EAST VILLAGE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — This Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, January 16th and 17th, the San Diego Derby Dolls host some of the best and most elite roller derby stars representing the world of roller derby as they pit themselves against each other on the banked track. The Jantastic tournament includes a total of 8 teams of similarly high caliber skaters, and now in its second year, promises to excite, entertain, and enlighten both fans and skaters alike!
As a high-level exhibition tournament, Jantastic boasts teams and skaters from across the country, many of which have Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) playoff and championship experience. Defending champions, team “My Little Ponies” is powered by Team USA Speed Skating and Team USA Roller Derby Champion Erin Jackson, led by local coach and Team USA Rink Hockey star, Hockey Honey a.k.a. Christina Stang.
A notable entrant this year is Team Wolfpack, a nation-wide team made up of elite skaters from the WFTDA, boasting Team USA Roller Derby members Snot Rocket Science, V-Diva, and Brazilian Nut.
Event Information: https://derbyunited.com/jantastic
Jantastic Teams: https://derbyunited.com/jantastic/2016_teams
Full Schedule: https://derbyunited.com/jantastic/2016_schedule
Photo: Tristan King