BRISTOL, Conn. (CBS4) – It’s no longer just a line out of the movie Dodgeball.
ESPN8 is happening. At least for a day.
According to a release by ESPN, their channel ESPNU will switch over to become ESPN8 on, appropriately enough, Aug. 8 – or, rather, 8/8.
For the day, the network says they’ll feature a lineup of unconventional sports, as joked about in the movie, from Disc Golf to Ultimate Trampoline Dodgeball.
The Full Schedule:
|Tues, Aug 8||Midnight||2016 American Disc Golf Championship||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|2 a.m.||2016 WFTDA Roller Derby Championships||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|4 a.m.||2016 Sky Zone Ultimate Trampoline Dodgeball||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|5:30 a.m.||Firefighters World Challenge XXV||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|8 a.m.||2016 Kabaddi World Cup Final||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|9 a.m.||World Darts Championship||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|11:30 a.m.||Arm Wrestling: Best of WAL 2016 Championship||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|12:30 p.m.||2017 Championship of Bags||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|2:30 p.m.||EVO 2017 World Championship – Street Fighter||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|5:00 p.m.||Moxie Games||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
|7 p.m.||U.S. Open Ultimate Championship||ESPN8: “The Ocho”|
All of these events have previously aired across ESPN networks with the exception of the Moxie Games.