WFMZ-TV Pairs Live Television and Webcasts To Cover 2011 Univest Grand Prix

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 13, 2011

WFMZ-TV Pairs Live Television and Webcasts To Cover 2011 Univest Grand Prix

Race Starts On Live TV, Full Coverage Replay Begins At 3:30 P.M.

Souderton, Pa. – Live coverage of the 2011 Univest Grand Prix will be broadcast on WFMZ-TV Channel 69 from the start of the race at 11 a.m. till noon on Saturday, Sept. 17, then coverage will switch to WFMZ affiliate RTV Channel 69.4 on the digital line-up.

WFMZ will simulcast the entire race live on www.wfmz.com and return to live coverage on 69.1 after the Central Michigan vs. Western Michigan MAC football game. The entire race will be replayed on 69.1 starting at 3:30 p.m.

WFMZ-TV can be seen in more than 2.5 million homes throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey and is carried by Service Electric, RCN, Blue Ridge, Blue Mountain, Comcast, Verizon FIOS, Cablevision, Wire Teleview and other cable providers.

Please check your local cable listings for channel selection and times.

Kim Detwiler
VP, Director of Corporate Communications
Univest Corporation
215-721-8396
detwilerk@univest.net
www.univest.net

 

Joe McDermott
Local Media Director
Univest Grand Prix
484-860-2289
jysmcd@ptd.net
www.univestgrandprix.com

Shauna Staveley
On-Site Cycling Press Officer
Univest Grand Prix
978-407-0994
sstaveley@gmail.com

Sean Weide
Communications Specialist
Trailhead Marketing
402-541-2594
sean@trailheadmarketing.com

About the Univest Grand Prix

From its inception, the Univest Grand Prix has united the towns throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties for a weekend of community celebration while offering a unique showcase for the best young talent in cycling. For more information visit www.univestgrandprix.com.

About Univest Corporation

Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. Univest Bank and Trust Co., member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender, offers customers 32 financial service centers, 12 retirement financial services centers, and 39 ATM locations throughout the region, and is the parent company of Univest Capital, Inc., a small ticket commercial finance business; Univest Insurance, Inc., an independent insurance agency headquartered in Lansdale, Pa., which serves commercial and personal customers; and Univest Investments, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC, a full-service broker-dealer and investment advisory firm. For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.

About Sparta Cycling

Sparta Cycling provides race promotion services to deliver world-class events that meet the needs of sponsors, teams and riders, spectators and supporting communities. For more information, please visit www.spartacycling.com.

About the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar

Currently in its 15th season, the National Racing Calendar (NRC) is the premier season-long domestic road cycling series sanctioned and owned by USA Cycling. With an overall ranking system that determines the best individual male and female cyclists, as well as the best teams in the U.S., the NRC features the nationís top Pro-Am road race events, boasts a total prize purse of more than one million dollars, and is open to both professional and amateur cyclists. For more information on the NRC, visit www.usacycling.org/nrc. Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX, and cyclo-cross.

About the UCI

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) (in English, the International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland. The UCI manages the classification of races and the points ranking system in various cycling disciplines including mountain biking, road and track cycling, for both men and women, amateur and professional. It also oversees the World Championships. For more information on the UCI, visit www.uci.ch.