Sports

From Playland 2003 to Philly 2009

The growth of the Texas Rollergirls and the Women's Flat Track Derby Association

2003 Texas Rollergirls splits from Bad Girl, Good Woman Productions and establish four home teams.

2004 United Leagues Coalition forms as an online forum among new leagues. Texas travels to Arizona for the nation's first interleague bouts as red and blue teams.

2005 First formal ULC meeting between founding leagues: ULC becomes Women's Flat Track Derby Association and issues rule set 1.0.

2006 WFTDA divides into East and West regions. Texas Rollergirls selects its Texecutioners traveling team and wins the first-ever WFTDA championship tournament, then suffer the first interleague loss.

2007 WFTDA joins USA Roller Sports, the national governing body of competitive roller sports. Rule set 2.0 issued. Texecutioners place third at nationals.

2008 WFTDA institutes insurance program for member leagues and issues rule set 3.0: Texas Rollergirls Hotrod Honeys play the first international bout against Hammer City. Texecutioners place fourth at nationals.

2009 WFTDA divides into four regions (East, West, South Central, North Central), hires first paid staff. Montreal Roller Derby becomes first non-U.S. WFTDA member league, London Rollergirls become first sanctioned league outside of North America. Texas Rollergirls place second at nationals.

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