Triple Crown Sports Signs Agreement to Televise Youth and College Sports
1 Apr, 2013
Contract Coverage by CBS will Include 18 Games
Triple Crown Sports and CBS Sports Network have signed an agreement to nationally televise 18 youth and college games live and in HD in 2013. The deal marks the third consecutive year CBS Sports Network will be the primary television partner for TCS.
“Triple Crown has become a valued producer of quality sports programming for live and streaming television,” said Triple Crown Sports President David King. “By selecting our top competitive events for television, we have renewed our contract partner in CBS Sports Network. We expect our relationship to continue to grow over the upcoming year and will look for additional live sports programming in the future. We are committed to providing quality HD broadcasts, top game matchups, and elite broadcast talent.”
CBS Sports Network will air more than 60 hours of TCS’s premier youth championship, All Star, and All-American games along with coverage of its college basketball events -- Cancun Challenge and Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The first game scheduled to televise is the championship of the Postseason WNIT, April 6. The 2013 schedule concludes with four games during the men’s Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico, Nov. 26-27. A total of 12 youth games in baseball, fastpitch, and volleyball are included in the schedule starting with the U.S. Baseball Championships in Richmond, VA, July 22, and finishing with the Rising Stars fastpitch championships in Plantation, Fla., Oct. 25.
In addition to the 18 nationally televised games, TCS will also webcast six championship games from three of its premium national events in youth baseball and fastpitch and all non-televised games during the men’s and women’s Cancun Challenge. All games will webcast live on CBSsports.com ULive, the exclusive home for live video and audio coverage from over 130 colleges around the nation and now premium youth events.
About CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour destination of CBS Sports and is in 48 million homes and available to 100 million homes nationwide. The network covers more than 350 live games annually, showcasing more than 30 men's and women's sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network’s live programming is highlighted by college sports and also features professional lacrosse, Professional Bull Riding (PBR), the sports news and commentary show ROME, the weekly studio show NFL Monday QB and the Tim Brando Show. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
About Triple Crown Sports
Triple Crown Sports is the nation’s leader in producing premium youth and college events in destination locations across the country. Based in Fort Collins, Colo., TCS celebrated 30 years in the sports marketing/event business in 2012 and produces over 250 youth events in baseball, basketball, fastpitch softball, volleyball, and drift car racing along with four Division I college basketball tournaments and two Division I softball tournaments. For more information on TCS visit www.triplecrownsports.com.