Media Accreditation Process for the World Junior Curling Championships 2020 Begun
The media accreditation process for the World Junior Curling Championships that will be held in Krasnoyarsk from 15 to 22 February 2020 has begun. The applications of officially registered media representatives are received no later than 30 January 2020.
The World Junior Curling Championships 2020 will take place at Crystal Ice Arena. Such competitions will be held for the second time in the history of Russia. Before, the World Junior Curling Championships took place in Sochi in 2013 as part of the Olympic Games test events. About 100 athletes from 15 countries, including Russia, Canada, USA, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Scotland, Norway, Latvia, Hungary, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and Japan will take part in the forthcoming event.
Media accreditation for the World Junior Curling Championships is held in two stages. It is required to send an application (find attached) from a media organisation. The application should be filled on the official media letterhead and signed by an executive. The scan of the application should be sent no later than 30 January 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that only one application is accepted from one organisation.
When the application is approved, you will receive a confirmation letter to your email specified during the registration for access to your personal account. You need to complete the form in the account for each media representative and submit it for the approval. Forms in the personal account should be completed no later than 2 February 2020.
Representatives of the foreign media coming from countries with a visa regime are required to apply for and obtain a visa to enter the Russian Federation. Visa is issued by the Russian consular office according to the place of permanent residence. The Organising Committee may provide assistance in the preparation of the invitation. For this purpose, you should send a scan of the first page of passport containing your personal details to email@example.com not later than January 23.
It should be noted that accreditation can be provided to no more than 9 representatives of one television company, no more than 2 representatives of one radio station, no more than 5 representatives of news agencies and online media, and no more than 4 representatives of print media.
To organize the work of the media representatives during the competitions Crystal Ice Arena will house a press centre. Journalists will be provided with workplaces having wireless internet connection, information desk, mixed zone, press conference room, photo positions, media stands with Internet access, storage room and lounge area with hot drinks and snacks. For nonresident media representatives, if necessary, the Organising Committee will assist in booking of accommodation places. Please note that media representatives are to cover expenditures for accommodation and travel to Krasnoyarsk and back.