ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) to Begin Play.
Eight teams will compete in the inaugural season of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) starting this Saturday, April 14th. Ultimate has been one of the fastest growing sports since its invention in 1968. Today, almost 5 million Americans play the Sport annually. The AUDL will showcase the sport at a spectator level and will help foster the continued growth and popularity of Ultimate.
"Everybody involved with the league is very excited to bring this great sport to the next level," AUDL founder Josh Moore said.
"This has been one of the fastest growing sports for participants in America and we will showcase the sport to the general public with some of the very best talent in the game today. For those individuals that have not seen an Ultimate game played at its highest level, they are in for an exciting surprise. We are creating tremendous entertainment value for our fans and want people everywhere to experience a truly unique and fun experience."
Opening weekend games on April 14, 2012 include:
Connecticut Constitution @ Rhode Island Rampage (Providence, RI)
Indianapolis AlleyCats @ Columbus Cranes (Columbus, OH)
Detroit Mechanix @ Bluegrass Revolution (Lexington, KY)
Buffalo Hunters @ Philadelphia Spinners (Philadelphia, PA)
The establishment of the AUDL fills a need for affordable sporting entertainment. The AUDL is set to compete with a two division format with each team playing eight home and eight road games. Division championships will be played on July 28th and July 29th, 2012 and will culminate with the championship game to be played August 11, 2012 at the Silverdome of Pontiac, Michigan.
Many of the AUDL games will be broadcast via online pay-per-view. With interested fans visiting the league website from over 100 countries, fans from around the entire world can follow the games and growth of the league this upcoming season.
For more information about the American Ultimate Disc League visit www.theaudl.com or call (855) AUDLULT.
SOURCE American Ultimate Disc League