World Anti-Doping Agency Advisory Re. Black Market Substance GW501516

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released an advisory cautioning athletes to be aware of the black market substance GW501516.

GW501516 was a developmental drug that was withdrawn from research by the pharmaceutical company and terminated when serious toxicities were discovered.

More information on the WADA advisory can be found on its website.

2013 CAN Fund Application

CAN Fund is now accepting applications for athlete funding. The deadline for application is January 31st 2013.

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Vous pouvez soumettre votre application à CAN Fund pour subvention d’athlète. Complétez votre application par le 31 janvier 2013.

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New 2013 Membership Forms Now Available

New skaters registering effective October 1 will be 2013 members and their membership will expire on December 31, 2013. New 2013 forms should be used to register these skaters as well as starting a new Membership List for 2013 which is added to as new skaters join or current skaters renew on January 1, 2013.

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Les nouveux membres qui joignent à partir du 1ier octobre 2012 auront leur licence qui se termine le 31 décembre 2013. Les nouveux formulaires devraient être utulisés pour les nouvelles licences ainsi que commencer un nouveau fichier de membres pour 2013 qui contient tout les membres- nouveaux et ceux qui renouvellent.

Blood & Thunder Roller Derby Training Camp, Waterloo, Iowa

HOSTED BY CVDD – CEDAR VALLEY DERBY DIVAS As long as passes are still available, we will be allowing walk-in ticket purchases, however its always best to get passes in advance.

THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC BOUT SATURDAY NIGHT. All campers will have the opportunity to try out for the B&T Camp All Star team to compete in the bout while the rest of the campers cheer you on!

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Toronto Roller Derby presents: Certifiable Derby Training Camp

Toronto Roller Derby is hosting a Certifiable Derby Training Camp and a Referee Clinic from May 4 to 6, 2012.

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This is a weekend long event featuring the following coaches from Certifiable Derby Training:

Sarina “DeRanged” Hayden
Melissa “Psycho Babble” Hayden
Janet “Helen Wheels” Clarke of Tucson Roller Derby

The camp runs from 6pm on Friday, May 4, 2012 until 6pm on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Weekend passes only, no day passes or spectator passes available. A referee clinic will run concurrent with this training camp; more details & ticket information coming soon. Tickets are on sale until May 1st, 2012 or until sold out, whichever occurs first.

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WFTDA To Host 2012 Officiating Clinic

The WFTDA is honored to announce the third annual WFTDA Officiating Clinic cycle. This year’s clinics will introduce a wealth of new information, complementing the now institutionalized educational materials that were presented at clinics in 2010 and 2011. The WFTDA remains committed to consistency and standardization, as well as providing the tools and resources so that all roller derby officials may succeed in providing the highest level of officiating to promote the ideal of “Real, Strong, Athletic, and Revolutionary” roller derby.

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World Cup ’14 Host League – Is Your League Interested?

The next World Cup will be held in 2014, and B&T has begun the search for a host league. The first step of the process is for any interested leagues to send a letter of intent, on league letterhead, to: rdwchostapplication@gmail.com including the league name and address, contact info for the main point of contact, why the league is interested in hosting, and what experience they have that would make them a good candidate.

Read more here: World Cup ’14 Host League – Is Your League Interested?

Roller derby announced as a competitor for a 2020 Olympic spot

A new up-and-coming sport known as flat track roller derby, or simply as roller derby, has been gaining popularity among fans and athletes alike.

The fast-paced roller skating based sport is an exciting new take on roller skating and requires athletes to master a whole new level of skill. Roller derby has shot up so fast that it may even be included in future Olympic games.

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