The impromptu roller derby name contest

hellions logoWe held an impromptu competition on Twitter Friday afternoon to see who could come up with the best roller derby name.* The winner got two tickets to this past weekend's Hellions of Troy bout, which the Hellions won 165-143.

There were a lot of great entries...

@JAdamsRD: Jenn O'Side

@marilyth: Wendy Wrecker or Verna Valkarie

@SiobhanK524: Tyra Spanks as coach of America's Next Top Maulers

@MissionInc: Fund Racer

@briannaleclair: Connie Lingus

@StickFigureMan: Bullseye Betty, after Betty Barnette.

@bkraus: Orgazmo

@ps_warrencounty: Tequila Mockingbird

@BeanLavigne: Bloody Mary or Seymore Titsout

@DakotaLatham: Dakota T-Bone

@BitchesBruze: Professor Paintrix

@7atenine: Veruc Assault

And the winner...

@KevinMarshall: Jack Thwackeneny (also suggested: Matthew McBombsaway and Edwards James Awful)

Thanks to everyone who played along!

*Yes, we're sorry we didn't tell you. It was a spur of the moment thing.

Also, just so you know: AOA is a media sponsor of the Hellions. We're also fans of the Albany All Stars.


Also "borrowed" from Orgazmo's cast: Jizzmaster Zero, Choda Boy, Maxxx Orbison...

Some really great names here! You all would make such great roller girls and guys. I especially like Jack Thwackeneny because one of our bench coaches, Doc Browne, is currently wracking his brain for the perfect politico-inspired derby name.
Bloody Mary and Varuc Assault are already derby names in use. So is Tequila Mockingbird.

2 more:

Barb Dwire

Dee Hydrate

You can actually check the international rollerderby name roster for more, or to see if anyone has already come up with a name. The general rule is, the better the name, the more likely it is someone's taken it.

A quick scan shows Tyra Spanks and Connie Lingus, along with the ones Beirut mentioned. These were all cute though.

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