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WFTDA Releases Updated StatsBook, StatsBook Manual and New Optional Modules

February 7, 2018

The WFTDA has released an updated WFTDA StatsBook (Excel letter and A4 formats) and WFTDA StatsBook Manual, along with supporting, optional Penalties Lineups Tracker (PLT) and Tournament Head (THNSO) modules.

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WFTDA, MRDA, and JRDA Unite on Anti-Abuse Statement and Call for Help

February 6, 2018


Dear roller derby community,

When our beloved sport was founded in Austin, Texas more than a decade ago, it was clear that this was the start of something truly special. The incredible DIY spirit of our community, the revolutionary actions of groundbreaking women, and the powerful voices of athletes from a diverse spectrum of identities helped roller derby grow into something more celebrated and inclusive.

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WFTDA Releases Updated Rules and Officiating Documents

January 19, 2018

The WFTDA has released updates to The Rules, officiating documents and policies for use in all sanctioned games starting March 1, 2018.

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Reaffirming the WFTDA’s Commitment to the Transgender Community a Statement from Gloom

November 30, 2017

My name is Gloom, and I’m a transgender woman who plays roller derby for the Fort Wayne Derby Girls. I’m also the chair of the WFTDA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, a committee that is dedicated to challenging regressive attitudes and systems of oppression that provide barriers to the participation of marginalized and underrepresented groups in roller derby. I’m writing to reaffirm the WFTDA’s commitment to the transgender community and to disavow transmisogyny in our own community. To do that, I’d like to talk a little bit about my own experiences.

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WFTDA Hires Education Manager, Ushers in Big Changes for Officiating Education

November 24, 2017

The WFTDA is excited to announce the hiring of Katharina Bohnert “Catherine Beat-Her Bonez”, as the Education Programs Manager. This newly created position brings education to the forefront of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association's daily endeavours. Katharina is also the WFTDA’s first European staff member.

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