2011 Surf City USA Open Live on ESPN3.com

NPPL Paintball on ESPN3.com:

The National Professional Paintball League would like to announce the 2011 NPPL Surf City USA Open will be carried live from Huntington Beach, California on April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd on ESPN3.com.

The NPPL has been the pinnacle of tournament paintball for 18 years, and is now once again on the ESPN family of networks. The NPPL previously worked with ESPN in 2006, bringing viewers the US Paintball Championships on ESPN2.

“The NPPL is extremely excited about the opportunity to be working with ESPN again to capture the sport of paintball for viewers on ESPN3.com,” said Chuck Hendsch, Chief Operating Officer of the NPPL.

The league has assembled a first class film team of professional paintball cinematographers who will capture the essence of the game-exposing the adrenaline, excitement and emotion that is experienced by top paintball players worldwide. The show will be comprised of the best professional paintball teams in the world competing for prize money playing the popular game of capture the flag. The show will also provide pro player interviews, instant replays, expert commentating and analysis breaking down every move the players make.

Times, game schedule, viewing instructions and information will be posted on www.nppl.com.

About ESPN3.com

ESPN3.com is ESPN’s live sports broadband network, giving fans a 24/7 online destination that delivers thousands of live, global sports events annually. It is available at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or cable TV video subscription from an affiliated service provider, and is currently available in more than 65 million homes. It is available via dozens of affiliated service providers nationwide, including Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Cox, Charter, Windstream, RCN, Insight, Frontier, Cavalier, Mediacom, Conway, Grande Communications and many more. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.

About NPPL

The National Professional Paintball League is a Professional Paintball League committed to hosting the highest quality paintball tournaments for players, sponsors and spectators. Our vision is to provide a professional stage for players to compete on and spectators to watch. www.nppl.com