Quidditch is played around the world every year. In 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018, the IQA hosted the biennial World Cup in the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Italy. In 2015 and 2017 the IQA hosted European Games in Italy and Norway. In 2019, European Games will be held in Bamberg, Germany and for the first time, Pan-American Games will be held in Richmond, Virginia in the United States. Quidditch tournaments are hosted nearly every week by local clubs, leagues and national governing bodies.