As of March 11th, 2014, Shore Points Roller Derby has been officially accepted into the WFTDA! This is a huge step in our quest and we are beyond excited to move into the next chapter of Shore Points Roller Derby!
We also extend our excitement to the 9 other leagues who were also accepted. View the news release from WFTDA here.
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is proud to announce today that Shore Points Roller Derby has been accepted as a member of the WFTDA, the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby and a member organization for leagues to collaborate and network. As a new member of the WFTDA, Shore Points Roller Derby joins 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, they can now enjoy the benefits of full WFTDA membership, including the ability to compete in sanctioned games that qualify for WFTDA ranking. Shore Points Roller Derby will begin their WFTDA membership a Class C member.
About the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association
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 are currently 211 WFTDA member leagues and 83 leagues in the WFTDA Apprentice program globally. The WFTDA a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization is governed by a five-member, volunteer Board of Directors.