Barbed Wire Betties (BWB) is a Non-Profit (501c7) fostering the amature sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby in DeKalb County Illinois. BWB embraces members of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds, and skill levels. The members of BWB, train to the fullest extent of their individual abilities, respect their teammates and competitors, and love the sport of Roller Derby. Our goals are to create a competitive Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) recognised league, foster a sense of camaraderie, empowerment, and teamwork among our members, and carry on the tradition of Roller Derby. BWB plays a physically demanding sport to inspire, entertain, and enrich our community.