PlayStation® Big Hook Up Continues Its Cross Country Search for the Next Action Sports Superstar in St. Louis 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 PSP™ (PlayStation®
             Portable) 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 PSP and access
             to both the East coast and West coast Camp Woodward facilities
             for the remainder of the 2005 season.

   WHERE:    ESPN X Games Skatepark
             St. Louis Mills
             5555 St. Louis Mills Blvd, Suite 373
             St. Louis, MO 63042

   WHEN:     Saturday, May 7, 2005
             Noon - 7 p.m.

   HOW TO    Just visit to find out how to
   ENTER:    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

SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

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

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