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How to Draft a Femme Fantasy Team

Barcelos Explains It All

The Glorious Bitches Galore GMs shared our perspectives on what made this event different and the advice we’d give future femme fantasy GMs.

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March 2019 Favorites

March 2019 Favorites

A superbloom, superwomen, and a super-duper seat.

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Drunk Quidditch History, Episode 1: Snow Cup

Sequoia Thomas is the only person to have attended every single Snow Cup, so it was only fitting that she led me on this meandering stroll through the history of the last great fantasy tournament.

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NCQC You Next Year

I started to draft this on Tuesday morning, my body still aching from the weekend. I went from fourth string to second string and played seven games in two days. I finally played against my alma mater but I didn’t come away with the championship that I obviously, desperatly wanted because NorCal crowned a new […]

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#BarcelosSnows: Snow Cup VII Photos

Indoor lighting + sports photography: 1. Barcelos: 0. I still have a lot to learn. Here are some of my faves. Link to the album here.

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#BarcelosSnows: Why I Didn’t Win Snow Cup

Last week when I wrote that I was going to win Snow Cup, it was a win/win proposition for me. Since one of my New Year’s resolutions is to post to my blog twice a week, I was going to have one last piece of #BarcelosSnows content to start the year off at a running […]

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#BarcelosSnows: How to Win Snow Ball

While only one team can win Snow Cup, it doesn’t matter because we’re all here for Snow Ball anyway. Here’s the great thing about that: we can all win Snow Ball. Winning Snow Ball, as defined by me in a moment of drunken clarity last year, means hooking up—or getting up to whatever shenanigans you want—without […]

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#BarcelosSnows: Why I’m Going to Win Snow Cup

Snow Cup VII logo by Dan Howland

I’m kicking off my Snow Cup blogging with some friendly smack talk for clicks and giggles. Will this come back to bite me later this weekend? Maybe, but shame is fleeting and glory is forever.

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Podcast: FBI Interviews Elizabeth Barcelos, USQ West Regional Coordinator — Face Beat It

I haven’t been writing as much as I should have been lately (shame, shame) because I’ve been working on a little project. Just trying to maintain the legacy of the West’s biggest summer quidditch event. No pressure. Thanks to Face Beat It for the interview! Smythe conducts another interview – this time with Liz Barcelos, […]

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The Second Life of Fantasy Quidditch

Le roi est mort, vive le roi. The king is dead, long live the king. I came to bury fantasy quidditch, now I come to praise it. Have I beaten you over the head enough with my literature degree? Yeah? Okay. If I really believed fantasy was dead, I wouldn’t have signed up to TD […]

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