• Source In which the introduction of the Golden Snidget to the game of Quidditch is described, and the eventual replacement of the bird with the Golden Snitch. Read More
• Character Quintia Qarase was a Beater on Fiji’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops • Quidditch places Quality Quidditch Supplies was Harry Potter’s favorite shop in Diagon Alley. He visited it often when he stayed for three weeks at the Leaky Cauldron, since that summer the new Firebolt racing broom had been introduced and the shop had one on display (PA4). Quality Quidditch Supplies also once… Read More
• Character Quentin Kowalski was a Chaser on the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports teams The Quiberon Quafflepunchers are a Quidditch team from France (QA8). The Quafflepunchers wear robes of ‘shocking pink’ and they are frequent winners of their league. In 1993, they lost a thrilling five-day game against the Sweetwater All-Stars team of the USA (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch This yearly competition is won by the Hogwarts House with the highest overall Quidditch score. Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Quidditch League Table & Match Information is a regular Quidditch feature appearing on the Sports page of the Daily Prophet (DP1, DP2, DP3, DP4). Heading up the Sports section of the Prophet, the League Table sets out the current standings for the British and Irish Quidditch League. Read More
• Quidditch places • Wizarding places The oval-shaped pitch (US: field of play) where Quidditch matches are held. It is 500 feet long by 180 feet wide (QA6). Pitches are located inside Quidditch stadiums – there are several in England and one at Hogwarts. Read More
• Moors • Quidditch places • Wilderness areas Britain and Ireland Teams in Britain and Ireland do not have their own home pitch for matches. Instead, Quidditch stadiums have been erected on a number of deserted moors. Players and fans come from all over to attend these matches. Various charms and magical effects have been used to… Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch team is comprised of seven players: the Keeper, the Seeker, three Chasers and two Beaters. Keepers guard the goal hoops while Chasers try to throw the Quaffle through them. The Beaters use bats to drive Bludgers at the opposing players and disrupt play. Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of Africa were formed after the broom game was introduced to Africa by European wizards. Most African countries field a national Quidditch side and several of these have featured in Quidditch World Cup tournaments. The tournament of African Quidditch-playing nations is called the “All-Africa Cup“. Ethiopia… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch teams of Asia and Oceania are extremely skilled, and many of the region’s national teams have been participants in the Quidditch World Cup. The game of Quidditch was introduced to New Zealand in the seventeenth century and to Australia in the eighteenth century. In the… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of Hogwarts are popular and important. Each House fields a team, which includes the seven players and often one or two reserve players as well. The four houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry compete to win the Quidditch Cup, a great honour. The team which… Read More
• Quidditch Also called “trials”, Quidditch tryouts take place near the start of the Hogwarts school year for places on the House team. Tryouts are organised by the team captain, with the rest of team present. When a new captain takes over, he or she is encouraged to trial existing members of the team in… Read More
• Event The Canadian team beat the Scots in a very close final match. Scottish Seeker Hector Lamont blamed his failure to catch the Snitch on genetics (Pm). Read More
• Event The game is brutal and so fast-paced that Ludo Bagman’s commentary can barely keep up. The Bulgarian National Team’s young seeker, Viktor Krum, uses his excellent flying skills to catch the Snitch, doing so despite his team being down more than 150 in order to avoid further humiliation at the… Read More
• Buildings • Quidditch places • Wizarding places The sheer numbers of wizards attending a Quidditch World Cup requires the building and magical maintenance of a huge stadium. Read More
• Character Quigley was a Beater on Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports and competitions Quodpot is an American broom game variant of Quidditch invented by Abraham Peasegood. It has eleven players per side and an exploding leather ball called the Quod (QA8, Pm). The aim of each team is to move the Quod to a pot on the opposite… Read More