Emerald City Roller Girls
The Emerald City Roller Girls (ECRG) is a roller derby league based in Eugene, Oregon. Founded in 2007, the league currently consists of three teams, and a mixed team which competes against teams from other leagues.
|Metro area||Eugene, OR|
|Teams||Skatesaphrenics (travel team)|
The Church of Sk8in
Flat Track Furies
|Venue||Lane County Fairgrounds|
Emerald City was founded in January 2007 by a group of women who had met through a knitting circle, and a posting on Craigslist. By January 2010, the league had around 80 skaters.
The Junior Gems junior roller derby league is an offshoot of Emerald City.
- Andrea Damewood, "Retro Fitness", Eugene Register-Guard, 9 May 2007, p.1
- Bonnie Shelton and Brandon O'Rourke, "Eugene Roller Derby: 'This is not scripted. This is real'", KATU, 27 January 2010
- Nick Krupke, "Kaptivating Kidz: Roller Derby Revival with Junior Gems", KCBY, 24 May 2011
- "Current Rankings Archived April 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine", WFTDA