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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

How to Host Your Own MLQ Viewing Party

While MLQ has expanded its reach to include the South and West this year, there are still plenty of quidditch players and fans that can’t make it to an MLQ match series this summer. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay on the sidelines.Thanks to the rise of livestreaming, fans from all over can […]