British Quidditch Cup 2018

Date

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Sat, 24 Mar 2018

Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Time

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07:30 - 18:25

Location

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Brookes Sport Botley, Oxford, OX2 9AT

After qualifying at Northern and Southern Cup 2017, 32 teams from across Great Britain will compete for the position of national champion. Hosted at Brookes Sports Park, Oxford, it’s a tournament you won’t want to miss.

Dates to Remember

28/02/18 – Tournament Structure released
07/03/18 – Roster Deadline
10/03/18 – Player and Volunteer Registration Closes
17/03/18 – Schedule released
17/03/18 – Player Guide released

Deadlines to Remember

07/03/18 – Roster Deadline
10/03/18 – Player and Volunteer Registration Closes

ResultsTransportOrganising CommitteeTournament FeesVolunteer PolicyPlayer and Volunteer Signup FormRoster SubmissionTournament StructureTournament ScheduleCompeting TeamsGroup DrawImportant LinksContact Form

Final Standings

Rank Team Played Wins W Snitch QP Diff. Avg Total game time Avg
1 Velociraptors Quidditch Club 7 7 5 400 57.14 145.15 20.74
2 Warwick Quidditch Club 7 6 5 430 61.43 146.05 20.86
3 Werewolves of London 7 6 4 500 71.43 147.38 21.05
4 Southampton Quidditch Club Firsts 7 5 4 370 52.86 155.47 22.21
5 London Unspeakables 5 4 1 260 52 105.45 21.09
6 Brizzlebears 5 4 3 150 30 111.3 22.26
7 Radcliffe Chimeras 5 4 4 120 24 121.17 24.23
8 Holyrood Hippogriffs Firsts 5 3 3 30 6 114.58 22.92
9 HogYork Horntails 4 3 3 210 52.5 102.47 25.62
10 Loughborough Longshots 4 2 2 30 7.5 84.2 21.05
11 Nottingham Nightmares 4 2 2 10 2.5 87.18 21.8
12 Falmouth Falcons 4 2 1 0 0 102.9 25.73
13 Exeter Eagles 4 2 2 -10 -2.5 99.27 24.82
14 Tornadoes Quidditch Club 4 2 1 -50 -12.5 111.13 27.78
15 Sheffield Squids 4 2 2 -90 -22.5 81.82 20.45
16 Leeds Griffins 4 2 2 -160 -40 78.33 19.58
17 Chester Centurions 7 5 4 170 24.29 188.87 26.98
18 Manchester Manticores 7 4 4 90 12.86 157.72 22.53
19 Swansea Swans 6 3 2 -80 -13.33 120.58 20.1
20 Durhamstrang 6 2 2 -340 -56.67 150.62 25.1
21 Liverpuddly Cannons 5 2 2 10 2 127.58 25.52
22 Keele Squirrels 5 2 2 -90 -18 142.47 28.49
23 Reading Knights 5 1 1 -130 -26 104.88 20.98
24 Bangor Broken Broomsticks 5 2 3 -250 -50 133.07 26.61
25 Leicester Thestrals 4 1 1 -10 -2.5 85 21.25
26 Portsmouth Horntail Strikers 4 0 0 -150 -37.5 81.45 20.36
27 Brizzlebees 4 0 0 -160 -40 95.28 23.82
28 Holyrood Hippogriffs Seconds 4 1 1 -170 -42.5 86.28 21.57
29 Southampton Quidditch Club Seconds 4 0 0 -180 -45 92.7 23.18
30 Cambridge Quidditch Club 4 0 0 -230 -57.5 76.92 19.23
31 Bournemouth Banshees 4 0 0 -320 -80 90.3 22.58
32 Sheffield Steelfins 4 0 0 -360 -90 103.17 25.79

The full results can be found here.

