Safety and Track Resources
Risk Management Guidelines/Pre-Game Equipment Protocol/Track Setup
WFTDA Risk Management Guidelines
The WFTDA Risk Management Guidelines apply to all games, practices, and other activities when WFTDA insurance is in effect, and also to all WFTDA-sanctioned games, regardless of insurance coverage.
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WFTDA Pre-Game Equipment Protocol
The WFTDA Pre-Game Protocol is a guide for Skaters on proper equipment fit in order to comply with the Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby and the WFTDA Risk Management Guidelines. It also describes current WFTDA equipment check policy requirements.
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Roller Derby Concussion Awareness and Resources
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Proper treatment of concussion is imperative, so we have compiled some resources to help roller derby leagues raise awareness around the importance of recognizing and treating concussion, and following return to play protocol.
WFTDA Track Setup and Safety
WFTDA-Regulation Track Layout Guide
Provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams with both imperial and metric measurements to assist leagues with the setup of a WFTDA-regulation track. (Updated January 2018)
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Tournament Track Setup Requirements
Provides detailed instructions for track setup for WFTDA Playoff and Championship tournaments in addition to the requirements set forth in The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby and the WFTDA Risk Management Guidelines. May be used as a guide for best practices in setting up a tournament track. (Updated June 2017)