Photos: Jamming for the title of world's best derby team

The London Rollergirls greet the crowd.
The London Rollergirls of England, in pink, greet the crowd before the start of their Division 1 third-place game against the Victorian Roller Derby League of Melbourne, Australia.
Angela Jimenez for MPR News

Roller derby teams from around the U.S. and the world competed in a single-elimination tournament this past weekend in St. Paul. The local Minnesota RollerGirls hosted the 2015 International Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Championships at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium, although they were knocked out of contention in the first round.

Photojournalist Angela Jimenez took in the final matches.

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