Non-US/Canadian Derby Roundup: 24/25th Feb Edition

We’re bringing you another roundup of the upcoming Roller Derby this weekend from across the world. As always, we’re using Flat Track Stats for much of this information – for regions with less good coverage, we also do a bit of intensive searching using a tool which scans the Facebook events of Roller Derby leagues known to Derby Listing.

Predictions of bouts are from FTS, if possible, and from our own SRD Rank where FTS cannot make predictions (for example: Latin America, or non-MRDA men’s bouts). (SRDRank also has recent WFTDA rankings, including the 31st June ranking, as well as SRDRank, and allows you to make predictions from them.)

If we’ve missed you from our roundup, please let us know! [Or add yourselves to FTS and/or Derbylisting]


Scotland has bouts this weekend, with Bairn City Rollers hosting – but also bootcamps and recruitments across the central belt.

  • Grangemouth: Bairn City Rollers start off 2018 with a double-header [EVENT]
    • Skelpies (BCR M) versus Tyne & Fear B (Newcastle) [FTS]
    • all-gender (OTA) mixed game.
  • Sunday, Blackburn: Glasgow Men’s Roller Derby host the #6th in their Jammer Club mini-bootcamp sessions, this time covering both the mental game, and 3 hours of juking, and working with offence. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Livingston: New Town Roller Girls host two events on the same day:
    • New skater intake, including invite to spectate… [EVENT]
    • … the Open Scrimmage (WFTDA-gender policy, mins-passed skaters) [EVENT]


British Champs 2018 is in full swing, but there’s also plenty of other derby, and recruitment, going on across the UK.

  • Thursday, Durham, England: Durham City Rolling Angels are hosting an Open Gender Scrim Night – open in the sense that anyone can turn up, and open gender in that all genders are welcome. [EVENT]
  • Thursday, Halifax, England: Halifax Bruising Banditas host their next new skater intake [EVENT]
  • Friday, Oldham, England: Rainy City Roller Derby host their New Skater Intake Fridays [EVENT]
  • Brighton, England: Brighton Rockers Roller Derby host a double header [EVENT]
    • Rockerbillies (Brighton B) versus Team Dragon Roller Derby (London area exhibition)
    • Brighton Rockers versus Blocka Nostra (Toulouse B) [FTS]
  • Mansfield, England: Mansfield Roller Derby host the British Champs Tier 3 East [FTS Tournament][EVENT]
    • Hulls Angels Roller Derby versus Nottingham Roller Girls
    • Mansfield Roller Derby versus Lincolnshire Bombers Roller Girls
  • Sheffield, England: Sheffield Steel Rollergirls host the British Champs Tier 2 North [FTS Tournament][EVENT]
    • Wirral Roller Derby versus Norfolk Brawds (Norfolk Roller Derby)
    • Sheffield Steel Rollergirls versus Auld Reekie Roller Derby All-Star Reserves (Edinburgh B)
  • Swansea, Wales: Swansea City Roller Derby host Bristol Roller Derby [FTS][EVENT], followed by…
  • Swansea, Wales: Swansea City Roller Derby host a mixed, intermediate-level, scrim [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Manchester, England: Manchester Roller Derby holds another  mixed-level all gender open scrim. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Rochester, England: Southern CoEd Roller Derby host a free open day for Roller Derby, for those interested in learning more about, and trying, roller derby; competitively or as an official [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Queensferry, Wales: North Wales Roller Derby host their Try Roller Derby free taster sessions [EVENT]


The 2018 Derby Season gets off to a big start in Europe, and France, Spain and Finland see a particularly busy set of triple and double headers.

