WFTDA is committed to supporting our member leagues and skaters in whatever ways we can. Here you’ll find links to a variety of resources for your quick reference to help you and your organization.
WFTDA Insurance offers general liability coverage for practices and bouts, as well as accident medical coverage for skaters in flat track roller derby leagues, regardless of affiliation.
Outlines the requirements for WFTDA-Sanctioned, Mock-Sanctioned and Strength Factor Challenge games/tournaments to count towards WFTDA Rankings points. (Updated April 2018)
Outlines the requirements for WFTDA Charter teams and submissions. (Updated December 2017)
Outlines the WFTDA Rankings system and programs and explains WFTDA Rankings Committee processes and procedures in regards to league rankings. (Updated March 2016)
Outlines the procedures and limits of the WFTDA expulsion and suspension process for WFTDA Playoffs and Championships, WFTDA-sanctioned games and host-run tournaments. (Updated December 2017)
Outlines Games Review Panel (GRP) policies, appeals and game and score credit applicability for forfeits during WFTDA-sanctioned play. (Updated February 15, 2017)
WFTDA Competitive Divisions System ExplanationPDF File — 964 KB
The WFTDA Pre-Game Protocol is a guide for Skaters on proper equipment fit in order to comply with the Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby and the WFTDA Safety Protocol. It also describes current WFTDA equipment check policy requirements.
WFTDA Pre-Game Equipment ProtocolPDF File — 1.6 MB
Provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams with both imperial and metric measurements to assist leagues with the setup of a WFTDA-regulation track. (Updated January 2018)
Provides detailed instructions for track setup for WFTDA Playoff and Championship tournaments in addition to the requirements set forth in The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby and the WFTDA Risk Management Guidelines. May be used as a guide for best practices in setting up a tournament track. (Updated June 2017)
The WFTDA Minimum Skills Requirements (MSR) establish minimum skating skill requirements for all skaters participating in WFTDA-sanctioned interleague and tournament bouts. Updated June 2013.
The WFTDA Minimum Skills Assessment Companion (MSAC) includes a PDF and complimentary video set. This serves as an instructional guide to assist with the training and assessment of MSRs. Released March 1, 2017
Watch the Minimum Skills Assessment Videos:
Written test for the Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby. (Updated March 2017)
WFTDA Skater Rules Test (PDF)
Online Rules Test (Note: This is provided in Google Forms with information on the first page about completion and how to receive your results.)
A gif gallery of roller derby moments illustrating strategies, skills, or rules.
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