Founded officially in 2010, but meeting informally since 2008, UKRDA was created by some of the longest standing leagues within the UK. It aims to promote and lobby the sport of roller derby within the UK. To help with growth and recognition of the sport and increase expertise; and so far has done so with great success. Creating links with the Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Association (WFTDA) and most recently with the British Roller Sports Federation (BRSF), by whom UKRDA are recognised as the national association for roller derby in the UK