Roller Derby World Cup 2011 Schedule

It’s finally here,the first ever Roller Derby World Cup,thirteen national teams from across the world,two hundred and sixty skaters plus support staff.All gathered in Toronto on the eve of making Roller Derby history.Win or lose,each of these girls will go home to their respective countries as Derby royalty.

Just in case you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks,lets rewind to the Preliminary Groups draw..


So that gives us four Groups,three with three teams and the remaining Group with four, each team will play the other teams in their Group and the results will be used to sort out a seeding order for the elimination phase of the competition.The Groups look like this…

Group A

Brazil – Sweden – Canada – France

Group B

Australia – Finland – Germany

Group C

New Zealand – USA – Scotland

Group D

Argentina – Ireland – England

Here are the bout times for the first two days….please note these times are UK/GMT

Thursday 1st December

10 P.M., Track 1: Canada vs. France
10:30 P.M., Track 2: Australia vs. Germany
11:20 P.M., Track 1: Argentina vs. Ireland
11:50 P.M., Track 2: New Zealand vs. U.S.A.
12:40 A.M., Track 1: Brazil vs. Sweden
1:10 A.M., Track 2: Australia vs. Finland
2 A.M., Track 1: USA vs USA expo bout

Friday 2nd December

2:30 P.M., Track 1: England vs. Ireland
3 P.M., Track 2: New Zealand vs. Scotland
3:50 P.M., Track 1: Canada vs. Sweden
4:20 P.M., Track 2: Finland vs. Germany
5:10 P.M., Track 1: Brazil vs. France
5:40 P.M., Track 2: Scotland vs. U.S.A.
6:30 P.M., Track 1: Argentina vs. England
7 P.M., Track 2: France vs. Sweden
7:50 P.M., Track 1: Brazil vs. Canada
9 P.M. – 10:30: Welcome Ceremony: Parade of Nations
10:30 P.M. – 3 A.M.: Beginning of elimination round

And start/finish times for the elimination and placement phase,which takes up the remaining two days.

Saturday 3rd December

2:30 P.M. – 1:30 A.M.: Elimination and placement rounds

Sunday 4th December

3:30 P.M. – 11:30 P.M.: Elimination and placement rounds
11:30 P.M. – 3 A.M.: Closing celebration and awards

Finally,you can watch it all here


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