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The quidditch World Cup is in Kissimmee, Florida, and as one of the most established teams in the IQA, LSU needs your help to get there!
Panya Kroun
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
United States
1 Team Member

LSU is home to one of the most veteran quidditch programs in the country. Founded in the spring of 2008, the Flying Tigers began as a ragtag group of friends who loved Harry Potter and wanted to try something new. Now, in 2013, they are a squad of dedicated athletes who are determined to become the world champions of this fast-growing and fast-paced sport, and they intend to do just that at World Cup VI. This will be LSU’s fourth World Cup, and after two Elite Eight finishes, they are ready to go further and do everything necessary to take the coveted first place spot.

We have been preparing for this battle for months. We train every day of every week in an erratic coastal climate, and we put 110% of ourselves into every step we run, every pass we throw, and every breath we take. We eat, sleep, and breathe quidditch, and through our collective desire to win, we have grown into a close and loving family. We want to compete at the World Cup more than anything. It means the world to us.

Unfortunately, we've paid for all of the tournaments we've been to this year out of our own pockets, and this time, the tournament is all the way in Kissimmee, Florida. Baton Rouge is twelve hours from Kissimmee, and even without plane tickets, the trip will cost over $2500. We need your support - and we'll do anything we can possibly do to get it.

That’s why we set up this page – to help you help us! We want to show each and every one of our supporters that we care about them, so we personalized our perks as much as we could. When we say that we love each and every one of you, we are being sincere, and we’ll do anything we can – quite literally! – to demonstrate this to you.

Additionally, we will release special content for every $200 milestone we reach (think Brad Armentor playing in a wig!), and we will randomly include awesome swag like stickers and pins in the merchandise packages we send out. So please – help us realize our goal of getting to World VI! Donate if you can – and if you can’t, help us spread the word! We appreciate your support more than you can ever know.



LSU vs. Loyola: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH0wgel3ThY
LSU vs. Texas State: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbrEsl3AEPg
LSU vs. FGCU: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvX_sNvNZ3M

-  Transportation
-  Hotel
-  Food
-  World Cup registration

*Family-friendly video requests only, please!*

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  • $1USD
    Facebook Haiku

    We will post haiku / On the wall of your Facebook / It will be so swag

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $5USD
    Signed Team Picture

    You will receive a team picture signed by the members of LSU Quidditch.

    3 claimed
  • $10USD
    Custom Ribbons

    Ever seen Sarah Kneiling's ribbons and think, "Man, I wish I had that much swag?" For just $5 - 10, you can! Email the number of ribbons you would like and the words you'd like written on them, and Sarah herself will make some for you!

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $15USD
    Mardi Gras Cup Shirt

    We will send you a t-shirt from the second annual Mardi Gras cup! (Let us know your size!)

    1 out of 30 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2013
  • $20USD
    Anyway You Want it

    We will film a player of your choosing completing an activity of your choosing. It will be e-mailed to you, posted on your Facebook wall, and featured on our site. You will also receive a signed picture of that player in the mail. E-mail lsuquidditch@gmail.com with your request after you make your donation!

    4 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $25USD

    You will receive a CD containing the songs that remind us of quidditch the most, and it'll be signed by at least two of our players.

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $35USD
    LSU Quidditch Shirt

    You will receive one of our official LSU Quidditch shirts! (Sizes left: M, L. If we don't have your size, we'll send you a Mardi Gras Cup shirt and a custom headband instead - just let us know what color headband you'd like and what you'd like on it.)

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $50USD
    Shirt & Swag

    You will receive: a customized seeker/chaser/beater/keeper headband (of your choosing - let us know what you'd like on it), a pair of gold knee-high socks (like the ones we wear), and an LSU Quidditch t-shirt. (If we don't have the shirt in your size, we'll send you a Mardi Gras shirt and some Mardi Gras beads instead.)

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $60USD
    Signed Quaffle/Bludger

    You will receive a signed quaffle or bludger (your pick) signed by the team!

    0 claimed
  • $100USD

    You will receive all of the perks included in the Shirt & Swag reward, plus a customized PVC broom (let us know how you'd like it to look) and one of any of the other rewards of your choosing.

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $200USD

    You will receive everything described in the previous reward plus a signed and customized quidditch ball of your choosing!

    1 claimed
  • $500USD
    Whole Package

    You will receive everything described in the previous reward, plus a signed Alivan's broom.

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
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