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Thank You Members & Graduating Players!

USQ would like to thank our members for a great 2019-20 season, plus recognize our graduating athletes.

US Quidditch would like to say thank you to our athletes for a great 2019-20 season. While it was shorter than we hoped for, we thank everyone again for their understanding during these uncertain times. Our members are the reason that quidditch continues to flourish, and we are grateful for all that they have contributed to the league this year. We also wanted to take a moment to recognize those who are graduating from their colleges this season. USQ thanks you for your time as a member of this community and we hope to still see you around as you start a new chapter in life. Quidditch is always here for you.

Celebrating Our Graduating Players

Merchandise

To commemorate those who are graduating, USQ will be releasing special quidditch graduate merchandise. Members and donors will be offered a 15% discount on this new merchandise. Specific details on how to order and merchandise offerings will be emailed to members and donors plus posted on USQ social channels this month.

Social Media Feature

We also will be doing a special highlight of our graduating quidditch players on USQ’s Instagram and Facebook stories over the next few weeks. If you are a graduating player who would like to be featured, please fill out this form linked here. You will need to be logged into a Gmail account to access the form. Please complete this form no later than May 18.

Vote for Individual Awards

This year, we are giving out awards for individuals based on the past season’s play. Nominations opened yesterday to identify the best players at each position, the best coach, best team manager, best snitch runner and a spirit award. You can find links for nominations in this article here

Stay Involved With Quidditch

We would love for you to remain involved with the quidditch community after you graduate! Below are a few ways you can consider staying involved.

Join or Create a Club Team

If you would like to continue to play quidditch post-graduation, consider joining a club team! If there is not a team in your area, you can consider creating a new club team - USQ has a resource guide to help you out. To locate a team near you, visit the teams directory for the complete list. If you are having issues locating a team or finding a team’s contact information, you can email membership@usquidditch.org for assistance.

Volunteer for USQ

Want to stay involved in the sport, but not interested in playing? Join the USQ volunteer community! We are always looking for passionate individuals to help work on-site at events or assist with administrative projects year-round. To apply for a volunteer position, click here. If you are interested in something specific and don’t see it listed, email volunteer@usquidditch.org.

You can also volunteer for individual USQ events. Keep an eye on USQ’s event calendar for events you can help with.

Join the Quidditch Alumni Association

The Quidditch Alumni Association aims to create an alumni network to connect, grow, and give back to the sport that we love. The Quidditch Alumni Association hosts networking events at select tournaments for members, offers career connections through member-only directories and groups, in addition to raising funds for outreach and support initiatives in quidditch. If you’re interested in learning more, click here.

Become a Coach, Referee, or Snitch Runner

We encourage anyone looking to stay involved in our sport to become certified as a coach, referee, or snitch runner. As a coach, you can help mentor the next generation of quidditch players and grow your leadership skills. We encourage you to reach out to teams in your area to see if they are in search of a coach. Click here to learn more about our coach membership program.

Whether you have been a referee or snitch runner before or not, we would love to have you join the official team next season. To learn more about referee certification, click here. Or to learn more about snitch runner certification, click here.

Registration for free memberships will be available in the summer. Paid membership options for the 2020-21 season are available on this form here

Become a Fan Member

Keep up with USQ by becoming a fan member. All fan members receive two weekend passes to US Quidditch Cup and a monthly newsletter. To learn more about becoming a fan member, please click here.

Attend Tournaments

USQ will always love to see you at tournaments in the future, whether it be to play or just to cheer on teams! Click here to view our event calendar, and check back often for updates. You can also sign up for email updates by clicking here.