About Derby

What?! The rules have changed?!

The official rules of roller derby, as governed by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, have received a major upgrade. There are no longer minor penalties, and each jam now starts with a single whistle that releases both blockers and jammers.

For the rules geeks among the fans, you can read the rules set in its entirety here:
http://wftda.com/rules/20130101

For the official press release about the new rules, read here:
http://wftda.com/press/wftda-releases-updated-flat-track-roller-derby-rules