WFTDA to host referee training clinics

July 21, 2010

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is hosting its first-ever training clinics for affiliated referees. All referees affiliated with a WFTDA member or apprentice league are eligible to attend, as well as unaffiliated refs who hold WFTDA certification.

Photo by Jules Doyle

All WFTDA member leagues should ensure that their officiating staff is represented at one of the clinics.

“We will be discussing and learning the what and how of top-level flat track roller derby officiating,” Tootie Tinwhistle, WFTDA Ref Committee Chair, said of the clinics. “Without this knowledge, you will be left behind as an official, and your league will be trying to keep up with all of the other leagues in the know.”

Sessions at the two-day clinics are geared toward officials with at least a moderate level of experience. Clinics will be held in each WFTDA game play region throughout the summer:

Space is limited. Register here:

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