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2022 South Regional Championship Recap

The University of Florida Club Quidditch won the collegiate division at the 2022 South Regional Championship. Bosnyan Bearsharks won the club division. The tournament took place February 12, 2022 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

COLLEGIATE DIVISION 

Five collegiate teams competed at the South Regional Championship, which took place at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on February 12, 2022. Collegiate teams participated in a round robin format, playing each other once. Upon completion of the round robin, a championship game was played, along with a final bid game to determine who was awarded the third bid to US Quidditch Cup 2022.

University of Florida Club Quidditch won the collegiate division with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Quidditch as runner-up. The score for the championship match was 175-110 (41:05). The game was officiated by head referee Miles Travis, and the snitch runner was Frank Minson. This is University of Florida’s third regional title, having won this event in 2019 and 2020. 

Scores are available on the USQ website. The list of competing teams is available below in the order of their final ranking. Those in bold qualified for USQ Cup.

  1. University of Florida Club Quidditch
  2. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Quidditch
  3. Florida State University Quidditch
  4. James Madison University Quidditch
  5. Florida Gulf Coast University Quidditch

CLUB DIVISION

12 club teams competed in the club division. This division featured a pool play format for the morning games, and then a stacked pool play format for the afternoon/evening games. Bosnyan Bearsharks won the club division, and Terminus Quidditch Atlanta was the runner-up. Scores are available on the USQ website. Here is the list of competing teams in the order of their final ranking.

  1. Bosnyan Bearsharks
  2. Terminus Quidditch Atlanta
  3. Boston Pandas
  4. Skyline Quidditch
  5. Philadelphia Freedom Quidditch Club
  6. District of Columbia Quidditch Club
  7. Orlando Spider Knights
  8. Earth Wake Quidditch
  9. Atlantic Dragons
  10. Boston Red Pandas
  11. The Rogues
  12. Category 5 Quidditch

GAME FILM

Games from this tournament will be available in this playlist on YouTube, complete with high definition video and graphics, soon. Livestream footage of club team games are in a separate playlist on YouTube. Collegiate livestream footage is on Twitch through the end of this week.

PHOTOS

USQ staffer and photographer Tom “Chiddy” Powers has posted photos from the weekend and they are available to view on Google Photos. Additionally, Kielan Donahue and Dante Close also took photos. Donahue’s photos are available on Google Drive. Close’s photos are also on Google Drive.

MERCH

Regional event t-shirts and other items are available for purchase online at our DFTBA store

FEEDBACK

Do you have any feedback about the event? Please fill out the event survey! Evaluations may also be submitted for referees and snitch runners

This was USQ’s second time in the Myrtle Beach area. North Myrtle Beach was the host of World Cup VII in 2014. We’d like to thank our hosts Visit Myrtle Beach for their support, as well as the staff of the Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.  Thank you also to the volunteers, officials, and snitch runners who traveled to this event and provided so much support on the ground.

Individuals who wish to share additional feedback or on anything else related to the tournament may reach staff at info@usquidditch.org