2022 “Back on Track” Event Series

WFTDA’s 2022 “Back on Track” Event Series is a global celebration of the re-emergence of our sport that will showcase a variety of roller derby events from around the world, taking place during our traditional postseason tournament time period of August through November. All of our Back on Track events will be listed on this page, along with links to buy tickets, watch online, or participate so you can join the celebration no matter where you are in the world!

Applications are still being accepted for events to be included in our celebration and receive support and resources from WFTDA to help run your event, as well as for individuals and teams who would like to receive updates about how to participate in chosen events. Any roller derby event is eligible to join—large or small, recreational or competitive, anywhere in the world! Read more and find out how to include your event or participate at community.wftda.org/events/2022.


This list will be updated as new events are accepted and information on applications, tickets, and broadcasts becomes available.

Five Nations 5NRD Showcase

August 27-28, 2022

High Wycombe, England

A WFTDA, MRDA, and JRDA event hosted by the Five Nations Organising Committee.

Participant Applications

» Volunteers

» Sponsor & Vendor Pack (PDF)Application

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Vienna Roller Derby Doubleheader

September 24, 2022

Vienna, Austria

Vienna Roller Derby is excited to host games again! After not being able to host any games since the beginning of the pandemic, VRD is ready to play and look forward to sharing a great time with the derby community and showing their city how amazing this sport is.

Participant Applications

» Teams email logistics.vrg@gmail.com for information

» Officials

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Cosmo Chaos

October 1-2, 2022

Vallejo, CA, USA

A round-robin event hosted by the California Derby Galaxy.

Participant Applications

» Officials

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Eurocup 2022

October 8-9, 2022

Malmö, Sweden

Featuring top European teams and, of course, falafel – hosted by Crime City Rollers.

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The Birthday Bash

October 15-16, 2022

State College, PA, USA

Two, one-day tournaments featuring a bracket and mixers celebrating the anniversary of the host league, State College Area Roller Derby.

Participant Applications

» Officials

» Teams

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The Cactus Cup

October 22-23, 2022

Phoenix, AZ, USA

A full bracketed tournament featuring WFTDA teams hosted by Arizona Roller Derby.

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Regional Rumble

October 22-23, 2022

Nelson, New Zealand

Hosted by Roller Derby Association of New Zealand (RDANZI) with support from Nelson Bays Roller Derby, this will be the second iteration of a regional event that was borne out of COVID where skaters from multiple leagues created regional teams and played it out.

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???: Battle for the CHI-dra

October 28-30, 2022

Chicago, IL, USA

Happy Halloween! Windy City (T)Rollers will be hosting this tournament and match up teams from WFTDA’s old regional structure – including some seasonal fun bouts in the mix.

Help Windy name the tournament on their Instagram!

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Hometown Throwdown

November 4-6, 2022

Portland, OR, USA

Rose City Rollers is bringing back this classic tournament featuring some high-level WFTDA play.

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Mexico Roller Derby Tournament

November 19-20, 2022

Mexico City, Mexico

Leagues from around the world come celebrate roller derby. Hosted by Mexico City Roller Derby.

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More coming soon!

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