Edmonton, Alberta— The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is proud to announce today that E-Ville Roller Derby has been accepted as an “Apprentice” affiliate of the WFTDA, the governing body for women's amateur flat track roller derby.
"We are proud and excited to able to take our league and its skaters to next level. We have worked tirelessly over months and years to make this possible and in 2015 we begin our journey. To everyone who has worked so over the years we give thanks and love to helping us get here. We will make you proud." - Sour Cherry
As an Apprentice affiliate of the WFTDA, E-Ville Roller Derby joins the ranks of more than 300 all-female, skater-owned-and-operated leagues worldwide that have united to lead the growing sport of women's flat track roller derby.
About the WFTDA
The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is the governing body for women’s flat-track roller derby, and a membership organization for the leagues to collaborate and network. The organization created and maintained the first standardized ruleset for the flat-track game, now in its fourth edition. The WFTDA also serves as the sanctioning body for games, hosts tournaments, sets safety standards and provides insurance to athletes and leagues. There are currently 302 WFTDA member leagues and more than 75 apprentice leagues worldwide.