The word had been in the wind but here it comes finally from ToRD. By the way we are the photographer of Team Sweden.

Derby World Cup

Blood & Thunder Magazine is proud to announce that we will be organizing the first Derby World Cup, to be held in…
on Dec 1-4, 2011

Registration is open to any country that has enough skaters to make a team!

The first step is to secure your country’s head coach. For coach applications and skater guidelines, please contact:

Updates will be posted on our website regularly, so check back for more info and a time line to come.

In other news:

WFTDA Newest Apprentice Leagues

Rideau Valley sent a large contingent to Blood and Thunder and were well-represented in the All-Stars Black and White game. Now they skate forward into WFTDA Apprentice status.

Congratulations to the new Apprentice members:

  • Central California Area Derby of Fresno, California
  • Classic City Rollergirls of Athens, Georgia
  • Flint City Derby Girls of Flint, Michigan
  • Gent Go Go Rollergirls of Gent, Belgium
  • Ithaca League of Women Rollers of Ithaca, New York
  • Lake City Roller Dolls of Warsaw, Indiana
  • Lowcountry Highrollers of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Magnolia Roller Vixens of Jackson, Mississippi
  • Rideau Valley Roller Girls of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Roc City Roller Derby of Rochester, New York
  • Southern Illinois Rollergirls of Marion, Illinois
  • Victorian Roller Derby League of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia