OC Roller Girls in Orange County California

Help Us Build

Building Our Future Together
In 2006, the OC Roller Girls burst on the scene to become Orange County’s roller derby league, borne of the blood, sweat and tears of about 20 members. Since the early days, the league has been DIWO (do it with others) and we are at it again.
With your help we have grown the league into one of the most recognized derby leagues in the region to include over 230 members with 7 skate levels, 12 teams and a strong training program.
We have expanded to include our own skate school, in addition to our retail skate supply shop that carries our exclusive OCRG goodies. All this growth made it necessary for us to step up our game to continue to thrill the greatest fans!!
The Banked Track “The Beast”
In 2011, thanks to your help we were able to purchase supplies, build our banked track, host arena and  warehouse games, placed 5th at Battle on the Bank Tournament in Arizona and made the front page (twice) of the OC Register.  We planned for more games in the last half of the year but in October, we found out that the practice space we were using would no longer be available and the track had to go into storage. We then began the hunt for a new home.

Photo of OC Roller Girls by Jay Mungia Banked Track Home

Finding an indoor home for our banked track was no easy task. Our track needs at least 8,000 sf of open space with a high ceiling and no poles. The building had to have parking, bathrooms and flooring that can handle the track. The owners and managers of the building had to be supportive of our derby program and the city needed to be derby friendly.  Did I mention we had to do all this within our member-supported budget?
In 2012, we found a new home in Santa Ana. With a combo of begging and pleading and sharing our story… We have successfully leased a building and are  ready for your help!
The building has an amazing honeycombed dome roof, we have doubled the size of our shop to offer more services to our fans, there is room for skater and ref locker rooms, and a place to expand our off-skates classes.
The Move: Complete
Moving is expensive. Getting the building improved took lots of time and money. We had to put down deposits for the lease and electricity. The building still needs some work: we need to update the plumbing, fixtures, flooring, lighting, locker rooms, bathrooms, along with adding a scoreboard and sound.
We borrowed funds to cover the expense of moving into our new home. Thank you to everyone that helped us  online and at the live fundraising events.
How Can You Keep US Rolling ?
We  continue to host our flat and furious games in Huntington Beach and banked track games in our own home. With a new home for our track, we  put you, our fans, up close and personal to some of the most hard-hitting, fast-paced banked derby action around.
We are currently in need of your skills, supplies or assistance as we make way for the future!
Please let us know how you would like to help and lets get this rolling!
DONATE through PayPal to info (at) ocrollergirls (dot) com
Donate to any skater or mail to the  SHOP
Purchase supplies (cleaning , fixtures, upholstery, flooring, ladders, paint, and shelving)
IDEAS? Email us at build (at) ocrollergirls (dot) come
Donate your skills: electrical, concrete staining, painting, sound engineering, carpentry

Thank you so much!
OC Roller Girls