Lausanne, Nov 3, 2014: FIFA is pleased to announce that the accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the Final Draw of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ will take place via the FIFA Media Channel from 3 November to 21 November 2014.
The draw ceremony will take place at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa-Gatineau on 6 December 2014 at 12.00 (local time).
The media accreditation process for the written press and photographers wishing to cover the event is now open via the FIFA Media Channel.
FIFA Media Rights Licensees confirmed for this event will be contacted directly by the FIFA Broadcaster Servicing Team and are requested to submit their completed accreditation form to [email protected]
In order to facilitate the coverage of media events during the days preceding the draw, applications via the FIFA Media Channel will also be accepted from Non-Rights Holders (NRHs, media entities that have not acquired the rights to the broadcast coverage of the event).
Please note that on the day of the draw, NRHs will have access to the Media Centre but not to any activities in the draw hall (the actual draw ceremony venue and the mixed zone).
Transmission of the accreditation form:
Download and complete the media accreditation form from the FIFA Media Channel. Return the completed accreditation form via e-mail to the appropriate e-mail below:
• Media organisations – [email protected]
• Media Rights Licensees – [email protected]
• Non-Rights Holders – [email protected]
Applications from NRHs received after the accreditation deadline will not be considered. There will be a limit of three applications per TV organisation and one per radio organisation.
All applications are subject to confirmation. Confirmation will NOT be on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course. Furthermore, please be advised that international applicants are responsible for arranging their own visas.
More information, including recommended media hotels, can be found on the FIFA Media Channel.
Main media activities before and during the Final Draw are still to be confirmed and will be communicated in due course. —- Photo © foto-net / Kurt Schorrer