From thrilling soccer and roller derby matches to community rugby clubs, the Detroit region has opportunities to experience non-traditional sporting events for every type of athlete.
Detroit City FC (DCFC) is a Detroit-based soccer club founded in 2012 that plays in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). DCFC plays its home games at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck. The club’s rapid growth in popularity is shown through its doubled operating budget for the 2015 season, its corporate sponsorships from Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers, Flagstar Bank, and Henry Ford Health System, and also through the $741,250 raised to renovate and rehabilitate Keyworth Stadium in 2016.
The Detroit Roller Derby is the premier roller derby league in the state of Michigan and offers a fun and meaningful experience for fans and participants. The league also prepares participants for national and international competitions. You can watch the Detroit Roller Derby at the Masonic Temple in Detroit.
Watch or participate in a rugby match with the Detroit Tradesmen or the Detroit Rugby Football Club, two programs dedicated to holding exciting events and giving back to youth and communities in Southeast Michigan.