CLL Partners with TSN to Broadcast 2021 WJLC
WINNIPEG – The Canadian Lacrosse League (CLL), Canada's major junior lacrosse league, is pleased to announce that the 2021 IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship (WJLC) will broadcast live on TSN, Canada’s Sports Leader, to TSN Direct subscribers through its live streaming digital platforms, TSN.ca and the TSN app.
The broadcast partnership between the CLL and TSN includes the exclusive Canadian distribution rights of the 2021 IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship, taking place August 12-14, 2021 at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB, with the ability for TSN to air games live on traditional linear television.
"We are very excited for the opportunity to reintroduce lacrosse to Canadian sports fans through a familiar championship that is distinctly player-centric," said Chris Fox, President, CLL. “Broadcasts will also serve as a platform for the Nations who could not be in Winnipeg this summer, specifically the Haudenosaunee, whose communities have been deeply impacted by the pandemic having faced stricter lockdowns and prolonged isolation."
ABOUT 2021 IIJL WORLD JUNIOR LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP
Coming out of the COVID-19 global pandemic the 2021 IIJL World Junior Championship will feature a three (3) game cumulative series between Canada East and Canada West at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB from August 12-14, 2021. The IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship will return to a full schedule with nine (9) Nations in 2022. For more information visit the IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship website www.2021WJLC.com and follow on social media at Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN Direct, TSN.ca, TSN Radio stations, and the TSN app, now featuring 5G capabilities. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Spengler Cup, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup™, UEFA EURO, MLB, Golf’s Majors, Grand Slam Tennis, NASCAR, F1, UFC, and NCAA March Madness. TSN comes from Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. More information about TSN is available at TSN.ca.