The Fort Wayne Derby Girls, Fort Wayne’s only all-female, flat-track professional roller derby league, is pleased to announce that its All-Star team, the Bomb Squad, has moved up 6 spots in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) quarterly rankings. Previously ranked 29, the Bomb Squad is now ranked 23 out of over 300 roller derby league nationwide.
Fort Wayne Derby Girls were accepted into the WFTDA in January 2007, and the Bomb Squad made its debut in the rankings at 29 in October 2007. Now ranked 23, the team has a shot at qualifying for the Eastern Regional Tournament, which will take place in Madison, Wisconsin in October 2008.
The Bomb Squad has an action-packed bout schedule secured for 2008:
·April 12, 2008: vs. Cincinnati Rollergirls from Cincinnati, Ohio (unranked) @ Cincinnati
·May 3, 2008: vs. the Brew City Bruisers from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (ranked 24) @ the PLEX
·June 7, 2008: vs. the Arch Rival Rollergirls from St. Louis, Missouri (unranked) @ the PLEX
·June 21 & 22: East Coast Extravaganza Tournament in Philadelphia vs. Mad Rollin’ Dolls from Madison, Wisconsin (ranked 11) and CT Rollergirls from Connecticut (unranked)
·July 12: vs. Atlanta Rollergirls from Atlanta, GA (ranked 18) @ Atlanta
·August 30: vs. Dominion Derby Girls from Norfolk, VA (ranked 22) @ the PLEX in Fort Wayne
·September 20: 2nd Annual Fall Brawl Roller Derby Tournament @ the Memorial Coliseum
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