USQ+

USQ+ is the home of all our virtual activities and events. While some of these programs are free and open to the public, most of them will be available exclusively for members. Here is what’s coming up from USQ+:

  • Webinars/roundtables
    • Team advice series on topics like recruitment and retention
    • USQ staff roundtables
    • How to on run a team workout session, focusing on exercises that are good for quidditch players as well as safety
  • Story sharing
    • Themed story shares about favorite or memorable moments off and on the pitch, like a monthly radio hour for quidditch
    • Deep dives into quidditch history
  • Social events
    • Quidditch 15th birthday social in October
    • Trivia nights
    • USQ book club

More virtual programs will be added throughout the season, and staff is working on adding more for this fall, too. If you have a suggestion for a virtual program, please email membership@usquidditch.org

UPCOMING USQ+ PROGRAMS

International Quidditch

  • Date and time: October 20, 2020 at 7pm ET
  • Registration link
  • Summary: As part of our celebration of quidditch's 15th birthday, join us for an hour long program on what's been going on with the sport globally, featuring stories of players from around the world including Argentina, Italy, Peru, Switzerland, and more. This program is open to both members and non-members.

Quidditch Conferences

  • Date and time: October 21, 2020 at 8pm ET
  • Registration link
  • Summary: As part of our celebration of quidditch's 15th birthday, join us for an hour long program on quidditch conferences. Conferences have been an important part of the sport for nearly a decade. Learn about what conference leaders are doing with their teams and how they contribute to the growth and success of the sport. This program is open to both memers and non-members.

Q&A on Financial Statements

  • Date and time: October 26 at 8pm ET
  • Registration link
  • Summary: On Friday, October 16, USQ released financial statements for the 20-21 season and the first quarter of the 21-22 season. Join USQ Executive Director Mary Kimball and Board Treasurer Alicia Radford for a Q&A on what's in these documents and how they relate to the cost saving measures the league is implementing. This program is open to both members and non-members.

Rulebook with the Gameplay Department

  • Date and time: October 29 at 8pm ET
  • Registration link
  • Summary: On October 5, USQ released the 14th edition of the rulebook. Join members of the gameplay department for an hour long Q&A discussion on all the changes, the process for making the rulebook, and more. Featuring Christian Barnes, Miles Tavis, Sarah Kneiling, Ricky Nelson, and Liam Zach. This program is open to both members and non-members.

Previous USQ+ Programs

Return to Play Guidelines for COVID-19

  • Date and time: October 7, 2020 at 8pm ET
  • Summary: USQ staff will go over what teams need to know about the revised return to play guidelines. There will be time for questions from attendees, as well. It will last approximately 1 hour. This program is open to both members and non-members.
  • Recording: available here
  • Transcript: available here