Previous Events

Running Total: $110,278

In addition to the events listed below, we conduct in-kind donation drives and fundraisers to purchase in-kind goods for local organizations serving women and girls. We’ve also co-hosted LUEWWDstache: a Beard & Mustache Competition paired with Ladies’ Arm-Wrestling.

LUEWWD XVII: Legends of the LUEWWDiverse (September 17, 2019)

Community Partner: Partners for Youth Opportunity

Total Money Raised: $8,879

Champion: Domino-Trix

Madame Moneymaker: Ruth Bader Gunsberg

Durham Diva: Pain Fonda

Queen of the Losers: Ruth Bader Gunsberg

Gallery of Photos


Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 6:00 pm at The Pinhook 

Co-hosted by the Eno River Women’s Rugby Club, Bull City Roller Derby and LUEWWD

Absorb this: For those of us who menstruate, we will have about 456 periods over 38 or so years. This amounts to lots and lots of pads and tampons that cost between 6 and 10 dollars a box.  For lower-income and/or homeless individuals, accessing these necessary hygiene products can be difficult, leading to negative impacts on employment, education, and health. The organizations who will receive these in-kind goods collected through Bloodsport IV include The Diaper Bank of North Carolina, Partners for Youth Opportunity, and ReCity.

Attendees are asked to bring unopened packages of pads and tampons or cash donations to purchase additional supplies for recipient organizations.

A number of local businesses have signed up to be collection sites now through February 14th, including: 

  • The Retreat at Brightleaf
  • Rock Paper Scissors Salon & Gallery
  • Center Studio Architecture
  • Rock’s Bar & Hair Shop
  • Cocoa Cinnamon (Lakewood location)
  • Carmen Carmen Salon at Southpoint
  • James Joyce Irish Pub
  • The Tranquility Company

LUEWWD XVI: Sixteen LUEWWD Candles

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Motorco Music Hall

Partnering with Eno River Women’s Rugby Football Club

LUEWWD XV: Simply irRESISTible (October 14, 2017)

Community Partner: LGBTQ Center of Durham

Total Money Raised: $7,700

Champion: Agent Smolder

Madame Moneymaker: Alternative Racks

Durham Diva: Snow White and the Savage Dwarves

Queen of the Losers: Hellen Wheels

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWDstache: Beauty and the Brawn, part deux (April 30, 2017)

Community Partner: Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 Women Build

Total Money Raised: $5,858

Champion: Annie Get Your Guns

Madame Moneymaker: The Storminator

Gallery of Photos

Bloodsport II: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Box (January 27, 2017)

Community Partners: Housing for New Hope’s Dove House, Diaper Bank of NC, Partners for Youth Opportunity, Urban Ministries of Durham

(check out the video for some highlights and results from this collaborative effort!)

Bloodsport II Recap (Full Version) from Chelsey Robertson on Vimeo.
LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD (October 15, 2016)

Community Partner: Partners for Youth Opportunity

Total Money Raised: $7,548

Champion: Lily Von Strap

Madame Moneymaker: Libby Liberty (runners up for this prize: June Cleavage, Dr. Destroyer and Painted Lady)

Durham Diva: June Cleavage

Queen of the Losers: Dr. Destroyer

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD 4 PLAY: Going for the Gold (June 11, 2016)

Community Partners: Scrap Exchange and Durham First In Families

Total Money Raised: $800


LUEWWD XIII: Rocky Horror LUEWWD Show (October 3, 2015)

Community Partner: Cribs for Kids, a program of Welcome Baby operated by Durham County Cooperative Extension

Total Money Raised: $3,325

Champion: Enchata

Madame Moneymaker: Cindy the Crib Crusher

Durham Diva: Donna Tramp

Queen of the Losers: Deja Voodoo

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD XII: Express Yourself (April 25, 2015)

Community Partner: Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer (Q.O.R.D.S.)

Total Money Raised: $7,800

Champion: Medie Kaytid

Madame Moneymaker: Slamica Patrick

Durham Diva: Callyer Doctor

Queen of the Losers: Agent Smolder

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD XI: First in Fight! (September 20, 2014)

Community Partner: Durham First In Families

Total Money Raised: $8,875

Champion: Maverick

Madame Moneymaker: Dawn of the Dead

Durham Diva: Kickasserole

Queen of the Losers: Sister Mary Catherine McPain

 Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD X: We Deliver! (May 17, 2014)

Community Partner: Durham Connects

Total Money Raised: $9,101

Champion: It’s Pat!

Madame Moneymaker: Jolly Gestational Giant

Durham Diva: Belle Dominique Tryst

Queen of the Losers: Heavy Metal Mama

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! (September 7, 2013)

Community Partner: Habitat for Humanity of Durham’s 2013 Women Build

Total Money Raised: $10,067

Champion: Monster Cookie (defended her LUEWWD I Championship title)

Madame Moneymaker: Reba the Wrench

Durham Diva: GuilloTINA

Queen of the Losers: Rocky Scissher

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD VIII: Industrial Strength (April 20, 2013)

Community Partner: Liberty Arts and The Scrap Exchange

Total Money Raised: $10,082

Champion: Betty Rumble

Madame Moneymaker: Lotta Doe

Durham Diva: Trashley the Treasure Troll

Queen of the Losers: Kit “The Killer Kellar”

King of the Bucks: Lupa

Gallery of Photos: Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3


LUEWWD VII: LUEWWD Science (August 4, 2012)

Community Partner: Engineering World Health / Girls Engineering Change

Total Money Raised: $4,127

Champion: Sporty Spartan

Madame Moneymaker: Maid of Dishonor

Durham Diva: Oompa Loompa

Queen of the Losers: Maid of Dishonor

Gallery of Photos


SuperCLAW I (June 16, 2012)

Community Partner: Durham Crisis Response Center

Total Money Raised: $2,706 ($1,162 from local viewing party and $1,544 from national event)


LUEWWD VI: March BADness (March 24, 2012)

Community Partner: Schoolhouse of Wonder

Total Money Raised: $7,190

Champion: Wonder Bread

Madame Moneymaker: Lil Chick

Durham Diva: HERcules

Queen of the Losers: Dirty

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD V: Ghouls Gone Wild (October 29, 2011)

Community Partner: Child S.A.F.E./Darkness to Light

Total Money Raised: $2,286

Champion: Anabelle Lecter

Madame Moneymaker: Sassy McKlassy

Durham Diva: Luscious Lioness

Queen of the Losers: Inga Foesmasher

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD IV: A Call to Arms (July 9, 2011)

Community Partner: Girls Rock NC

Total Money Raised: $4,580

Champion: Splint Her Face

Madame Moneymaker: Little Big Red

Durham Diva: The Ringmaster

Queen of the Losers: Sustainable Sue

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD III: Bleeding Hearts, Broken Parts (February 19, 2011)

Community Partner: Housing for New Hope / Dove House

Total Money Raised: $3,005

Champion: Phoenix Rising

Madame Moneymaker: Turdley McStinkfinger

Durham Diva: Turdley McStinkfinger

Queen of the Losers: Plishia da Black Panther

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD II: The Bitch is Back (October 16, 2010)

Community Partner: InStepp

Total Money Raised: $2,554

Champion: Phoenix Rising

Madame Moneymaker: Hardcore Heidi

Durham Diva: Ze Lunch Lady


LUEWWD I: Inaugural Event (June 12, 2010)

Community Partner: Durham Crisis Response Center

Total Money Raised: $3,795

Champion: Monster Cookie

Madame Moneymaker: Madam de Mort

Durham Diva: El Pulpo Feroz

Gallery of Photos

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