Category Archives: News

BAD to Good to Great: A WFTDA Clinic

Join WFTDA Officiating Instructors Nora Leif (of Windy City Rollers) and Marriedjuana (of Sacramento Roller Derby) for a two-day officiating clinic held in Oakland, CA at Bay Area Derby’s practice space. Nora Leif is a Level 4 NSO and represents all of officiating to the WFTDA Rules Committee. Marriedjuana is a Level 2 SO, a […]

20SkateTeen BOUT 1 recap: San Francisco ShEvil Dead v. Berkeley Resistance

BAD’s opening home bout of the #20SkateTeen season pitted the Berkeley Resistance against the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in a hard-hitting test of endurance and stability, resulting in victory for the zombies, 172-99.

2018 Oakland Outlaws Team Preview

Coaches: April Bloodgate and Esteemed Bun Bun When asked what most excites them about the #20SkateTeen season at BAD, coaches April Bloodgate and Esteemed Bun Bun waste no time in saying: “our new team!” While fans will recognize long-time Outlaws Esteemed Bun Bun (#42), Dreadzilla (#333) and Lethally Blonde (#45), the Outlaws are returning for […]

2018 Berkeley Resistance Team Preview

Coaches: Jerk Jar Wrecks and Smother Mary Captain: Banshee-ra As our world becomes darkened with increasing political absurdity and polarization, a beacon of hope shines from the Bay Area Derby headquarters to tell us that there is a Resistance and that it stands united. As they take to the streets to spray paint their DIY […]

2018 San Francisco Team Preview

Coaches: Stefanie Mainey and Chili Con Carnage 2018 will see the perennially beloved ShEvil Dead shambling toward victory against both The Resistance and the Outlaws. While each team has a new composition, Bay Area fans will find many familiar faces donning the zombie-green of ShEvil. The players who will feel most at home are a […]

Three Home Teams for 2018

As mentioned in our season announcement, Bay Area Derby has consolidated from four home teams to three. Over the past couple of years, BAD’s membership has decreased with our number of retirees being greater than new recruits and transfers. This trend is not unique to BAD. Our governing body, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association […]