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Arch Rival Roller Derby’s C-team, the Fleur De Linquents, are set to compete at the upcoming Queeny Quad Quake at Midwest Sport Hockey on Saturday, December 14. The team recently announced the 17-skater roster for the event and the line-up features nine skaters that will be making their ARCH debuts that night. The FDLs meet the COMO Roller Derby All Stars in the semifinal round. The 30-minute game takes place at 6:30 pm and the winner meets the victor of the semifinal game between the St. Chux...

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A brand new local season of Arch Rival Roller Derby launches this weekend at Queeny Park and the first cycle of our seven-event campaign features an inaugural tournament featuring a quartet of area flat-track franchises. The Queeny Quad Quake takes place on Saturday, December 14 at Midwest Sport Hockey in Ballwin, MO (570 Weidman Road). Doors for the event open at 6 pm and the evening’s first whistle blows at 6:30 pm. The format of the tournament features a pair of 30-minute semifinal games th...

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Since 2007, Arch Rival Roller Derby has partnered with an area non-for-profit organization and has raised funds with a 50/50 raffle drawing that takes place at our local games. As selected by League members, our Charity partner for the 2019-20 local season is St. Louis Crisis Nursery. Patrons at ARCH events at Midwest Sport Hockey at Queeny Park can help contribute with a purchase of a solo raffle ticket or multiple entries. Half the proceeds of the 50/50 drawing will go directly to Crisis Nurse...

ARCH Awards Night Results

(ST. LOUIS, MO) Arch Rival Roller Derby held their annual “Awards Night” at the Crack Fox in downtown St. Louis Saturday night. Honors were presented in 48 categories for skaters and League personnel. In the “ARCH Fan Favorite Award” that was voted online by the public, Stunt Devils’ jammer Force Choke received the honor. In the ARCH categories voted by the League internally, Smashinistas’ blocker Regrets won “Rookie of the Year.” For the travel teams, Annie Swanson claimed Overa...

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(Story by Brian Ledford – Photos by Bob Dunnell) (MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA) Reaching uncharted territory, the Arch Rival Roller Derby All Stars entered Sunday’s bronze medal game of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) global finale with high hopes. After a quarterfinal victory over stubborn Denver and a semifinal setback against inevitable Hydra Trophy winner Rose City, St. Louis’s match-up with prior champ Victorian provided plenty of optimism. During numerous stretches...

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(Story by Brian Ledford – Photos by Bob Dunnell) (MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA) Finding themselves in the semifinals of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) global tournament Saturday night, the Arch Rival All Stars knew they had a heavy task ahead, a meeting with defending Hydra Cup possessors, the undefeated Rose City Rollers Wheels of Justice. No pressure, right? It was quite a challenge and St. Louis was certainly game. In the first half, the locals had rebounded from two def...

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(Story by Brian Ledford – Photos by Bob Dunnell) (MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA) Heading into the global finale of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) held in the Great White North this weekend, St. Louis-based Arch Rival Roller Derby knew that it would have to bring their self-defined “Midwestern, cornfed, sticky derby lives” to the sport court if they wanted to potentially win a first-time medal. Seems like a good plan, right? It worked out perfectly. Propelled by a pair of...

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Arch Rival Roller Derby turns 15 years young in 2020 and we are gearing up for another exciting local campaign at Midwest Sports Hockey that launches this December which includes home tussles, travel team play and an exciting, inaugural mini-tournament. Our seven-event season pass package is on-sale right now at Brown Paper Tickets for the low price of $60, a savings of $45 when compared to tickets purchased individually at the door! In our usual complexion, the four ARCH local teams – defendi...

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Arch Rival’s C-team, the Fleur De Linquents, are hosting a fundraiser this Saturday that features a high-impact, full-length game. The FDLs face Dark River Derby Coalition at 6:30 pm at the Skatium in South City St. Louis (120 East Catalan). A $5 donation is kindly requested for admission but if one wants to donate more, it would be greatly appreciated! All proceeds directly benefit the team. The Fleur De Linquents (2-4) scored wins over Nashville Music City Brawl Stars B-team and the Prairiel...

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After a one year absence, Arch Rival Roller Derby’s B-team is returning to a post-season tournament that features the upper-echelon of developmental squads. ARCH Nemesis claimed placement at The Great B Team Skate Off, held in Denver, Colorado October 4-6. The ten-team, bracketed tourney is hosted by Denver Roller Derby and the Nemesis will find out their seed and placement in the tourney shortly. “I am really proud of this team for being able to make it back to B Champs and compete at the h...