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ESPNU will become ESPN8 next Tuesday.

ESPNU amazingly to transform into ‘The Ocho’ for 1 day

Here’s the moment we’ve all waited for: “The Ocho” will be a real thing, at least for a day.

Any good fan of “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” knows how amazing that mythical ESPN8: “The Ocho” was during the memorable 2004 film. Well, the channel is coming your way next Tuesday, appropriately on Aug. 8.

Per a release from ESPN on Thursday, ESPNU will transform into “The Ocho” and showcase “offbeat, alternative events” throughout the day. Check out the schedule below of the programming to be showcased:

Date Time (ET) Title Network
Tues, Aug 8 Midnight 2016 American Disc Golf Championship ESPN8: “The Ocho”
2 a.m. 2016 WFTDA Roller Derby Championships ESPN8: “The Ocho”
4 a.m. 2016 Sky Zone Ultimate Trampoline Dodgeball ESPN8: “The Ocho”
5:30 a.m. Firefighters World Challenge XXV ESPN8: “The Ocho”
8 a.m. 2016 Kabaddi World Cup Final ESPN8: “The Ocho”
9 a.m. World Darts Championship ESPN8: “The Ocho”
11:30 a.m. Arm Wrestling: Best of WAL 2016 Championship ESPN8: “The Ocho”
12:30 p.m. 2017 Championship of Bags ESPN8: “The Ocho”
2:30 p.m. EVO 2017 World Championship – Street Fighter ESPN8: “The Ocho”
5:00 p.m. Moxie Games ESPN8: “The Ocho”
7 p.m. U.S. Open Ultimate Championship ESPN8: “The Ocho”

So incredible, right?

Big points to ESPN for the creativity here. Who knows? Perhaps this can become an annual August celebration of all things “The Ocho.”

We can keep our fingers crossed.