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November 24, 2015

Now that we've mostly hung up our skates for the 2015 season, the off season to-do lists kick in. Do you need a new mesh bag to wash your gear (hint: yes)? Does your kitten need a new climbing post? Do you have enough cookie cutters for the family holiday cookie bake-off?

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WFTDA Broadens Protections for Athlete Gender Identity

November 10, 2015

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is releasing a statement, endorsed by its member leagues, that creates broad discrimination protections within the organization for individuals who identify as transgender, intersex or gender expansive and definitively allows trans women, intersex women and gender expansive athletes to participate and compete within the WFTDA.

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Rose City Rollers Win 2015 International WFTDA Championships

November 9, 2015

The Rose City Rollers, of Portland, Oregon, defeated defending Champions, Gotham Girls Roller Derby, in the final game at the 2015 International WFTDA Championships to take home the Hydra trophy.

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WFTDA Releases Demographic Survey and Results of 2015 Census

November 5, 2015

Help your favorite league communicate the power of the roller derby community to potential sponsors, vendors and venues by taking our 2015 in-depth Demographic Survey. The WFTDA invites all members of the roller derby community to participate in the survey, which will take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

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WFTDA Announces First Group of WFTDA-Recognized Tournaments

November 2, 2015

The WFTDA is pleased to announce the first 2016 WFTDA-Recognized Tournaments. These tournament organizers have demonstrated they will meet the standards for tournament officiating and games management set by the WFTDA Recognized Tournaments program and have received the right to carry the WFTDA-Recognized Tournament tagline.

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