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Exhibition Games at Roller Derby World Cup!

Exhibition Games at Roller Derby World Cup!

With 39 teams all coming together in one place for the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup in Greater Manchester, you might already have enough reasons to book the start of February off. If not, however, then the Roller Derby World Cup Committee can help: we’re […]

Announcers Selected for the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup!

Announcers Selected for the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup!

The Roller Derby World Cup Committee is very happy to present to you the selected Announcers for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018 in Greater Manchester. These 53 extremely talented commentators have been selected by Tournament Head Announcer Val Capone to cover house and stream […]

Announcing Officials for the Roller Derby World Cup

Announcing Officials for the Roller Derby World Cup

The Roller Derby World Cup Committee is delighted to be able to announce the imposing roster of Officials for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018, Greater Manchester, England, 1 – 4 February.

As the World Cup has been a truly international event from its founding, we are also committed to extending the same principles to our officiating teams.

We can announce that, although England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland together comprise 59 of our officials (the largest single set), the remaining 137 hail from outside the host nations – 84 from Europe (including 7 from nations new as competitors), 5 from Latin America, 36 from the USA and Canada, 6 from Australia and New Zealand, 2 from Africa, 1 from Japan, and 2 from Hong Kong and China (nations which don’t have teams at the World Cup yet).

With such a large event, our THNSOs and THRs, Petti and Kirahvi, Rev Riot and Rawk, have been working hard to select and organise the officiating crews on a huge scale.

At this point, therefore, we will announce the entire officiating crews, by crew, in alphabetical order by Crew Head.

Starting with the Referees:

Crew Head: Acid Barrett
Jens Hötger
Kurdy Malloy
Landin Flat
Logan Nighthawk
Mercy B. Coup
Petit Greg
Shref
Vincent Van Gore

Crew Head: Big Smack & Fries
alf
Bloodnofsky
Coca Col’Ass
Duncan Disorderly
Kurz So Good
Mass
Seb
Strange Brew

Crew Head: Jean-Quad Grand Slam
Andreas Jarlén
Fu Man Drew
Judge Redd
Oliver Pist
Parking Lot
REFlex
Sector 303
Skabarella

Crew Head: Der Könich
Freddy Mercury Poisoning
Igor Maniac
Karma
Matt S. Faction
OBI-JWAN
Shaq
Von Schäfer
William Maullace

Crew Head: Righteous Oxide
Bully Hayes
Dude Law
Feminist Killjoy
Julius Seizure
Killer Bite
Lucas
Srta. Biónica
Zimniy Soldat

Crew Head: Penny Whistler
Dire Wolff
Eddie Whizzard
Effin’ Ref
Patricide
Shirley Temper Tantrum
Shuggs Bunny
Si-Borg
The Hoarse Whistler

Crew Head: RAWK
Denominator
Faerie Nuff
Kate Mess
MegaHz
Peter ParkHer
Quads Law
RefRigerator
Total Miscall

Crew Head: Harry Spot’er
Arefstotle
Code Adam
Divide by Zero
Hesskalation
KTea
Petit Robert
Rollin Rat
Wonder Zebra

And for the NSOs:

Crew Head: Joséphine Bacon
ANAIMAL
Bomb Weasley
Extermikate
geoknitter
Gorier Estefan
I am Groot
Bacon Ate Her
Lauren BadCall
Lola Rock’n’Rolla
Minerva McGonafall
Nutz
Sgt. Bernice
Tarminator
Yvel Saint Laurent

Crew Head: Barney Trubble
Down N Jersey
Hakuna Your Tatas
Hannah
India Pale Al
La Mèche Tsé-Tsé
Maully Golightly
Mean Kitty
Miss D. Moan
Must-Slam Sally
Nat Safe For Work
Purple Molotov
Purple Pain
Sally Hurricane
Snow Mercy

Crew Head: Strong Female Character
Beth Case Scenario
Der prollende Pöbel
Ei se Satu
Emily of the State
Gemma Track
Half-blood Princess
IV NixeN
Little Miss Whistle
Merrydeath McKaos
Ragna Rock
Sticks & Stoner
T.E. 876
The Goon
Wizard of Laws

Crew Head: Krystal Vice
Beat Up Juice
Christo Bee
Cortamambo
Hurt-Ratio Nelson
Iceman
Kit Walker
Lauren Smackall
Miss Fury
Nurgle Bomber
Rex Blocker
Stie de crisse
Strange Edge
Toxic Marcotic
X-Ray Ted

Crew Head: Nai Ramone
Boulder Over
Cruella
Doc Skinner
Dor-Iain Grey
Heads Will Roll
Hoff & Roll
Ida No
KatZilla
Linz & Needles
Mamba
Mogwai
Peter Panalty
Poison Isy 77
Princess Bitch

Crew Head: Nurse baumwollen
Alan Madden
Cupid Stunt
Decider
DiFibrillator
Dinotello TR2
DominAsian
Joe Care
Major Storm
Raven
Resting Bexface
Sarah Wilkins
Thurston Gore
Trama Doll
Welmo

Crew Head: Puppy Shredder
Bobus Maximus
Chemical Restraint
deadeye
Dodge Charge’er
Halo Jones
Jumpin’ Jak Smash
Lna
Momo
Pretty Miffed
Riff Reff
Sara Tonin
sHellCat
Speedy Convalesce
Uchka

Crew Head: Seath Lord
A.Lex
Ben Wa
Blind Io
Comic Sans MS
Dis-Missile
Dr Fu Manchu
Honor Rampage
iSO
Meaner Harker
Polo Kiwy Badass
Sassenick
Stabby McNeedles
Staggasaurus
Swagtimes

We’d like to thank all of the officials for applying!

