The 2012 IQA Midwest Regional Championship is hosted by the International Quidditch Association in conjunction with the Warren County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The tournament will feature the best official teams in the Midwest Region, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
The teams below have both filled out the registration form and submitted their official member dues.
When and where is the tournament?
The 2012 IQA Midwest Regional Championship will be held November 10 and 11, 2012, at
Heritage Oak Park
4601 U.S 42
Mason, OH 45040
Is the tournament open to all teams?
The Regional Championship is only open to Official Member teams who are Tournament or Basic members of the IQA, which have paid their dues and submitted their rosters. Any team may register as an Official Member! For more information, please see our Membership Plans.(back to top)
Can high school teams play?
High school teams will not be participating in the main Regional Championship, as they will be attending their own championship tournament in the spring. However, high school teams are more than encouraged to attend the event and join in the thriving Midwest quidditch community!(back to top)
What's the registration deadline?
Teams must register for the tournament via this form by October 14. Teams MUST submit official membership dues before October 7th to be counted towards regional allocation of the World Cup spots (see below).(back to top)
How do teams qualify for the World Cup?
Each region will be allocated a number of slots in the 60-team World Cup field based on regional Official Member team density on October 7th. A certain number of slots are also reserved for each region equal to the number of teams from that region that placed in the top 16 at World Cup V (the Midwest will receive three additional spots in this manner—thanks to Kansas, Michigan State, and Minnesota!)(back to top)
Can teams attend multiple Regional Championships?
Due to the nature of Regional Championships as qualifying tournaments for the World Cup, each team may participate in only one Regional each season.(back to top)
Can my Midwest team attend a different Regional?
You'd be missing out! Teams may apply for a waiver to attend a different Regional Championship. These applications will be evaluated by the IQA's Gameplay and Teams Departments on a case-by-case basis. To obtain a copy of the waiver application, please email Luke Zak.(back to top)
Where can teams register?
Teams can register using this form. Teams will be contacted with details and receive further information as it becomes available. Please feel free to contact the Teams Liaison Austin Booher with any additional questions.(back to top)
How can we book hotel rooms?
The Midwest Region is proud to be working with AllAboutGroupTravel, which is offering a detailed travel package for the tournament. Every player that books a room with AAGT will receive a free Regional shot glass! For more info, please visit the travel package site here.(back to top)
Can I sell merchandise at the tournament?
If you're interested in selling merchandise for your team or being a vendor at the event please send an email to our Merchandise Coordinator Benjamin Little.(back to top)
Can I volunteer?
Of course! Please fill out the volunteer form to sign up!(back to top)
I am a member of the press and would like to cover your event!
Please send an email to Curtis Taylor, our Marketing Coordinator, who will get in contact with you with more information.(back to top)
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