Q: What’s Twitch and how do I subscribe?
A: Twitch is the live streaming platform where WFTDA.tv hosts free live streams, Watch Party Wednesday, and on-demand game recordings. Subscribing to the WFTDA’s Twitch channel grants you access to watch all available on demand content including all tournaments and prior shows on the channel. WFTDA.tv has three tiers of subscriptions available that start at $4.99USD/month and you may be eligible for a free subscription through Amazon Prime. Visit twitch.tv/wftda and click the Subscribe button for more information. For general help about Twitch subscriptions visit https://help.twitch.tv/s/article/how-to-subscribe. For more information on Twitch Subscriptions with the WFTDA click here.
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I’m new to roller derby. What’s going on?
This video provides a basic overview of how flat track roller derby is played. If the amazing wftda.tv coverage inspires you to learn about the game in more depth, read the full rules or check out a live game at a league near you.
What is wftda.tv?
wftda.tv is a collaboration between the Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Association (WFTDA), its member leagues, and Quad Media to offer live coverage of our sport. wftda.tv is an online broadcast channel featuring WFTDA-sanctioned games, including every minute of the Playoffs and Championships. It features periodic match-ups of WFTDA contenders and houses a free library of archived footage.
What is wftda.tv’s Mission?
wftda.tv’s mission is to present high-quality productions of exciting WFTDA match-ups, attract new viewers, and reinforce the love we all have for the sport of flat track roller derby. Proceeds from wftda.tv are reinvested into WFTDA membership’s programming and will help strengthen our common goals. wftda.tv represents our commitment to our member leagues, their skaters and support staff, and all who enjoy the sport.
We believe that our sport deserves to be broadcast professionally, with consistent standards and parameters, and that the WFTDA and our member leagues should retain control over our image and assets so we can ensure they’re always used in a way that respects our members and positively promotes roller derby at every level. The WFTDA is “for derby, by derby,” and this endeavor reflects that mission.
How is wftda.tv funded?
The wftda.tv represents a significant financial commitment by the WFTDA, and we look to support from our viewers to help offset the costs of this high-quality production. Early season coverage is broadcast free of charge. Live coverage of WFTDA Postseason Tournaments will be pay-per-view.
Coupled with sponsorship funds, wftda.tv aims to recoup its investment with affordable pay-per-view streaming. Profits are dedicated to maintaining the wftda.tv website and reinvestment in additional WFTDA projects and programming.
What’s the process for getting a WFTDA league-created bout production broadcast on wftda.tv?
wftda.tv is looking to include league-produced content on the site, and to offer leagues additional exposure and promotion for the hard work and exceptional production. The site offers the convenience of one location for all WFTDA content. If your league is currently producing video broadcasts we would love to talk to you about working with wftda.tv. Click here for more information.
How do I contact wftda.tv?
All inquiries for wftda.tv may be directed to the broadcast team for the WFTDA at firstname.lastname@example.org.