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WFTDA Accepts 36 Apprentice Leagues

July 16, 2012

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is extending apprentice membership to 36 additional leagues worldwide.

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Helmets in Roller Derby Survey

July 2, 2012

The WFTDA, in connection with 187 Killer Pads, is administering a survey to better understand the perception and effectiveness of helmets in roller derby. The survey begins July 2 and the first round of data collection will conclude July 13. Participation from all roller derby skaters is encouraged and appreciated. Your voice will help provide valuable information to help shape the future of roller derby.

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ECDX 2012: LIVE on

June 20, 2012

Viewers from all over the world will have the chance to view nearly two dozen bouts for free at this weekend as skaters from more than 20 leagues from the U.S. and Canada descend on Feasterville, Pa., for the annual East Coast Derby Extravaganza June 22-24 (ECDX).

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WFTDA Elects 2012 to 2014 Board Members

June 14, 2012

The WFTDA held elections for three positions on its Board of Directors during the organization’s 2012 annual meeting, held May 25-27.

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WFTDA Now Accepting Certification Applications for Non-Skating Officials

June 8, 2012

As announced in March, the WFTDA has created a separate branch of its certification program for roller derby officials that focuses on non-skating officials. The NSO Certification Committee is now releasing the evaluation forms and other tools that non-skating officials need to apply for certification, as well as detailed criteria for evaluation.

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