Minnesota Quidditch defeated Illinois State Firebirds 110*-40 to take home the Midwest Regional Championship in Macomb, IL.
13 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. Minnesota Quidditch
2. Illinois State University Firebirds
Tie-3. Kansas Quidditch
Tie-3. Mizzou Quidditch
Tie-5. Marquette University Quidditch
Tie-5. TC Frost
Tie-7. Minnesota Nice Quidditch Club
Tie-7. University of Northern Colorado
Tie-9. Crimson Warhawks
Tie-9. Southern Illinois University Quidditch
Tie-9. Webster University Quidditch
Tie-9. Wichita State University
13. Loyola University Chicago
The full score sheet from the tournament can be found here.
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“I’m proud of all of our competing teams and the volunteers who worked together to make this event a success, even despite some inclement weather. The sportsmanship and competition that all of the teams demonstrated is a testament to the region. Thank you especially to our city and facility partners who worked tirelessly with us on this event,” said Sarah Woolsey, USQ Events Director.
US Quidditch wishes to congratulate Minnesota Quidditch 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 the Macomb Area Convention Center and Visitor’s Bureau and the Macomb Park District for their support of USQ and the Midwest Championship.