Photo Gallery | Students play in Harry Potter-inspired quidditch match at Wrightsville Beach
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) – Most people have heard of beach volleyball, but how about beach quidditch?
The sport, played on broomsticks, was made popular by the fictional Harry Potter book series.
UNC Wilmington formed a team last semester, and Saturday, they held their first tournament at Wrightsville Beach. A total of 60 students from across the U.S. joined in on the fun.
Students who participated say that they grew up loving Harry Potter, so it's great to be able to bring the books to life.
All of the money raised will go to dropout prevention programs run by Communities in Schools of Cape Fear.
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