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Need help hosting the next roller derby world cup?

It’s great to see that applications are being sought to host the 2017 Blood and Thunder World Cup. The UKRDA would like to offer its help and support to any UK league or leagues who are planning to put in a … Continue reading

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New charter submission tool will be available as open-source software

Following an overwhelmingly positive vote by UKRDA members, we are pleased to announce that our new digital charter submission tool Muster will be released under an open-source software license. The objective of releasing the software is to encourage community involvement in … Continue reading

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2015 Q2 Rankings

The Q2 rankings have been released, and there has been a change at the top, with Glasgow Roller Derby leapfrogging Auld Reekie Roller Girls into the number 1 position. Belfast, Croydon, Nottingham, Liverpool and Halifax all make their first appearance … Continue reading

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UKRDA officials applications open again!

The UKRDA is now welcoming the second round of applications from independent officials and non-UKRDA league officials who want to apply to be individual members of the organisation. We are also allowing UKRDA member league officials to apply to become UKRDA … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new officials!

The UKRDA is pleased to announce the new Independent and League-Affiliated Officials. Suga Buzz Iron Dan Emmeline Pancakehurst Hairy Mark Duncan Disorderly stubble entendre Skorokoro The B reF G Linz & Needles Al-pocalypse Elli-Wan Kenobi Anneka Vice Psycho-Jen-ic Blind Io … Continue reading

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Welcome to Nottingham Roller Derby!

Nottingham Roller Derby is a coed league with active women’s and men’s teams; Nottingham Roller Girls and Super Smash Brollers. It’s an exciting time for Nottingham Roller Derby, with both teams competing in the British Championships, and our B teams … Continue reading

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New addition to the OAP

The Officials Admin Panel (OAP), the body set up to go through the applications made for independent and league-affiliated officials membership, has welcomed a new person to the team, following Ma Might’s re-appointment as the Head of Officials committee. The … Continue reading

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Men’s rankings have arrived!

We are happy to announce that UKRDA men’s leagues will now have rankings based on their sanctioned bouts! After consultation with our members from men’s leagues, it became clear that they wanted to see teams ranked in the same way as … Continue reading

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Our Officials Admin Panel are hard at work!

Like a group of House Elves in the kitchens of Hogwarts, the OAP (Officials Admin Panel) are hard at work going through the dozens of applications we have received from independent and league-affiliated officials who want to become members of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Preston Roller Girls!

Preston Roller Girls formed late in 2010. As Lancashire’s first roller derby league, they attracted members from all over the county. PRG is run by a dedicated committee of their skaters, coaches and NSO’s; all pitching in to promote the … Continue reading

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