Ramps & Rollers Party

When: Saturday, January 21 & Sunday, January 22

Museum hours:
Saturday, January 21: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 22: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540

For more information and timing of events:
https://dupagechildrens.org/learning-experiences/for-families/family-eve...

Roll into in the family-friendly fun with the DuPage Derby Dames as they put their skating skills in motion! The DuPage Children’s Museum is celebrating the 30th birthday celebration of Mission in Motion with a Ramps & Rollers Party this weekend! See if you can spot your favorite Dame on and off skates at the S.M.A.R.T. Cafe, scooter obstacle course, art studio, or at the coaster rides! Activities include:
Scooter Obstacle Course
Giant Kerplunk
Imagination Playground™
Light Table Ramps
Zip Tracks
Recycled Roller Coasters
Wheel Works of Art
Mini Coaster Rides
Performance by Chicago Hoop Dancers
Chinese Yo-yo Performance
And more!

**Ramps & Rollers Party activities are included with museum admission or membership.

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Happy New Year, DuPage Derby Dames Fans!

As the year comes to a close, the Dames reflect on the 2016 season by sharing some of their favorite moments. None of these moments would be possible without the derby love from our fun-tastic fans! Thank you all for your support and making 2016 a memorable year in Dames history! Check out some of our favorite moments up on our blog now!

Can’t wait to see your favorite Dames in action in 2017? Be sure to mark your calendars for our season home opener on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the Coachlite Skate Center in Roselle!

Oh Hot Dame Holiday Shopping!

Support your favorite roller derby league this holiday season when you shop online! Find all of your holiday essentials including gifts, decorations, and much more. “Start With a Smile” at smile.amazon.com for your holiday shopping and Amazon donates a portion of your purchase price to the DuPage Derby Dames, at no cost to you!

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, select the Dames as your charitable organization to send donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. From then on, your selection will be retained, and every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

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DuPage Derby Dames 3rd Annual Halloween Fundraiser & Chili Cook-Off!

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Coach House Bar & Grill, 1626 E. Algonquin Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

Oh Hot Dame!!! Join the DuPage Derby Dames at our annual Halloween Fundraiser & Chili Cook-Off! Enjoy chili made with derby love! YOU be the judge and decide who will win best chili! Buy a wristband and savor all you can eat chili and an open bar (call drinks, beer, and wine) from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Dress to impress and enter the costume contest for a chance to win a prize! All proceeds from the fundraiser will support the DuPage Derby Dames. We appreciate and love our fans like zombies love brains! Don’t miss out on a spook-tacular fun time!

Details include:

$30 Wristbands (include all you can eat and drink!) **some exclusions apply

$2 Dames’ Shots

Raffle Prizes

50/50 Raffle

Costume Contest

Dames’ Scavenger Hunt

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DuPage Derby Dames Derby Prom 2016

When: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Coachlite Skate Center, 1291 Bryn Mawr Ave., Roselle, IL 60172
Price: $12 online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2665902 or $15 at the door. (Skate rentals available for an additional cost.)
Ages: 18 and over

Oh Hot Dame! The DuPage Derby Dames are hosting a roller derby prom open to the derby community of skaters, officials, and fans! Wear your fanciest prom attire and lace up your skates to roll with us in an evening full of classic prom fun—derby style! Come out and show us your best dance moves, take silly pictures at the photo booth, play games, win prizes, and snack on deliciousness from our homemade bake sale goodies!

Details include:
-skating and dancing
-music/DJ
-photo booth (with a classic balloon arch)
-games
-prizes
-raffles
-awards
-bake sale and snacks

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DuPage Derby Dames Season Closer

Oh Hot Dame! The DuPage Derby Dames hit the track one last time in 2016! First up, it’s Dames versus Dames in a game where the fans pick the rules! Then stay to catch our final home game of the season as the Dames’ Outrage go skate-to-skate against the Barbed Wire Betties (DeKalb County, Illinois).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
First bout at 6:00 p.m.
DuPage Derby Dames: Team Darkness vs. Team Rainbow
Second bout approximately at 7:30 p.m.
DuPage Derby Dames Outrage vs. Barbed Wire Betties

Coachlite Skate Center
1291 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Roselle, IL 60172

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Kids 8 and under free!
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2626998

Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.

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DuPage Derby Dames

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Fresh Meat Boot Camp Tryouts!

Stength. Community. Empowerment. We've got it all! Want in?

The Dames are looking for both new recruits and experienced skaters ages 18 and over. No prior roller derby knowledge is necessary to tryout, but having solid skating ability is a huge plus. Boot camp tryouts consist mainly of endurance drills on skates to gauge how comfortable each person is on skates.

Where: Coachlite Skate Center, 1291 Bryn Mawr Ave., Roselle, IL 60172

Contact: Training@DuPageDerbyDames.com for more information.

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Roller Derby Double Header!

DuPage Derby Dames vs. Killamazoo Derby Darlins Killa Crew & Kill Stars

Oh Hot Dame! Get ready Roselle, the DuPage Derby Dames return to the track on August 27th to take on the Killamazoo Derby Darlins Killa Crew and Kill Stars!

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
First bout at 6:00 p.m.
DuPage Derby Dames Onslaught vs. Killamazoo Derby Darlins Killa Crew
Second bout approximately at 7:30 p.m.
DuPage Derby Dames Uproar vs. Killamazoo Derby Darlins Kill Stars

Coachlite Skate Center
1291 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Roselle, IL 60172

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Kids 8 and under free!
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2564634

Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.

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Roller Derby Sizzles and Scorches in the Suburbs!

DuPage Derby Dames vs. Barbed Wire Betties & Chicago Riots vs. Killamazoo Killer Beez

Oh Hot Dame! Get ready Roselle, the DuPage Derby Dames return to the track on July 16th to take on the Barbed Wire Betties! Check out some junior roller derby in the opening bout as the Chicago Riots go skate to skate against the Killamazoo Killer Beez!

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
First bout at 6:00 p.m.
Chicago Riots vs. Killamazoo Killer Beez
Second bout approximately at 7:30 p.m.
DuPage Derby Dames Outrage vs. Barbed Wire Betties

Coachlite Skate Center
1291 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Roselle, IL 60172

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Kids 8 and under free!
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2554425

Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.

Help the Dames as we support our local charity, People’s Resource Center, in their Back to School Supply Drive. Supplies collected will benefit more than 300 families in the DuPage community. Here’s a list of options:
backpacks
colored pencils
compasses
crayons
erasers
glue or glue sticks
highlighters
index cards
kid’s markers
kid’s scissors
loose-leaf paper
pencils
pens
protractors
rulers
scientific calculators
spiral notebooks
sticky notepads
2-pocket folders

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