International Roller Derby Competition Coming to Lansing Aug. 26-28!
Lansing Derby Vixens to Host 2016 International WFTDA Division 2 Playoffs
Roller Derby has been a big part of the Greater Lansing area for a good while now. Its in the blood of the city. We've been at it so long, in fact, that now we're ready to host hundreds of other derby teams from across the world for a bruising and cruising tournament to remember.
The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) selected Lansing, Michigan to host one of its seven international roller derby tournaments. The Derby Vixens are the local WFTDA-affiliated league. The Lansing Derby Vixens will host the 2016 International WFTDA Division 2 Playoffs on August 26-28 at The Summit Sports and Ice Complex in Dimondale, Michigan.
Why is this awesome?!
This tournament series brings together the most talented, highly-trained skaters for game play that pushes the limits of the sport worldwide. Whether participating on the track or cheering in the stands, WFTDA tournaments provide everyone who loves roller derby an opportunity to witness the most anticipated match-ups of the year.
Ten of the top-ranked Division 2 WFTDA teams will compete in Lansing for a chance to advance to the 2016 International WFTDA Championships in Portland, Oregon:
• Charm City Roller Girls
• Sac City Rollers
• Wasatch Roller Derby
• Cincinnati Rollergirls
• Calgary Roller Derby
• Nidaros Roller Derby
• Charlottesville Derby Dames
• Bear City Roller Derby
• Tri-City Roller Derby
• Grand Raggidy Roller Derby
The Vixens are ecstatic to be hosting this tournament and we want to see you there, Lansing! Visit wftda.com/lansing for more information and to purchase tickets today.