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James and Oliver Phelps Announce MTV's Harry Potter World Cup

Posted by: Rosi
June 17, 2011, 12:35 AM

MTV have released a video in which James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) announce the Harry Potter World Cup, "a month-long tournament that will have you, the fans, voting to make your voice heard and determine who really is the greatest character in the entire Potterverse." 64 different characters in total are battling for the top title, with the winner to be announced during MTV News' coverage of the "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" premiere in New York City.

Leaky will be one of the fansites weighing in on the competition as the tournament unfolds. The first round of voting begins on Monday, 20th June and runs until the 26th of June; find the full voting schedule underneath the Phelps twins' video announcement below:

MTV News' Harry Potter World Cup Tournament Voting Schedule:

Round 1 – Monday, June 20th through Sunday, June 26th
Round 2 – Monday, June 27th through Thursday, June 30th at Midnight
Sweet 16 – Friday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 5th at Midnight
Elite 8 – Wednesday, July 6th through Thursday, July 7th at Midnight
Final 4 – Friday, July 8th through Sunday, July 10th at Midnight
Championship Round – Final 2 announced Monday, July 11th. Voting will continue up until the New York City premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2."

Find the official bracket here and more information at this link. Enjoy!

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1642 Points

Fun fun fun xD

Posted by Bella'love ^HISS^ on June 20, 2011, 03:06 PM report to moderator
708 Points


Posted by Patronus 27 on June 20, 2011, 03:11 PM report to moderator
362 Points

It very probably that Harry is going to win this tournament considering that we all love him so much and hence he is the most popular! I, however, would like to see Hermione win.

Posted by Halfblood Princess on June 20, 2011, 04:49 PM report to moderator
886 Points

Guys voting for McGonagall vs Fudge, Neville vs Greyback, Mad Eye vs Shacklebolt, and Dobby vs. Dean is up!! C’mon vote! (Go McGonagall and Dobby, two of my favorites!)

Posted by RubeusHagrid on June 20, 2011, 04:56 PM report to moderator
307 Points

It would be nice if Harry wind this. I think that would make Jo happy. For what she said in a recent interview… she seems to think fans are not fond of him? Which makes no sense, after all, this Harry’s story, we would have read 7 books if we didn’t love reading about him.

Posted by ethanHP on June 20, 2011, 05:25 PM report to moderator
32 Points

This is where you vote
Round 1 Dobby vs Dean and Mad-Eye Moody vs Kingsley Shacklebolt are up.

Posted by Haven on June 20, 2011, 05:46 PM report to moderator
886 Points

@ethanHP: that would be so nice! very smart of you _

Urghhh why do they have Rita vs. Hermione—I love them both sooo much! Argh, I guess I’ll pick Hermione, but…why??? <3

And, oh haha, if Molly meets Aragog (which most likely is gonna happen) and Bellatrix will beat Cho (by a landslide probably) then they’ll be against each other.

Hoping for-
Top 8- Harry, Hagrid, Dumbledore, McGonagall, Dobby, Bellatrix, Voldy, Slughorn.

Top 4- Harry, Dumbledore, Hagrid, Bellatrix

Top 2- Harry, Hagrid

Winner- Harry :)

Love them all though..

Posted by RubeusHagrid on June 20, 2011, 05:55 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

I can’t vote. I love too many characters!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on June 21, 2011, 02:06 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

Hermione all the way. She is the best character!

Posted by LunaLuver on June 21, 2011, 09:19 PM report to moderator
349 Points

this is an awesome idea!! love the twins too!!! GO DOBBY!

Posted by sboyer06 on June 22, 2011, 10:19 AM report to moderator
10471 Points

It’s so great that MTV is doing this for Harry Potter fans! =]

Posted by . on June 22, 2011, 10:48 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

Harry Potter > Professor Quirrell
Lucius Malfoy > Gilderoy Lockhart

And I can’t wait till Hermione comes up! I’m going to VOTE FOR HER! =]

Posted by . on June 22, 2011, 10:51 PM report to moderator
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