RDAC 2013 Regional Tournments: A Summary

The dates are closing fast and though the RDAC Western Region Tournament is more or less staffed and planned the RDAC Central Region Tournament, to be held in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan this upcoming August 10th and 11th, is still looking for teams to participate and tournament positions to be filled. But, before we get into that, let’s take a look at the first regional event coming near you!

RDAC Western Region Tournament

The Western Region Tournament will be held in Price George, BC this upcoming July 13th and 14th.  It was originally planned to be hosted in Fernie, BC by the East Kootenay Roller Derby league (EKRDL) but a number of administrative difficulties led to the EKRDL having to pull out. In a press release made public by the Roller Derby Association of Canada (RDAC) on May 9th, an unnamed speaker spoke of the change: “We understand this decision was hard to make and commend East Kootenay Roller Derby League for acting on the side of caution and responsibility to their own members. RDAC is actively working on ways to better manage our system and offer more guidance, support and structure to hosting communities moving forward… Our Board and Advisers felt that after a successful RDAC-Run Nationals in Edmonton, and with little time, both left to organize and for participants to change plans, we could best serve the community by taking on the responsibility and risk ourselves and grow from our success in Edmonton.”

You can also read the EKRDL’s announcement by CLICKING HERE.

 

Where: Prince George, BC

When: July 13th and 14th, 2013

Participating Teams/Leagues:

  1. WKRDKannibelles (Kootenay, BC)
  2. CARDA – Missfits of Mayhem
  3. OCDG – All Stars (Edmonton, AB)
  4. OSRDARaggedy Rollers (Armstrong, BC)
  5. MMRDAAnarchy Angels
  6. GPRD – Rage ‘n Fyre (Grand Prairie, AB)
  7. CCRDKill Jills (Calgary, AB)
  8. PGRD – Rated PG Roller Girls (Prince George, BC)

RDAC Central Region Tournament

The central region, which includes the provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, and Northern Ontario (to Sault Ste Marie), is currently looking for a Tournament Head Referee and Tournament Head NSO. Applicants can send their resumes to rdaccentrals@gmail.com. The tournament is also in need of 3 more teams to participate. To participate you must become an RDAC member league. Membership to RDAC for the year is $50 for leagues with 20 or less individuals and $100 for 21 or more individuals. If 8 participating teams are not found closer to the date, then non-member leagues can participate in the tournament for a cost of $250. If you have any further questions about the RDAC Centrals contact The Con at secretary@rollerderbycanada.ca!

It will also only be a matter of time before RDAC opens up applications for referees, NSOs, and volunteers so keep an eye out by following their Facebook page!

 

Where: Mosaic Place Multiplex in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Host League: Lil Chicago Roller Derby

When: August 10th and 11th, 2013

Participating Teams/Leagues:

  1. SRDL – Mindfox (Saskatoon, SK)
  2. PBDC – Sugar Skulls (Regina, SK)
  3. Redneck Betties (Swift Current, SK)
  4. Lil Chicago Roller Derby (Moose Jaw, SK)
  5. Norsask Roller Derby (Prince Albert, SK)
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