DAVIS, Calif. – CW31 will televise football’s spring home games, as announced by UC Davis Interim Director of Athletics Rocko DeLuca on Thursday. Through this agreement, the Aggies will have every game at UC Davis Health Stadium broadcasted locally for the first time in program history.
“We are looking forward to bringing UC Davis football to our local Sacramento area viewers,” said Justin Draper, vice president and general manager of KOVR and KMAX-TV.  “CW31 is all about our community and what brings us together, we look forward to our partnership with UC Davis. It’s a perfect addition to our lineup that already has Sacramento State football, the Stockton Kings and Sacramento River Cats.”
“UC Davis Athletics is excited to partner with CBS13 and CW31 to strengthen our presence throughout Northern California. Game day broadcasts will allow us to showcase the university, our student-athletes, Aggie EVO (Intercollegiate Athletics’ innovative student-athlete outcomes program) and a football program that is known across the nation for its academic and athletic success,” said DeLuca.
CW31’s live broadcasts includes matchups versus Cal Poly (Feb. 27), Idaho State (March 27) and Eastern Washington (April 3), Big Sky officials will announce all kickoff times for the upcoming season in the near future.
UC Davis Heath is the presenting partner for all UC Davis football broadcasts this season.
The agreement between CBS13/CW31 and UC Davis Athletics was facilitated by Learfield IMG College’s UC Davis Sports Properties, the Aggies’ multimedia rightsholder.
Learfield IMG College unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. In addition to multimedia rights, its suite of services includes licensing; audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.
UC Davis, the fifth-ranked public school in the nation, is one of over 180 institutions, conferences and arenas nationwide represented by Learfield IMG College — the title sponsor of the prestigious Directors’ Cup.
Owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, CBS13/CW31 is proud to serve Northern California from the capital city as a division of ViacomCBS Corporation.
With the addition of equestrian and women’s beach volleyball in 2018, over 700 student-athletes represent the fifth-ranked public school in the nation on one of 25 intercollegiate athletics teams.
Centrally located between San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and the Napa Valley, UC Davis — a national leader in Title IX gender equity and leadership — offers an unrivaled student-athlete experience that features the ideal combination of elite academics, Division I athletics and personal growth.
Ranked annually in the top 10 in diversity and students’ social mobility, UC Davis is uncommonly committed to preparing student-athletes for a successful life after graduation with Aggie EVO — an innovative student-athlete outcomes program that helps young women and men develop passions, gain real-world experience, and enjoy a successful launch to full-time employment or graduate school.
Through Aggie EVO, Intercollegiate Athletics provides unmatched resources and a vast network of working professionals to ensure post-graduation success for its student-athletes.