The RSEQ and Radio-Canada renew their agreement to broadcast university football for two years

MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The RSEQ is please to announce that its agreement with Radio-Canada has been renewed for another two years.

Radio-Canada will provide live coast-to-coast coverage of nine regular season games as well as a pair of post-game matches including the Dunsmore Cup. Live broadcast will  begin on Saturday August 31st 2013.

For each broadcast game, this new partnership includes enhanced coveraged of the RSEQ with seven minutes segments that will expose viewers to all RSEQ sports across all three of its sectors - high-school, CEGEP and university. 

In addition, the national broadcaster will also provide a weekly RSEQ sports capsule during the nightly national news that will provide student-athletes with visibility across Canada.

Also on tap in 2013 is the broadcast of a pair of RSEQ  Division 1 college football regular season games.

« Québec university football has become a flourishing development program that contributes to the strong and well deserved reputation that is the envy accross Canada. Radio-Canada is proud to participate to its success through this new agreement with the RSEQ », says François Messier, Radio-Canada Sports Director.

"All this new content on Radio-Canada is part of RSEQ's objective to make itself known and recoginized as a major player in sports development in Québec. The RSEQ is very satisfied and is certain that our network and members have a lot to gain from these actions," says Alain Roy, RSEQ Director-General.

A complete schedule of the 2013 RSEQ football games to be televised is available online here.

There will also be RSEQ news content online in the sports section at the SRC website (radio-canada.ca).

The RSEQ (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec) ensures the promotion and development of sports and physical activity among students, from introduction to high-level sports. As such, it promotes education, scholastic achievement and health among youth.

SOURCE: Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec

For further information:

RSEQ:
Stéphane Boudreau
Director of Business Development, Marketing and Communications
sboudreau@rseq.ca | 514 252-3300 ext. 3532, 514 746-5815 | www.rseq.ca 

Radio-Canada :
Marie Tétreault
Interim-Promotions Manager
Television and Information 514-597-4140 

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