Photo by US Quidditch. In a rematch of the final game from US Quidditch Cup 9, QC Boston defeated Rochester United 140*-60 to take home their second Northeast Regional Championship title in Rochester, New York.
The national champions from US Quidditch Cup 9 went undefeated on day one, securing a win in the semi-finals against BOSNYan Bearsharks on day two that solidified their place at the finals. QC Boston defeated Rochester United 140*-60, with a snitch grab by seeker Stewart Driflot. Head referee Ethan Sturm oversaw the final match. The snitch runner was Ricky Nelson.
23 teams participated in the regional championship. The final standings are available below. Teams in bold are US Quidditch Cup 10 qualifiers. They will be among the 60 teams nationally that have received a spot to compete the tenth national championship in Kissimmee, Florida over April 8 and 9, 2017.
1. QC Boston
2. Rochester United
Tied 3. BOSNYan Bearsharks, RPI Quidditch
Tied 5. University of Rochester Thestrals, New York Quidditch Club, RIT Dark Marks, Tufts University Tufflepuffs
Tied 9. Boston University Quidditch, Macaulay Honors College Marauders
Tied 11. SUNY Geneseo, Brandeis Quidditch
Tied 13. Emerson Community Quidditch, Syracuse Snare Quidditch Club, Harvard Horntails, Hofstra
University Flying Dutchmen
Tied 17.University of Massachusetts Amherst Crabs, Skidmore Quidditch,University of Massachusetts Lowell Riverhawks, Stony Brook Quidditch
Tied 21.New York Badassilisks, Grove City Legion of Broom, New York Pigeons
The full score sheet from the tournament can be found here.
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US Quidditch wishes to congratulate QC Boston and all qualifying and competing teams who raised funds, traveled to the event, and played tough and exciting games. USQ is especially grateful to its staff, volunteers, referees, and snitches who helped plan and put on the event. Their contributions help to make the event possible. Special thanks to Monroe County Sports Commision for their support of Northeast Regional Championship.