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Follow the Action at 2019 Midwest Regional Championship

The Midwest Regional Championship will take place November 9-10 in Papillion, Nebraska. Information about how to stay updated on the action (including livestream) is below.

Schedule

The teams will participate in pool play in one pool of five (5) teams and two pools of four (4) teams, before continuing on to a bracket structure to determine the collegiate regional champion as well as the seven (7) collegiate teams who qualify for US Quidditch Cup 13. 

More information on the format is available here. The full schedule, along with scores, is available here.

Saturday, November 9:

7 am - setup volunteers arrive 
7:30 am - player check-in starts for those who did not check in Friday evening
9 am - games begin
12:45 - 3:15 pm - youth quidditch workshop outside
4:15 - 6 pm - youth quidditch workshop outside
6 pm - final round of games begin

Sunday, November 10:

7 am - setup volunteers arrive 
7:30 am - player check-in starts for those who did not check in already
9 am - games begin
12:15 - 1 pm - youth quidditch workshop outside
1:45 pm - semifinals
2:30 pm - youth quidditch workshop outside
4:30 pm - championship 
5:15 pm - final bid game

Facility Information

The tournament takes place at Papillion Landing. 

1022 W Lincoln St
Papillion, NE 68046

Pitch 1 is indoors inside the Fieldhouse. PItches 2 and 3 are outdoors. Spectators are encouraged to bring in chairs for the outdoor pitches. 

The forecast for Saturday is sunny with a high of 63. For Sunday, the forecast is mostly cloudy with a high of 41°. We will play rain or shine. 

Here is a site map:

Site_Map_-_MWRC19

Facility Policies

  • Outside food and drink are not allowed indoors. For outdoors, food is not permitted on the turf fields.
  • Per park policy, NO alcohol, propane gas, or open flames will be allowed on the event site. Park staff has the ability to eject any participants consuming alcohol at the event.
  • No pets are allowed onto the fields. Service dogs are allowed.
  • Trash is prohibited on the fields and teams are expected to clean up after themselves.

Livestream

Fans and parents can follow coverage from USQ for livestreamed games. We will be streaming from YouTube account. Be sure to subscribe and click the bell to be notified when we go live.

Facebook

Make sure you “like” us on Facebook at US Quidditch to stay connected throughout the weekend. We will be posting updates, photos, and more to this page. We’ll also be posting updates to the official event page here.

Instagram

Get a front row seat to everything happening at this event! Follow us on Instagram and at our event hashtag (#MWRC2019) to make sure you don’t miss out on a second of the action. We will be sharing photos and videos via Stories. 

Twitter

Keep up with the action on Twitter. Make sure to follow @USQuidditch for updates and @USQScores for scores and game updates. Use the hashtag #MWRC2019 to see updates from teams and players.

Scores

Score posters will be at the HQ tent. Online, scores will be shared on Twitter. The bracket will be released on Saturday evening, after games have finished. 

Youth Quidditch

On Saturday and Sunday, we will have a free introduction to quidditch workshops for those aged 5-18 (aimed at elementary, middle, and high school students). We will go over the basics of the game, run some drills, and have a scrimmage.

USQ will provide all the equipment. Participants are required to wear closed toe shoes and encouraged to bring a water bottle and sunscreen. 

All participants will need to have their parent or guardian sign a waiver. 

Sign-ups are available online and participants can also sign up for either or both workshops in person at the HQ tent. 

USQ Merch

We will be selling merch at this event, including an event t-shirt and trading cards. We will have a limited supply of USQ apparel. Please be sure to bookmark our DFTBA online store as we will be fully stocked again by Thanksgiving and they will be running a special on free shipping around that time.

If you want to pre-order merch for pick-up on-site, you can do so through the Eventbrite link. You can also request a custom pack of trading cards here.

Vendors

Food is available for purchase on site inside the building. 

Players and guests may bring food onto the outdoor fields. However, outside food is not allowed inside the building. 

20 vendors will be attending this event, thanks to our partners at the Omaha Comic-Con. The vendor hall will be located inside at the batting cages. 

Press

Those taking photos at the event must abide by USQ’s event media policy listed here. Press passes for photographers will be available at the HQ tent. 

Questions

Questions about the event can be sent to events@usquidditch.org.