Featured League of the Month

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.

September 2015 Featured League: Sun State Roller Girls

September 1, 2015


The Sun State Roller Girls, located on the east coast of Australia, have been working on a five-year plan that is seeing big pay offs in 2015! With geographic isolation making the league's competitive game play limited, Sun State has focused heavily on training and research on their opponents, a formula that has been successful enough to land them their first trip to D1 Playoffs! Learn more about this tenacious team and what their continued plans for growth and success are for the future.

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August 2015 Featured League: Burning River Roller Derby

August 4, 2015


The derby world will be watching Cleveland this August 21st-23rd as Burning River Roller Derby hosts the first WFTDA tournament of 2015, the D2 Playoffs. Formed nearly a decade ago, Burning River Roller Derby has continued to evolve and grow with roller derby, including a recent name and logo change to represent more inclusiveness within the sport. Read more about Burning River's plans to showcase their hometown during Playoffs, plus how they are planning for another successful year on the track in 2016.

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July 2015 Featured League: Glasgow Roller Derby

July 1, 2015


Glasgow Roller Derby was founded in 2007 and became a full WFTDA league in 2012 after completing the Apprentice Program. Since then, the tough team from Scotland has been steadily climbing in the ranks, traveling across Europe and into the United States to seek ever increasingly tougher opponents. Learn more about how Glasgow Roller Derby recently made an impressive leap in the rankings and their plans for even more success in 2015!

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June 2015 Featured League: Carolina Rollergirls

June 4, 2015


As roller derby has evolved, so have the Carolina Rollergirls. From a recent logo change and rebrand, to growing into a new practice space, the Carolina Rollergirls have shown that flexibility, creativity, and tenacity are key to the success of this sport in any market. Learn more about the Carolina Rollergirls and their plans to continue to evolve in the next decade of derby.

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May 2015 Featured League: Duke City 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.

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