WFTDA Welcomes 16 Apprentice Organizations | Sports Destination Management

WFTDA Welcomes 16 Apprentice Organizations

Apr 27, 2013

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the international governing body of roller derby, has extended Apprentice membership to 16 additional leagues worldwide.

The WFTDA Apprentice Program is designed to serve as a steppingstone to full WFTDA membership, to ensure that leagues are well prepared for the transition to a WFTDA Member League. This group of leagues continues the association's international growth, with new Apprentice members hailing from South America, Australia, Europe, the United States and Canada.

The following is a list of the new Apprentice leagues:

2x4 Roller Derby of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Acadiana Rollergirls of Lafayette, Louisiana
Canberra Roller Derby League of Dickson, ACT, Australia
Chemical Valley Rollergirls of Charleston, West Virginia
Enchanted Island Roller Derby of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fog City Rollers of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Gothenburg Roller Derby of Gothenburg, Sweden
Juneau Rollergirls of Juneau, Alaska
Middlesbrough Milk Rollers of Middlesbrough, UK
Muddy River Rollers of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
New Jersey Roller Derby of Morristown, New Jersey
Ruhrpott Roller Girls of Essen, Germany
Shasta Derby Dolls of Redding, California
Snake Pit Derby Dames of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Sydney Roller Derby League of Sydney, Australia
Worcester Roller Derby of Worcester, Massachusetts

About WFTDA: The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track 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 are currently 176 WFTDA member leagues and 119 leagues in the WFTDA Apprentice program. The WFTDA, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is governed by a five-member, volunteer Board of Directors. The website is


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