DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Spanish-language newspaper Al Dia announces the fourth annual Copa Al Dia, a soccer tournament with 104 teams for local youth players, ages 5-14 years old. The tournament will take place June 11-12, 2011 at Samuel - Garland Park in Dallas, Texas.
"We understand how important sports are, especially soccer to our community. Besides providing excellent local, national and international news coverage, we are extremely proud of our professional and amateur local sports coverage. The goal for Copa Al Dia is to promote health, family fun and the opportunity as a player to be discovered," Al Dia Publisher Alejandro Sanchez Sobrino said.
"Academy Sports + Outdoors is proud to support Copa Al Dia and youth soccer across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Our customers have helped grow the sport of soccer, and Academy Sports + Outdoors plans to continue this momentum by partnering with soccer organizations and by providing players with cleats, shin guards, soccer balls and athletic apparel at everyday low prices," Casey Hauan Senior Regional Promotions Coordinator, Academy Sports + Outdoors said.
Copa Al Dia will have extensive promotion and coverage through Azteca Channel 55, CBS Radio Station Mega 107.5, plus coverage in Al Dia, The Dallas Morning News, Quick, Briefing, and the community weekly NeighborsGo. Additionally, game stories and standings will be published on aldiatx.com.
Official sponsors include, Academy Sports + Outdoor, Azteca Channel 55, and CBS Radio Station Mega 107.5.
About Al Dia
Al Dia, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is published Wednesday and Saturday. Along with its web site, aldiatx.com, the newspaper has received numerous awards for excellence in journalism, including being named the 2008 Best Spanish Language Newspaper in the country by the National Association of Hispanic Publications. Al Dia is published by The Dallas Morning News, the flagship subsidiary of A. H. Belo Corp. (NYSE: AHC). A. H. Belo publishes special issues that target young adults and the Hispanic market, with Quick and Al Dia in Dallas-Fort Worth, and La Prensa in Riverside.
About A. H. Belo Corporation
A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of websites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving the Inland Southern California region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes various niche publications targeting specific audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. A. H. Belo also owns and operates commercial printing, distribution and direct mail service businesses. Additional information is available at www.ahbelo.com.