Did You Know Boise State Has a Quidditch Team?
If you watched the Boise State football game against New Mexico on ESPN this month, you no doubt saw ESPN show the BSU Quidditch team practicing.Yes, Quidditch.
How cool must it be, to appear on national television playing Quidditch? Believe it or not, the made up game of Quidditch, from the Harry Potter books and movies has been growing rapidly over the past 5 or 6 years, especially here at Boise State.
It so popular at Boise State that they have two teams. Some high schools have even started competing too. Will college scholarships be available soon?
Boise State has had a team for years, and they are actually pretty good at this new movie inspired game. They made the Elite 8 at the College National tournament earlier this year.
The other cool thinks is that it's one of the few college sports that is gender inclusive meaning, that men and woman all play on the same team.
By the way, if you've seen Harry Potter and wonder how BSU makes their brooms fly, they don't actually fly. Participants put the broomsticks between their legs and run. Check below and get the 411 on all the rules and NCAA regulations on the game of College Quidditch.