Quidditch at Carleton!

quidditchThe first ever muggle quidditch tournament was held Saturday at Carleton College. Despite a forecast of rain and snow, it was a beautiful spring day, and it was a hoot watching the students run about with brooms between their legs, throwing balls at each other and at the hula hoop goals.

Check out this short video clip or the set of 16 photos in the Northfield.org community photo gallery.

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quidditch is popular

It seems quidditch is quite popular these days, at least on the campuses of liberal arts schools. Here is a link to "Muggle Quidditch" on wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muggle_Quidditch. The article reports the Intercollegiate Quidditch Association currently encompasses 105 schools!

Quidditch in the News

Today's Northfield News has a great front-page story on Carleton's quidditch match, along with a photo gallery from Dan Iverson.