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Meet The Trustee, Austin Wallace

After the first interview to Alberto Coronado, Trustee and Membership Director of the IQA, this week we are pleased to introduce to you Austin Wallace, Trustee and Gameplay Director. Austin is a data scientist from Vancouver, Canada with a strong drive in machine learning, and the intersection of people and data-centric decision-making processes in sport and […]

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IQA World Cup 2020 to be held in Richmond, United States

The International Quidditch Association is proud to announce the location of the IQA World Cup 2020. After a vote by the Assembly of Members in which all 18 full member NGBs have participated, Richmond, Virginia, United States, has been chosen to host the event with 10 out of 18 votes, while Getxo, Spain received 7 […]

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Meet the Trustee, Alberto Coronado

The new Board has a lot of familiar faces among the quidditch community, nevertheless the IQA thinks it important the community get to know the new Trustees better, in order to understand their vision for the future of the association, and of quidditch itself. Follow along as we post  regular short interviews with our Trustees, […]

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World Cup 2020 location to be decided by IQA Assembly of Members

The IQA Board of Trustees has decided that the host of World Cup 2020 will be determined by a vote of the IQA Assembly of Members (formerly known as the Congress).   Each of the two finalists, Richmond, Virginia, United States and Getxo, Spain have unique strengths and weaknesses which makes the ultimate decision an […]

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World Cup 2020 location announcement delayed

The IQA won’t be releasing the location of World Cup 2020 in time to meet the deadline of March 31. The Board of Trustees is awaiting information from the remaining potential locations that affects the potential safety and suitability of each venue; without this information the Association is not comfortable making a final decision at […]

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The former Board welcomes the newly elected Trustees

The former Board welcomes the newly elected Trustees With the recent election of the new Board of the IQA, we wanted to help you in getting to know the new trustees and better understanding their vision of the future of our quidditch association. For this reason, starting next week we will be publishing weekly interviews […]

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Registrations for the European Games 2019 are open!

The International Quidditch Association (IQA) and Three Rivers Sport Events (TRSE) are happy to announce that registrations for the European Games 2019, that will be held in Bamberg, Germany, are officially open. Registrations will be open until March 14, 2019  23:59 CET at the following link: http://bit.ly/EG2019signup. At the same link you will also find […]

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The International Quidditch Association has a new Board of Trustees

On February 16, 2019 the IQA Assembly of Members, composed of delegates from qualifying member leagues, gathered and elected the new Board of Trustees, that is the part of the association responsible for the long term view and its strategic direction. The elections saw the participation of representatives from 11 national governing bodies that, after […]

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With the Reveal of the New Branding, the IQA is Preparing for Big Changes

On Feb. 15, 2019, the International Quidditch Association (IQA) unveiled its new corporate identity, including a new logo and a new brand. This initiative is the result of serious changes that affected the organization in the past few years. Indeed, since 2017, the IQA had drastically improved the way it releases information to the quidditch […]

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IQA 2019 Logo FAQ

Why this logo? The logo has a simple, yet complete concept behind it. Hoops represent our sport, while the ball crossing them is both a clear recall of the quaffle and the inspiration towards the future that we as an organization want to have. The shade of green used in the logo recalls the grass […]

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Who is the designer behind the International Quidditch Association rebranding?

Filip Holeček works as a graphic designer for a leading international furniture company in Lucerne, Switzerland. Involved in quidditch since 2017, he is an executive committee member of the local team Pilatus Patronus. Already familiar with quidditch graphic design, Filip is well known for the creation of the Swiss Quidditch Association logo in 2017.

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IQA Pan-American Games 2019 Will be Held on July 13-14, 2019

The IQA Pan-American Games 2019 will be held on July 13-14 in Richmond, Virginia.

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World Cup Location Announcement Delayed

Based upon feedback from national governing bodies (NGBs), the International Quidditch Association (IQA) is delaying the announcement of the IQA World Cup 2020 location from Feb. 1, 2019, the originally scheduled date, until March 31, 2019.

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Alexis Moody Appointed as IT Director

Erina Chavez has resigned as IT Director and Alexis Moody has been appointed as the new IT Director effective immediately.

“Alexis did a tremendous job in quickly developing our very popular Referee Hub and I’m excited to see what she can do at the helm of the IQA’s IT department,” said Interim Executive Director Andy Marmer.

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