For the past few months, Team Uganda has been raising funds to travel to and participate in the tournament, and the team has raised nearly 700% of its original goal. Unfortunately, the hard work of the fundraisers and the generosity of the donors were not enough to get Team Uganda to the World Cup.
Looking for fun and slightly nerdy summer activity ideas? Here at MuggleNet, we’ve been in contact with the Department of Magical Games and Sports and have compiled a list of our favorite ideas for a fun, “Harry Potter” summer.
The Esteem Development Through Greater Expectations (EDGE) Theater in Chicago has hosted many fantastical and magical events, and this week the theater is taking on the “Potter” fandom with a Muggle Quidditch tournament.
Over a year ago, a mysterious plaque appeared outside the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, seemingly commemorating the installation of the goal posts used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup – but in the 18 months that the plaque has been bringing smiles to passersby, the hospital staff never even knew it was there. Now, a recent BBC article has traced the origins of the magical nameplate.
The US Quidditch Cup is this weekend. Here’s what we’re looking forward to.