Rainy City Roller Dolls

Rainy City Roller Dolls (RCRD) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Centralia, Washington. Founded in 2007, the league consists of a single team, which competes against teams from other leagues. Rainy City is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1]

Rainy City Roller Dolls
Metro areaCentralia, WA
CountryUnited States
Founded2007
TeamsAll Stars
Track type(s)Flat
VenueThe Rollerdrome
AffiliationsWFTDA
Websiterainycityrollerdolls.com

History

The league was founded in September 2007 by thirteen skaters,[2] By October, it was already practicing three times a week.[3]

Since 2008, Rainy City has organized the annual "Knocktoberfest", a four-team tournament.[4] In April 2011, it was accepted as a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program,[5] and, in December 2012, it graduated to full membership.[6]

Starting in May of 2018, Rainy City will host a six team WFTDA sanctioned tournament called "Reign the Pain" at the RollerDrome in Centralia.

WFTDA rankings

Season Final ranking[7] Playoffs Championship
2013 166 WFTDA[8] DNQ DNQ
2014 217 WFTDA[9] DNQ DNQ
2015 NR[10] DNQ DNQ
2016 NR[11] DNQ DNQ
2017 313 WFTDA[12] DNQ DNQ
2018 309 WFTDA[13] DNQ DNQ
  • NR = not ranked in this release

References

  1. "Rainy City Roller Dolls – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. "About Us", RCRD
  3. Damian Mulinix, "Melisa Mitchell becomes 'Miss Mel Mangles' on the roller derby rink", Chinook Observer, October 3, 2007
  4. "Roller Dolls’ Knocktoberfest Coming Oct. 17", The Chronicle, October 1, 2009
  5. "12 Leagues Accepted into Apprentice Program Archived 2015-11-05 at the Wayback Machine", WFTDA, 13 April 2011
  6. "WFTDA Welcomes 14 New Members Archived 2012-12-06 at the Wayback Machine", 3 December 2012
  7. "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  8. "Rankings: December 31, 2013 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  9. "Rankings: December 31, 2014 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  10. "Rankings: December 31, 2015 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  11. "Rankings: December 31, 2016 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  12. "Rankings: December 31, 2017 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  13. "Rankings: December 31, 2018". WFTDA. 7 January 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
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