  • Thursday, Brno, Czech Republic: Roller Derby Brno host their freshmeat / new skater introduction and recruitment [EVENT]
  • Friday, Maromme, France: Drakk’Arrd (Association Rouen Roller Derby) are holding a recruitment and initiation event [EVENT]
  • Friday, Rome, Italy: She Wolves Roller Derby Roma host a “Roller Night” music fundraiser [EVENT]
  • Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Roller Derby host a double-header [EVENT]
    • Copenhagen Roller Derby A versus Gothenburg Roller Derby [FTS]
    • Copenhagen Roller Derby B versus Crime City Rollers C (Malmö) [FTS]
  • Tampere, Finland: Tampere Roller Derby host a nordic triple header [EVENT]
    • Tampere Roller Derby A versus Oslo Roller Derby A [FTS]
    • Oslo A versus Dirty River Roller Derby A (Turku) [FTS]
    • Tampere A versus Crime City Rollers B (Malmö) [FTS]
  • Brest, France: B.M.O Roller Derby Girls host a double header [EVENT]
    • B.M.O A versus Nantes Derby Girls [FTS]
    • Les Sabordeuses (B.M.O B) versus Les P’tites Frappes (Paris B) [FTS]
  • Calais, France: Roller Derby Calaisis host “Hit My Valentine #5”, a Sur5al tournament. [EVENT]
  • Crés, France: DCCLM (Montpellier) host a double header [EVENT]
    • DCCLM B versus Rabbit Skulls (Avignon) [FTS]
    • DCCLM A versus Les Simones (Orléans) [FTS]
  • (Sat+Sun) Merignac, France: SAM Roller Derby host the next fixtures of the French Nationale, Masculine N1 [FTS Tournament][EVENT]
    • Hero’S QuaD (Lorient) versus Les Jules Vénères (Nantes)
    • Les Bonhommes (Rennes) versus S.T.Y.X. (Bordeaux)
    • Hero’S Quad versus Barons Cathares (Toulouse)
    • Les Jules Vénères versus Les Bonhommes
    • S.T.Y.X versus Barons Cathares
  • Paris, France: Panam Squad host a triple header event [EVENT]
    • Banane Squad (Panam B) versus MonCherrry (Lyon) [FTS]
    • “coed teams match” which we hope is OTA
    • Panam Squad versus Track’Ass (Tours) [FTS]
  • Valence, France: Red Valentines Revenge host a double header of derby [EVENT]
    • “Tutti Frutti” mixed new skaters exhibition
    • Red Valentines versus Bones Breakers (Nîmes) [FTS]
  • Berlin, Germany: possibly a closed bout between Bear City Roller Derby and Central City Rollergirls (Birmingham)?[FTS]
  • Dresden, Germany: Roller Derby Dresden host a pair of bootcamps for the weekend
    • “Zebra Edition” Bootcamp – Refereeing bootcamp by ReFlex and Willy Vanilli of Dresden [EVENT]
    • Gold Edition Bootcamp – skater bootcamp run by Missy Rascal (Rainy City Roller Derby / England Roller Derby) [EVENT]
  • Dresden, Germany: Dresden Pioneers host an open scrimmage, as their teams takes on The World, post bootcamps [EVENT]
  • Breda, Netherlands: Suck City Rock’n’Roller Dolls host Utrecht’s Dom City B (Thunderdoms) for a bout [FTS][EVENT]
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands: Rotterdam Roller Derby host a Referees and NSOs Bootcamp, run by Dire Wolff and I Am Groot. [EVENT]
  • A Coruña, Spain: As Brigantias host the Rocket Dolls of Coimbra for a bout [FTS][EVENT]
  • Barcelona, Spain: Barcelona Roller Derby host a double header [EVENT]
    • Ingles de Acero All Stars (Barcelona A) versus Namur Roller Girls [FTS]
    • Ingles de Acero B versus Sicarias del Cierzo (Zaragoza) [FTS]
  • Valencia, Spain: Rayo Dockers host the Anguanas of Vicenza for a bout [FTS][EVENT]
  • Stockholm, Sweden: The Royal Swedish Roller Derby host a double header [EVENT]
    • The Royal Army (RSRD A) versus Dock City Rollers (Gothenburg) [FTS]
    • The Royal Brigade (RSRD B) versus Linköping [FTS]
  • Sunday, Liège, Belgium: Liège’s Holy Wheels Menace and Vi-Kings are both recruiting for skaters. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Aarhus, Denmark: Smile City Rollers, Aarhus’s OTA league, are recruiting for all interested skaters. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Joensuu, Finland: Joensuu Roller Derby host a Suomi Cup Division 1 fixture [FTS Tournament][EVENT]
    • Roll-On Derby (Rovaniemi) versus Porvoo Roller Derby [FTS]
    • Joensuu Roller Derby versus Riverdale Rollers (Ylivieska) [FTS]
    • Jyväskylä Roller Derby versus Roll-On Derby [FTS]
  • Sunday, Taavetti, Finland: Lpr HCRollers are holding a recruitment evening for those interested in joining the league. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Pibrac, France: Pibrac’s Harpies Braqueuses host a triple header! [EVENT]
    • Harpies (Pibrac A) versus Unnamed Biches (exhibition)
    • Green Is the New Block (Pibrac B) versus Unnamed Biches
    • Harpies versus Head Hunters (Narbonnes) [FTS]
  • Sunday, Galway, Ireland: Galway City Roller Derby host an open day / recruitment day for interested skaters [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam Roller Derby host a double-header of derby [EVENT]
    • B.ADD Girls (Amsterdam B) versus Arnhem Fallen Angels [FTS]
    • All Stars (Amsterdam A) + Friends versus Aces of Parliament of Pain (The Hague) [mixed gender game]
  • Monday, Zaragoza, Spain: Roller Derby Zaragoza host their tryouts for the league [EVENT]


