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New Venue Selected for Detroit Playoffs

July 29, 2015

Due to several unforeseen challenges with the original venue, the 2015 International Division 2 Playoffs in Detroit will now be held at Canfield Arena in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.

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WFTDA Releases New Officiating Q+As

July 27, 2015

The WFTDA Officiating Committee has released two new Officiating Q&As related to equipment checks and penalties called just past the Point of No Return Line when a Skater immediately skates backward.

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The WFTDA Releases Rules Clarification on Positional Blocking with the Head

July 21, 2015

The WFTDA Rules Committee has released a Publication regarding Positional Blocking with the Head. This Publication provides clarification regarding Rule 5.6.2 and Rule 5.6.3 as outlined in the January 1, 2015, Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby, Second Edition.

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WFTDA Apprentice Program Accepts 7 Leagues

July 21, 2015

Today, the WFTDA has extended Apprentice membership to an additional 7 leagues worldwide. The WFTDA Apprentice Program is designed to serve as a stepping stone to full WFTDA membership, to ensure that leagues are well prepared for the transition to a WFTDA Member League.

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WFTDA Releases Tournament Policy Documents

July 17, 2015

The WFTDA is releasing public versions of the WFTDA Forfeit Policy, WFTDA Suspension Policy and the WFTDA Tournament Track Setup Requirements. These documents outline requirements that have been in place for WFTDA tournaments in recent years and are being published to make them readily available to roller derby fans and leagues worldwide.

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