Lausanne, July 4, 2019: Media registration is now open for the 2019 WBSC U-18 and U-12 Baseball World Cups and U-19 and U-12 Softball World Cups (wbsc media accreditation 2019).
All members of the media, both local/national and international, who intend to cover one or more of these events must apply through the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org/mediareq/index.
Registration deadlines are as follows:
Media credentials will distribute at the pre-event press conference or at the designated competition venue during the event.
GUIDELINES FOR NON-RIGHTS HOLDERS (“NRH”)
Coverage by Non-Rights Holder TV/RADIO and Crew
Only rights holders of applicable games may transmit game footage (audio and/or video) of the WBSC Baseball World Cups. During games, NRHs not permit to record either audio or video in the stadium, or conduct live commentary.
Failure to respect these guidelines will result in an immediate withdrawal of media accreditation, potential legal action and/or blacklisting, in order to protect WBSC’s partners and rights-holder agreements.
NRH media will give access to official training sessions, pre/post-game sessions, mixed zones, press conferences and Opening/Closing Ceremonies. NRH cameras must turn off and/or stored during games.
Credentials will grant by specific category (i.e., Press, Photographer, Radio or TV), and access will be granted accordingly.
Photographers and NRH TV crews will require to wear bibs (wbsc media accreditation 2019).