WFTDA Rules Test

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WFTDA Quizzes & Trivia

The Women's Flat Track Derby Association is the international governing body for women's roller derby, skating in other words. How well do you know the WFTDA rules? Take up the quiz and find out how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False:Team A's Jammer is not on the track prior to the jam-starting whistle. Team A is allowed to send a jammer from their bench onto the track to play in the in-progress jam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or False:Skaters may legally re-enter the track in front of the opponent who forced them out-of-bounds, if the opponent went out-of-bounds at any point after the initiating block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False:A cutting the track penalty will be issued for a skater who slides out-of-bounds and then back in-bounds while still down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If a blocker lines up with any part of their skate touching the ground behind the jammer line after the jam-starting whistle, the blocker:
    • A. 

      Earns a false start and must serve 30 seconds in the penalty box

    • B. 

      Must skate clockwise until the Blocker has yielded to at least one Blocker from the opposing team.

    • C. 

      Can engage other players immediately. Touching over the Jammer Line is considered "no impact/no penalty"

    • D. 

      Must yield to all skaters in proximity, including the opposing Jammer, to avoid a False Start penalty.

  • 5. 
    Which part of the body is considered an illegal target zone?
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Upper Arm

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Above the shoulder

  • 6. 
    How many time outs does each team have per game?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Which of the following must a skater do when re-entering the track from the penalty box?
    • A. 

      Re-Enter at the front of the pack.

    • B. 

      Skate onto the track immediately, regardless of where the pack is.

    • C. 

      Re-enter behind all in-play Blockers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an illegal procedure penalty?
    • A. 

      Failure to yield

    • B. 

      Too many skaters on the track

    • C. 

      Improper uniform

    • D. 

      Removing required safety equipment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    True or False:When initiating a block, a skater must be in bounds, but may pick up momentum for the block from out of bounds prior to returning to the track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False:Using an impenetrable wall to impede an opponent is illegal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A jammer must legally pass an on-the-track opposing blocker to score points on players not on the track (NOTT)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or False:A skater who is lead jammer can call off the jam while being removed from play due to a penalty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the maximum number of skaters from one team that can be seated in the penalty box at one time?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Two

  • 14. 
    What happens when a jammer who has not been declated lead jammer successfully calls off the jam?
    • A. 

      The Jammer receives an Illegal Procedure penalty

    • B. 

      The Captain receives an Insubordination penalty

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 15. 
    What is the referee whistle signal for a penalty?
    • A. 

      No whistle signal

    • B. 

      Two rapid whistle blasts

    • C. 

      One long whistle blast

    • D. 

      Two long whistle blasts

  • 16. 
    At most, how many seconds can elapse after the completion of a timeout, barring additional timeouts before the next jam begins.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

  • 17. 
    True or False:A jammer must stay in bounds to remain lead jammer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Helmet covers may be retrieved while skating in which direction?
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counter-clockwise

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 19. 
    What is the result of the following scenario?A downed skater re-entering the track causes an opposing skater to stumble but not fall or lose relative position.
    • A. 

      No call, legal scenario

    • B. 

      Penalty

    • C. 

      Expulsion

  • 20. 
    True or False:When a jammer's helmet cover falls to the ground, the pivot can pick it up to become the active jammer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A legal star pass is completed when:
    • A. 

      The helmet cover leaves the Jammer's helmet

    • B. 

      When the Jammer hands the Star to the Pivot and the Pivot is in full possesion

    • C. 

      After the Jammer passes or tosses the helmet cover to the Pivot and it is in the Pivot's hand, or when the Pivot picks up the Jammer helmet cover from the floor and put it on their helmet.

    • D. 

      When the Pivot is in possession of the Jammer helmet cover, in their hand or on their helmet, regardless of how it was transferred.

    • E. 

      When the helmet cover is on the former Pivot's helmet with the stars visible.

  • 22. 
    True or False:A skater, having gone out of bounds or straddling, who briefly and unintentionally completely returns to the track on one skate in their efforts to remain or return out of bounds is issued a cut penalty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    True or False:It is a penalty to touch an opponent with forearms or hands for three or more seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    True or False:If a skater is illegally blocked outside of the engagement zone, they may legally counter-block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A referee must give you a warning before issuing which types of penalties:
    • A. 

      Failure to Return to Engagement Zone

    • B. 

      Multi-Player Blocks

    • C. 

      Use of Hands

    • D. 

      None of the above