Everything You Need to Know Before USQC 10
In just under a month, 60 of the best Quidditch teams in the US will compete at US Quidditch Cup 10 (USQC10) in Kissimmee, Florida. Each USQ region hosted a regional championship this season in order for teams to compete for the opportunity to participate in USQC10. These championships began in late October and concluded in early March.
Appalachian Apparators Quidditch
Arizona State University
Ball State Cardinals
Boise State Abraxans
Boston University Quidditch
Bowling Green State University
Carolina Heat Quidditch Club
Central Michigan Quidditch Club
District of Columbia Quidditch Club
Gulf Coast Gumbeaux
Illinois State University Firebirds
Indiana University Quidditch Club
Lake Erie Elite
Lone Star Quidditch Club
The Long Beach Funky Quaffles
Los Angeles Gambits
The Lost Boys
Macaulay Honors College Marauders
Marquette University Quidditch
Miami University (OH) Quidditch
Michigan Quidditch Team
New York Quidditch Club
Ohio State Quidditch
Oklahoma State University
Penn State University Nittany Lions
RIT Dark Marks
Rutgers University Quidditch
Silicon Valley Skrewts
The Silver Phoenix
The Southern Storm
Texas A&M Quidditch
Texas State University – San Marcos
Tufts University Tufflepuffs
University of California Los Angeles
University of Miami
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Quidditch
University of Rochester Thestrals
University of Texas at San Antonio
Utah State Quidditch Club
Virginia Quidditch Club
More information on each team can be found on the USQC10 website here.
Yesterday, US Quidditch released a promotional video for the upcoming tournament, which offers a glimpse at what Muggle Quidditch entails.
The video shows what each position does, as well as highlights some key differences between Muggle Quidditch and the classic game from the series.
On top of the countless Quidditch matches to watch during the tournament weekend, there will be plenty of entertainment and vendor options to check out as well. Among these will be butterbeer, custom-made wands, Quidditch brooms – both practical and decorative – and even a few real fantastic beasts you can meet!
Tickets for USQC10 are on sale now, prices ranging from $10 to $115. They can be purchased here. If you can’t make it to the tournament, no worries! You won’t have to miss a match with the free live stream and USQ YouTube channel. You can also get updates from USQ Scores on Twitter and at MuggleNet’s SnitchCenter!
Congratulations and good luck to the teams that qualified for the tournament! Let us know your predictions in the comments below!