The Des Moines Derby Dames will host a divisional roller derby tournament in August, the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau announced.

The Women's Flat Track Derby Association's (WFTDA) Division 2 Playoff, one of two inaugural playoffs, will be held at Hy-Vee Hall on Aug. 16-18. Ten roller derby teams will play for the opportunity to win the Division 2 title.

The winner of the Des Moines playoff, the first of seven playoffs to be held around the United States, will play the winner of the playoff in Kalamazoo, Mich., at the WFTDA Championships in Milwaukee.