About Boston Roller Derby: We are Boston's first flat track roller derby league and proud members of the WFTDA
. Boston Roller Derby has been skating their hearts out since May 2005 when a group of ambitious women began training at hockey rinks throughout greater Boston.
Additionally, all participants were involved with the WFTDA
(Women's Flat Track Derby Association).
This is the first time for the WFTDA
Playoffs to be held in Kansas.
We use a qualitative content analysis of WFTDA
league web sites to explore how women's flat-track derby transcends traditional feminist models of sport.
Playing against high-profile US teams enables the Canny Belters to boost their worldwide WFTDA
About The Chicago Outfit: Founded in the fall of 2007, The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby is an all-female, Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA
) member league in the city of Chicago.
is the international governing body for the sport of women's flat track roller derby and a member organisation for leagues to collaborate and network.
There are four other full-member WFTDA
leagues in Oregon: the Rose City Rollers in Portland; the Sick Town Derby Dames in Corvallis; the Cherry City Derby Girls in Salem; and the Lava City Roller Dolls in Bend.
I have also officiated over 100 public games, from pickup games attended by dozens of spectators to WFTDA
Championship tournaments (from 2008 on).
Marking its 12th year of pushing the sport's athleticism and competition to new heights, the International playoffs and Championships bring together the most talented, highly trained skaters and teams from Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA
) member leagues.
Games were sanctioned by the sport's international governing body the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA
) and EuroClash 2017 was the first tournament in the UK to be part of the WFTDA
Lyndsey Boulton-Evans, one of TBB's coaches and current captain of the A team, said: "Getting accepted as a WFTDA
Apprentice League is a huge milestone nd something that we have been working towards for a long time.