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Published on January 5th, 2013 | by Em Dash

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Em Dash by Hale Yeah

New Rules

2013 brings many changes to roller derby, not the least of which is a sparkly new WFTDA Ruleset! Even if you were an ace with the old rules, major changes such as the removal of minor penalties means that you’ll need to learn a whole new set.

Fortunately for you, there’s help, in the form of the Roller Derby Test O’Matic. The questions and multiple-choice answer format might bring back SAT nightmares, but it’ll definitely help you fine-tune your understanding of the new rules.

What do you think of the new rules? Which ones do you like? Any you wish hadn’t been changed?

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Em Dash is a skater with Gotham Girls Roller Derby, which she joined in 2008 after a brief stint with Suburbia Roller Derby. She is also a founding member and Editor-in-Chief of Derbylife.com. For more of her writing, check out her new book, Derby Life: A Crash Course in the Incredible Sport of Roller Derby. (July 2015) http://www.gutpunchpress.com/

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Em Dash is a skater with Gotham Girls Roller Derby, which she joined in 2008 after a brief stint with Suburbia Roller Derby. She is also a founding member and Editor-in-Chief of Derbylife.com. For more of her writing, check out her new book, Derby Life: A Crash Course in the Incredible Sport of Roller Derby. (July 2015) http://www.gutpunchpress.com/



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