5 Fast Facts about Sierra Regional Roller Derby
SRRD is a REGIONAL league.
The Sierra Regional Roller Derby league is home to skaters from all over the Reno, Carson, Tahoe, and Truckee area. By drawing members regionally it allows the league to have a bigger fighting force, and to provide more levels of play for it's members, from home team to competitive with aspirations for recreational, men's and junior play. Currently our practice spaces are in Incline Village, Reno and Truckee. Most home games are played in Truckee.
You don't need ANY experience to play.
Our league members come from diverse backgrounds, some have previous skating and/or sports backgrounds, some do not. You make the investment of your time, and gear and ANYONE can play roller derby. SRRD has members committed to helping you learn and grow as a player, skating or non-skating official. SRRD offers home team games for players looking for less travel and a less competitive atmosphere, and a travel team (SAS) for a higher commitment and competitive experience.
SRRD plays by the WFTDA ruleset.
No Back blocking, no tripping, no punching. WFTDA has a lot of rules and strategy that make the game safe (as safe as any sport can be) and fun (way fun). Do you love the contact aspect of sports, or do you geek out on strategy? In Roller Derby we play offense and defense at the same time, while trying to give and take legal hits! Talk about exciting, and intense. The WFTDA is not only a rule set, but a governing body of Roller Derby. To learn more about WFTDA and all the amazing things they do go here.
You don't have to play to participate in the league.
Like the idea of derby but not getting hit? The league has skating and non-skating officials positions, join our ref team! The Regional Officials Crew (ROC) are an army of skating and non-skating officials that make it possible to play the game of Roller Derby. Skating officials, skate, wear protective gear, and learn skills right along with the team. When game time comes, they run the show.
SRRD is a Non-profit organization run by volunteers for the love of derby!
SRRD belongs to it's members, and our mission is to to promote athleticism, sports(wo)manship, leadership, competition, fitness, and health through the sport of roller derby. We strive to provide quality sports entertainment for our fans and make a positive impact in our local community as well as the global roller derby community. All on roller skates, how awesome is that?