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Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch Children participate in a game of Quidditch as part of the Harry Potter meets Science camp Friday, June 24, 2016, at Marshall University.

DUNBAR, W.Va. — Next spring will be a magical time in the Kanawha Valley as the Shawnee Sports Complex in Dunbar, West Virginia, has been selected to host the 2020 US Quidditch Cup.

Shawnee won the right to host the event over Columbia, South Carolina, and Salt Lake City, Utah. The tournament, scheduled for April 18-19, is expected to bring around 1,500 competitive quidditch players from across the country to vie for national titles in their respective divisions.


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