UMD Quidditch Maryland Quidditch

Turtle Cup 2012!

These pages will be updated as more information is available about the tournament! Different pages about the tournament (links can also be found on the sidebar on the right):

  • General -- basic event details; this page!
  • Logistics -- logistics and more detailed event information
  • Teams -- important information for teams
  • Gameplay -- details on gameplay and format
  • Volunteers -- important information for volunteers

Turtle Cup 2012: General Information

Information that will be posted on this page when it is available:

Turtle Cup 2012 will take place on Sunday, October 14 at the Engineering Multipurpose Fields (the location of Turtle Cup 2011) at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. The tournament will begin around 9am and finish by 8pm. The exact end time will be determined and announced as the event approaches.

The Facebook event for the tournament can be found here.
The event twitter, @UMDTurtleCup, will be tweeting updates throughout the tournament.

  • 7:00 - set-up volunteers arrival
  • 8:00 - brief captain's meeting, snitch/seeker run of boundaries, preparation for first game slot
  • 8:30 - game slot 1
  • 9:10 - game slot 2
  • 9:50 - game slot 3
  • 10:30 - game slot 4
  • 11:10 - game slot 5
  • 11:50 - game slot 6
  • 12:30 - game slot 7
  • 1:10 - game slot 8
  • 1:50 - break & announcement of brackets
  • 2:30 - game slot 9: round of 16
  • 3:10 - game slot 10: round of 16
  • 3:50 - game slot 11: round of 16 & round of 8
  • 4:30 - game slot 12: round of 8
  • 5:10 - game slot 13: semi-finals
  • 6:00 - game slot 14: finals
  • 6:30 - awards presentation and closing ceremony
  • the tournament will end by 7pm

Registered teams:

  • Bad Wolf (mixed team)
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Dumbledore's Army (mixed team)
  • Hoth Rebels (mixed team)
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kutztown University
  • Lafayette College
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Philadelphia Honey Badgers
  • Salisbury University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Fall 2012 Practices

The following are full team practices that take place on McKeldin Mall. Available players are strongly encouraged to meet at the office 30 minutes prior to the practice start time to help carry equipment to the field.

  • Sunday, 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Monday, 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thursday, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Fall 2012 Office Hours

The following times are the office hours for the fall 2012 semester. During these times, an officer will be in the team office (0207H Student Involvement Suite, Stamp Student Union).

More hours will be announced/added soon.
  • Monday, 11:15-12:15, 2:00-3:00
  • Tuesday,10:00-12:00
  • Wednesday, 11:15-12:15
  • Thursday, 11:00-12:00, 3:30-4:30

Fall 2012 Conditioning

The following are conditioning sessions that will usually take place at Cole Field House.

  • Tuesday, 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Friday, 4:00pm-5:30pm

The following is beater practice which takes place on McKeldin Mall. This is completely optional -- attendance at this practice is not mandatory in order to be a beater on the team -- and all players are welcome to attend, regardless of position.

  • Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:00pm