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WFTDA Releases Games Data Software as Open-Source Project

October 19, 2016

Today, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) announced that it will release an open-source project for its new games data management software, BoutTime. Through this initiative, the WFTDA aims to bring better standards and practices to games data software and to instill ownership of that software with the wider roller derby community. WFTDA is releasing BoutTime under the new WFTDA Software License, modeled after the Apache 2.0 License, to engage the development community and push electronic tracking into a wider market.

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WFTDA Announces 2016 International Championships Officials

October 10, 2016

The WFTDA is pleased to announce the skating Referees, Non-Skating Officials, Games Tournament Oversight officers (GTOs), Rinxter/Game Stats Manager and Risk Management representatives for the 2016 International WFTDA Championships in Portland, Oregon, USA.

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WFTDA Adjusts Rankings Calculator to Add Decay Function, Releases Post-Playoffs Rankings

October 7, 2016

The latest WFTDA team rankings were released today, incorporating the results of games played through September 30, 2016, to include all of the Division 1 and 2 WFTDA Playoffs. Team rankings are generated by the WFTDA Rankings Calculator, which uses an algorithm to rank teams based on game scores.

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WFTDA Adds 8 Member Leagues

September 28, 2016

The Women's Flat Track Derby Association is excited to extend full membership status to eight additional leagues today, following their successful completion of the WFTDA Apprentice Program.

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Gotham Wins Madison Playoffs, Championships Seeding Set

September 25, 2016

Five-time WFTDA Champions Gotham Girls Roller Derby, of New York, NY, USA, put up decisive wins throughout the final weekend of the 2016 International WFTDA Playoffs series, held in Madison, WI, USA, to take First Place and secure a first-round bye at Championships. Gotham placed second in the 2015 International WFTDA Championships.

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