Get ready for uproar on the lakeshore. The Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is hosting the 2010 Women's Roller Derby Championship in Chicago this weekend.
Twelve teams from all over the U.S. will hop on their skates and compete for the big trophy. The host team, the Windy City Rollers, are pumped to bring the best of roller derby back to Chicago where Leo Seltzer first started the sport 75 years ago.
The WFTDA started in 2004 and is the governing body for women's flat track roller derby. Flat track roller derby is a fast-paced contact team sport that requires speed, strategy, and athleticism.
Today there are more than 450 flat track roller derby leagues worldwide. Don't miss the chance to see the Windy City Rollers play and possibly add another championship title to Chicago.
What: 2010 Women's Flat Track Derby Association's Championship Tournament
When: Friday, November 5 to Sunday, November 7
Where: UIC Pavilion, 525 S Racine, Chicago
Price: Tickets are $31 per day or $78 for an all-weekend pass