Fourth Quidditch World Cup. November 13-14, 2010, New York City.
Emerson squad prepares to start the match
Emerson in front of their goals, before the start of the match.
Emerson quidditch team
Texas A&M and the snitch
Brooms up, and they're off!
Emerson vs Texas A&M
The snitch in Emerson vs Texas A&M
This is a rough game, on astroturf, no less.
Snitch fights back.
Emerson in purple vs. Texas A&M
Emerson celebrates their victory
High-fives after the game
Lots of interviewing going on
To "catch" the snitch, seekers must remove the ball hanging from the snitch's waistband.
Villanova celebrates a victory
Eyes closed! (Snitch runs and hides.)
University of Vermont in green tie-dye
Carlton University (left) and McGill University (right)
Move snitch, get out the way!
Texas A&M quidditch uniform
To the victor go the hardware. The commissioner of the International Quidditch Assocation polishes the trophies.
The snitch catches his breath between matches
Philosophy of the International Quidditch Assocation
99 problems but a snitch ain't one. You listening, Jay-Z?
UMass quidditch uniforms: because Hogwarts didn't accept FAFSA.
UMass player with his broom
Quidditch World Cup wouldn't be complete without tents
Pitt, in navy blue, defeated Vassar in gray and pink in the third place match
Sunset over the 2010 Quidditch World Cup.
In an unusual move, all seven snitches present stormed the final. Check out those crowds!
Final score: Middlebury 100 points, Tufts 50 points
Quidditch World Cup Trophy
Quidditch World Cup trophy
Middlebury celebrates their Quidditch World Cup victory