energy it takes to become a roller derby skater. You must be at least 18 ... More

What’s It Like to Become a Roller Girl?

I made the decision to try out for the Cape Fear Roller Girls as a girl-power infused New Year’s resolution. I missed the contact and sisterhood of the team sports I played growing up, plus who doesn’t want to have a ton of tough, badass chicks have your back? Final Assessments This is what we've been working towards. There ... More

Derby in the Off-Season

The majority of girls on the team never actually put their skates away during the off season. We spend a great deal of time at free skate in our local indoor skating rinks. Some of the ladies attended invitationals to play derby outside of our team at events such as Twas the Fight Before Christmas and Skatie Hawkins where they kept the ... More

3 CFRG Skaters Qualified To Represent Team North Carolina

Team North Carolina Women’s Roller Derby is formed from All-Stars of leagues all over our great state of North Carolina. Tryouts are held in December of each year and are open to all female skaters. The 2017 NC Team is coached by Paul of Carolina Rollergirls, Cool Hand Duke of Appalachian Rollergirls, Chief Goober of Blue Ridge Roller... More

Skater Awards 2016

To wrap up the 2016 season, we gathered together at one of our favorite spots in downtown Wilmington: The Blind Elephant Speakeasy (http://www.blindelephantspeakeasy.com/) for a night of celebration, friendship, and good old fashioned derby love. Roller Girls tend to be a crafty bunch of ladies, and a big part of the fun at awards ... More

From Derby History to Being Ranked #109 in the world!

There were several attempts to revive the sport of roller derby, but none really took off until the early 2000’s, when a group of female skaters in Austin, Texas reinvented roller derby. They created rules to allow the game to be played on a flat track and turned roller derby into a legitimate competitive sport. In 2004, the ... More