Tri-City Roller Derby
|Metro area||Kitchener, Ontario|
|Teams||Venus Fly Tramps
Tri City Thunder (All-Star Team)
Plan B (B-Travel Team)
|Affiliations||Women's Flat Track Derby Association|
|Org. type||Skater Owned|
Tri-City Roller Derby is a women's flat-track roller derby league in Kitchener, Ontario. On December 1, 2010, Tri-City became the third Canadian roller derby league to be granted membership in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, Having only completed two full home seasons, Tri-City gained membership status with WFTDA ahead of their Toronto-based sisters at Toronto Roller Derby. The three house teams, The Vicious Dishes, The Venus Fly Tramps, and The Total Knock Outs play each other at home, as well as against other leagues' house teams. Past league skater Motorhead Molly played for Team Canada at the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup.
Originally known as Tri-City Roller Girls, in March 2014 the organization rebranded as Tri-City Roller Derby.
The All-Star team, or Travel Team, The Tri-City Thunder, plays other leagues' All-Star/Travel Teams, and qualifies for WFTDA ranking. Plan B plays other leagues' B All-Star/Travel Teams but does not qualify for WFTDA rankings. Tri-City originally skated in the North Central region, making them one of three Canadian leagues in that region; the others being Toronto and the Hammer City Roller Girls. Partway through 2013 WFTDA changed ranking systems removing the regions, and Tri-City made its first WFTDA Playoff appearance as a member of WFTDA Division 2 in August 2013, placing fifth in the tournament held in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Tri-City finished the 2013 season ranked 44th, placing them in the upper rankings of Division 2 for the 2014 season, In December 2013 it was announced that Tri-City would be hosting a Division 2 tournament in 2014, August 22-24 at the Waterloo Recreation Complex. This was the first time a WFTDA playoff tournament was held outside the United States, and the tournament was won by Ottawa's Rideau Valley Roller Girls.
|2013||44 WFTDA||5th (D2)||DNQ|
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