• Quidditch The All-Africa Cup is a tournament to determine the top Quidditch team in Africa. It has been won twice by the Gimbi Giant-Slayers (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch The final of the Quidditch World Cup in 1809 is considered to be one of the worst exhibitions of unsportsmanlike conduct in history. Read More
• Quidditch The Quidditch League for teams in Australia. The League is usually won by the Thundelarra Thunderers or the Woollongong Warriors, teams with a traditionally fierce rivalry (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch player who protects other players from Bludgers while attempting to hit the Bludgers toward opposing players using a small bat. Read More
• Quidditch Also called “clubs”, Quidditch Beaters use enchanted wooden bats to hit the Bludgers in an effort to affect their flight (away from fellow team members and/or toward opposing team members). Read More
• Quidditch The Quidditch foul of grabbing onto the broom tail of another player (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch Blatching is the Quidditch foul of flying to intentionally collide with another player (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch Blooder is an early Quidditch term for a Bludger (QA3, QA6). Read More
• Quidditch A round jet-black iron ball, 10 inches in diameter – that is, slightly smaller than a Quaffle – one of the four balls used in playing the game of Quidditch (in which two Bludgers are used at any one time). A Bludger always attacks and attempts to unseat the… Read More
• Quidditch A method of hitting the Bludger backwards, difficult to pull off with any precision but very effective for disorienting opponents, who don’t expect a Bludger to come at them in that way (QA10). Read More
• Quidditch The Quidditch foul of locking broom handles with another player to pull him or her off course (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch The position of last place in the standings, either at the end of a sports tournament/competition or at the end of the season in the league table. Read More
• Quidditch Bumphng is a Quidditch foul where the Beater intentionally hits a Bludger towards the crowd in order to halt the game momentarily, thereby denying an opposing Chaser a score (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch The captain of a Quidditch team is the member tasked with being its leader. Captains fulfil many of the duties, such as coming up with strategies, coaching other players, and managing practice schedules, that might be done by a coach in another sport. A player from any position can be the captain. Read More
• Quidditch An archaic term term from an early version of the game of Quidditch, probably describing the player equivalent to a modern Chaser (QA3). Read More
• Quidditch Quidditch player who passes the Quaffle, trying to throw it through the goal hoops; there are three on a Quidditch team. Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch foul for “excessive use of elbows” (GF8, QA6). Read More
• Quidditch Cuaditch is an old term for the game of Quidditch. Read More
• Quidditch Noisy, multicoloured, tube-shaped instruments which make loud shouts of support and give off smoke in national colours (Pm). Read More
• Quidditch A difficult Quidditch move which involves both Beaters hitting the same Bludger at the same time (QA10). Read More
• Quidditch Established in 1652, this competition is held every three years (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch foul committed by the Keeper, which consists of pushing any part of his or her body through the back of the goal hoop to prevent a score (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch An alternative term for a Quidditch player or broom rider, usually describing how well they fly – eg. good, daring, elegant (PA13, GF6, OP3, QA8, Pm). Read More
• Quidditch A foul is an infraction of the rules of Quidditch. There are seven hundred recorded ways to commit a foul in Quidditch, all of which occurred in the World Cup match held in 1473 between Transylvania and Flanders (QA6). When a player commits one of these fouls, the opposing… Read More
• Quidditch There are three goal posts at each end of a Quidditch pitch – fifty-foot high poles with hoops on them. Read More
• Quidditch The Golden Snitch, commonly referred to as a Snitch, is the smallest and fastest ball in the game of Quidditch. Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch foul where the Quaffle goes through the goal hoop before it is released from the Chaser’s hand (it must be thrown to score) (QA6). Read More