New structure of the IQA gameplay department

Published: 20 August 2017
Written by IQA Staff

The gameplay department will have 5 teams working within their own specialisation and working together with the other teams and with other departments. All teams will also evaluate themselves, their projects and impact of those projects on a regular basis.

The IQA Rulebook Team

The rulebook team is responsible for everything involving the creation of new rulebooks for each cycle. Their tasks include but are not limited to writing, correcting and updating the rulebook, writing clarifications if needed and writing simplified rulebooks and guides for starting NGB's, teams and people interested in the sport. The team will work in cycles of 2 years and will work closely with the other Gameplay teams and the IQA graphic and translation teams.

The IQA Referee Development Team (IQA RDT)

The IQA RDT is responsible for all referee resources including but not limited to referee tests, test preparation resources and feedback. They decide the rules for referee tests and ranking and make sure these rules are being followed. The IQA RDT works closely with the other Gameplay teams.

The IQA Snitch Development Team (IQA SDT)

The IQA SDT is responsible for all snitch runner resources including but not limited to snitch runner training resources, snitch requirements, testing and feedback. The IQA SDT works closely with the other Gameplay teams.

The IQA Event Structures Team (IQA EST)

The Event Structures Team is responsible for the development of gameplay structure resources. Their tasks include but are not limited to looking into the different gameplay structures used in sports all over the world and how they could be used in quidditch, providing resources on how they could affect the scheduling, games and ranking of events, writing guides to the creation of gameplay policies and injury prevention and looking into the possibilities for long-term international events. The IQA EST works closely with the other Gameplay teams and the IQA graphic and translation teams.

The IQA Gameplay Analytics Team (IQA GAT)

The tasks of the IQA Gameplay Analytics Team include but are not limited to collecting data from the different Gameplay teams and NGB's regarding gameplay. They will evaluate the impact of all projects in the Gameplay Department. The team members are members who're also part of the other Gameplay teams. The IQA GAT works closely with the other Gameplay teams and the other departments.

We hope this new structure will help us create a new balance to be able to provide to the needs of the NGB's. If you have any questions you can always contact us through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you're interested in joining the IQA, you can find the open vacancies here.

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