Austin born and bred, Texas Rollergirls was formed in 2003 as the only sports league of its kind. Nine years later, the sport of flat track roller derby has grown exponentially and is now played by more than 1,000 leagues worldwide. In its current incarnation, roller derby is a genuine athletic competition complete with standardized rules, divisions, annual tournaments and an international governing body: the Women%u2019s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) %u2014 Texas Rollergirls is one of the founding members. With four home teams bursting with talent and the all-star Texecutioner squad consistently in the national rankings, Texas Rollergirls %u2013 the %u201Cgodmothers of flat track derby%u201D %u2013 are an admired and highly visible presence in the roller derby world. Their year-round bouts are regularly covered by local, national, and international media.
The Texas Rollergirls is skater-owned and operated. The league was born and bred in Austin, Texas, and is composed of four teams with a loyal, enthusiastic fan base: the Hell Marys, Hotrod Honeys, Honky Tonk Heartbreakers, and Hustlers. Public bouts are held at Playland Skate Center, as well as the Travis County Expo Center and skating rinks throughout Texas. In addition to regular-season bouts, the girls also skate in exhibition games and are available for personal appearances.