Dead River Derby is  the largest of 4 Roller Derby leagues in the UP, and the only one in the Marquette area. We exist to give you a place to get down and derby with other women who want to build community, stay healthy and play derby. We’re open to skaters and volunteers of all levels.


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New Swag for 2014!


Dead River Derby is excited to offer some amazing new items this year!   We are proud to present wood-fired pottery mugs by Ryan Dalman.  Each of these mugs are completely handcrafted and totally unique!  In addition to being a one of a kind piece of art, they also feature the Dead River Derby logo […]

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Volunteers Needed

Dead River Derby is kicking off its home season on April 26.  We are seeking volunteers to help make these events happen. There are lots of opportunities to help out, and there are plenty of perks for lending a hand!  If you’re interested in free admission to bouts, open invitations to the after parties and […]

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DRD Kicks off Season with a Win!

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Dead River Derby traveled to Escanaba to kick off their second season on March 22.  The ladies of DRD defeated the Escanaba Rollin’ Hellcats by a score of 162-142.  As always, it was a hard fought battle between the two teams. Pepper Pilliwinks and Smart Axe took home MVP awards for the ladies of DRD, […]

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