USARS Roller Derby 2016 Nationals Preview

USA Roller Sports and USARS Roller Derby are presenting the 2016 Roller Derby National Championships, held this year in Lincoln, Neb. The event is a part of the combined USARS Nationals happening all this month, and is the capper to a full week of roller derby that included the JRDA Championships and Roller Derby Junior Olympic … Continue … Continue reading USARS Roller Derby 2016 Nationals Preview

WFTDA Names New Executive Director

Cassie Haynes has been appointed as the new executive director of the WFTDA by its board of directors. The news comes via an official announcement recently made by the WFTDA. The WFTDA had been without an executive director since the end of last year, when outgoing director Juliana Gonzales announced she would be stepping down. After an “extensive search” through … … Continue reading WFTDA Names New Executive Director

WFTDA Doubles Down With ESPN3 in 2016

Last year, the WFTDA entered into a milestone partnership with ESPN to bring the final games of the 2015 WFTDA Championships to audiences on ESPN3, the online streaming portal of the sports giant. Today, the roller derby giant announced the partnership will be continuing into 2016, this time with an additional event added to the calendar. Once … Continue reading WFTDA Doubles Down With ESPN3 in 2016

Combined USARS Nationals Confirmed for Nebraska This Summer

USA Roller Sports has finalized the schedule for the 2016 Roller Sports National Championships, to be held this year at the Speedway Sporting Village in Lincoln, Neb. USARS Roller Derby will officially kick things off on July 14 and 15 with Derby Nationals. The other USARS disciplines, including rink hockey, speed skating, figure … Continue Reading ››

WFTDA Tests New Beta Rules, Issues Clarifications

Even though the WFTDA did not issue a new rules update for the 2016 season, the association has still been working on making improvements to the rules of flat track roller derby that it publishes. Within the last few weeks, the WFTDA has announced two minor clarifications to the existing rules, and a set of two … … Continue reading WFTDA Tests New Beta Rules, Issues Clarifications

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