Visit Howard County has announced, in partnership with Major League Quidditch (MLQ), that the 2022 MLQ Championship will be hosted for the second time in Howard County from Aug. 20-22. Howard County hosted the 2021 MLQ Championship, securing Visit Howard County the Maryland Office of Tourism’s Transactional Opportunities Award at the 40th Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit.

The season-ending event will feature the 12 best real-life quidditch teams from across the U.S. and Canada at Troy Park, in Elkridge. Official U.S. Quidditch merchandise will be for sale along with on-site food vendors.

Amanda Dallas, Major League Quidditch Commissioner, “Our 2021 Event was the most successful yet and MLQ is excited to continue to elevate the Event. Eric [Teisch, Sales & Membership Director] and the whole team at [Visit] Howard County was so great to work with, and we are thrilled to go back.”