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Follow the Action at Sin City Classic I

Sin City Classic I takes place January 15-16 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about how to stay updated on the action (including livestream) is below.

About Sin City Classic

The Sin City Classic is a multi-day LGBTQ+ sports festival hosted annually by The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association (GLASA) in Las Vegas during the four days prior to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Started in 2008, the event has grown to become the largest annual LGBTQ+ sporting event in the world. USQ has joined the event in 2022 as its 25th sport.

Schedule

Sin City Classic I will be pool play leading into stacked pool play based on performance. The top team in each pool will compete to decide the champion, while the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teams in each pool will compete against other teams of similar rank to play competitive games throughout the rest of the day Saturday.

On Sunday, pick up matches will be available for attendees interested from 10am to 11am and 3pm to 4pm. A USNT Training camp led by US National Team Head Coach Michael Parada and US National Team Coordinator Amanda Dallas will take place from 11 am to 3 pm. Interested parties can register here

The gameplay schedule is available here, while COVID protocols and additional information on the event can be found here

Saturday, January 15:

  • 6:30 am- Complex open to volunteers
  • 7 :00 am - Complex opens to teams.  
  • 7:30 am - Player check-in starts 
  • 8:00 am - On-site meeting with certified HRs, LARs, and snitch runners
  • 9: 00 am - Games begin
  • 8:15 am - On-site captain and coaches meeting for those who did not attend one on Friday evening
  • 7:30 pm - Final round of games begin

Sunday, January 16:

  • 8:30 am - Complex is open for teams to arrive 
  • 10:00 am - First set of pick up games begin
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm - USNT training camp
  • 3:00 pm- Second round of pick up games begin 

Sin City Classic Sports Festival Event 

To see the full Sin City Classic sports festival schedule, click here

Teams

The 11 teams competing in this event are as follows (listed in alphabetical order):

  • Bay Area Breakers
  • Boom Train
  • Boston Pandas
  • Philadelphia Freedom Quidditch Club
  • Salt Lake Quidditch Club
  • Seattle Quidditch Club
  • Terminus Quidditch Atlanta
  • The Lost Boys Quidditch Club
  • The Warriors
  • Twin Cities Quidditch Club
  • Vegas Invaders

Facility Information

The tournament takes place at Anthem Hills Park. Admission and parking are free, though spectators are encouraged to RSVP through Eventbrite where they can purchase “pay what you can” ticket. You can find the sitemap with the parking location here.

2256 N Reunion Dr.
Henderson, NV 89052

The forecast for this weekend is highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s. We will play rain or shine. 

We will be playing on the outdoor grass fields. Permanent bathrooms are available near the parking lot. 

Facility Policies

  • Outside food and drink are allowed into the park. There will be no food trucks on site for this event.
  • 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 animals are allowed.

Livestream

Select games will be livestreamed primarily on USQ’s Twitch channel; additional games may be hosted on YouTube and Facebook. On Saturday, we will be streaming games on pitch 2 on Twitch. The livesteam schedule is available here.

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 (#USQTakesVegas) 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 general event updates and scores. Use the hashtag #USQTakesVegas to see updates from teams and players.

Scores

Score Updates can be found in the following locations: 

Gameplay Spreadsheet: Sin City Classic I
Twitter: @USQuidditch

USQ Merch & Concessions

We will be selling merch at this event, including trading cards, and mystery bags. We will also have other USQ apparel available. Event specific merch besides trading cards is available only online at our shop here. There will not be any concessions at the park.

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 info@usquidditch.org.