CRG Qualifies For Playoffs
For the fifth straight year, the Cincinnati Rollergirls have qualified for a spot in a regional playoff competition.
The Cincinnati Rollergirls (5-5 on the season) have qualified for the Women's Flat Track Derby Association 2012 North Central Region Playoffs as the No. 7 seed. The tournament seeding reflects the WFTDA regional rankings for the second quarter, which were based on sanctioned games played through June 30.
Fiercely talented skaters from the top 40 women's flat track roller derby leagues in the world will compete for the sport's greatest glory in the 2012 WFTDA Playoffs and Championships this fall. Cincinnati and nine other teams will compete Sept. 14 to 16 in the North Central Region Playoffs in Niagara Falls, New York - nicknamed "Thrill of the Spill" - in hopes of finishing in the top three and advancing to the WFTDA Championships in November:
1. Windy City Rollers (Chicago, IL)
2. Minnesota RollerGirls (St. Paul, MN)
3. Naptown Rollergirls (Indianapolis, IN)
4. Arch Rival Roller Girls (St. Louis, MO)
5. Ohio Roller Girls (Columbus, OH)
6. Detroit Derby Girls (Detroit, MI)
7. Cincinnati Rollergirls (Cincinnati, OH)
8. The Chicago Outfit (Chicago, IL)
9. Brewcity Bruisers (Milwaukee, WI)
10. Mad Rollin' Dolls (Madison, WI)
The WFTDA Playoffs and Championships offer five full weekends of full-speed, full-contact competition and thrills on wheels. Learn more about how to join the action in Niagara Falls at www.wftda.com/tournaments/2012/north-central. Early bird tickets are on sale now! Those who can't make the trip can still cheer on Cincinnati from home via www.WFTDA.tv. Media and photographer credentialing information is available at www.wftda.com/tournaments/credentials.
The Cincinnati Rollergirls will open their eighth home season in March 2013 at the Cincinnati Gardens. Dates, opponents and ticket information will be announced soon.