Our players have already joined several national and international tournaments. On international tournaments we play for Czech national team side by side with our colleagues from Prague and Brno. On the weekend of 11th-12th November 2017, there was the very first Czech quidditch championship – St. Marin’s Tournament taking place in Brno, where all Czech teams were playing against each other. Also a fantasy games between mixed teams of both Czech and foreign players were managed.
In upcoming 2018 spring season we are going to European Quidditch Cup (EQC) in Germany, Slavic Cup 2018 in Warsaw (Poland) and World Cup in Florence (Italy). We also participate as active members of the Czech Quidditch Association associating all Czech teams, promoting quidditch in Czechia and organizing varied sports events including quidditch tournaments.
St. Martin’s Tournament, Brno, Czechia
The very first czech quidditch tournament took place at the legendary stadium Za Lužánkami during the second weekend of November in the city of Brno. It was composed of the Czech championship, where Occamy Olomouc were playing against the mix of Prague Pegasus a Brno Banshees, and fantasy tournament of completely mixed teems of players coming also from Slovakia, Poland, Italy and USA. Therefore, players had possibility to meet each other and share skills and different game tactics. Of course, the typical meal of that weekend – St. Martin’s goose was served together with the very first wine of that year.
source: organizator commitee, brnensky.denik.cz
IQA Quidditch Tournament Odense 2017, Odense, Denmark
During Autmun season, another tournament was held within the traditional Harryho Potter festival in Odense, Denmark. Czech national team formed by players from Prague and Olomouc participated in order to obtain so important skills and finished at the 5th place. The games were played on stylish stadium in the Harry Potter style surrounded by tribunes and twers similar to the fantasy film. We enjoyed playing against team from Netherlands, Poland, Ireland, Slovenia, Iceland and home team of Denmark. We also enjoyed visiting the festival, sightseeing in the city, parliament-election trip to Copenhagen and visiting Hamburg and picturesque town of Wittstock on the way accross Germany.
VanTom PegaLux Pandas, Prague, Czechia
By the end of August 2017, a meating of Prague Pegasus and closest foreign teams took place. Players from Dresden, Vienna, Bratislava and Prague played few matches there in both original and mixed teams. Visiting the old-city center and typical Czech dinner was also on a programme. Ani zde nemohl chybět dohled olomouckého týmu. There was nor a lack of someone from Olomouc joining this event.
Quidditch Slavic Cup 2017, Warsaw, Poland
Slavic Cup 2017 was the second tournament where Czech team participated. This newly formed Slavic tournament in Warsawattracted not only Polish quidditch teams, but also Slovak, two German, Austrian-Slovenian and Czech team Czercs made of Prague and Olomouc players participated. During the tournament, the weather was very pleasant as well as the atmosphere of players coming from all parts of Central Europe. Off the gametime, the was also enough time to visit the city center and it’s landmarks including laser show a video mapping projection in local Multimedial Fountain Park.
European Quidditch Cup 2017, Mechelen, Belgium
European Quidditch Championship (EQC) is an international tournament, where European quidditch teams play against each other (can be several teams from one country). The very first tournament of this kind took place in 2012 in France. In March 2017 this championship took place in Mechelen, Belgium and 32 teams participated. Czechia was represented by team Prague Pegasus sent by International Quidditch Association (IQA) witch some players from Olomouc and Brno.