Announcing the Tournament Head Photographers for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018!

Announcing the Tournament Head Photographers for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018!

The Roller Derby World Cup Committee are happy to announce the selection of our Tournament Head Photographers for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018, to be held in Greater Manchester, hosted by Rainy City Roller Derby, 1-4 February. Sharing the role of managing and representing […]

Announcing the Teams Competing in the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup!

Announcing the Teams Competing in the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup!

The Roller Derby World Cup 2018 is set to be the biggest single-tier Tournament in Roller Derby history. Roller Derby has continually spread over the lifetime of the Roller Derby World Cup, and so has the number of nations attending the Cup itself. From 2011’s […]

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets on sale now!

2018 Roller Derby World Cup Hosted by Rainy City Roller Derby

The third Roller Derby World Cup is taking place at EventCity in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom. This 4-day event is being held 1 February – 4 February 2018 and welcomes 41 women’s teams from around the world competing on 3 tracks.

The venue, EventCity, is a huge 16,000 sq. metre [172,000 sq. ft] hosting space, located in Trafford, not far from the internationally renowned Old Trafford soccer venue, home of Manchester United Football Club. The borough of Trafford, part of the Greater Manchester metropolitan area, is well suited to hosting international events as a result, with extensive accommodation and facilities.

All tickets are general admission for all 4 days of the event. Children 10 and under are free.

Regular price is $125 USD for all four days (approx. £97.63, €111.77 before fees).

Only 1500 tickets will be sold this round, and more tickets will be added down the road.

Event is expected to begin at 8AM every day and possibly end at 9PM every night. Sunday night may end sooner. Schedule will be released in advance and is subject to change.

More information about the event (teams, schedule, etc) will be posted here and on our website as it becomes available.

Tickets are non-refundable, but you may transfer them to anyone. There are no assigned seats and seating is not guaranteed for all games. There will be bleacher and chair seating available but they may fill up during more popular games. There will be additional space to stand or sit on the floor around the tracks.

Find us on facebook (facebook.com/rollerderbyworldcup)
and twitter and instagram (@rollerderbyworldcup)

Check out our wonderful hosts, Rainy City Roller Derby at RainyCityRollerDerby.com

Oh, hey! The Official Helmet of 2018 Roller Derby World Cup is S1 Helmet Co.

2018 RDWC Tournament Head Photographer Application Now Available

2018 RDWC Tournament Head Photographer Application Now Available

The Roller Derby World Cup Committee is pleased to be able to open applications for the position of “Tournament Head Photographer”. Previously held by Jules Doyle and Steve Mancini, this position involves: • Taking the lead on Photographer credentials and selection for the 2018 Roller […]

Our 2018 Tournament Head Announcer Selected; Announcer Applications Now Available

Our 2018 Tournament Head Announcer Selected; Announcer Applications Now Available

The Roller Derby World Cup Committee is pleased to be able to reveal that our Tournament Head Announcer for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018 is Val Capone. With 11 years’ experience announcing, as well as 13 years as a skater, and 8 as a […]

2018 Tournament Head Officials Announced

2018 Tournament Head Officials Announced

Roller Derby World Cup is happy to announce the Tournament Head Officials for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018, to be held in Greater Manchester, hosted by Rainy City Roller Derby, 1-4 February.


Photo credits (l-r): Rawk (Diz Ruptive Photography), Rev. Riot (Jules Doyle), Petti and Kirahvi (Jurgen Rijsdijk)

For Tournament Head Referees we have: Eric Rawk and Reverend Riot.
For Tournament Head NSOs we have: Petti and Kirahvi.

Rawk and Rev. Riot, from the U.S.A., are both WFTDA Level 5 Certified Referees, with a wealth of experience refereeing the highest levels of WFTDA tournament play. They return as THRs for the Roller Derby World Cup 2018 from the 2011 and 2014 Roller Derby World Cup.

Petti and Kirahvi are both WFTDA Level 3 Certified NSOs – amongst the highest certified NSOs outside of North America. Petti hails from the south of England, and Kirahvi from Finland, but they have both officiated at the highest level tournaments in roller derby, often at the same time. They return to officiate the Roller Derby World Cup from their attendance in 2014, and will hopefully also be taking their matching sequined backpacks acquired at that event!

The application for officials is below. Deadline is May 18, 2017.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrTe1R9XpsqO8lww0UPfsuE0qtZUkbFAlLXyE84wN5Mz9JIw/viewform

Application for Officials and THNSO Released

Application for Officials and THNSO Released

UPDATE: The deadline has passed. The Roller Derby World Cup Committee are excited to announce that both Eric RAWK & Reverend Riot will be returning as the Tournament Head Referees for the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup, to be held in Manchester, England and hosted […]