WFTDA Selects Head Announcers for 2018 Tournaments

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is supplying Tournament Head Announcers (THAs) for the 2018 International Playoffs, Championships and Continental Cups, and is pleased to confirm this year’s selected THAs. The Tournament Head Announcers will work directly with the WFTDA Talent Management Committee to select the 2018 announcing crews.

2018 Continental Cups

North America East

August 17–19, 2018
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hosted by Kalamazoo Derby Darlins

THA: Lightning Slim

North America West

August 24–26, 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
Hosted by Omaha Rollergirls

THA: Scott Chicken (Jet City Roller Derby)


October 27–28, 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Hosted by Birmingham Blitz Dames

THA: Biertrix (Rainy City Roller Derby)

2018 International WFTDA Playoffs

A Coruña

August 31- September 2
A Coruña, Spain
Hosted by As Brigantias Roller Derby

THA: Mr Whistler (Toronto Roller Derby)


September 21 – 23
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Hosted by Atlanta Rollergirls

THA: Sissy Splaysek (Atlanta Rollergirls)

2018 International WFTDA Championships

November 9 – 11
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Hosted by Big Easy Rollergirls

THA: Kasey Bomber (Angel City Derby)

Applications for the Announcer Talent Pool for the 2018 International WFTDA Playoffs, Championships, and Continental Cups are now open. The Talent Pool comprises broadcast and public address announcers, producers, sideline reporters, social media presenters, emcees, and alternates. As in past years, this first stage is an application for consideration for the tournaments, and announcers selected for the pool will receive an additional application for the 2018 International WFTDA Playoffs, Championships, and Continental Cup locations.

To apply for the Announcer Talent Pool, please fill out this application no later than 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on June 4.

Any questions about the Announcer Talent Pool application process may be sent to the WFTDA Talent Management Committee by emailing