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Season 7 Home Closer

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The Cornfed Derby Dames will conclude their seventh season at home on Saturday, July 8 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. Cornfed will host the Brewcity Bruisers of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a double header versus their A and B teams. The Cornfed All-Stars will open the bout at 6 p.m. followed by the Muncie Missfits at approximately 8 p.m.

The theme of the bout will be “Throwback Throwdown” which will celebrate the eras that each of the skaters were born in. Skaters and attendees both are encouraged to come dressed in the popular style of the year they were born.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with tickets costing $12 per person the day of the game or $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $8 with an ID and children ages 10 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2017 will be donated to Muncie OUTreach.

Cornfed will host a New Skater Clinic during their off-season this fall. Keep an eye on cornfeddd.com for more information.

Season 7 – Bout 3

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The Cornfed Derby Dames suffered two hard losses against Ann Arbor Roller Derby’s Arbor Bruising Co. and Ypsilanti Vigilantes on Sunday, March 12. The team is looking to change their fate at their next home game on Sunday, April 2.

Cornfed will hold its third home game of the season on Sunday, April 2 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The team will host Gem City Roller Derby of Dayton, OH and A-Town Roller Derby of Anderson, IN for a double header. Doors will open at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start time for the Cornfed All-Stars vs. Gem City’s Purple Reign followed by the Muncie Missfits vs. A-Town Roller Derby at approximately 4 p.m.

Admission is $12 per person at the door, $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $8 with an ID and children ages 10 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2017 will be donated to Muncie OUTreach.

One additional home date will take place on Saturday, July 8. Cornfed will travel to Dayton, OH on April 22, Indianapolis, IN on June 3, Cincinnati, OH on June 10, Cleveland, OH on June 24, and Quincy, IL on July 22. The Muncie Missfits will also participate in the “B-Cup Tournament” May 20 & 21 in Bloomington, IN.

Season 7 – Bout 2

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The Cornfed Derby Dames kicked off their seventh season with two very close games against the Derby City Rollergirls of Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, February 26. The Cornfed All-Stars skated away with an eight-point victory with the Muncie Missfits taking a narrow loss by 12 points.

Cornfed will hold its second home game of the season on Sunday, March 12 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The team will host Ann Arbor Roller Derby’s B and C teams for a double header. Doors will open at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start time for the Muncie Missfits vs. the Ypsilanti Vigilantes followed by the Cornfed All-Stars vs. Arbor Bruising Co. at approximately 4 p.m.

Admission is $12 per person at the door, $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $8 with an ID and children ages 10 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2017 will be donated to Muncie OUTreach.

Two additional home dates will take place on Sunday, April 2 and Saturday, July 8. Cornfed will travel to Dayton, OH on April 22, Indianapolis, IN on June 3, Cincinnati, OH on June 10, Cleveland, OH on June 24, and Quincy, IL on July 22. The Muncie Missfits will also participate in the “B-Cup Tournament” May 20 & 21 in Bloomington, IN. Due to the high costs of travel and lodging, the dames are accepting donations from fans online here.

Cornfed Announces Season 7 Home Bouts

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Muncie’s own Cornfed Derby Dames are gearing up for an action packed seventh season beginning in February. In 2016, Cornfed represented Muncie in many home and away games and tournaments throughout the Midwest. The team is now ranked 109 out of 320 international roller derby leagues in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). The addition of a B-Team, The Muncie Missfits, in 2016 has grown the league to over 30 active members.

The first home bout of season seven will be Sunday, February 26 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. Doors open at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start time. Cornfed will take on the Derby City Roller Girls of Louisville, KY in a double header versus their A & B teams.

Season 7 home games are as follows:

Sunday, February 26: All-Stars vs. Derby City Rollergirls All-Stars of Louisville, KY & Muncie Missfits vs. the Derby City Rollergirls’ Bourbon Brawlers of Louisville, KY

Sunday, March 12: All-Stars vs. Ann Arbor Derby Dimes’ Arbor Bruising Co. of Ann Arbor, MI & Muncie Missfits vs. Ann Arbor Derby Dimes’ Ypsilanti Vigilantes of Ann Arbor, MI

Sunday, April 2: All-Stars vs. Gem City Roller Derby’s Purple Reign of Dayton, OH & Muncie Missfits vs. A-Town Roller Derby of Anderson, IN

Saturday, July 8: All-Stars vs. Brewcity Bruisers’ All-Stars of Milwaukee, WI & Muncie Missfits vs. Brewcity Bruisers’ Battlestars of Milwaukee, WI

Admission is $12 per person at the door, $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $8 with an ID and children ages 10 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. A portion of all bout proceeds in 2017 will be donated to Muncie OUTreach.

In addition to their four home games, Cornfed will travel to Dayton, OH on April 22, Indianapolis, IN on June 3, Cincinnati, OH on June 10, Cleveland, OH on June 24, and Quincy, IL on July 22. The Muncie Missfits will also participate in the “B-Cup Tournament” May 20 & 21 in Bloomington, IN. Due to the high costs of travel and lodging, the dames are accepting donations from fans online here. If you or your business are interested in sponsoring the league this season contact cfddmonies@gmail.com for more information.

New Skater Clinic

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We are excited to begin our seventh season this fall and are starting the season off with a New Skater Clinic on Sunday, September 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Gibson’s Skating Arena. If you have ever contemplated getting involved with roller derby now is your chance!

The clinic is open to women 18 years and older interested in playing roller derby or men and women interested in becoming referees. No previous skating experience is necessary; our talented coaching staff will spend the clinic teaching the basic skating skills of roller derby. The following gear is required at the clinic: quad roller skates, mouth guard, helmet, elbow pads, wrist guards, and knee pads. Much of the required gear is available to borrow from the Dames.

