Thursday, August 2, 2012

COPA UNIVISION, The Fastest Growing Amateur Soccer Tournament In The U.S., Arrives To Communities Across The Nation

Successful Soccer Tournaments in Texas, Florida & California Lead to Similar Competitions around the Country

The Univision Television Group will extend the annual "Copa Univision" event, a family-friendly tournament that features the finest in amateur soccer and family activities, to San Francisco, Houston, Chicago, New York and Fresno.

"Based on the success of 'Copa Univision' in key markets these past few years, we are thrilled to expand the franchise to local communities in key markets across the country," said Kevin Cuddihy, president, Univision Television Group. "We remain committed to entertaining our audience and continuing to deliver on the offerings they expect while providing an unparalleled connection for our partners to reach the fastest growing segment in the country."

"Copa Univision" events recently took place in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Miami, collectively attracting 35,000 community members. More than 600 combined teams were assembled by local soccer fanatics and upcoming events are estimated to bring in more than 100,000 fans.

During "Copa Univision", attendees can participate in interactive soccer activities and have access to entertainment stage areas as well as client and community organization booths. Soccer teams can compete using a five-on-five format on smaller fields that create an exciting and family-friendly competition.

The "Copa Univision" event in Los Angeles, currently in its 5th year, will be held on Aug. 4. Following is the current schedule of inaugural events around the country:

* San Francisco "Copa Univision" - Aug. 4 and 5 - <http://www.Univision14.com>

* Houston "Copa Univision" - Aug. 18 and 19 - <http://www.UnivisionHouston.com>

* Chicago "Copa Hispanofest de Univision" - Sept. 7, 8 and 9 -<http://www.UnivisionChicago.com>

* New York "Copa Univision" - Sept. 29 and 30 - <http://www.UnivisionNuevaYork.com >

* Fresno "Copa Univision" - Sept. 22 and 23 - <http://www.UnivisionFresno.com>

For more information or to register for a "Copa Univision" event, please visit your local Univision website.

About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 96% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 88% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavision, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a new 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a new 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a new 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings - De Pelicula, De Pelicula Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clasico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including <http://Univision.com>, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Movil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit <http://www.Univision.net>.

SOURCE: Univision

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