WFTDA Accepts 22 Apprentice Leagues, Austria and Spain Represented
24. January 2014 00:00
From the DNN Archive:
WFTDA has added 22 leagues from seven countries to the Apprentice Program, including the worldâ€™s first apprentice leagues from Austria and Spain.
The apprentice program is the WFTDAâ€™s pathway to full membership, sanctioned gameplay and divisional tournaments.
With the addition of Vienna Rollergirls and Barcelona Roller Derby, the apprentice program now includes representation from nine European countries: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
Australia now has 11 apprentice leagues and two member leagues. In the city of Brisbane alone there are now two apprentice leagues, one member league and two non-WFTDA leagues.
Here is the full list of new apprentice leagues and their websites. Congratulations to all new apprentices.
- Adelaide Roller Derby of Adelaide, South Australia
- Barcelona Roller Derby of Barcelona, Spain
- Battle Creek Cereal Killers of Bellevue, Michigan, USA
- Brussels Derby Pixies of Brussels, Belgium
- Capital City Derby Dolls of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Dark River Derby Coalition of Quincy, Illinois, USA
- Five 40 Roller Girls of Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
- Gallatin Roller Girlz of Bozeman, Montana, USA
- Jerzey Derby Brigade of Morristown, New Jersey, USA
- Kingston Derby Girls of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
- Marietta Derby Darlins of Marietta, Georgia, USA
- Molly Rogers Rollergirls of Melbourne, Florida, USA
- Namur Rollergirls of Namur, Belgium
- Paradise City Roller Derby of Burleigh, Queensland, Australia
- Plattsburgh Roller Derby of Plattsburgh, New York, USA
- Red Deer Roller Derby Association of Springbrook, Alberta, Canada
- Roller Derby Metz Club of Metz, France
- South Florida Roller Girls of Fort Pierce, Florida, USA
- South Side Derby Dolls of New South Wales, Australia
- State College Area Roller Derby of State College, Pennsylvania, USA
- Vienna Rollergirls of Vienna, Austria
- V-Town Derby Dames of Visalia, California, USA
By Hannah Jennings for Derby News Network