Quidditch World Cup

  • News

    October 19, 2011

    Wide World of Sports

    The national pastime of the U.S.? The sports capital of the U.S.? If you don’t know the score, we’ll tell you.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    You Can Now Bet On the Quidditch World Cup

    Middlebury is favored to win the World Cup. ​You heard it here first, gamblers: it's coming time to place your bets on who will win the Quidditch World Cup. Yes, the Quidditch World Cup is real, don't you remember? (Muggle Quidditch, FYI.) It's coming to New York in November. And now an online ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Alex Benepe, Quidditch Commissioner, On the Upcoming Quidditch World Cup

    ​Alex Benepe is not a wizard, but the 25 year-old is nonetheless the first ever Commissioner of Quidditch and the founder of the International Quidditch Association. The Muggle version of Quidditch is an adaptation of the game played in the Harry Potter novels where players fly around on broom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Harry Potter Fans Celebrate Final Film With Quidditch in the Park

    Willis PlummerTwo Seekers Search for the Elusive Snitch​In anticipation of the final Harry Potter film, which comes out tonight at midnight, the International Quidditch Association hosted a Deathly Hollows Round-Robin Tournament at De Witt Clinton Park on 53rd Street yesterday. Three teams wer ... More >>