PlayStation® Big Hook Up Continues Its Cross Country Search for the Next Action Sports Superstar in Chicago Area

Sony Computer Entertainment America and Camp Woodward Team Up For Second Annual "PlayStation Big Hook Up" Talent Search Contest for Winners in Skate, Inline and BMX


  WHO:     Industry leader Sony Computer Entertainment America is proud to
           team up with Camp Woodward, the most recognized and established
           name in action sports training, for the second annual
           "PlayStation® Big Hook Up" contest. Sony Computer Entertainment
           America Inc. markets the PlayStation® family of products and
           develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for the PS
           one™ game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
           system and the PlayStation® Portable handheld entertainment
           system for the North American market.

  WHAT:    "PlayStation Big Hook Up" provides action sports athletes an
           opportunity to showcase their talents at 10 stops across the
           country from March 19 to May 14. The contest, open to
           participants between the ages of 7-20, will reward winners in
           skate, inline and BMX at all locations with a new, redesigned
           PlayStation 2 and trip to Camp Woodward in Woodward, Pa. to
           compete for the grand prize on June 12-18. The grand-prize winner
           will take home a cash prize of $5,000, a PlayStation Portable and
           access to both the East coast and West coast Camp Woodward
           facilities for the remainder of the 2005 season.

  WHERE:   SCRAP Skatepark
           2350 Hassell Road
           Hoffman Estates, IL 60195

  WHEN:    Tuesday, May 3 (Bike & Inline)
           Wednesday, May 4 (Skate)
           4 p.m. - 8 p.m. both days

  ENTER:   Just visit to find out how to
           register as a participant in the "PlayStation Big Hook Up" talent
           search. On-site registration is available the day of the event,
           one-hour prior to each of the Open Jam Sessions for skate, inline
           and BMX. For a full list of tour dates and additional details
           about the "PlayStation Big Hook Up" visit
  For additional information on
           Camp Woodward visit
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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

CONTACT: Drew McGuire Milam of Sony Computer Entertainment America,
+1-650-655-5305, or

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