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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, […]

MLQ Fills Finance Director Opening

Zack Denoto will serve as the MLQ Finance Director, effective immediately. Denoto was first introduced to quidditch during his time at RIT. After two years away from the sport, he returned in the fall of 2015 to play for Rochester United. Denoto was a member of Rochester Whiteout during the 2016 season. “Zack is the […]

Meet the 2017 Managers

MLQ is pleased to announce our roster of 2017 managers! We’re still seeking additional candidates for the non-playing role in a number of cities. If you’re interested, drop us an email at humanresources@mlquidditch.com. Kerri Donnelly City: New York Almost always guaranteed to be the oldest in the room, Kerri Donnelly started to experiment with quidditch […]

New Marketing Director Appointed to MLQ

Nick Finn will serve as the new MLQ Marketing Director, effective immediately. Finn’s introduction to MLQ came during the 2016 season when he designed the team logos for the San Francisco Argonauts and the Los Angeles Guardians and consulted on other MLQ logos. While Finn has never played on a quidditch team, he is no […]

New MLQ Finance Department Structure Unveiled, Openings Released

As Major League Quidditch continues to grow, it is necessary to make changes to better accommodate the needs of our ever-growing association. With this in mind, we have restructured our Finance Department to help foster its success moving forward. The department will be broken into three sub-departments: general accounts; planning and budgeting; and accounting. Each department coordinator will report directly […]

Staup Announced as MLQ Events Director

  Melinda Staup will serve as the new Events Director for MLQ, effective immediately. Staup has played on Indianapolis Intensity since the inaugural MLQ season and is excited to join the dynamic team of volunteers that comprise the MLQ team. An alumna of Ball State University, Staup served as the vice president and president of […]

MLQ Events Department Restructured, New Openings Announced

As Major League Quidditch continues to grow, it is necessary to make structural changes to better accommodate the needs of our ever-growing association. With this in mind, we have retooled our Events Department to help foster its success going forward. The department will be broken into four sub-departments: community outreach, championship, regular season and league […]

MLQ Decreases Number of Teams Attending Championship

  The top 12 out of 16 MLQ teams, based on regular-season performance, will be invited to the 2017 MLQ Championship Weekend. In each division, the team ranked fourth out of four by regular-season performance will not qualify. The 12 teams attending MLQ Championship will be seeded based on regular-season performance into one single-elimination tournament […]