Archive | October, 2012

Quidditch Without Borders

26 Oct

Remember the time the RIT Dark Marks came to visit us in Ottawa and it was just one big international quove-fest? We sure do!

Image of UOttawa, Carleton and RIT

This. This right here.

Well, there has been a distinct lack of Quidditch Without Borders going on in our lives this season. So, needless to say, we were thrilled when our good friends RIT invited us to the sunny south (right?) for the RIT Snow Belt Conference Meet this Saturday, October 27!

If you’re in the Rochester area, come on out for what promises to be a spectacular afternoon of quidditch. We’ll be playing RIT, our BFFs WEQL, SUNY Geneseo (the team that knocked us out of WCV – no hard feelings, guys, but we’re excited for a rematch!), and new opponents Aquinas Quidditch and Alfred University.

For more information, check out the Facebook event!

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Quidditch in the Capital

18 Oct

This Saturday, Ottawa will see its first quidditch tournament of the 2012-2013 competitive season of the International Quidditch Association. Carleton University Quidditch will be hosting the tournament from 1-5pm on Saturday, October 20th at Anniversary Field.

A rough schedule for the day is as follows:

12:30 p.m. – Teams arrive
1:00 p.m. – Carleton University vs. Algonquin College
1:40 p.m. – University of Ottawa vs. St. Lawrence University
2:20 p.m. – University of Ottawa vs. Algonquin College
3:00 p.m. – Carleton University vs. St. Lawrence University
3:40 p.m. – Algonquin College vs. St. Lawrence University
4:20 p.m. – Carleton University vs. University of Ottawa

Quidditch in the Capital will see all 3 teams from the Ottawa area face off against each other for the first time this season – you won’t want to miss it! Make sure you invite your friends, and we’ll see you on the pitch 😉