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MLQ Draft Board: Remember the North

By Tyler Walker Fantasy Statistician With the inaugural MLQ fantasy season kicking off last week, there is debate about where players should be drafted and when to play them. To help guide your selections, we look to one of the more popular fantasy sports in the world–fantasy football–to predict how this season’s fantasy quidditch will be […]

Los Angeles Guardians vs Phoenix Sol Rescheduled

The Los Angeles Guardians match against the Phoenix Sol, scheduled to take place on June 11 in Los Angeles, Calif., has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 6. The decision has been agreed on by the managerial and coaching staffs of each team and approved by Gameplay Director Edgar Pavlovsky, Events Director Kara Levis and MLQ […]

Beginner’s Guide to Fantasy Quidditch

Hello and welcome to the inaugural fantasy quidditch season for Major League Quidditch! This is the first attempt at an online, customizable fantasy quidditch league, using two specific fantasy formats: Player Draft and Pick ‘Em, To participate in fantasy quidditch for free, simply click this link to sign up on our website. Our system offers […]

MLQ Stay and Play Policy 2016

On August 19, 20 and 21 of 2016, Major League Quidditch will bring a huge influx of athletes to the city of League City, Texas. League City has been an amazing partner for our event so far, with their staff eagerly anticipating the event and working tirelessly to make sure all our athletes’ needs can […]

MLQ Seasonal Cost Estimate

Like most travel sports, quidditch can take a toll on your bank account. That’s why we at MLQ have outlined the primary costs associated with league membership for the 2016 season. And, as a reminder, if these costs scare you, fear not! We created the MLQ Athlete Advancement Program to help players with financial needs […]

Snitch to Return to Overtime for 2016 Season

Major League Quidditch’s Gameplay Department looks forward to working with US Quidditch’s Rulebook 9 for the 2016 season. However, MLQ’s Gameplay Department continues to look for opportunities to amend the current iteration of the rulebook to maximize its efficacy for the particular needs of our league. For the 2015 season, one of the notable amendments […]

Founder: Heat of the Moment

  Since the first time I set my eyes on quidditch in November 2010, I have been privileged to be personally on-hand for many of the sport’s greatest moments and monumental milestones. Today, I believe we at MLQ are granted the opportunity to announce a tournament that will undoubtedly be another one of these occasions. […]

MLQ Championship Location Determined

For the past five weeks, MLQ Commission Co-Chairs Amanda Dallas and Ethan Sturm have worked with Events Director Kara Levis to evaluate each of the three MLQ Championship bid finalists. Following numerous discussions with city officials and staff, we are excited to announce the selection of League City, Texas as the host for the 2016 […]

2016 In-Person Tryout Registration Now Open

  UPDATE: Blue Sombrero will not accept Canadian addresses in the main field. We have developed a workaround noted in Registration Process Step 2. For our 2016 season, MLQ will be partnering with Blue Sombrero and Dick’s Sporting Goods to streamline our registration process for in-person tryouts. For specific dates, times and locations, keep an eye on your […]

Founder: Happy Birthday, MLQ

It’s hard to believe that exactly a year ago this evening, we announced Major League Quidditch publicly for the very first time. I feel like I have been working on this league for decades, yet its beginning still feels like just yesterday. Either way, it undoubtedly feels incredibly rewarding. On that evening, 365 days ago, […]