Charlotte Roller Derby empowers growth through the competitive sport of roller derby and engaging community activities that value inclusion and diversity.
CLTRD is a proud member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat-track roller derby. The WFTDA sets standards for rules, seasons, and safety, and determines guidelines for the national and international athletic competitions of member leagues.
Flat-track roller derby is a fast-paced, high-contact team sport that requires speed, strategy, and athleticism. Modern-day roller derby came to life in 2001 and has grown quickly. Learn how the game is played...
Building confidence by empowering individuals to be their truest selves.
Doing more than you thought possible with determination and perseverance.
Providing a fun and safe environment that fosters tolerance and a diversity of values.
Enhancing the Charlotte community with fun, locally focused pursuits.
Strengthening athletes mentally and physically through leadership and competition.
CLTRD, originally Charlotte Roller Girls, was established
Accepted as an “Apprentice” affiliate of the WFTDA
Becomes a fully-sanctioned member league of the WFTDA
Receives 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization status
Renamed and reformed as Charlotte Roller Derby to better reflect our inclusive values
Dusted off our skates and beefed up the league with 25+ Bootcamp graduates
BACK ON THE TRACK!