Questions tagged [roller-derby]

Questions about the sport of roller derby, a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a banked or flat track. Modern roller derby is an international sport dominated by all-female amateur teams, in addition to a growing number of male, co-ed, and junior roller derby teams.

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Should a roller derby skater receive a penalty for removing their mouthguard on track between jams?

I've received conflicting advice from various Head Referees concerning whether I should give a skater an Equipment Violation penalty for removing their mouthguard in a valid Pre-Jam Position (see ...
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During what time period was the outcome of roller derby matches primarily fixed?

One of the persistent stories I hear about roller derby is that there was a time when the outcome was entirely fixed. I have had many people involved in it assure me that that was a phase of the past, ...