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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, June 24, 2011

UCSB Ultimate on CBS Sports Network

The USA Ultimate College Championships will be featured on national television on CBS and CBS Sports Network this weekend as part of coverage of The Alt Games: College Action Sports Championships.


Highlights from the USA Ultimate Championships will be part of a special one-hour show airing on CBS on Saturday, June 25 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET). Prior to the CBS show, the USA Ultimate Women’s and Open Semifinals will air on CBS Sports Network on Friday, June 24 (7:00-10:00 PM, ET). USA Ultimate action continues on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, June 25 (4:00-7:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, June 26 (5:00-8:00 PMET).

Coverage of the College Championships, which took place in Boulder, Colo., May 29-30, is part of CBS Sports Network’s sixth annual Alt Games: College Action Sports Championships. The Women’s Semifinal features coverage of the matchup between Michigan and Oregon. The winner of that game faces UC Santa Barbara during Sunday’s championship coverage. On the men’s side, the Open Semifinal coverage features Wisconsin and Colorado, before the winner squares off against Carleton (Northfield, Minn.) during the championship coverage on Saturday. Click here to watch highlights of the USA Ultimate College Championships from Boulder.

The CBS Sports show features the most compelling action from the 2011 Alt Games, highlighting top performances from 20 college championships across numerous sports including skateboarding, wakeboarding, flowboarding, beach volleyball, ultimate and surfing. Jonny Moseley, the 1998 Winter Olympic gold medalist in freestyle skiing, and Todd Harris host the Championship event coverage for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.

More than 1,300 competitors from over 100 colleges and universities nationwide competed at the 2011 Alt Games, which crowns 20 national men’s and women’s champions in both individual and team events. The competitions were held in Copper Mountain, Colo. (April 16), San Diego, Calif. (May 13-15), Boulder, Colo. (May 29-30) and Dana Point, Calif. (June 18).

CBS Sports Network is available across the country to 95 million homes through local cable and video providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 152. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com. For photos, videos and more exclusive content from The Alt Games, visit www.facebook.com/altgames.

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