La Embajada de la Republica Deportiva, the national experiential mobile tour for Univision’s famed “Republica Deportiva” (Sports Nation) sports show, got off to a great start in Texas setting the tone for a successful tour.  Back this year for a 10-city tour across the U.S., La Embajada de la Republica Deportiva has partnered with presenting sponsor Coke Zero to provide Hispanic fans with an all-encompassing sports adventure.

The traveling experiential tour continues to expand the reach of Univision’s flagship TV sports show, connecting viewers with “Republica Deportiva” via special Univision celebrity appearances, interactive sports competitions, and sports-related entertainment.  The 15,000 square foot event footprint will make appearances at major soccer games and large Hispanic festivals from June to October 2011.  Fans will battle it out in competitive sports challenges for prizes and quench their thirst with Coke Zero.

La Embajada de la Republica Deportiva kicked off its 2011 tour in Arlington, Texas on June 5 at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium during the Gold Cup soccer match-ups: Costa Rica vs. Cuba and Mexico vs. El Salvador.  The tour will continue through October making stops in Meadowlands, NJ; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Washington D.C.; San Antonio, TX; Austin, TX; and will wrap up in Miami, FL.  For details on tour stops, fans can log on to

“Republica Deportiva” has catered to Hispanic sports fans providing them with relevant coverage of the latest sporting events, in-depth athlete interviews and, of course, the infamous Senadoras. The traveling-event footprint includes a replica of the iconic “Republica Deportiva” bar-styled set, interactive gaming technology and hands-on athletic contests.

Fans get a chance to show off their skills in the 3 vs. 3 soccer tournament, block shots in Matapenales, hit all net in the Tiro Libre basketball free throw challenge, and flex their muscles as they clock their best fastball.

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