WFTDA runs on the power of its member leagues. Each league brings something different and special to the organization. Here we will introduce you to a different league every month, and tell you a little more about their accomplishments and contributions to the organization and the sport of women's flat track roller derby.
May 1, 2015
Located in sunny Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, Duke City Roller Derby was founded in 2005 and is throwing a year-long celebration in honor of their 10th anniversary, including their most recent accomplishment of becoming a non-profit! Between heavy tournament play, outdoor skating, and working with their junior roller derby team, Duke City continues to exemplify the evolution and passion that the sport of roller derby and the WFTDA community represent. Learn more about Duke City and their plans for the next decade of derby.
April 2, 2015
With over a decade of experience under their wheels, the Kansas City Roller Warriors know what it takes to keep a roller derby league running. From intense tournament play, working with their junior derby league, and launching a new "underground game" structure to entice fans, the Roller Warriors' ability to innovate and keep their community engaged has been pivotal to their success as a league. Learn more about our featured league and what this decade of roller derby has meant to them.
March 2, 2015
Formed in 2004, the Big Easy Rollergirls have weathered both the metaphorical and literal storms over the years that have tested and fortified their strength. After completing a dynamic season in 2014 that included the league's first trip to the WFTDA playoffs, the Big Easy Rollergirl's are poised for a 2015 filled with as much opportunity and success as bright lights of Bourbon Street. Learn more about this founding league of the WFTDA, the Big Easy Rollergirls.
February 1, 2015
Celebrating their 11th season this year, the Rat City Rollergirls of Seattle, WA, have been leading the pack on and off the track since the very start. A founding member league of the WFTDA, Rat City continues to foster the growth of roller derby and remain a powerhouse of talented skaters and devoted fans. Learn more about Rat City, their perspective on WFTDA’s first 10 years, and where they see the future heading.
January 1, 2015
Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, the Detroit Derby Girls are looking forward to another decade of representing the highest level of game play on the track, as well as continuing to engage in the greater roller derby community off the track. Taking home a 1st place finish at the 2014 Division 2 WFTDA Championships, learn more about the league’s ambitions for 2015 and beyond!
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