Roller Derby News: 🏹 April 1 - 8
Hey there Derbyverse, it’s Nox, welcome to the Weekly Roundup for April 1st - 8th, 2019
This edition of the Weekly is JAM-PACKED! Lots of news from WFTDA and JRDA, I added a lil section for all the latest derby podcast episodes because there were so many and this weekend had SO MANY GAMES (many of them are archived)! Scroll down to check ‘em out!
Shoutout to Bob Dunnell/Mr. Mcwheely for letting us use his awesome photos!
This Week in Roller Derby News:
WFTDA Rankings: March 31, 2019
JRDA RANKINGS APRIL 1st, 2019
WFTDA Accepting Bids for 2020 WFTDA Continental Cup, Playoffs and Championships
JRDA is now accepting location proposals for World Cup 2020
WFTDA Watch Party Wednesday April 15 - Canberra Roller Derby League v Rocky Mountain Rollergirls
How to Upgrade Your Beginner Skates
Team Indigenous announces 2019 Team Indigenous Rising Team
Topic: The 3 Pillars of Offense🤔
Chatterbox Pick Em Week 4 2019
Rankings and Game Stats
*Nox Note: Great resource for officials!
Applications for 2019 WFTDA Continental Cup, Playoffs and Championships GTOs are now open
The Road to Playoffs- April 2019
JRDA Announces Championships Tournament Head Announcer-"Standby"
Arizona’s Cactus Cup Announces Livestream
Euro Cup Announces Announcer Lineup
Euro Cup Announces Photogs
Overtraining v Under Recovery
BrewHaHa Announces Daily Game Schedules
Swedish Nationals Finals Livestream
Finnish Nationals Livestream
Udder Chaos Livestream
New Roller Derby Podcasts:
THE LOVELY BIERTRIX -Dublin Roller Derby Future Threatened
Power Through the 4th Whistle -TRAMPLE Special Guest! - BRAVERY
Derby From the Balcony - Trippin on Derby: Baller Shot Caller & Lady Trample Clinic Recap
#TeamHitSquad podcast with guest Baller Shot Caller
Derby Rocz Episode #194
Read my latest blogs:
We need to talk about: Update to the Roller Derby Se7ens/FIRS/World Skate story from last week
MVP of the Week: Michaela Jean
Michaela shared her concussion story and how it’s effected her life in this fantastic video below to bring awareness to the issue and help promote Pink Concussion, which is “ …the FIRST EVER non-profit organization with a highly personal and urgent mission to improve the pre-injury education and post-injury medical care for women and girls challenged by brain injury including concussion incurred from sport, violence, accidents or military service”.
Please take a few minutes to watch this video ——>
Fundraiser Highlight: Derby Without Borders
I’m a big big fan of Derby Without Borders! Their programs and projects are dedicated to remove barriers to accessibility in the sport of Roller Derby! Their work includes equipment distribution to leagues who have difficulty accessing equipment, travel fundraising and are even working on developing coaching resources!
You can support this group and the work they do by grabbing one of these awesome shirts!