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Richmond to Host 2020 Quidditch World Cup

14 Aug, 2019


The International Quidditch Association (IQA) announced Richmond, Virginia as the host city for the 2020 World Cup. The event will be jointly hosted by the IQA, US Quidditch (USQ), Richmond Region Tourism, and Major League Quidditch (MLQ). The date will be announced later this summer, but the tournament will be held in mid to late July 2020.

"We are overjoyed to be hosting IQA World Cup and are excited to work on another international quidditch tournament with Richmond Region Tourism." said Sarah Woolsey, USQ Executive Director.

USQ and the city of Richmond hosted the first ever IQA Pan-American Games 2019 this summer on July 13-14 at Glover Park. Information about that event is available here.

“Sports tourism continues to make a significant impact on the region’s economy,” said Jack Berry, Richmond Region Tourism President & CEO. “We’re thrilled the International Quidditch Association has chosen the region to host the IQA World Cup 2020 and we can’t wait to welcome some of the best quidditch athletes from around the world to the Richmond region next year.”

If you are interested in getting involved as a volunteer or official for World Cup, you can fill out the interest form here. Tickets will go on sale later this year.

Follow the USNT FacebookUSNT Twitter, and the USQ Instagram to stay updated on the team’s journey.

For questions, email events@usquidditch.org.

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