WFTDA runs on the power of its member leagues. Each league brings something different and special to the organization. Here we will introduce you to a different league every month, and tell you a little more about their accomplishments and contributions to the organization and the sport of women's flat track roller derby.
October 10, 2012
Wasatch Roller Derby’s journey through this season exemplifies the league's commitment and perseverance. These skaters from Salt Lake City, Utah are tough! After playing four back to back full length bouts, they won the 2011 Spudtown Knockdown tournament (hosted by the Treasure Valley Rollergirls). This season, WRD has proved they are ready to compete at the highest levels of roller derby. With a league of 55 members, WRD has worked hard to train and prepare, and their debut at the 2012 West Region Playoffs is a testament to their hard work and dedication. Read on to learn more about Wasatch Roller Derby!
September 10, 2012
Boasting over 100 skaters, four home teams, and a junior league, the Queen City Roller Girls are growing fast and taking on the competition in the East region. Located in Buffalo, New York, QCRG has developed strong ties in the roller derby community both in the US and across the border in Canada. As the hosts of this year’s North Central Region Playoffs, QCRG plans to offer some very real “thrills and spills,” and pull out all the stops when it comes to hospitality! Take the plunge and read on to learn more about the Queen City Roller Girls.
August 2, 2012
The River City Rollers were established in 2006, and have been working hard in 2012 to climb in the rankings with their travel team, Poe’s Punishers. The River City Rollers strive to reflect the multifaceted community they represent, mixing rowdy derby fun with a historic flair and donating their proceeds to charity all the while. They are especially proud of their biggest annual fundraiser, “Season’s Beatings” a fun, holiday-themed bout extravaganza that has become one of the most anticipated events of the holiday season. Read more about the River City Rollers!
July 5, 2012
The Ohio Roller Girls might be a smaller league, but what they lack in size they make up for with might and moxie! Playing 18 games in just four and a half months in 2012, OHRG has put in the work to tighten up their game and prove that small leagues dedicated to teamwork can not only compete but also succeed. Aside from making a splash in the world of the WFTDA, OHRG has been making their mark in the Buckeye state including recognition as a part of Columbus’ bicentennial. Read on to learn more about the Ohio Roller Girls.
June 7, 2012
Faced with a transient population and limited practice time, these skaters have managed to build a very competitive and community-focused team. This year, they have fought their way into the South Central Region’s top ten, and their season isn’t over yet! In addition to working with numerous local charitable organizations, some of their members founded a charity that advocates for cervical cancer awareness in remembrance of a fellow skater. Read on to learn more about the impressive, “never say die” Tallahassee RollerGirls.
Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.