WFTDA on ESPN2
The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) has signed a contract with ESPN2 to deliver the 1st place game of the 2017 International WFTDA Championships hosted by Philly Roller Derby in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, Nov. 5.
The ESPN2 telecast marks the first time women’s flat track roller derby will be on network television, further solidifying the expansion of the sport of flat track roller derby, founded in 2004 by the WFTDA.
WFTDA.tv fans may be familiar with our previous partnerships with ESPN, where all day of Championships Sunday was covered on ESPN3. This year, our partnership has expanded to provide open access to all U.S. cable TV subscribers direct to TV screens throughout the U.S. on the ESPN2 channel.
U.S. viewers will be able to watch every day of Championships through WFTDA.tv using their U.S. Only watch pass, except for the last game on Sunday, which they will be able to watch on basic U.S. cable ESPN2, or by using the ESPN App to stream online.
Watch the entire event on WFTDA.tv. Purchase your Non-U.S. WFTDA.tv watch pass here.
Watch Friday, Saturday and the first three games on Sunday on WFTDA.tv. Purchase your U.S. Only WFTDA.tv watch pass here.
Watch the 1st place game on Sunday live on ESPN2, or via the ESPN App (the same platform used to view ESPN3 productions.)
ESPN2 is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by ESPN Inc.
You can watch on basic cable or online through the ESPN App if your internet or cable provider has a contract to carry ESPN. Got questions about using the ESPN App? Check out our handy guide on how to access WFTDA content on the ESPN App or visit the ESPN App streaming live support.
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