Tallahassee RollerGirls Will Make Their First Regional Playoff Appearance

The Tallahassee RollerGirls continue their climb, move up one more spot in the regional rankings and make their first WFTDA Regional Playoff bid!


TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (August 7) – The Tallahassee RollerGirls have qualified for a spot in the WFTDA South Central Regional Playoff being held in Lincoln, NE October 5-7, 2012.

TRG not only earned their bid to the Regional Tournament, but also move up one spot to #9 in the South Central rankings. Capital Punishment start off their Regional play by facing the #8 Omaha Roller Girls in the first bracket of play on Friday, October 5th.

This trip is an important milestone in the team’s 7 year history, made possible not only by the hard work and dedication of the skaters, officiating staff, and training committee, but also the immense dedication and support from TRG’s sponsors, volunteer staff, and amazing fans.

TRG will be holding several events to raise funds to help with the travel costs of over the next several weeks, starting with a car wash this Saturday at the Po Boy’s downtown from 12:0PM – 3:00PM. There is also a donation page setup at http://gofundme.com/tallahasseerollergirls for anyone who wishes to help get the team to Nebraska. Only two bouts remain to the TRG home season, August 18th at the North Florida Fairgrounds and August 25th at the Tallahassee Skate Inn, so don’t miss your chance to see the girls in action!

Tallahassee joins nine other teams in competing for a chance to make the WFTDA Championships: #1 Texas Rollergirls (Austin, TX), #2 KC Roller Warriors (Kansas City, MO), #3 Houston Roller Derby (Houston, TX), #4 Tampa Roller Derby (Tampa, FL), #5 Nashville Rollergirls (Nashville, TN), #6 Atlanta Rollergirls (Atlanta, GA), #7 No Coast Derby Girls (Lincoln, NE), #8 Omaha Roller Girls (Omaha, NE), and #10 Jacksonville Rollergirls (Jacksonville, FL).

The top 3 finishers from the South Central Playoffs will advance to the Championship Tournament held in Atlanta, GA in November. More information on the Playoff can be found at http://wftda.com/tournaments/2012/south-central.


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