Fountain City Roller Derby (FCRD), formerly Dead Girl Derby, has been bringing its roller derby brand to the Kansas City community since 2009. FCRD started with just three skaters; by the second season, it had grown to support four house teams. The league is among the largest roller derby leagues in the country, and its teams and players compete in three different rule sets: MADE, USARS, and WFTDA. Currently, the league has more than 150 members of all genders and backgrounds ranging in age from 18 to 54, which comprise four women’s teams and four all-gender teams.
Fountain City’s competitive, women’s intraleague play features five teams. These skaters pass rigorous skills assessments to earn the right to help their teams bring home the championship trophy at the end of the season. These teams are:
Open Gender Teams
Fountain City’s competitive, open gender division is intraleague action for skaters of all genders. Skaters dole out hard hits and fast-paced action to reign supreme every season. These teams are:
Zombie League Teams
Zombie League serves as a beginner-friendly introduction to roller derby and an opportunity for skaters to improve their skills while building their confidence on the track. These teams are: