Harry Potter World Cup: The Sweet 16!

Welcome to MTV’s Harry Potter World Cup! We’ve selected 64 of the best “Harry Potter” characters and matched them up in a series of duels for a chance at magical glory, but it’s up to YOU to decide who the greatest “Potter” character of all time is in this pool of wizards and witches. Will the Death Eaters destroy Hogwarts, or will good triumph over evil? In the end, the choice is yours, so keep voting at MTV Movies Blog and make your voice heard!

The holiday weekend is over, but the Harry Potter World Cup’s Sweet 16 round remains wide open. With just a few hours left before voting comes to a close, you’re running out of time to get your favorite characters into the Elite Eight. Will Sirius Black maintain his blowout lead over Lord Voldemort? Can Neville upset Harry as the World Cup’s true chosen one? Who will win in the epic duel between Hagrid and Cedric? We’ll find out all of those answers and more soon enough when voting closes at 12:01 AM EST on July 6. You can follow all of the action right here.

Privet Drive
» (1) Harry Potter vs. (4) Neville Longbottom
» (2) Severus Snape vs. (6) Dobby the House Elf

Godric’s Hollow
» (1) Hermione Granger vs. (5) Ginny Weasley
» (2) Albus Dumbledore vs. (3) Remus Lupin

» (1) Ron Weasley vs. (4) Fred Weasley
» (2) Rubeus Hagrid vs. (3) Cedric Diggory

Diagon Alley
» (1) Draco Malfoy vs. (4) Bellatrix Lestrange
» (2) Lord Voldemort vs. (3) Sirius Black

As always, if you’re having trouble deciding on who to vote for, you can consult our Harry Potter World Cup experts from MuggleNet, The Leaky Cauldron, DanRadcliffe.com, RupertGrint.net and MTV News for their insight!

And for some additional insight, here’s Matthew Lewis (Neville) analyzing the latest round of the tournament.