Reading Derby Girls – Public Ranking Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2018

Reading Derby Girls ranked at 177

Reading, Pennsylvania – The Reading Derby Girls (RDG) are proud to announce today that the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) has released rankings on April 30, 2018 with Reading sitting at 177 among 450+ leagues worldwide.

View the rankings on the WFTDA website

The Reading Derby Girls are heading to Maryland on Saturday, May 19 to appear in their first double header with both their A and B level teams against Salisbury Rollergirls. Their next home game will be on Sunday, June 10 featuring the Brandywine Brawlers and the Reading Derby Girls B team.

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 355 WFTDA member leagues and more than 71 apprentice leagues worldwide.

About the Reading Derby Girls
The Reading Derby Girls (RDG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for women to challenge themselves physically through the sisterhood of roller derby while supporting our community. The members of RDG are strong and motivated women, who train hard, respect their teammates and love the sport of Roller Derby. Our aggressive skaters work to increase their power through discipline, hard work and focus.

2018 Season Announced

January 9, 2018 – The Reading Derby Girls have announced their official 2018 season schedule through social media and their website. The league has coordinated a variety of visiting teams to play in their sixth season traveling within the region. The team has also invited many local teams to host at their home rink, Skateaway Shillington in Shillington, Pennsylvania.

All home games are on Sundays at 7:00pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm at Skateaway Shillington, located at 2275 Lancaster Pike, in Shillington Pennsylvania. A printable PDF of the new schedule is available for download here.

All dates are tentative and are subject to change. For up to date information on games and Reading Derby Girls events, follow them on Facebook.

*Dates and times are subject to change

Skaters

Coaching Staff

Reading Derby Girls extended full membership in the WFTDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2017

Reading Derby Girls Accepted as Women’s Flat Track Derby Member

Reading, Pennsylvania – The Reading Derby Girls (RDG) are proud to announce today that the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) has extended full membership to the league after being an apprentice league for 18 months.

“The Reading Derby Girls are delighted to be a member of the WFTDA and strive to be a competitive league that provides a space for skaters to become strong, athletic, and be a part of a growing community.”

On July 12, 2017 the WFTDA announced that with these most recent graduates, the WFTDA’s member league total has surpassed the 400 mark. “We’re proud of how much we have grown as an organization since beginning with just a handful of leagues in 2005 and are looking forward to the continued development of the sport and the WFTDA community.”

The new Class C members can now enjoy the benefits of full WFTDA membership, including competing in sanctioned games and becoming eligible for rankings. This group of new members includes leagues from the United States, Europe, and New Zealand.

The WFTDA now has 405 member leagues and 41 apprentice leagues. Congratulations to:

  • Brighton Rockers Roller Derby – E Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Loco City Derby Girls – Stockton, CA, United States
  • Gorge Roller Girls – Hood River, OR, United States
  • Reading Derby Girls – Reading, PA, United States
  • Prague City Roller Derby – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Barbed Wire Betties – DeKalb, IL, United States
  • Dead End Derby – Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Penn Jersey Roller Derby – Philadelphia, PA, United States

View the press release on the WFTDA website.

The Reading Derby Girls return from the summer break to compete against State College Area Roller Derby’s Plan B on Sunday, September 10 at 7:00pm at Skateaway in Shillington, Pennsylvania. For more information visit them on Facebook.

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 355 WFTDA member leagues and more than 71 apprentice leagues worldwide.

About the Reading Derby Girls
The Reading Derby Girls (RDG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for women to challenge themselves physically through the sisterhood of roller derby while supporting our community. The members of RDG are strong and motivated women, who train hard, respect their teammates and love the sport of Roller Derby. Our aggressive skaters work to increase their power through discipline, hard work and focus.

Game Pass Specials for 2017

The Reading Derby Girls are excited to offer two options of Game Passes for the 2017 season! Below are the two pass options, along with some additional info on purchasing your pass. Have questions? Contact us.

How does the pass work?
Select a date in the drop down, and click on the button to purchase the full pass. Once you purchase your pass, you will see all the events that are eligible to redeem tickets for that pass in your account.

Spring Ahead Pass
Get both March 12 & May 20 bout tickets for $12! Applies to March 12, 2017 and May 20, 2017 only. General admission.

March 12, Dutchland Derby Rollers All-Stars vs. Reading Derby Girls – Home opener!
May 20, Garden State Rollergirls, Brick City Bruisers vs. Reading Derby Girls – Armed Forces day, a tribute to our Armed Forces. Details to come!


2017 Season Pass Holder
Includes six Reading Derby Girls home games. That’s the entire season of home games for just $42! In addition to having your tickets for all of the home games, you also get an RDG t-shirt!

RDG Season Pass is for general admission only. Shirts can be picked up at any home game of the 2017 season. One shirt per pass.

2017 dates include; March 12, May 20, June 4, September 10, October 8, and November 12.

2016 Season Schedule Announced

February 1, 2016 – The Reading Derby Girls have announced their official 2016 schedule through social media and their website. The league has coordinated a variety of visiting teams to play in their fifth season traveling locally and as far as Connecticut. The team has also invited many local teams from southeast Pennsylvania to host at their home rink, Skateaway Shillington in Reading, Pennsylvania.

All home games are on Sundays at 7:00pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm at Skateaway Shillington, located at 2275 Lancaster Pike, in Shillington Pennsylvania. Ticket prices range from $8-$10 and children 10 & under are free. A printable PDF is available for download here.

All dates are tentative and are subject to change. For up to date information on games and Reading Derby Girls events, follow them on Facebook.

*Dates and times are subject to change

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