Learn How To Play Quidditch The Right Way

US Quidditch is the governing body for the sport of Quidditch, and last week, they released the 9th Edition of their rules for the upcoming 2015-2016 season!

Quidditch has been played as a real game since 2005, when it was first adapted for non-magical players at Middlebury College. In 2007, the first ever ‘IQA World Cup’ was held, and the game has continued to grow in the years since.


The rule book is a pretty interesting thing to take a look into. Drawing from J.K. Rowling’s depictions of the sport throughout the Harry Potter series, the book outlines the positions, and how you take a totally fictional game and turn it into what is quickly becoming a legitimate sport.

The new rules include some new mandatory safety measure, clarification on prior rules, and more. You can download the entire rule book here. A print version will be on sale shortly. Beyond the rules, the US Quidditch website is worth looking at: it provides resources for starting up a team and for existing teams, and quite a lot more.

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