The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby

NOTE: You are viewing the January 1, 2013 revision of The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby, which is officially retired.

The current version of the rules can be found at Rules Central.

3.1 - Blocker

3.1.1 - Blockers are positional skaters that form the pack. There can be four Blockers from each team with one allowed to be the Pivot Blocker. Blockers never score points.

3.1.2 - Prior to the start of a jam, Blockers line up behind the pivots, if the Pivot is upright and on the Pivot Line, and ahead of the Jammers (see Section 4.2 - Pre-Jam Positioning).

3.1.3 - Blocker Identification: non-Pivot Blockers do not wear helmet covers. Blockers’ helmets may be of the same color as the base color of a team’s helmet covers and may not have any marks that might be confused with stripes or stars. (Skater numbers are permitted on helmets per Section

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