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Major League Quidditch Relocates Franchise to Boise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jack McGovern Tel. 610-290-2466 Email: press@mlquidditch.com Major League Quidditch Relocates Franchise to Boise Boise, Idaho (December 19, 2017) — Major League Quidditch (MLQ) is relocating a franchise to Boise, Idaho for the 2018 season. The Boise Grays will replace the Phoenix Sol in the West Division. The Sol joined the league […]

2018 MLQ Championship Location Chosen

Two cities were selected in early November as finalists for the 2018 MLQ Championship. Since that announcement, the MLQ team has spent the past month measuring fields, questioning cities and crunching numbers to see which finalist would be the best for the 2018 season-ending tournament. After completing the process and the analysis that followed, MLQ […]

2018 MLQ Championship Bid Finalists Selected

The bidding process to determine a host for the 2018 Major League Quidditch Championship began in September 2017, and we are excited to announce that, after much deliberation, we have selected two finalist destinations. The MLQ season extends from June 1 to Aug. 31, with each of its 16 teams competing within one of four […]

MLQ Statistics: Beater PAR Explained

By Joshua Mansfield Statistics Coordinator This season, thanks to a dedicated group of team volunteers, we are privy to the fastest stat turnaround rate the league has ever seen. With this in place, the statistics we see have transformed from being merely season-to-season records to be kept to tools to be used for analytical purposes. […]

Exhibition Match Policy Introduced for 2017

  We at MLQ are incredibly enthusiastic about the crop of new summer teams, including the Minnesota Voyageurs and the Orlando Sirens, popping up across the country. While these teams are unaffiliated with our organization, we are always encouraged to see members of the quidditch community taking the initiative to increase the number of competitive […]

Seasonal Officials, EMT Compensation Increase

We can never thank our referees and snitches enough for the work that they do to keep our sport fair and enjoyable. To bolster incentives and stimulate growth in officials, MLQ will be increasing compensation per game for referees and snitches for this coming season. Compensation per game across referee and snitch positions this summer […]

Rule and Gameplay Updates for 2017 Unveiled

  We in the MLQ Gameplay Department are always looking for ways to help move quidditch forward through policy and rule changes. Our timeout rule, originated during our 2015 season, has been met with unanimous positive responses, while our overtime snitch policies changed between our 2015 and 2016 seasons as we worked to get closer […]

Practice Squads Come to MLQ

Update: Based on feedback received from MLQ staff, potential players and spectators, MLQ has updated and further clarified our practice policy. You can find the full 2017 policy on practice and the practice squad here. At MLQ, we understand the value of preparing for the future. While 30-player teams are quite deep to begin with, […]

2017 MLQ Championship Location Selected

  Three cities were selected as finalists for the 2017 MLQ Championship in mid-February. Since that announcement, the MLQ team and its cohorts have spent the past month measuring fields, questioning cities and crunching numbers to see which finalist would be the best for the 2017 season-ending tournament. After completing the process and the analysis […]

2017 MLQ Championship Bid Finalists Released

The bidding process to determine a host for the 2017 MLQ Championship began in November 2016. We are excited to announce that, after much deliberation, we have selected three finalist destinations. The MLQ season extends from June 1 to Aug. 31, with each of its 16 teams competing within one of four divisions: North, South, […]