District of Columbia Quidditch Club defeated Penn State 200*-110 to take home the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship in Virginia Beach, VA.
22 teams participated in the regional championship, and the final standings are listed below. Teams in bold are US Quidditch Cup 9 qualifiers and will be among the 60 teams nationally that have received a spot at Columbia, SC in April 16 and 17, 2016.
1. District of Columbia Quidditch Club
2. Penn State University Nittany Lions
Tie-3. University of Richmond Quidditch
Tie-3. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Quidditch
Tie-5. Appalachian Apparators Quidditch
Tie-5. Maryland Quidditch
Tie-5. George Mason Club Quidditch
Tie-5. Lock Haven University Quidditch
Tie-9. Rutgers University Quidditch
Tie-9. Virginia Quidditch Club
11. Philadelphia Honey Badgers
12. James Madison University Quidditch
Tie-13. Wilmington Warhawks
Tie-13. Virginia Tech
Tie-13. Wizengamot Quidditch at VCU
Tie-13. Duke University Quidditch
Tie-17. Hopkins Hallows
Tie-17. University of Mary Washington Quidditch
Tie-17. Mansfield University Fire Ferrets Quidditch
Tie-17. Tri-State Lightning Quidditch Club
21. West Virginia Mountaineers
22. Grove City Legion of Broom
The full score sheet from the tournament can be found here.
“I’m excited at how well the staff worked together to make the weekend happen, and how positively the teams responded to all the things we had for this event. I’m excited to see everyone at nationals, either as a player or volunteer. Thank you especially to Erin Mallory who stepped up as regional coordinator to help teams complete their requirements,” said Jackie Ross, Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship 2015 Tournament Director.
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“It was great seeing so many teams competing at the fourth annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship. The sportsmanship demonstrated on and off pitch this weekend was a credit to the region, and I appreciate all the teams who played hard and demonstrated what our sport has to offer. Thank you especially to the Virginia Beach CVB and all the volunteers who worked to make the weekend a success,” said Sarah Woolsey, USQ Events Director.
US Quidditch wishes to congratulate DCQC and all qualifying and competing teams who raised funds, traveled to the event, and played tough and exciting games. USQ is especially grateful to its staff, volunteers, referees, and snitches who helped plan and put on the event -- their contributions and hard work help to make the event possible. Special thanks to Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Hunt Club, and Go Rescue Pet Adoption for their support of USQ and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship.