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WFTDA Updates Minimum Skills Requirements

April 15, 2013

The WFTDA Training Committee has developed a new set of Minimum Skills Requirements in tandem with WFTDA member leagues and WFTDA Risk Management. This new set of standards was beta tested and voted in by WFTDA membership.

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First Rankings Calculator Release Today

March 15, 2013

The first set of rankings from the WFTDA Rankings Calculator were released today, marking a major shift in the rankings process. This is the first time since the early days of the WFTDA, before the four geographic game play regions were created, that member leagues have been ranked on an organization-wide basis.

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WFTDA Announces 2013 Division 2 Tournament Locations

March 14, 2013

In addition to the Division 1 Playoffs for teams ranked 1-40, 2013 will see the first ever WFTDA Division 2 Playoffs for teams that are ranked 41-60 at the June 30 rankings release.

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WFTDA Welcomes 5 New Members

March 7, 2013

Five additional leagues have now achieved the status of full WFTDA membership. The leagues graduating today are the latest to complete the WFTDA Apprentice Program and can now enjoy the benefits of full WFTDA membership, including the ability to compete in sanctioned games and eligibility for rankings.

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Academic Study Examines Roller Derby Injuries

March 6, 2013

The WFTDA is pleased to inform the roller derby community that the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is conducting an injury study focused on the sport of roller derby.

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