July2008

ISC Announces 2008 Live Video Webcast schedule

July 26, 2008

Kimberly, WI


Kimberly, Wisconsin) For immediate release –July 25, 2008
 
The International Softball Congress (ISC) will be holding the 62ndAnnual Men’s World Fastball Championship Tournament from August 10– 16, at Sunset Park, in Kimberly Wisconsin. For the 3rdconsecutive year, the ISC will roll out ISC-TV, and broadcast live web videocoverage of 24 ball games. The web casts will culminate with the 2008 ISC World Championship Game, which gets underway at 6 PM on Saturday August 16th
 
“We are excited about bringing the ISC-TV operation to Kimberly, whichis one of the greatest fastball communities in the world,” said DaveBlackburn, ISC Broadcast Commissioner and Producer of the live web casts.“We will have viewers following the action from all of the fastball hotbeds from around the globe, and all throughout the North America continent.”   
 
"The ISC considers our video web casts as one of the mostimportant and popular features of our annual World Tournament." said ISC Executive Director Ken Hackmeister. "In 2005, our final year of"audio only", we had 15,258 listeners.  In 2006 and 2007 when we incorporated video, the numbers rose dramatically to 45,000 and 58,963 respectively.  Clearly, fans around the world have embraced our videoweb casts."
 
Viewers can watch games via a broadband connection, using the WindowsMedia Player.  Click on the ISC / Sportsjuice button at the bottom of the ISC HomePage www.iscfastpitch.com
 
Video archives of games from the last two ISC World Championships canbe found at the same ISC / Sportsjuice link above.
 
The schedule of the 24 games to be web cast (all times are CentralDaylight Time):
 
Sunday August 10
Game 5 – 4:00 PM Circle Tap Vs Pueblo Bandits
Game 8 - 7:00 PM The Farm Tavern Vs Keg and Cask
Game 9 - 9:00 PM Patsy of NYC Vs A & L Farms
 
Monday August 11
Game 22 – 7:00 PM Losers Bracket Round 1
Game 23 – 9:00 PM Losers Bracket Round 1
 
Tuesday August 12
Game 33 – 5:00 PM Winners Bracket Round 2
Game 35 – 7:00 PM Winners Bracket Round 2
 
Wednesday August 13
Game 45 – 3:00 PM Winners Bracket Quarter-Finals
Game 47 – 5:00 PM Winners Bracket Quarter-Finals
Game 49 – 7:00 PM Winners Bracket Quarter-Finals
Game 51 – 9:00 PM Winners Bracket Quarter-Finals
 
Thursday August 14
Game 59 – 3:00 PM Losers Bracket Play-In Round
Game 61 – 5:00 PM Losers Bracket Round 4
Game 64 – 8;00 PM Losers Bracket Round 4
Game 66 – 10:00 PM Losers Bracket Round 5
 
Friday August 15
Game 70 - 1:00 PM Losers Bracket Round 6
Game 71 - 3:00 PM Winners Bracket Semi-Final
Game 72 - 5:00 PM Winners Bracket Semi-Final
Game 73 - 7:00 PM 6th Place 
Game 74 - 9:00 PM 5th Place
 
Saturday August 16
Game 75 – 12:00 PM Winners Bracket Final
Game 76 – 2:00 PM 4th Place
Game 77 – 4:00 PM Losers Bracket Final
Game 78 – 6:00 PM 2008 ISC World Championship Game
 

 

Dave Blackburn
daveb@virtvent.com

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