Every game will be available, free of charge, via web and mobile streaming platforms
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2019
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Lacrosse fans from around the world will be able to watch every game from the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 World Championship, entirely free of charge, via Lax Sports Network. In addition, the semifinals, placement games, bronze and gold medal games will be live streamed worldwide on the Olympic Channel and also available via Lax Sports Network.
This unprecedented level of broadcast and digital coverage was announced today by World Lacrosse, the international federation for women’s and men’s lacrosse as recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 World Championship will be held August 1-10 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, with 22 teams vying for the World title. Canada is the defending champion. Games will be played at Trent University and Fleming College in Peterborough.
Lax Sports Network (LSN) will stream all 81 games from the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 World Championship live and free of charge. Lax Sports Network can be found on the web and via mobile devices at laxsn.com or laxsportsnetwork.com. LSN is also available as a downloadable app on the following over-the-top (OTT) devices: Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire, AppleTV and Xbox One.
Games will stream live on the LSN homepage and through the “live games” tray on the homepage. Highlights of featured games will be available nightly on “Lacrosse Now”, the only full length nightly video program devoted to the best in lacrosse news coverage. It can be seen seven days a week on LSN at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Olympic Channel will live stream the semifinals, placement games through 12th place, and bronze and gold medal games, as follows:
Thursday, August 8
Semifinal One — 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Semifinal Two — 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Friday, August 9
11/12 place game — 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
9/10 place game — 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
7/8 place game — 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Saturday, August 10
5/6 place game — 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Bronze medal game — Noon Eastern Time
Gold medal game — 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Offering year-round coverage of Olympic sports and elite athletes in their quest for success, the Olympic Channel over-the-top (OTT) service is available worldwide and subscription-free at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on connected TV devices.
World Lacrosse is partnering with Northeast Sports Network to provide broadcast production services for all games.
“We appreciate being able to work with leading media platforms such as Lax Sports Network and the Olympic Channel in bringing premier, international lacrosse competition to fans around the world,” said Darryl Seibel, World Lacrosse Chief Brand and Communications Officer. “This unprecedented level of digital coverage is reflective of a commitment from World Lacrosse to make our World events as widely available as possible while supporting the continued growth of the game globally.”
Media Contact: Darryl Seibel
About World Lacrosse
World Lacrosse is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. World Lacrosse currently has 62-member nations and holds five World Championships: Men’s Lacrosse World Championship; Under-19 Men’s Lacrosse World Championship; Men’s World Indoor Lacrosse Championship; Women’s Lacrosse World Championship; and Under-19 Women’s Lacrosse World Championship. Each event is held on a quadrennial basis. World Lacrosse is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.