Alamo City Rollergirls

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Alamo City Rollergirls
Alamo City Rollergirls logo.jpg
Metro area San Antonio, Texas
Country United States
Founded2006
TeamsLas Tejanas (A team)
Las Pistoleras - (B team)
Bradley Bombshells
Las Luchadoras
Mustang Sallies
Las Estrellas
Track type(s)Flat
VenueRollercade [1]
Affiliations WFTDA
Org. typeLLC
Website alamocityrollergirls.com

Alamo City Rollergirls or ACRG, [2] is a women's flat-track roller derby league based in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 2006, the league played their fourth season in 2010. The ACRG are a founding member [3] of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). [4]

Roller derby contact sport

Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track. Roller derby is played by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide, mostly inside the United States.

San Antonio City in Texas, United States

San Antonio, officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, and the second-most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States, with more than 1.5 million residents. "San Antonio" ranks second worldwide on the List of popular place names. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas in 1731. The area was still part of the Spanish Empire, and later of the Mexican Republic. Today it is the state's oldest municipality. The city of San Antonio celebrated its 300th anniversary on May 1, 2018. The only other city in the United States to celebrate 300 years in 2018 was New Orleans, Louisiana.

Texas State of the United States of America

Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Teams

Alamo City currently has 4 home teams in the league, the Bradley Bombshells, Las Luchadoras, Mustang Sallies, and Las Estrellas. Alamo City operates a training program called "Asphalt Assault", an eight-week program that gets neophyte skaters up to speed. [5]

WFTDA competition

ACRG league has two travel teams: Las Tejanas (WFTDA A-Team), Las Pistoleras (B-team). [6]

Rankings

2006 map showing the first 30 WFTDA member leagues WFTDA MAP.jpg
2006 map showing the first 30 WFTDA member leagues
SeasonFinal Ranking [7] Playoffs Championship
200629 [8] N/A
200731 [9] DNQDNQ
200810 SC [10] DNQDNQ
200919 SC [11] DNQDNQ
201019 SC [12] DNQDNQ
201122 SC [13] DNQDNQ
201220 SC [14] DNQDNQ
2013120 WFTDA [15] DNQDNQ
2014111 WFTDA [16] DNQDNQ
2015202 WFTDA [17] DNQDNQ
2016180 WFTDA [18] DNQDNQ
2017287 WFTDA [19] DNQDNQ

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