Third Annual Quidditch World Cup Event Due this Month at Middlebury College

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Oct 06, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

Calling all Quidditch fans. Great news today as the Third Annual Quidditch World Cup event is due to take place again on October 25th at Middlebury College in Vermont. According to the Facebook page for the event “26 teams from around the country and beyond will compete for the title
in a field that includes Washington University, Oklahoma State, and the
University of Texas. Tournament play will be double elimination on
three fields across Battell Beach.” The full list of teams competing will be released shortly. For more, be sure sure to check out this website, or follow all the action on their Twitter here. This event is always quite popular and we will update with more when we can!

Thanks to Emily and Trish for owling!





107 Responses to Third Annual Quidditch World Cup Event Due this Month at Middlebury College

Avatar ImageCatherine says: OMG! that sounds like so much fun!!!Avatar Imagemagicmaniac says: COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!BUT I CAN'T GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :(Avatar Imagenipintheair says: I didn't know you could play Quidditch in real life. How do you fly on a broomstick?Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: i hope they put it online so we can watch, sounds cool.Avatar ImageLiveLaughLove says: Haha! This just made my day. Absolutly amazing :)Avatar Imageskiving snackboxes says: that's so cool!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Wow 26 teams!!!!!!! I can't wait to hear about it!Avatar Imagepygmypuff85 says: This sounds like so much fun!!Avatar Imagemadcap magician902 says: that sounds like a lot of funAvatar ImageTGTSNBN says: If you are in the NYC area, check out HP-NYC: The Group That Shall Not Be Named. We have a monthly Quidditch match in Riverside park! www.hp-nyc.comAvatar Imagesairah says: : DAvatar ImageAwesomeOpossum says: I actually got this link via twitter right after I finished at Quidditch Practice at my school (and I shared it with my teammates). We're going to the cup and training super hard, since we just formed last April (although our Captain went to the second annual World Cup). I'm SO PUMPED!! Can't wait to get up there :DAvatar Imageliv-wa says: AHHH!! Something that is actually NEAR me! Nothing ever comes up my way [: I reallllly want to go.Avatar ImagetheREALGinnyWeasley says: Jealous....I tried to make a Quidditch team at my school but NO! :P I hate Gayside.....Avatar Imagemyecotopia says: OMG! That's AWESOME! I just wish that my school had a team! Avatar ImageRubyHagrid says: awesomeAvatar ImageInkBlood says: That is so AWESOME!! I love it!! I checked out the site and their calendar is still under construction, but if they play near me, I'm soooo gonna go!!! :)Avatar Imagesamhinrichs678 says: wish we had one!!! that would be so cool!! but there doesn't seem to be many avid fans like me here in good ole absolutely nothing to do MontanaAvatar ImageHGROSS44 says: It looks fun and i can tell they all injoy playing.Avatar Imageflowerchild says: omg that is soo awesome!!! :D Avatar Imagepotterforpresident says: How do you play Quidditch in real life?Avatar Imageginevrapotter07 says: eh? Quidditch? With *brooms*??? How do you do it? Haha, I wish I could watch... or be in one. Lol!:)Avatar Imagesimos says: Awesome! It's almost like flying!Avatar Imagepfowlerp says: After reading more on the IQA site, I wonder if Quidditch will ever become a "professional" sport like baseball, football etc. It's currently spread worldwide in colleges and high schools. Just a thought...Avatar ImageFresca says: That looks great! A bit rough, but fun...Avatar ImageCatherine says: wow! first! never been first before!Avatar ImageHorcruxalej says: it sounds like alot of fun my school doesnt have a team i wish it didAvatar Imagemuggle118 says: i hope they come close to me !!Avatar Imagemuggle118 says: i hope they come close to me !!Avatar ImagevampressISap0tter says: nice! when are the try-outs? :))Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: This is proof that Harry Potter is amazing! :)Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: Wow, that's so cool. The closest I've gotten to playing Quidditch was at the Harry Potter exhibition in Chicago. It was so exciting to be able to actually hold a quaffle and throw it through a hoop :)Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: CoolAvatar Imagemadman1277 says: CoolAvatar Imagefriendofblob says: Awesomeness! This is so coo;! Avatar ImageBewareoftheNargles says: Wow, I wish I could get together people who would actually play with me.Avatar ImageSmitch says: @AwesomeOpossum - congrats! That is so cool - you are an actual Quidditch player! Good luck to your team and kudos to you for showing your fandom flare through sports! Avatar ImageKatieP09 says: I wish my University had a school team!!! Can't wait!!!Avatar ImageTonks1 says: Hopefully sometime in the future we will be able to play a real game. Cause we will have something to fly on and a radio controled snitch. It would be just awsome.Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Awesomeness! Sounds wickedly cool!Avatar ImageTheGriff says: I whish my college had a team...it would be so awesome! I hope it'll be online somewhere...YOUTUBE.Avatar ImageScribbled says: YES! Oh, how I wish I could go! Quidditch is amazing... I tried to start a Quidditch team in my town, but the people here are just too narrow-minded to make it work. I'm gonna have to find a college that already has a Quidditch team going...Avatar Imagealicia00 says: wow i did not know thay do that in realy life thats awesomeAvatar ImageHmrc5 says: I'd love to see it!Avatar Imagebecmajec says: This is so awesome I wish i could go (wouldn't even attempt to play i am terrible at all sports haha) Avatar Imagejustmargaret says: It's the University of Washington, not Washington University. I would know, I go there (and I'm on their Quidditch team!). :)Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I wish that I could participate, let alone attend this! I hope everyone going to this has a fantastic time.Avatar ImageHermioneWwannabe says: wow I wanna play quidditch! that looks like so much fun! I wish it had more media! I <3 our fandom we are soo awesome! :))Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: Wow, I hope it will be something they put on TV one day. Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: I dunno... Every time I see or hear of folks running about trying to play Quidditch, I can't help but flash on Monty Python & The Holy Grail....Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: I love their sense of humor.Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: I love their sense of humor.Avatar Imagehermionerules1844 says: I once saw an awesome feature on the news about real Quidditch. I wish I could join a team.Avatar Imagesnoozer says: Nipintheair... Sorry you must be a muggle;() Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: cool i read something like this in Sports Illustrated 4 kids... the snitch is actually a person dressed in goldAvatar Imagebettyclarke says: AHH. Texas A&M University is attending, not the University of Texas! They don't even have a team. :/ I'm super stoked to attend, though!Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: I am kind of excited about this, but none of the schools near me are cool enough to pull it off.Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: I am kind of excited about this, but none of the schools near me are cool enough to pull it off.Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: I am kind of excited about this, but none of the schools near me are cool enough to pull it off.Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: I am kind of excited about this, but none of the schools near me are cool enough to pull it off.Avatar Imagehpismyworld321 says: ok how do u play??? how do you ride a broomstick??Avatar Imagewrightrox says: this is very cool...i hope we can watch it somehow ???????? please advise.....thxAvatar Imageda_member0808 says: omg that sounds so awesome!!! i would love to go :DAvatar Imagehumbert0 says: I want to play tooooo!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagetview07 says: AH My favorite college has a team... HOOK 'EM HORNS! GO TEXAS!Avatar Imagepfowlerp says: This is awsome!!! I hope the y have some kind of video coverage, even if it's posted after the match(s) have been played. I too wish I could play Quidditch!!!Avatar ImagevampressISap0tter says: cool! so when are the try outs? im gonna try for the chaser. :)Avatar ImageHBPFan says: How's it played?Avatar ImageFifi says: I didn't know you could play Quidditch in real life. : o How do they do it?Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: Wheres my post?Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: I love their sense of humor.Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: my post didn't sho Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: anyway, the snitch is a person dressed in goldAvatar ImageMera004 says: Ooh, cool! I hope there'll be videos of the matches! It would be so fun to watch. :D Avatar ImageReszalia says: That's... Awesome!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Oh I've seen this quidditch thing b4. Its trully awesome!Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: AWSOME!!!!Avatar ImageLoony.in.Honeydukes says: Oh cool :] I wish my school had a Quidditch team...Avatar Imagekyramp says: That's so cool!Avatar ImageHBPFan says: How's it played?Avatar Imagehpismyworld321 says: yea i lookes at that it does look kinda dumb.... but still a cool concept :) they should make hover brooms or something :)Avatar Imagehumbert0 says: It'd be awesome to play Quidditch in real life xDAvatar Imagehumbert0 says: It may be played in the floor... on brooms? Running on a broom!? xD But what about the snitch?Avatar Imagedcsbelle says: I hope someone videos it; I'd like to see how they play and what their rules are.Avatar ImageNiko Potter says: OMG THAT SOUNS AWESOME 8D I wanna go so bad but I can't -___- how are they gonna play?Avatar ImageCharlieNevin says: http://www.ehow.com/how_2067087_play-muggle-quidditch.html At least 10 people have asked how you play and no one answered! So, I looked it up. Nothing in this version says anything about a person dressed in gold being the snitch. Personally, as much as I would love to play Quidditch, I think this is kind of dumb...Avatar Imagetayler18 says: oh my god that is so cool!Avatar ImageProfKnight says: so wish i lived back out on the east coastAvatar ImageProfKnight says: what kind of brooms do you think they use Avatar Imagelttlmsravnclaw07 says: i am so going to vermont in two weeks.Avatar Imageharrypotterondvdmakesme says: how do you play quidditch in real life? Avatar Imagehp931 says: MY COUISIN GOES TO MIDDLEBURY! MUST GO SEE HER AN THE QUIDDICH! IT'S SOMME THING I CAN REALLY GO TO! MUST EMAIL THIS! EPP! WHEN WILL IT BE YAYAvatar ImageLoSushi says: sound freakin awesomeAvatar ImageLoSushi says: sounds freakin awesomeAvatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: looool awesum :)Avatar Imagejholz653 says: that would be awesome to go to!!!! Avatar ImageLeeann says: That sounds so fun!Avatar Imagejholz653 says: that would be awesome to go to!!!! Avatar Imagekiwimci says: How can it be a World Cup without International teams? That's just a cup... [pfffffft Americans]Avatar Imagealoyalhufflepuff says: YAY! Im right next to the college so I can go! Avatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahhaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahhaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahhaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahhaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahhaAvatar Imageantoinette.f.brown says: oh my gosh, I read about this in an article I came across. that's sooooo cool, I wish they would extend it to more colleges, cause I would soooo do it.

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