Player, Non-Playing Team Staff Membership, & Trial Memberships

USQ offers seasonal adult and non-playing team staff. Individuals may register at any point during the year, although these memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable, and will expire on June 30. 


SEASONAL PLAYER MEMBERSHIP

ADULT PLAYER — $70

Adult players (17+) can compete with one adult member team throughout the course of the season for $70, with free registration to the team's regional championship tournament. Anyone under the age of 17 is not permitted to compete with a competitive adult team.

Full adult player membership includes the following:

  • Access to our mentorship program
  • Seasonal discounts on USQ merchandise
  • Discounts at USQ partner organizations
  • Insurance coverage while participating in official tournaments and sanctioned events in the U.S.
  • Eligibility to compete in official tournaments and to attend all sanctioned events
  • Free registration for USQ regional championships

REGISTER FOR THE 2021-22 SEASON

To become a member:
  1. Sign up for a free account on the USQ website by clicking “Register”. If you have a free account, be sure to log-in.
  2. Once you have signed up/logged-in, go to ‘My Dashboard’ and click on ‘Membership’.
  3. Then please click ‘Upgrade My Membership’. Follow the prompts which will guide you through your membership options and help you complete your registration.
  4. You’ll be required to upload a 400x800 headshot of yourself on the first page.

Once you complete your membership:

  1. If you are a collegiate player, submit proof of enrollment to enrollment@usquidditch.org. You can learn more about submitting enrollment here or scroll to the bottom of this page. 

To register your team once you complete your player membership:

  1. Visit our team membership page and follow the instructions listed.
  2. Review and complete all of the season team requirements by clicking here.

Non-playing team staff

adult NON-PLAYING TEAM STAFF - $0

If you are a non-playing/non-coaching member of your team staff, you are welcome to sign-up for this free USQ membership. 

To become a member:

  1. To become a member, click on the link here 
  2. Register if you do not have account. Log-in if you do
  3. Click on ‘Membership’
  4. Click on ‘Upgrade Your Membership’ and fill out the information as directed and then select 'non-playing team staff' membership when prompted.

To register your team once you complete your non-playing team staff membership:

  1. Visit our team membership page and follow the instructions listed.
  2. Review and complete all of the season team requirements by clicking here.

youth player

YOUTH PLAYER

We encourage all youth teams to sign up for our free team directory! It's a great way to provide visibility for your team and to stay in the loop of quidditch happenings. To sign your team up for this free resource, please follow the steps below:

  1. Create an account using this link.
  2. Once an account is created, click on 'My Team'
  3. Choose 'Register A Free Team'
    1. You then can sign up your team for the directory!

TRIAL PLAYER MEMBERSHIP

TRIAL PLAYER — $10

USQ understands that attendance at a large and competitive event often ‘hooks’ new players on the sport, and for this reason the option of an individual trial membership exists. For $10, a new member may be added to a team roster for and attend one event, excluding regionals and US Quidditch Cup. If a trial member wishes to continue playing after this point, the individual can then purchase a full seasonal individual membership. Trial memberships can be prorated into the cost of an adult player membership. Players who have purchased a trial can upgrade to full membership for $60.

Trial memberships must be purchased by 8pm ET the Wednesday before an event. If a trial membership is purchased after that time, staff cannot guarantee that the trial will be processed in time to meet the roster submissiond deadline, which is 24 hours before an event. 

A one-time-use trial membership includes the following:

  • Eligibility to play on one official member team for the duration of one event
  • Insurance coverage while participating in the above one event

Trial memberships cannot be used as a replacement for the Non-Member Sanctioned Event Fee.

To sign up for a trial membership:
  1. Sign up for a free account on the USQ website by clicking “Register
  2. Once you have signed up for a free account, fill out the “Purchasing a Trial Membership” info on the left side bar of this page and click “Buy Now” to fulfill the payment portion required.
  3. After purchasing your trial, USQ Staff will reach out to confirm your account has been upgraded.

Players who have purchased a trial can upgrade to full membership for $60. To upgrade, email membership@usquidditch.org


member ELIGIBILITY

Residency

US Quidditch membership is open to teams and individuals residing within the United States of America. Teams and individuals residing in other countries should seek to register with their respective quidditch national governing body. If, throughout the season, it is discovered that a team or individual is not located within the USA, then that team or individual will be at that point barred from the league without refund or eligibility to participate in further events. Any official games played by this team throughout the season will be disqualified.

 In order to be eligible to compete, at least one of the following must be true of the player:
  • Hold citizenship.
  • Currently living in the country and not participating as part of another league.
  • Have played quidditch only in the US.

Individuals who have split residency and live part-time in the United States may be granted an exception to compete on a USQ team on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions will be based on proof of split residency, extenuating circumstances, and discussion with the other country's national governing body as applicable. Requests for an exception must be submitted by email to membership@usquidditch.org. Requests for an exception will be evaluated within two weeks of submission, and the exception must be granted before the player registers for USQ membership. 

ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

All players on a collegiate team must attend the same school, unless they are participating in the joint team development program. Current graduate students will be permitted to play on their school’s collegiate team. Faculty, staff, and community members who are not enrolled in classes will not be permitted to play on a school’s collegiate team. A student from a college with an unofficial or club team may not compete with a college team from another school.

This season, USQ will be confirming enrollment status with an administrator from the school that supervises a team. Teams will be required to provide that contact info upon registration. When registering for individual USQ membership, players will be required to provide their student ID number. This will help school administrators identify and confirm that players are enrolled.

If USQ staff is unable to reach an administrator for confirmation, players may be asked to submit proof of enrollment individually. Individual proof of enrollment may be sent to enrollment@usquidditch.org or uploaded to this form. Enrollment documentation must be either official proof of enrollment from their school’s registrar or an official class schedule season showing the player’s full name, the full name of the school, and the term of enrollment.

Additional information about collegiate player eligibility requirements can be found on our membership team requirements page, here.

Questions

Email membership@usquidditch.org with any questions or visit our FAQ page by clicking here.