TRANSPORT

The pitches at Brookes Sports Park, Oxford, are easy to access by multiple transport methods. Located a 15 minute drive from the centre of Oxford, the pitches are also accessible by taxi and direct bus routes. The site of the tournament can be found here. More transport information will be found in the Hospitality Guide.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

The Tournament Committee consists of Robert Brignull (Tournament Director), Beth Thompson (Assistant Tournament Director), Fran Morris (Assitant Tournament Director), Genevieve Tyrrell (Operations) & Rosie Inman (Communications).

TOURNAMENT FEES

The team fee for BQC is £120. This must be paid by the 10th March. When you do so please state clearly your team name and that this is your team fee.

The player fee for BQC is £12 per player on your roster. This must also be paid by the 10th March. Please make this as one bulk payment for your team, but separate to your team fee. So there should be two payments. When you do so please clearly state your team name and that this are your team’s player fees.

Payment can be made either by BACs transfer to sort code 401915 and account number 34339568. Alternatively you can pay via PayPal to finance@quidditchuk.org.

VOLUNTEER POLICY

The referee quotas for this tournament can be found here. If you feel your team cannot meet these quotas then do not hesitate to contact gameplay@quidditchuk.org where you can apply for reduced quotas. The Gameplay Department, Executive Management Team and Tournament Committee will assess the application and give a decision on your quota.

PLAYER AND VOLUNTEER SIGNUP FORM

The signup forms can be found at the following links:
Player and Volunteer Signup Form
Qualified Volunteers Signup Form
Please read each section carefully and if you wish to change any of your answers, you will need to fill out the Contact form no later than 10/03/18.

ROSTER SUBMISSION

Rosters should be submitted by email to bqc@quidditchuk.org with the subject “ROSTER – <Team name>” by 07/03/18. Failure to do so will result in your team being unable to play at the tournament. All players on the roster will need to have purchased QuidditchUK membership before this date. Failure to do so will result in that player being unable to play at the tournament.

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE

The Tournament structure can be found here.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

The tournament schedule will be released on can be found here. Individual schedules for volunteers can be found here.

COMPETING TEAMS

The teams competing at BQC 2018 are: Bangor Broken Broomsticks, Bournemouth Banshees, Bristol Bears, Bristol Bees, Cambridge University Quidditch Club, Chester Centurions, Durhamstrang, Exeter Eagles, Falmouth Falcons, HogYork Horntails, Holyrood Hippogriffs Firsts, Holyrood Hippogriffs Seconds, Keele Squirrels, Leeds Griffins, Leicester Thestrals, Liverpuddly Cannons, London Unspeakables, Loughborough Longshots, Manchester Manticores, Nottingham Nightmares, Portsmouth Horntail Strikers, Radcliffe Chimeras, Reading Knights, Sheffield Squids, Sheffield Steelfins, Southampton Quidditch Club Firsts, Southampton Quidditch Club Seconds, Swansea Swans, Tornadoes Quidditch Club, Velociraptors QC, Warwick Quidditch Club, Werewolves of London.

GROUP DRAW

The Group Draw for BQC 2018 is:

Group A B C D E F G H
Velociraptors QC HogYork Horntails Holyrood Hippogriffs Firsts Tornadoes Quidditch Club Southampton Quidditch Club Firsts Werewolves of London Warwick Quidditch Club Bristol Bears
Portsmouth Horntail Strikers Exeter Eagles Radcliffe Chimeras London Unspeakables Bangor Broken Broomsticks Leeds Griffins Keele Squirrels Loughborough Longshots
Sheffield Squids Leicester Thestrals Manchester Manticores Chester Centurions Reading Knights Bristol Bees Falmouth Falcons Southampton Quidditch Club Seconds
Swansea Swans Cambridge Quidditch Club Durhamstrang Bournemouth Banshees Nottingham Nightmares Liverpuddly Cannons Sheffield Steelfins Holyrood Hippogriffs Seconds

CONTACT FORM

If you have any general concerns, questions, or suggestions about tournament, these should be directed to the form below: