Courtesy Photo, Women’s Flat Track Derby Association

Courtesy Photo, Women’s Flat Track Derby Association

Women’s roller derby tournament in Kent this weekend

Sept. 13-15 at ShoWare Center

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:44pm
  • Sports

The top teams in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) are rolling into the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent Sept. 13-15 for the 2019 International WFTDA Playoffs.

Hosted by Rat City Roller Derby, this event brings 12 of the best teams in the world together for three fierce days of competition. The top four teams in the tournament advance to the 2019 International WFTDA Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Nov. 15-17.

Tickets are $65 for a three-day pass and $25 for a single-day pass. Discounts are available for children, college students, seniors (55+) and military personnel. Get tickets at accessoshowarecenter.com or the ShoWare box office, 625 W. James St.

For more information about the tournament, go to WFTDA.com/tournaments.

Schedule (and rankings):

Friday, Sept. 13

Game 1 10 am Stockholm Roller Derby (#9) v. Arizona Roller Derby (#8)

Game 2 12 pm Minnesota RollerGirls (#12) v. Rat City Roller Derby (#5)

Game 3 2 pm London Rollergirls (#6) v. Queen City Roller Girls (#11)

Game 4 4 pm Jacksonville Roller Derby (#7) v. Ann Arbor Roller Derby (#10)

Game 5 6:30 pm Denver Roller Derby (#1) v. Winner Game 1

Game 6 8:30 pm Crime City Roller (#4) v. Winner Game 2

Saturday, Sept. 14

Game 7 10 am Philly Roller Derby (#3) v. Winner Game 3

Game 8 12 pm Montréal Roller Derby (#2) v. Winner Game 4

Game 9 2 pm Loser Game 1 v. Loser Game 3

Game 10 4 pm Loser Game 2 v. Loser Game 4

Game 11 6:30 pm Winner Game 5 v. Winner Game 6

Game 12 8:30 pm Winner Game 7 v. Winner Game 8

Sunday, Sept. 15

Game 13 11 am Loser Game 5 v. Loser Game 7

Game 14 1 pm Loser Game 6 v. Loser Game 8

Game 15 3 pm 3rd Place: Loser Game 11 v. Loser Game 12

Game 16 5:30 pm Final: Winner Game 11 v. Winner Game 12


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