October 21, 2016 2 years 12 months ago

CHCH, OUA continue broadcast partnership for Yates Cup

BURLINGTON, ON – Channel Zero-owned CHCH will once again be the official home of Ontario University Athletics (OUA) this season.

Coverage on CHCH will begin at 1:00 PM ET on November 5 with a semifinal matchup, while the quest for the 109th Yates Cup will conclude live on November 12 at 1:00 PM.  Former OUA quarterbacks Mark Lee and Justin Dunk will be returning to the booth again this season.

"We are proud to partner with OUA for a second consecutive year," said Channel Zero CEO Romen Podzyhun, in the news release.  "The accessibility of CHCH province-wide puts us in a unique position to reach sports enthusiasts cheering for their alma maters. We're honoured to contribute to the rich history of university sport in Canada." 

Now in its second-year, the multi-year broadcast deal may also be expanded to include additional playoffs and championships.  Details regarding potential winter championship broadcasts will be made at a later date.