October 9, 2005 – first ever real-life Quidditch game at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT. Read more.
November 11, 2007 – First official World Cup marks the first intercollegiate match in history between Middlebury College and Vassar College, from Poughkeepsie, NY. Read more
March 22-29, 2008 - Middlebury Quidditch road trip to six colleges creates a press storm that leads hundreds of teams to start nationally. Watch footage here.
October 23, 2008 – second World Cup at Middlebury features 12 colleges from around North America and the first traveling international team, McGill University from Montreal, Canada. Watch video here.
April 20, 2009 - Patriot’s Day Games in Boston defines the city as a new Quidditch epicenter. Watch footage here.
October 25, 2009 – 21 college teams travel to Middlebury for the third annual World Cup in front of 2,000 spectators. Read more and here an audio clip here.
March 10, 2010 – The International Quidditch Association is incorporated in Vermont with a board of ten directors from around the country.
May 30, 2010 – The first meeting of the IQA Board of Directors in New York City is accompanied by an expo match for 8 teams and 80 local children in Central Park. Read more.
November 13-14, 2010 – 43 colleges and 3 high schools compete before 15,000 spectators and over 40 international media outlets at the fourth World Cup. Read more.
February 16, 2011 – University of Vaasa from Finland and Vassar College compete in the first intercontinental, transatlantic Quidditch match in history. Read more.
March 18-20, 2011 – Six schools compete in the first IQA-sponsored Regional Tournament, the Swamp Cup in Gainesville FL. Read more.
April 2-3, 2011 – Twelve schools compete in the first IQA-sponsored west coast event, the Western Cup in Los Angelese, CA. Read more.
April 9, 2011 – six schools compete in the first IQA-sponsored southwest event, the Texas Classic, in Lubbock, TX. Read more.
May 1, 2011 – Thirteen schools compete in the IQA Northeast Regional, The Empire Classic, in Hempstead, NY. Read more.
More detailed accounts and photographs from every year in the IQA’s history will be coming soon.