I am a roller derby referee, willy callit, having gotten my start with the lonestar rollergirls of texas, the league that began the modern roller derby revival. Well be in touch with news, updates, and ways you can help the team. Impact city roller derby icrd is a fast paced board game for 2 or 4 players based on flat track roller derby. The womens flat track derby association has released an updated version of the wftda skater rules test to match the february 15, 2017 release of the rules of flat track roller derby. Assess the referees performance in each of the following areas, using the following rating system 4exceptional, 3satisfactory, 2needs work, 1unacceptable and by providing comments below. Factors that an official would use to determine that a skater has failed to immediately exit the track include, but are not limited to. Wftda releases 2019 update to the rules of flat track roller. The wftda statsbook workbook file is required to be submitted by member leagues within two weeks of every sanctioned wftda game. All you need to do is get your team together one practice and take 14 good action images to match the moves for the cards in the deck you can see the full list of 14 cards here. Roller derby books all books about roller derby, fiction or nonfiction. Skaters cannot make contact to opponents heads, backs, knees, lower legs, or feet. The wftda has released updates to the rules, officiating documents and policies for use in all sanctioned games starting march 1, 2018. A web and pdf version of the rules is available including adjustments to. The cfl official rule book is published annually by the canadian football league.
Skaters may be distanced at the discretion of the referee. Roller derby is played by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide, mostly inside the united states. Nonskating officials may assess penalties that are relevant to their position in the game, unless prohibited from doing so by the head referee. Roller derby history the rules international roller derby league rules 1970. Which of the following could be examples of intentionally destroying the pack. Before each game, officials will ensure gear checks have been completed by either the coaches andor parents of the skaters. One of americas greatest sports is backroller derby. Well touch a bit on that but mostly focus on how and where to become a roller derby referee. Click the image to read the firs roller derby 2017 rules pdf.
Bucket list become a derby girl find images and videos about pinup, roller derby and derby girls on we heart it the app to get lost in what you love. Feb 27, 2017 the online site for roller derby referee training. Updated for the 2017 wftdamrda rules release on one hand, back block calls. Roller derby skate corporation offers a wide variety of skating products, including. So its been quite some time since ive laced up my skates and i really really really miss playing. Wftda 2014 rules analysis windymans roller derby notes.
Wftda is the international governing body for the sport of womens flat track roller derby. Play that is unsafe or illegal may result in a skater being assessed a penalty, which is served by sitting. Roller derby referee resources and collection officials101. When the referee correctly whistled the jammer off on a cutting penalty for. Only five members of each team can be on the track at one time. Currently certified level 2 or higher by the wftda referee certification committee.
Updated for the 2017 wftdamrda rules release on one hand, back block calls are pretty easy. Roller derby events, rankings, rules, news, and more. These are the standardized verbal cues, hand signals, penalty codes, and whistles that participants should use with the rules of flat track roller derby. Jun 10, 2017 this video has been updated to cover the 2017 wftdamrda rules, although the updates dont change anything of substance onto how this is called. The head referees discretion to add another jam to the end of the. The rules of flat track roller derby get a complete and overdue teardown. Officiated five 5 interleague games regulation or sanctioned over the past 12 months. Wftda statsbook workbook updated january 2019 is available for public use in both us letter and a4 formats, and is required for use by wftdasanctioned games and tournaments. You will find contacts, news and great resources with all the rules, schools and tools you need to become a roller derby referee.
World skate and its approved officials do not accept responsibility for any. They must pass a test similar to the roller derby girls skills. They lace up their skates, slide into racy racing uniforms, and adorn a full set of protective gear. Any person, regardless of gender, 18 or older can be a referee for stockholm roller derby. This means that firs roller derby, like usars roller derby, will feature fast gameplay in the derbyonly. The skater has substantially reduced the distance they needed to skate in order to enter the penalty box. To support the growth of our sport worldwide, the wftda also supports roller derby officials with standardized practices and training documents, a certification system to recognize excellence in officiating for both referees and nonskating officials nsos, as well as officiating clinics around the world. Before reading the rules in depth watch this short video. The rules have been combined with the jrda addenda into one document, the rules of flat track roller derby, jrda edition.
They must pass a test similar to the roller derby girls skills test. The history and allgirl revival of the greatest sport on wheels 9781933108117. It is not meant to connote illegality under any public law. In roller derby, readers will encounter roller derby in its various incarnations, from the original depressionera games through the days of roller jam to its current revival. To import data from another source or move it around within the statsbook, use the copy and paste special. Officials will use their judgment under the guidelines set forth in the rules of flat track roller derby casebook. Head referee should remain in their current locations to allow prepopulation on other sheets in the. However, i could see where theyd want to know how well you could do for the sake of measuring your overall skating skill.
Officiating the rules of flat track roller derby 20200101. Recreational skates, fitness skates, derby skates, ice skates and more learn more. Wftda releases updated skater rules test in online and pdf. And to stock up on stylish team usa gear that you can wear all year round, visit the team usa shop. Roller derby outfitters is home to all your roller derby needs especially arm bands and now equipment. The wftda has developed and published the rules of flat track roller. So you wanna know the rules and want to know how to play roller derby.
