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PUBLISHED BY THE WOMEN’S FLAT TRACK DERBY ASSOCIATION (WFTDA), P.O. BOX 14100, AUSTIN,
TEXAS, 78761, USA. THIS BOOKLET AND ITS CONTENTS MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED
OR TRANSLATED IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN ANY MANNER WITHOUT THE PERMISSION
OF THE WFTDA. COVER PHOTO COURTESY OF DANFORTH JOHNSON.

Modifications
Modifications are only allowed with the consent of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.
Official Languages
The WFTDA publishes The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby in several languages. If there is any
divergence in the wording of WFTDA-published foreign language versions of
The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby, the English text is authoritative.
Measurements
Indicated dimensions in the metric system are rounded and therefore approximate.
The imperial measurements are definitive.

THE WFTDA
THE WOMEN’S FLAT TRACK DERBY ASSOCIATION WAS
FORMED IN 2005, AND IS A VOLUNTEER-RUN AMATEUR
SPORTS ORGANIZATION. THE MISSION OF THE WFTDA IS
TO “PROMOTE AND FOSTER THE SPORT OF WOMEN’S FLAT
TRACK ROLLER DERBY BY FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT
OF ATHLETIC ABILITY, SPORTSWOMANSHIP, AND GOODWILL
AMONG MEMBER LEAGUES.”
THE GOVERNING PHILOSOPHY OF THE WFTDA IS
“BY THE SKATERS, FOR THE SKATERS.” SKATERS FROM THE
MEMBER LEAGUES ARE PRIMARY OWNERS, MANAGERS,
AND OPERATORS OF EACH MEMBER LEAGUE AND OF
THE ASSOCIATION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MEMBERSHIP IN THE WFTDA, VISIT WFTDA.COM.