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Quidditch to Air on National Television for First Time

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jack McGovern Tel. 610-290-2466 Email: press@mlquidditch.com Quidditch to Air on National Television for First Time UPDATE: Eleven Sports Network will televise one semifinal series and the finals series of the 2017 Major League Quidditch (MLQ) Championship in League City, Texas. The games will be produced by the network and aired […]

Join the Team Behind the Team

By Elizabeth Barcelos San Francisco Argonauts Manager Here’s my dirty little secret about being a quidditch volunteer: I never believe in doing something for free if it doesn’t benefit me in some way. While being paid is the goal, money comes and goes–and goes, and goes when you have student loans and rent to pay–but […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

MLQ Delay of Game Alterations

Major League Quidditch is dedicated to the development of continued innovation within quidditch gameplay. With that goal in mind, the league is instituting the following additional regulations and changes to USQ Rulebook 9 section 3.3.6. “Delay of Game” for implementation in the exhibition match being played in Washington D.C. on Saturday, August 27th 2016. This […]

League Statement on Potential Code of Conduct Violation

Last month, allegations of sexual assault against Los Angeles Guardians chaser Alex Scheer were posted on a public forum. Following the initial claim, Major League Quidditch opened an investigation into the matter, temporarily suspending Scheer. In the days that followed, another accusation against Scheer came to light. After receiving multiple statements from parties close to […]

Working Out without a Gym

School’s out for summer. But for some, that means gym time is over too. While student athletes can take advantage of college gyms during the school year, most local gyms don’t offer monthly memberships for the summer. Or perhaps you have too many other financial obligations to afford the expense. But that’s no reason to […]

Mobility and Why it Matters

Like super foods and clean eating, mobility is one of those trendy yet esoteric terms popping up everywhere in the sports and fitness industries. So what does it actually mean? Mobility is the body’s ability to move freely and easily. Joint mobility is incredibly important for sports performance; inadequate hip mobility can lead to a shortened […]