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PRESS Kit

All you need to know about El Paso Roller Derby

El Paso Roller Derby is a non-profit 501(c)3, competitive sports organization. We strive to improve individual athleticism, self-discipline, and character while promoting team unity. Our program provides structured training, instruction, and competition, preparing our members to represent El Paso at a national and international level. We are dedicated to providing community outreach through events, activities, and charity sponsorship. 

Check out the latest El Paso Roller Derby press releases here!

 

QUICK PROFILE

Organization Name: El Paso Roller Derby
Organization Type: 501c3 non-profit
Established: 2010
Location: El Paso, TX
Tag Line: “Stand tall, put on your crown and dig into your inner sweetness.” – EPRD Pineapple

Sport: Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby (WFTDA)
Home Season: April-December
Travel Season: Year Round

Website:  www.eprollerderby.com & www.elpasorollerderby.com

Game Location: Nations Tobin Recreation Center - 8831 Railroad Drive

Practice Location: Nations Tobin Recreation Center - 8831 Railroad Drive

TEAMS

All-Star/Travel Team:

  • TexPistols

    • team color: Yellow

    • ranking type: regional and global

 

B-Team/Travel Team:

  • Pistol WhipHers

    • team color: Red

    • ranking type: regional

Open Gender/Travel Team: (debuting 2024 Season)

  • Pistoleros

    • team color: yellow

    • ranking type: N/A

 

Home Recreational Teams:

  • Beast Mode

    • team color: Black w/Pink

  • Crash Test Dollies

    • team color: Purple

  • Derby Bliss Brigade

    • team color: Blue

  • Hooligans

    • team color: Green

Other Programs:

  • Tumbleweeds (skaters in training)

  • LVL 2's (bouters in training)

  • TexPistols Practice Squad

  • Pistol WhipHers Practice Squad

  • Pistoleros Practice Squad

  • Team Zebra (skating & non-skating officials)

  • Sibling League : All-Star Juárez

MEMBERSHIP (as of January 1, 2024)

Total Members: 120

Total Players: 78

Total Skaters in training: 15

 

LEAGUE DEMOGRAPHIC

AGE

18-25 : 10%

26-35: 39%

36-45: 35%

46-55: 16%

 

LGBTQIA+

49%

 

ACTIVE/RETIRED MILITARY

23%

 

ETHNICITY:

Asian: 2%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 67%

Indigenous/Native American: 7%

White/Caucasian: 30%

 

COMMON ABBREVIATIONS

  • EPRD  (El Paso Roller Derby)

  • TP  (TexPistols)

  • PW  (Pistol WhipHers)

  • POG (Pistoleros - Open Gender)

  • BM  (Beast Mode)

  • CTD  (Crash Test Dollies)

  • DBB  (Derby Bliss Brigade)

  • H  (Hooligans)

  • TW  (Tumbleweeds)

  • TPPS  (TexPistols Practice Squad)

  • PWPS  (Pistol WhipHers Practice Squad)

  • TZ  (Team Zebra)

  • WFTDA (Women's Flat Track Derby Association)

Public Relations Contact : elpasorollerderbypr@gmail.com (Cheetah Frida)

ARCHIVE

https://kisselpaso.com/get-ready-to-rumble-at-el-paso-roller-derbys-season-opener/

 

https://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-roller-derby-kicks-off-season-with-a-couple-of-games-in-ne-el-paso/

 

https://visitelpaso.com/events/roller-derby-2023-season-opener

 

https://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-roller-derby-kicks-off-season-with-a-couple-of-games-in-ne-el-paso/

 

https://kisselpaso.com/el-paso-roller-derby-aurellias-brewhouse-launch-women-brewed-beer-jammer-juice/

 

https://allevents.in/el%20paso/jammer-juice-release-party-with-the-el-paso-roller-derby/200024461791157?ref=past-event-page

 

https://www.krwg.org/community-calendar/event/el-paso-roller-derby-season-opener-14-04-2023-10-55-12

 

https://cbs4local.com/news/local/el-paso-roller-derby-team-representing-us-in-international-competition-in-mexico-city

 

https://kisselpaso.com/el-paso-roller-derby-non-profit-night/

 

https://kisselpaso.com/after-a-hiatus-the-brave-el-paso-roller-derby-ladies-are-back/

 

https://cbs4local.com/sports/sports-headlines/el-paso-roller-derby-welcomes-fans-back-into-the-stands#

 

https://cbs4local.com/just-4-fun/2019-el-paso-roller-derby-season-starts#

 

https://cbs4local.com/just-4-fun/el-paso-roller-derby-girls-take-on-tucson-team#

 

https://www.ktsm.com/community/day-at-the-derby-soldiers-veterans-and-military-wives-lace-up/

 

https://www.theprospectordaily.com/2015/02/24/el-paso-roller-derby-teams-strives-to-empower-women-develop-self-image/

 

https://cbs4local.com/just-4-fun/el-paso-roller-derby-girls-take-on-tucson-team

 

https://www.ktsm.com/sports/tex-pistols-to-open-season-vs-dcrd/

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