WFTDA Announces Seeding for 2012 Playoffs

August 3, 2012

Top 40 Flat Track Roller Derby Teams Compete for Championship

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Fiercely talented skaters from the top 40 women’s flat track roller derby leagues in the world will compete for the sport’s greatest glory in the 2012 Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Playoffs and Championships this fall. The WFTDA is excited to announce this year’s Playoffs competitors, the top teams in their game play regions.

The second quarter regional rankings of all 156 WFTDA member leagues, released today, reflect the results of sanctioned bouts played through June 30. The top 10 teams from each region will compete in four Region Playoffs in hopes of being one of the three teams that will advance to the WFTDA Championships.

North Central Region Playoffs
Thrill of the Spill
Sept. 14-16, Niagra Falls, NY

  1. Windy City Rollers (Chicago, IL)
  2. Minnesota RollerGirls (St. Paul, MN)
  3. Naptown Rollergirls (Indianapolis, IN)
  4. Arch Rival Roller Girls (St. Louis, MO)
  5. Ohio Roller Girls (Columbus, OH)
  6. Detroit Derby Girls (Detroit, MI)
  7. Cincinnati Rollergirls (Cincinnati, OH)
  8. The Chicago Outfit (Chicago, IL)
  9. Brewcity Bruisers (Milwaukee, WI)
  10. Mad Rollin' Dolls (Madison, WI)

West Region Playoffs
Bay of Reckoning
Sept. 21-23, Richmond, CA

  1. Rose City Rollers (Portland, OR)
  2. Denver Roller Dolls (Denver, CO)
  3. B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls (San Francisco, CA)
  4. Oly Rollers (Olympia, WA)
  5. Rocky Mountain Rollergirls (Denver, CO)
  6. Rat City Rollergirls (Seattle, WA)
  7. Arizona Roller Derby (Phoenix, AZ)
  8. Angel City Derby Girls (Los Angeles, CA)
  9. Wasatch Roller Derby (Salt Lake City, UT)
  10. Sacred City Derby Girls (Sacramento, CA)

East Region Playoffs
Sugarbush Showdown
Sept. 28-30, Burlington, VT

  1. Gotham Girls Roller Derby (New York, NY)
  2. Philly Rollergirls (Philadelphia, PA)
  3. Montreal Roller Derby (Montreal, Quebec)
  4. Charm City Roller Girls (Baltimore, MD)
  5. Steel City Derby Demons (Pittsburgh, PA)
  6. London Rollergirls (London, UK)
  7. Boston Derby Dames (Boston, MA)
  8. Carolina Rollergirls (Raleigh, NC)
  9. Dutchland Derby Rollers (Lancaster, PA)
  10. DC Rollergirls (Washington, DC)

South Central Region Playoffs
Landlocked Lace-up
Oct. 5-7, Lincoln, NE

  1. Texas Rollergirls (Austin, TX)
  2. KC Roller Warriors (Kansas City, MO)
  3. Houston Roller Derby (Houston, TX)
  4. Tampa Roller Derby (Tampa, FL)
  5. Nashville Rollergirls (Nashville, TN)
  6. Atlanta Rollergirls (Atlanta, GA)
  7. No Coast Derby Girls (Lincoln, NE)
  8. Omaha Roller Girls (Omaha, NE)
  9. Tallahassee Rollergirls (Tallahassee, FL)
  10. Jacksonville Rollergirls (Jacksonville, FL)

The WFTDA Playoffs and Championships offer five full weekends of full-speed, full-contact competition and thrills on wheels. Learn how to join the action in Niagara Falls, Richmond, Burlington, Lincoln, and at the Championships in Atlanta Nov. 2-4, at Early bird tickets are on sale now!



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