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You would think that after everything I’ve written about quidditch, writing this would be easy. The days I’ve stared at my monitor trying to write this post would tell you otherwise.

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Barcelos Knows Quidditch: NorCal by Northwest Debrief

One thing that I like to do after a tournament is reflect on what went well, what didn’t, and what could be better next time. Normally I keep those notes to myself, but this time around, I decided to share my process.

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Barcelos Knows Quidditch: Gameday Equipment Checklist

The list you need so you don’t forget anything else your event needs.

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Barcelos Knows Quidditch: Intro and Q&A

When I said “stay tuned” in my retirement announcement, I was teasing this little project.

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Barcelos Explains It All: USQ’s 2018-2019 Events Announcement

Barcelos Explains It All

We’re going back to Texas again, so you know I have something to say about that. But hey, we’re seeing some good changes, too.

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2017 Year in Review: Quidditch

Holy shit, how it is 2018 already?  Is it because every year takes up a smaller percentage of my life and therefore feels increasingly insignificant? Is it because I can feel my youth slipping away from me in silver hairs and creaky joints? A new year is as good a time as any to reflect back […]

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How to Use Quidditch to Start Your Career Without Sounding Like a Complete Nerd

If you’re reading this, you probably have some quidditch volunteer experience. You’ve probably wondered if it’s worth all the time, effort, and risk to your sanity. Will quidditch actually help you get a real job?

Yes. Maybe. Depends. But it’s not impossible.

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Liz’s Hot Takes: US Quidditch Cup 10 Pool Ponderings

Okay, this might be a bit of a lukewarm take.

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Countdown to Kissimmee: Writing a New Chapter

A little over two weeks ago, I was sitting at the airport, putting together the fundraiser for the Skrewts postseason tournament. I found myself pausing when asked to give it a title. I’m a planner by nature and that means planning for the worst case scenario. I’d quietly mentioned Consolation Cup to our team president […]

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Road to Regionals: Western Cup V

I wish I could say that it seems like yesterday that I was heading off to Arizona for my first regional championship. Since I crammed a lot of quidditch into the last four-ish years, the earlier stuff is starting to get a little hazy. So, in an effort to fight the inevitable decay of memory and […]

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