The Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby Joins Women’s Flat Track Derby AssociationPinky Swears | Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 | No Comments »
Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby is proud to announce that as of December 1st, 2010 we have been accepted as a member of The Womenâ€™s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the national governing body for women’s amateur flat track roller derby in the U.S.
As a new member of the WFTDA, the Hudson Valley Horrors joins the ranks of over 75 all-female, skater owned and operated leagues nationwide that have united to lead the growing sport of women’s flat track roller derby.Â WFTDA member leagues engage in sanctioned interleague play, including regional and national tournaments. Â The Hudson Valley Horrors will be a Class B member in the east region.
The Horrors are honored to be part of WFTDA and are looking forward to the exciting, yet challenging 2011 season!Â Find out more about the 2011 roller derby season schedule, joining our roller derby team and roller derby sponsorship opportunities.
About the WFTDA
Founded in 2004, the WFTDA promotes and fosters the sport of women’s flat track derby by facilitating the development of athletic ability, sportswomanship, and goodwill among member leagues. The governing philosophy is “by the skaters, for the skaters.” Women skaters are primary owners, managers, and operators of each member league and of the association. WFTDA’s operational tasks include setting standards for rules, seasons and safety, and determining guidelines for the national and international athletic competitions of member leagues. All member leagues have a voice in the decision-making process, and agree to comply with the governing body’s policies.Â For more information, visit www.wftda.com.