The 2015 updates to the wftda roller derby rule book have been live for some. Aug 23, 20 there is plenty information on the web about becoming a roller derby referee and most of it is the nitty gritty fine details dealing with fees, exams and policy. Wftda releases updated rules and officiating documents latest. Wftda and mrda permit inline skates for referees, but virtually all referees wear quad skates. Where the word illegal appears in this rule book, it is an institutional term of art pertaining strictly to actions that violate nfl playing rules. The test is available in an online and a printable pdf format. Referees are a part of the league and are an essential part of the game. These photos were submitted by the subjects for rollercon use. Firs unveils 1st edition of international roller derby rules the iocbacked federation enters the roller derby world with a familiar set of rules, ready for use at the roller games this september. This collection contains all roller derby referee links. The game consists of two halves, each half has four alternating 12minute periods of men and women. See more ideas about roller derby, derby and derby skates. Roller derby leagues rely on officials to make sure games are played safely and fairly.
The outgoing 2015 rulebook, a single pdf file with its 27,000 words crammed. Officiating resources, standards, and procedures wftda. They do not officially go into affect for sanctioned play until the official publication date of january 1. Summary the game of flat track roller derby is played on a flat, oval track. Most current roller derby leagues use rules developed by the womens flat track derby association wftda. Determining the training needs of individual skaters. Skills and drills for roller derby referees in training.
Casebook the rules of flat track roller derby 20200101. Contemporary roller derby has a basic set of rules, with variations reflecting the. Indicated dimensions in the metric system are rounded. This video has been updated to cover the 2017 wftdamrda rules, although the updates dont change anything of substance onto how this is called. Use paste special, not paste your data may have arrived via another electronic source. Roller derby is played by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide, mostly inside the united states game play consists of a series of short scrimmages jams in which both teams designate a jammer who wears a unique designation on the helmet. Roller derby referee training blocks to the back 2017. In addition to the technical rules of roller derby, the international rules of roller. As a newcomer sport in town, the memphis roller derby approached archermalmo ad agency to come up with crea. Any inquiries regarding cfl statistical scoring rules may be directed to steve. A roller derby referee needs to have a firm grasp of the rules. Firs unveils 1st edition of international roller derby rules. Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of fifteen members roller skating counterclockwise around a track. Read about the 2019 rules and officiating updates here.
Game play is done by moving your team of 5 roller derby girls around the board trying to get your jammer to pass more opposing derby girls than your opponents jammer. Wftda skating skills assessment for referee certification. The womens flat track derby association is the international governing body for the sport of womens flat track roller derby and a membership organization for leagues to collaborate and network. The first thing i ever learned in roller derby is to fall, and in the author world i believe that same rule applies. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Mar 03, 2017 the womens flat track derby association has released an updated version of the wftda skater rules test to match the february 15, 2017 release of the rules of flat track roller derby. Rollerderby rules pdf file the rules of flat track roller derby, the english text is authoritative. It is one thing to read the rules and be book smart, quite another to know how to apply them in a live action bout. White blocker has gained advantage through intentional disregard of the rules. The womens flat track derby association wftda has released a new. The rules of flat track roller derby the rules of flat. The wftda has developed and published the rules of flat track roller derby under the leadership of the wftda rules committee comprisedread more. Dec 01, 2014 the new rules are available to download pdf and read online right now, as well as the general and linebyline pdf summary of changes.
Jrda skills assessment junior roller derby association. You can also find the info on wftda to the left in our roller derby rules center area. There is plenty information on the web about becoming a roller derby referee and most of it is the nitty gritty fine details dealing with fees, exams and policy. The rules of flat track roller derby, jrda edition important safety notice. I took personal time off from the sport to get my mental health in order and realized that a lot my anxieties were being caused by the drama in my league and the pressure to eat, breathe, and live derby. The intent of the jrda skills assessment test is to provide a standardized system to guide trainerscoaches for the purpose of. If you are considering skating backwards as an outside pack ref, be sure to read this thread. See all 4 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Wftda competitive divisions system explanationpdf file 632 kb. Wftda flat track roller derby regeln in deutsch, januar 2020. Roller derby is an exciting combat sport played by two teams. Custom impact city roller derby action decks if your team would like their own custom deck for impact city roller derby. Wftda officiating womens flat track derby association. Play is broken up into two 30minute periods, and within those periods, into units of play called jams, which last up to two minutes.
Roller derby skates roller derby girls roller skating derby names track roller derby day girls rules referee zebras. The game of flat track roller derby is played on a flat, oval track. Roller girl by victoria jamieson, troll or derby by red tash, the roller derby athlete. The wftda statsbook manual was adjusted to accompany the rules updates. Most wftda leagues have a page all about becoming a referee. Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of fifteen members roller skating. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Wftda bylaws and code of conduct wftda roller derby. Wftda releases updated rules and officiating documents. This takes time and many trips to the track to watch the girls practice. Head referee should remain in their current locations to allow prepopulation on other sheets in the document. The womens flat track derby association wftda has released the new january 1, 2020 version of the rules of flat track roller derby, which is an update to the previous edition published january 1, 2019. Also, id be very surprised if certification required being able to do a forwards to backwards transition on the outside of the track at pack speed a fast pack, that is.635 233 972 699 188 1279 306 18 690 963 692 535 1088 55 830 712 1628 1439 136 576 774 1224 1389 158 417 498 330 889 215 24 401 1097 365 502 920 1251 62 366 830 565 1210 211 628 121 1232 275