Welcome to the third post in our series about integrating your smartphone with roller skating. We previously learned about the great apps out there for both Android devices and the iphone (iOS). These apps are made essentially for everyone on roller skates and we recommend that you get your thumbs on one asap.
But what about the apps that target a certain user such as a roller derby referee? Whether you are a roller derby official an active member in your derby community, it will be worth your time to download and spread the word about the following apps.
Roller Derby Penalty Timer is the best mobile app created specifically for roller derby officials.
This is a hefty claim stated by roller derby nation straight from the Android App Store and we believe its’ backed by user reviews and an easy to navigate interface.
This penalty tracker provides a reliable way to track penalties with built-in-knowledge of the WFTDA rules to help you manage any jammer situation that gets thrown your way. This app makes it easy for just one person to manage the full penalty box.
- Manage any configuration you’d like: two blockers, two jammers, four blockers, or even the full penalty box!
- Stop all timers simultaneously between jams.
- Tap-edit allows you to quickly edit a time or add a minute for a double-penalty.
- Paid Version contains NO Ads. Plus it helps support further development!
Roller Skate Nation rating and feedback: 5/5 stars. A must have app for anyone on a derby team! It’s developed by the renowned roller derby nation and is frequently updated to keep up with the fast pace sport.
The major downfall is that this app is only for Android devices. Don’t worry, keep reading!