The clinic is just $5 to attend and does not require any long-term league commitment. If you do choose to join the league, a two-week boot camp will follow the clinic and expand on skating skills before league practices resume in October. Pre-registration is required, to register or if you have any additional questions email cfddrecruitment@gmail.com.

 

 

Last Doubleheader of the Season vs. Naptown Roller Girls

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Cornfed vs. Naptown

The Cornfed Derby Dames (CFDD) will hold their final doubleheader of season 6 on Saturday, July 9 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The CFDD All-Stars will take on the Naptown Roller Girls Warning Belles (Indianapolis) and the Muncie Missfits will be playing the Naptown Roller Girls Third Alarm (Indianapolis).

The last time the Dames played the Warning Belle’s was in May of 2015. This hard fought game resulted in a loss for Cornfed 122 to Naptown’s 161. The Dames are looking for a win at home to finish up season six!

Doors open for the double header at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. start time for the All-Stars game. Tickets at the door are $10 per person or $8 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $5 with an ID and children ages 10 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. An after party will follow the game at Big Shots Pub, 700 S. Nichols St. A portion of all bout proceeds this season will benefit For Girls By Girls, Inc.

Third Home Bout of Season 6 on June 12

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The Cornfed Derby Dames (CFDD) are on a winning streak after defeating two teams at home and making some impressive wins at the K-town Shakedown tournament. Next up for the Dames is a doubleheader Sunday, June 12 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave. The CFDD All-Stars will take on the Gem City Rollergirls (Dayton) and the Muncie Missfits will be playing A-town Roller Derby (Anderson).

Doors open for the double header at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. start time. Tickets at the door are $10 per person or $8 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $5 with an ID and children ages 10 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two children). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. An after party will follow the game at Big Shots Pub, 700 S. Nichols St. A portion of all bout proceeds this season will benefit For Girls By Girls, Inc.

K-Town Shakedown Recap

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The Cornfed Derby Dames competed in their first tournament ever from April 29 to May 1 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The tournament named, “K-Town Shakedown,” invited 23 women’s and men’s flat track roller derby teams from all over North America to compete.13072772_1124252294281393_8274399431152855330_o

The Dames played in three games throughout the weekend versus North Texas Roller Derby (Denton, TX), Border City Brawlers (Windsor, ON, Canada), and Dupage Derby Dames (Roselle, IL). In the first game North Texas took the win with a nail-biting final score of 171 to the Dames’ 170. In game two the Dames came out on top of Border City 302 to 114. Lastly, in their toughest game of the weekend, the Dames pulled out a win against Dupage 198 to 172.

13072654_1125621280811161_595976963030501685_oThe Dames want to thank their fans and the Muncie community as a whole for their continued support of the league over the past six years. The next chance to see the Dames in action is Sunday, June 12 at Gibson’s Skating Arena. The Cornfed Derby Dames All-Stars will take on the Gem City Rollergirls of Dayton, Ohio at 2 p.m. Following the first game, the Cornfed Derby Dames Muncie Missfits will play A-Town Roller Derby of Anderson, Indiana.

Dames & Paints Fundraising Event

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12422172_10207085794761094_1129853330_oMuncie’s own Cornfed Derby Dames will be attending their first tournament ever this season. While this is an exciting opportunity, it’s also very expensive. Between the high cost of registration fees, gas money, hotel bills, and food, the Dames are left scrounging for the funds to make this dream a reality. Here’s your chance to help out while having fun!

On Wednesday, April 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Dames will host a “Dames & Paints” workshop at The Fickle Peach in Downtown Muncie. This popular workshop presented by Cornerstone Center for the Arts will cost just $35 per person and will include one pint of craft beer or a glass of wine. The evening’s featured painting design, pictured above, was inspired by Cornfed’s own “Rosie” logo, but other roller derby designs will be available to paint as well.

The Dames will be on hand for meet and greets with fans or even to sign autographs! Exclusive Cornfed Derby Dames merchandise will also be available for purchase that evening. To sign up for the event email cornfeddd@gmail.com. Pre-registration is required, payments will be due the evening of the event in the form of cash, check, or card.

Don’t miss the Dames in action at their next home bout on Sunday, April 3. The All-Stars will take on Chicago Outfit’s Shade Brigade followed by the Muncie Missfits versus the Circle City Derby Girls Party Crashers. Tickets for the bout are available through any Cornfed Derby Dame, online at Brown Paper Tickets, or at the door the day of the event. For more information about the Dames’ upcoming games click here.

CFDD prepares for second game of Season 6

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If you missed the Cornfed Derby Dames’ (CFDD) home opener it’s not too late to see them in action this season! After a huge win over the Derby City Rollergirls, the CFDD All-Stars have set their sights on Chicago Outfit’s Shade Brigade of Chicago,Illinois and the CFDD Muncie Missfits will play Circle City Derby Girls’ Party Crashers Sunday, April 3 at Gibson’s Skating Arena, 2610 S. Mock Ave.

Doors open for the double header at 3 p.m. with a 4 p.m. start time. Tickets at the door are $10 per person or $8 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or from any Cornfed Derby Dame. College students are just $5 with an ID and children ages 10 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two child
ren). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the concession stand. An after party will follow the game at Big Shots Pub, 700 S. Nichols St. A portion of all bout proceeds this season will benefit For Girls By Girls, Inc.

This will be your last chance to see the dames in action before they travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan to participate in the “K-Town Shakedown” tournament. The team is currently fundraising to help cover the costs of the tournament. Donations may be made online here.