West Texas Roller Derby

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West Texas Roller Derby
League logo
Metro area Lubbock, Texas
Country United States
Founded 2007
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Lubbock Civic Center
Affiliations WFTDA
Website wtxrollerderby.com

West Texas Roller Derby is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Lubbock, Texas. Founded in 2007, the league currently consists of a single team, which competes against teams from other leagues. West Texas is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1]

History[edit]

West Texas was founded as the West Texas Roller Dollz in September 2007. The league's first bout was held in May 2008, attracting 2,000 fans,[2] and it was accepted as a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) in August 2008.[3]

WFTDA competition[edit]

West Texas was the eighth seed for the 2009 WFTDA South Central Regional Tournament.[4] West Texas lost their three games, 109-79 to No Coast Derby Girls, 212-49 to Nashville Rollergirls and 134-82 to Memphis Roller Derby and finished the weekend in tenth place.[5]

Rankings[edit]

Season Final ranking[6] Playoffs Championship
2008 4 SC[7] N/A N/A
2009 11 SC[8] 10 SC[5] DNQ
2010 15 SC[9] DNQ DNQ
2011 24 SC[10] DNQ DNQ
2012 34 SC[11] DNQ DNQ
2013 164 WFTDA[12] DNQ DNQ
2014 200 WFTDA[13] DNQ DNQ
2015 234 WFTDA[14] DNQ DNQ
2016 273 WFTDA[15] DNQ DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Texas Roller Derby – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ Michael Corcoran, "How they roll", Austin American-Statesman, 30 May 2008
  3. ^ "Lubbock's own Lethal Whoopin'", Skirt, 16 January 2009
  4. ^ "Southern Fried Smackdown 2009 South Central Regionals", WFTDA
  5. ^ a b Marshall, Justice Feelgood (25 September 2009). "South Central Regionals Capsule Recaps | Derby News Network". www.derbynews.net. Derby News Network. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  7. ^ "Rankings – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Rankings – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Archived from the original on 30 April 2010. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Rankings – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  12. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2013". WFTDA. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2014 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2015 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  15. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2016 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 29 December 2017.