As usual, there’s lots happening in the Pacific, but a lot of it is recruitment in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Thursday, Perth, WA, Australia: the Dread Pirate Rollers host their “fresh meat info night” for interested skaters or officials. [EVENT]
  • Thursday, Rimutaka, New Zealand: Rimutaka Roller Derby host the start of their Introduction to Roller Derby course (for skaters and officials). [EVENT]
  • Friday, Otway, VIC, Australia: Otway Derby Dolls host their “freshie info session” for interested skaters. [EVENT]
  • Friday, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: Convict City Rollers host their friends-and-family season opener, also showing off some of their newest skaters on track. [EVENT]
  • Kadena, Okinawa, Japan: Okinawa Roller Derby are holding a free-entry intraleague bout to start off the year. [EVENT]
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia: Sydney Roller Derby League hold a queer-culture-themed (and stereotype subverting) double header of bouts for Pride, as [EVENT]
    • Team Rainbows play Team Sparkle
    • Team Butch play Team Femme
  • Sunday, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia: Rocky Roller Derby host their season intake and information day [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia: Devil State Derby League host their first scrim of the year, as always open to all mins-passed skaters. [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Okinawa, Japan: Devil Dog Derby Dames are hosting their February intraleague, Angels versus Demons [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Palmerston North, New Zealand: Swamp City Roller Derby host their tryouts for skaters [EVENT]
  • Sunday, Waipapa, New Zealand: Peowhairangi Roller Derby League host the start of their Beginners Learn to Skate course for new members. [EVENT]
  • Monday, Cairns, QLD, Australia: Reef City Roller Derby are holding their new-skater intake day [EVENT]

Latin America

Latin America seems very quiet…

  • San Luis Potosi, Mexico : Furiosas Roller Derby host Leon Roller Derby for a bout [FTS] [EVENT]
  • Morelia, Mexico: Michoacán Roller Derby host a tournament: Torneo Nevado 2018: Edición Monarca. [FTS tournament][EVENT] featuring leagues from across Mexico:
    • Nebulosas (Querétaro, Qro.)
    • Felinas (León, Gto.)
    • Aguamalas  (La Paz, BJS)
    • Roller Devils  (Toluca, Edo. Méx.)
    • Medusas (Pachuca, Hidalgo)
    • Ovejas Negras (Michoacán)
  • Sunday, Porto Alegre, Brasil: Wheels of Fire Roller Derby Club are holding a recruitment and intro to derby day. [EVENT]

Africa and Middle East

There’s no action in Africa or the Middle East we know of this weekend.


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