USQ is bringing back member awards, starting with team awards. Nominations for teams awards are open through Thursday, April 16, and voting will happen over the weekend of Friday, April 17.
Here are the winners:
Best Chant Award: Macaulay Honors College Marauders
Best Uniform Award: Emerson College
Sportsmanship Award: Bosnyan Bearsharks, The Lost Boys Quidditch Club
Service Award: New York Nocturns
Nominations were collected and now you can vote on the top five nominees! To vote, please click here. Voting will close at 3 pm ET on Sunday, April 19. Winners will be announced on Sunday, April 19 at 6pm ET via livestream on USQ's Facebook and YouTube accounts, in between the semifinal and championship matches of US Quarantine Cup, run by the Eighth Man
Bowling Green State University
Macaulay Honors College Marauders
Middlebury College Quidditch
Bay Area Breakers
Columbia College Chicago Quidditch
Iowa Quidditch Club
The Lost Boys Quidditch Club
New York Pigeons
University of Vermont Quidditch Club
Chicago United Quidditch Club
New York Nocturns
Rutgers University Quidditch
For the past several years, USQ has done an award program for teams who attended US Quidditch Cup. We also used to do specific member awards at the end of every season. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, USQ Cup 13 has been canceled, but that doesn’t mean that there are no awards to give out! We are bringing both programs back this year, and merging them under one umbrella of member awards. There will be three categories of awards, for teams, events, and players. We are starting with team awards. Nominations for event and player awards will open later this month.
All USQ member teams in the 19-20 season are eligible to be nominated for these four awards:
Nominations for these awards are now live! To nominate a team, please fill out this form.
USQ staff will pick the top five nominees for each category and the public will vote on the winners. Staff will take into account individual nominations, as well as their experiences and observations with teams this season.
Nominations will close on Thursday, April 16 at 9 pm ET. Voting will open Friday, April 17 at 12 pm ET. The voting form will be posted to our social media channels and added to this article. The winners will be announced on Sunday via livestream between the semi-final and championship matches of US Quarantine Cup 13, the simulated virtual national championship currently being run by the Eighth Man. Winners will have their awards mailed to them this summer.
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