USQ will be at San Diego Comic-Con from July 17-21.
USQ will be a part of two panels Comic-Con International: San Diego, taking place at the San Diego Convention Center from July 18-21. We are also offering a youth quidditch workshop with the Coronado Public Library.
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Wednesday, July 17 at 3:30pm at the Coronado Public Library (640 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118)
Test your strength and endurance as you dodge bludgers, score with the quaffle, and catch the snitch! Learn the game from local players, be sorted into your house team, and go for the goal by winning the final match for the house cup!
We'll provide all the equipment. Elementary, middle, and high school students are welcome to attend. We recommend that participants wear closed toed shoes and bring bottled water. Participants will also need to have their parent or guardian sign a waiver.
The workshop is free and you can sign-up here.
Thursday, July 18 at 8:30 pm PT in Room Room 6BCF at the San Diego Convention Center
Jamie Luby, a quidditch player from the West Region, will be representing US Quidditch on the 12th annual Harry Potter Fandom panel. Luby most recently played with the Lost Boys in Southern California, and is also a snitch runner. She will be joined by nine other panelists, discussing quidditch, off-Broadway plays, museum exhibits, and more.
This panel is only open to those with a Comic-Con badge. More information is available here.
Saturday, July 20 at 3:00 pm PT at the Theatre at the Comic Con Museum (Balboa Park at 2131 Pan American Plaza)
Produced by USQ, this panel offers a glimpse into what it’s like to adapt sport or game from a fictional universe. Panelists include Brandi Cannon and Eric Schnier (US Quidditch), Salvador Solis and Alex Tait (Belegarth Medieval Combat Society), Robb Yanagihara and Alexandra Vann (Saber Guild), and Judd King (Starlux Games) with Anna Brisbin & Tessa Netting (Fantastic Geeks and Where to Find Them Podcast) moderating. Cannon is a volunteer in the Events Department, and Schier is USQ’s membership director. Brisbin used to play quidditch with New York University Quidditch. Netting moderated the panel last year.
This panel is open to the public. More information is available here.