Split-Screen-597x400Kyla Ross and Simone Biles (John Cheng/USA Gymnastics)

Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, the Secret U.S. Classic is the final opportunity to qualify for the 2014 P&G Championships, USA Gymnastics’ national championships.

2013 World Champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist and three-time 2013 World silver-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics, who won the 2013 all-around title at the Secret Classic, are among the senior gymnasts expected to compete. Many athletes who have already qualified for the P&G Championships will use the Secret U.S. Classic as a tune-up for the P&G Championships, scheduled for Aug. 21-24 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Following the live broadcast, Universal Sports will air an encore presentation at 11 p.m. ET. The event will also be available online both LIVE and on-demand at www.universalsports.com to authenticated users.

Calling the action in Chicago will be a team comprised of play-by-play announcer Tim Daggett alongside analysts John Roethlisberger and Amanda Borden-Cochran.

2012 Olympic team gold-medalist McKayla Maroney will be on hand to sign autographs before each session.

Join the conversation on social media using #SecretClassic, and log on to www.secretclassic.com for more information about the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic including start lists and results.

Universal Sports Network Broadcast Schedule: Gymnastics

All Times Eastern – Subject to Change

Date TV Time (ET) Event
Aug. 2 7:30 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – LIVE
Aug. 2 11 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation
Aug. 3 2 a.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation
Aug. 3 3 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation
Aug. 4 12 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation
Aug. 5 11 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation
Aug. 10 10:30 p.m. 2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation

(From Universal Sports Press Release)