'Quidditch Premier League' will be the Top UK Tier for the Game

By: Joey Haar - Nov 15, 2016
References: quidditchpremierleague & mashable
There's no question that the 'Harry Potter' franchise has been on of the most influential of the past decade and a half, and the new Quidditch Premier League is a testament to that. The Quidditch Premier League, or QPL, is a national sports league in the UK set to start play in summer of 2017. The catch of the league, however, is that it's based on Quidditch -- the magical sport from JK Rowling's franchise.

The QPL will consists of 8 teams, each of which will represent a geographical region of the UK. Players from the respective regions will be free to attend tryouts for those teams.

Though the Quidditch Premier League will be the first national league in the UK, it is not actually the first national quidditch league in the world. That honor goes to 'Major League Quidditch,' a league in the US.