MRDA Announces the Fall Ranking and the Seeding for the 2014 Championships.
September 16, 2014- The Men’s Roller Derby Association announces the end of year rankings that determine who receives an invitation to MRDA 2014 Championships, hosted by Puget Sound Outcast Derby. The top eight teams will travel to Seattle, Washington on October 18-19 to compete for the championship title. These rankings will serve as the seeding for the tournament.
Major changes in this ranking period: We see the newly minted Denton County Outlaws, making their rankings debut and earning their place in the 2014 championships, coming in at 8th.
Southern Discomfort moving up two spots to grab the 7th place position and making them the first MRDA European league to make it to an MRDA Championships.
Puget Sound Outcast Derby and Bridgetown Menace move up one place each in the rankings, filling in the 4th and 5th place spots, with Mass Maelstrom coming in at 6th place.
St. Louis Gatekeepers moving to #2 over the now #3 New York Shock Exchange after a long and hard fought bout at Rollercon this past July.
Magic City Misfits drop 5 rankings to end the season in 12th place.
This ranking period also has Dallas Deception #13, Glenmore Reservoir Dogs #21, Milwaukee Blitzdkrieg #24, Chicago Bruise Brothers #26, Capital City Hooligans
#27 and the Red Deer Dreadnaughts #29, joining the rankings this period.
Though not a change it should be noted that Your Mom Men’s Derby has held its 1st place ranking for the 4th consecutive period.
The 2014 MRDA fall rankings in their entirety.
MRDA 2014 Fall Rankings
1 – Your Mom Men’s Derby
2 – St. Louis Gatekeepers
3 – New York Shock Exchange
4 – Puget Sound Outcast Derby
5 – Bridgetown Menace
6 – Mass Maelstrom Roller Derby
7 – Southern Discomfort Roller Derby
8 – Denton County Outlaws
9 – Arizona Men’s Derby
10 – Deep Valley Belligerents
11 – Drive-By City Rollers
12 – Magic City Misfits
13 – Dallas Deception
14 – Minnesota Men’s Roller Derby
15 – Race City Rebels
16 – Cincinnati Battering Rams
17 – Mont Royals Montreal
18 – Carolina Wreckingballs
19 – Connecticut Death Quads
20 – Quadfathers Men’s Roller Derby
21 – Glenmore Reservoir Dogs
22 – Sioux City Kornstalkers
23 – Uinta Madness
24 – Milwaukee Blitzdkrieg
25 – Cowtown Butchers Mens RD
26 – Chicago Bruise Brothers
27 – Capital City Hooligans
28 – Vermont Men’s Roller Derby
29 – Red Deer Dreadnaughts
You can compare the previous rankings here. For details about the MRDA Championships hosted by Puget Sound Outcast Derby visit the Championships Facebook page and website.