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Posted on June 20, 2014 in Events, News, Skater ArticlesLeave a comment

Those who have come to know and love Derby know that a relationship with her comes with many “feels.” If it were Facebook official, it would be “Complicated.” Thankfully, Derby is pretty forgiving, and wants to get back together with you as much as you want to get back together with her.

[Psst! Down here. Speaking of getting back together, The Outfit has been killing it lately, and the new June WFTDA rankings prove it. "They came out of the funk they have been in since late 2013 with some really important wins and jumped 20 places to 45, securing a 2014 playoff berth..." says Alex 'Lex Talionis' Sassoon Coby, of Derby News Network. That means you should really come see this Saturday night's home game. The Syndicate takes on Milwaukee, and the Shade Brigade faces So Ill. Get your tickets here!]

The Shade Brigade, 2009. Maude Topsy sits second row, far right.

The Shade Brigade, 2009. Maude Topsy sits second row, far right.

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Posted on May 24, 2014 in News, The Family 1 Comment

Do you know what day it is? It’s BOUT DAY.

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes to the track for their second home bout of the season today, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Doors open at 6:00pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The double-header kicks off with The Outfit’s Shakedown vs. the Southland Slashers (Channahon, IL) at 7:00pm, and the excitement keeps rolling with The Outfit’s Syndicate vs. Bleeding Heartland (Bloomington, IN). Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.

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Posted on May 22, 2014 in Events, News, Skater Articles, The FamilyLeave a comment

Teamwork is the dream work. Kim Mortal, Hero Shima and Samantha Judge stick together during the Syndicate’s Friday, May 16, 2014 bout against Cincinnati. Credit: Steve Jurkovic.

In case you’ve missed the big news, The Chicago Outfit took home three out of three spectacular wins at Spring Roll 2014 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, May 16 – 18.

Last weekend, The Syndicate prevailed against Cincinatti (208-103), Connecticut (225-85) and Tri-City (161-131). Alex ‘Lex Talionis’ Sassoon Coby of Derby News Network calls The Outfit “the big rankings winners” of Spring Roll. With those three victories secured, Flat Track Stats estimated that The Outfit jumped 15 slots in its rankings, hopefully securing a slot in the D2 playoffs.
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Posted on April 23, 2014 in Derby Moms, Skater Articles, The FamilyLeave a comment

The Chicago Outfit’s first home game of the season is coming up this Saturday, April 26th, so that means it’s time to meet some of our newest skaters! Read on to learn more about Sugar McMayhem and her Mighty Girls.

Click here for $15 advance tickets to the home opener! Tickets are $20 at the door, with discounts available online for groups of 10 or more. If a season pass is more your style, click here to find out more.

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Sugar McMayhem and two of her Mighty Girls.

Sugar McMayhem and two of her Mighty Girls.

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Posted on April 5, 2014 in EventsLeave a comment

The Chicago Outfit will be hosting their annual Spaghetti Wrestling event tonight, Saturday April 5th, 2014!

Paul Bunion (#smashtag) vs. Babe the Big Blue Ox (Keli Ka-POW-k8s), Spaghetti 2013. Copyright Steve Stearns.

What is Spaghetti Wrestling? Exactly what it sounds like.

Here are some stories from spaghet-vets:
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Posted on February 26, 2014 in Skater ArticlesLeave a comment

There’s nothing quite like the rush of new love! This last post in our Outfit Love series features new Outfit skaters sharing their feels for the team and each other.

L. On Wheels, Fox Force and Scarlett Bruiser volunteer in Evanston.

L. On Wheels, Fox Force and Scarlett Bruiser volunteer in Evanston.

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