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2022 West Regional Championship Recap

Cal Quidditch won the collegiate division at the 2022 West Regional Championship. Anteaters Forever won the club division. The tournament took place February 26-27, 2022 in Oro Valley, Arizona.

COLLEGIATE DIVISION 

Four collegiate teams competed at the West Regional Championship, which took place at Naranja Park in Oro Valley, Arizona, on February 26-27, 2022. Collegiate teams participated in a round robin format, playing each other once. Upon completion of the round robin, there was a small bracket to determine bids and the title of regional champion.

Cal Quidditch won the collegiate division with University of California Los Angeles as runner-up. The score for the championship match was 145-60 (34:09). The game was officiated by head referee Tommy Brown, and the snitch runner was Cullen Casey. This is Cal Quidditch’s second regional title, having won this event in 2018. 

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. Cal Quidditch
  2. University of California Los Angeles
  3. Utah Collegiate Quidditch
  4. Arizona State University

CLUB DIVISION

Nine club teams competed in the club division. This division had a pool play format on Saturday, and the top six teams competed in a bracket on Sunday. The bottom team of pool A and the two bottom teams of Pool B also had consolation play on Sunday. Anteaters Forever won the club division, and Seattle Quidditch Club 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. Anteaters Forever
  2. Seattle Quidditch Club
  3. The Lost Boys Quidditch Club
  4. Bay Area Breakers
  5. Salt Lake Quidditch Club
  6. Twin Cities Quidditch Club
  7. Vegas Invaders
  8. Mile High Quidditch Club
  9. Silicon Valley Vipers

GAME FILM

Games from this tournament are available in this playlist on YouTube, complete with high definition video and graphics. 

PHOTOS

Michael Vong and Nathaly Castrejon took photos. Vong’s photos are available on Facebook. Castrejon’s photos are 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 first time in Tucson. We’d like to thank our hosts Visit Tucson Sports for their support, as well as the staff of the Naranja Park and the city of Oro Valley.  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