naia offers live video-stream of winter championships

February 14, 2013

For Immediate Release

Kansas City, Mo. – For the first time in its 76-year national championship history, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) will offer a live video-stream of the NAIA Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving National Championships and NAIA Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field National Championships. Those two broadcasts will showcase hundreds of student-athletes with a free, live video and audio stream.

Swimming & Diving and Track & Field will join the regular winter line-up of the wrestling and all four basketball national championships. The NAIA is partnering with NeuLion and the broadcasts can be seen on the NAIA Network, at www.NAIA.org. The 57th annual men's and 33rd annual women's swimming & diving national championships kick-off the postseason with a four-day event, Feb. 27 - March 2, from Oklahoma City, Okla. The indoor track & field national championships run Feb. 28 - March 2 from Geneva, Ohio. All championship sessions will be available on the NAIA Network.

The 56th annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships from Des Moines, Iowa, occur March 1 - 2. The NAIA Division II Men's & Women's Basketball National Championships run March 6 - 12, with the Division I Men's and Women's National Championships taking place March 13 - 19.

The NAIA Network gives fans access to complete live video coverage of select national championships. In addition, fans have the opportunity to watch championship game archives, championship game highlights and feature stories. During live streaming of basketball championships, the user can watch live statistics on the same website screen and have the opportunity to view Twitter feeds as well.

"We are very excited to offer our fans live streaming of the swimming and diving and track and field national championships for the first time in NAIA history," said Jim Carr, NAIA President and CEO. "Adding those two events to the winter schedule will place all seven winter national championships on the NAIA Network. We look forward to partnering with NeuLion, which is vital to increasing the visibility of our national championships and the student-athlete experience."

For the wrestling national championships, the finals session approximately 7 to 9 p.m. CST March 2 will be video-streamed. In addition to championship bouts, the awards ceremonies for each weight class will be broadcast as well.

Look for more information at a later date on the upcoming spring live-streaming schedules. Click here for all video-streaming information, including how to subscribe to the broadcast.

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