Lord Voldemort? Please, he was like the wizarding world’s version of Mike Shula. Nick Saban, well he is the wizarding world’s version of Nick Saban.
The University of Alabama will hold a massive Quidditch Tournament. Yes, the make-believe broomstick riding sport invented by bajillionaire author J.K. Rowling for the Harry Potter series is coming to Tuscaloosa.
The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus will host a World Cup Quidditch tournament from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, on the UA Quad.
Yes, Quidditch is apparently real and naturally it is coming to Alabama.
Tournament teams will be following the rules of the International Quidditch Association
And it is governed by a prestigious association. Wut?
The snitch is a cross-country runner dressed from head to toe in gold and has free rein to run throughout the campus.
The tournament will feature 47 registered teams from campus groups including the UA School of Law, chemical engineers, the Million Dollar Band, Capstone Men & Women and the Japan Club. More than 490 players are expected to participate.
Early money has to go on the University of Alabama Japan Club.
Yes you heard it here first, I’m picking the University of Alabama Japan Club to win the University of Alabama 2010 Quidditch Tournament (#lines I never dreamed I’d type).