Latest news, events, and information about the WFTDA.
September 15, 2014
The WFTDA is now accepting proposals from leagues interested in hosting 2015 WFTDA Officiating Clinics. The WFTDA plans to host 12 to 15 Officiating Clinics worldwide in 2015. The WFTDA will work with hosting partners, instructors and the roller derby community to ensure the thorough and effective training of roller derby officials.
September 8, 2014
The WFTDA has extended Apprentice membership to an additional eight leagues worldwide. The WFTDA Apprentice Program is designed to serve as a steppingstone to full WFTDA membership, to ensure that leagues are well prepared for the transition to a WFTDA Member League. This group of leagues continues the association's international growth, with new Apprentice members hailing from Europe, North America and Australia.
September 7, 2014
WFTDA tournament season resumed in Sacramento, California, USA, this weekend with the first round of the international 2014 WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs. Despite strong challenges from their opponents, Gotham Girls Roller Derby, of New York, New York, USA, maintained their multi-year undefeated streak and advanced to the international 2014 WFTDA Championships as a 1 seed. Gotham are the reigning WFTDA Champions, having won the title three years in a row.
August 24, 2014
Much like the majority of games held over the course of the weekend, the 1st Place game at the international 2014 WFTDA Playoffs in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, came down to the final seconds and was decided by only three points. In the end, a Canadian team took home the 1st Place trophy from the first ever WFTDA tournament held in Canada – the Rideau Valley Roller Girls of Ottawa, Ontario.
August 17, 2014
At the end of a weekend packed with upsets and fiercely competitive games that came down to the last jam, the Detroit Derby Girls, of Detroit, Michigan, emerged on top of the 10 Division 2 teams competing in Duluth, Minnesota, Aug. 15-17.
Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.