The Prairieland Punishers Roller Derby was established in 2011 as an Illinois Not-for-Profit organization to create a competitive, full-contact women’s flat track roller derby team that operates under the official rules and sanctions of the Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Association (WFTDA). In 2015 the Punishers received 501c3 status and became league members of the WFTDA.

The mission of the Prairieland Punishers is to provide an opportunity for women to learn, compete, and promote women’s flat track roller derby in Central Illinois. This all-female athletic team is focused on promoting health, wellness, fitness, training, competition self-growth, community outreach, and sisterhood. We place a high value on personal character, community involvement, and dedication to our sport. The Prairieland Punishers does not discriminate based on race, sexual orientation, religion, political background, or personal views.