Last weekend Toronto Roller Derby hosted the 7th edition of Quad City Chaos, an official WFTDA-recognized tournament. The 2016 edition featured:
- nine games total, the same as 2015
- the most leagues represented, with six
- the most WFTDA charter teams, with five in action
- the most cities represented, with eight (counting the 3 cities of “Tri-City”
Oh, and also amazing roller derby action all weekend long!
This weekend we welcomed back two WFTDA charter teams that have previously featured at Quad City Chaos – Queen City’s Lake Effect Furies (2013), Tri-City Thunder (2011, 2012) – and also welcomed two others to their first. Here’s the results:
Game 1: ToRD All-Stars 212 – 97 RDQ Les Duchesses
Game 2: Queen City Lake Effect Furies 209 – 71 Tri-City Thunder
Game 4: Tri-City Thunder 193 – 139 RDQ Les Duchesses
Game 5: Queen City Lake Effect Furies 257 – 96 ToRD All-Stars
Game 7: RDQ Les Duchesses 189 – 133 Royal City Bruteleggers
Game 9: Tri-City Thunder 207 – 158 ToRD All-Stars
B-team Regulation Games
In B-team action, the Montreal Sexpos returned for the first time since 2014 and cleaned up:
Game 3: Montreal Sexpos 312 – 40 ToRD All-Stars
Game 6: Montreal Sexpos 358 – 40 Queen City Subzero Sirens
Game 8: ToRD All-Stars 344 – 98 Queen City Subzero Sirens
There were incredible options for MVPs for this year’s Quad City Chaos. There were 4 awarded – a blocker and a jammer from the A-team games, and a blocker and a jammer from the B-team games.
Left to Right: Banshee (Toronto), Librawlian (Queen City), Annex (Tri-City) Booty Quake (Roller Derby Athletics). Not shown: Magnum PEI. Photo by Neil Gunner
A-team MVP Jammer: Librawlian, Queen City Lake Effect Furies
A-team MVP Blocker: Annex, Tri-City Thunder
B-team MVP Jammer: Banshee, ToRD All-Stars
B-team MVP Blocker: Magnum PEI, Montreal Sexpos
MVPs received gift certificates for Roller Derby Athletics Stride Booster program, courtesy of Roller Derby Athletics, a belt buckle courtesy of Twelve ThirtyFour Skate Co., and gift packages courtesy of DivaCup! Congratulations to all 4 tournament MVPs!
Full recaps of the entire weekend at Quad City Chaos are available at The Derby Nerd (Queen City Cleans Up at QCC 2016) and also on Artvoice (Buffalo’s Lake Effect Furies Win Big At Toronto’s Quad City Chaos Tournament ), the latter contribution by Queen City’s Dylan Powell.
Archived Game Broadcasts
The entire weekend was broadcast on Layer9.ca, AND simulcast on WFTDA.tv. All 9 games are being archived in HD on Layer9 here, along with the awarding of the MVPs.