Rock Coast Rollers obtain WFTDA membership
Rockland — After years of work, the Rock Coast Rollers have been accepted as a member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby and a member organization for leagues to collaborate and network.
The Rock Coast Rollers, established in 2011, join the ranks of 211 all-female, skater-owned and -operated leagues worldwide that have united to lead the sport of women's flat track roller derby.
After successfully completing the WFTDA Apprentice Program, the Rollers now can enjoy the benefits of full WFTDA membership, including the ability to compete in sanctioned games that qualify for WFTDA ranking. The Rock Coast Rollers will begin their WFTDA membership a Class C member.
Founded in 2005, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for the sport of women’s roller derby and a membership organization for leagues to collaborate and network. The WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons and safety, and determines guidelines for the national and international athletic competitions of member leagues. There currently are 211 WFTDA member leagues and 83 leagues in the WFTDA Apprentice program globally.