New Member League – Pittsburgh Roller Derby

The Men’s Roller Derby Association announces a new member league! MRDA, the international governing body of men’s roller derby, has added a new league to its ranks. This new league was accepted by a vote of MRDA’s membership to be added to our growing list of MRDA affiliated leagues. Pittsburgh Roller Derby Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA […]

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2021 MRDA Competitive Season

The MRDA Board of Directors wishes the worldwide roller derby community a Happy New Year. As 2021 begins, we have obviously been monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Looking at the surge in COVID-19 almost worldwide and the current vaccine rollout schedule, the Board has decided that we will not move forward trying to plan either […]

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MRDA Post Season 2020- May Update and Changes

With heavy hearts, the MRDA Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel our planned MRDA postseason. In making this decision, the MRDA Board has consulted with our member leagues and taken into account the most recent advice on COVID-19 we have from governments and the WHO. Due to the complexity involved in returning […]

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MRDA Board Covid-19 Update- 20 April 2020

The MRDA has extended our timeline from May 1st to May 15th at this time. Further details below. Recommendations for member leagues: Sanctioning, Compliance and Rankings: Men’s Roller Derby World Cup (July): MRDA Post-season (August and October): WFTDA and JRDA further information: The situation is very fluid, and the Board is continually reviewing and assessing […]

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MRDA Board COVID-19 Update

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the world, with an unprecedented impact on roller derby. To respond to this unique situation, MRDA has been working with WFTDA, JRDA and National Governing Bodies throughout, and we wish to publicly thank them for their hard work, particularly WFTDA and their COVID-19 Task Force. 27-March-2020- Edit to Post The […]

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MRDA December Rankings

It’s time for updated rankings! What changes did 2019 MRDA Champs bring? 1 St. Louis Gatekeepers (-)2 Magic City Misfits (-)3 Texas Men’s Roller Derby (+3)4 Vancouver Murder (-1)5 Southern Discomfort (-1)6 Denver Ground Control (+4)7 Manchester Roller Derby (-2)8 Golden State Heat (-1)9 Panam Squad (-1)10 Derby Club le Crès Lattes Montpellier (+1)11 Austin Anarchy (-2)12 […]

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2020 Post Season Schedule

2020 MRDA Qualifiers MRDA are pleased to announce the locations and hosts of our 2020 postseason! First up are the North American Qualifiers (NAQ) which will be hosted by the Austin Anarchy in Round Rock, TX (just a few miles outside Austin!) at the Rock Sports Arena on August 8th and 9th, 2020. Next, are […]

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2019 Post Season Wrap Up

Another season is over and what a surprising one it has been! The theme of the year has been ‘upsets’, with numerous teams punching well above their weight. In several cases the seeding spots have been turned upside down.   MRDA European Qualifiers First off was the MRDA European Qualifiers (MEQ) in August, a five team tournament […]

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Dissolution of MRDA/WFTDA Partnership

The MRDA Board of Directors has received notification from Master Blaster, President of the WFTDA, that WFTDA is dissolving any remaining elements of our previous partnership with them. The MRDA no longer has any involvement in the WFTDA Officiating and Games pillars. The volunteers who devoted time to these roles have been made aware that […]

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2019 champs – chat with Texas

Texas, US The 6th seed Texas Men’s Roller Derby have played only five games this year, however, three of those were against highly ranked teams. A close 36 point loss to 3rd ranked Vancouver Murder (193-157) was followed by defeats to The Gatekeepers (283-44) and second-ranked Magic City (188-119) at the Brewhaha tournament. Having said […]

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