The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is seeking member leagues, venues or entities who are interested in partnering to host any of the 2020 WFTDA postseason events which include two (2) International WFTDA Playoffs, one (1) International WFTDA Championships event and currently, three (3) regional WFTDA Continental Cups.All of the postseason events listed above are held in venues such as sports arenas, hockey rinks, warehouses and convention centres that can accommodate 800-5,000 spectators, with Championships being the most attended event. An ideal venue has competition track, tiered seating, multiple dressing rooms and space for a vendor area. The skating surface must be suitable, smooth, flat and obstruction-free (no pillars) with a surface of at least 115 ft by 88 ft (35 meters by 27 meters) for the competition track.

Deadline for bid submissions for both WFTDA Continental Cups and the International WFTDA Playoffs and Championships series: Friday, June 28, 2019, 11:59 pm US Eastern Daylight Time.

Bidding to Host a Regional WFTDA Continental Cup

The WFTDA Continental Cups are member-league run events, where the WFTDA provides the competitive bracket, the region and high-level officials and announcing support. Interested bidders will work closely with host leagues on venue set up, event production, ticket sales, and all other aspects of production and marketing. The two North American Continental Cups take place in August and the European Continental Cup takes place in October.

WFTDA Continental Cups are fully operated by the host and feature more regionally-based leagues. Both options provide stipends and earning opportunities to the member league host consistent with the level of responsibility for the event.

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Bidding to Host International WFTDA Playoffs or Championships

The WFTDA Playoffs are organized and run by the WFTDA. The events take place between September 1 to early October with the WFTDA International Championships event in November. Championships feature the top teams from Playoffs, who compete for roller derby’s top honor, the Hydra.

WFTDA Playoffs and Championships are global events that feature the top teams from around the world and are fully operated by the WFTDA, with the host league providing volunteers and local support.

Read More About Bidding to Host Playoffs or Championships


Member Leagues – Join us for Open Office Hours to Discuss your Bids

For member leagues with any questions about the materials or interested in bidding we will be holding open office hours on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 from 1pm – 2pm US Eastern Daylight Time. Please contact if you are interested in attending.

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