2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - BMX Media Credentials

  
  


 
 
MEDIA ADVISORY - 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – BMX
 
Media Credentials
 
Credentials will be required for all members of the working press at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – Cycling BMX set for 2:30 p.m. on June 16, 2012 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
 
It is essential that members of the media planning to cover the event apply for credentials before June 11 to gain access to secure media and interview areas as well as the press work room.
 
How to apply:  
Member of the media should apply online through USA Cycling’s Media Credentialing Portal and provide all requested info. Space is limited and credentials will be reserved for members of the working press on assignment. No requests from teams, coaches, sponsors, family and/or friends will be accepted. Photographers requesting track access should be sure to designate via the portal and be prepared to provide assignment letter.
 
Photographers:             
Photographers requesting track access should check the appropriate box on the portal page under “Media Information” and should be prepared to provide assignment letter. Photo vests are limited, will be prioritized and are reserved for members of the working press on assignment. Accredited photographers will be REQUIRED to WEAR photo vests for access to designated photo areas and should be prepared to leave a credit card, ID or $10 deposit for the vest.
 
Credential pick-up:      
Instructions on when and where to pick-up credentials will be distributed to all approved in the lead up to the event.
 
Event website: U.S. Olympic Team Trials – BMX
 
Please note that a completed media credentials application does not guarantee access. Confirmations will be issued via email. Members of the working press may also receive credentials on-site by providing an assignment letter.
 
A roster of competitors in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – BMX will be announced on Thursday, May 1.
 
For more information, please contact:
Andrea Smith, USA Cycling, (719) 209-8210, asmith@usacycling.org
Jesse Hammond, USA Cycling, (719) 360-0956, jhammond@usacycling.org   
 
 
About USA Cycling
Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX and cyclo-cross. As a membership-based organization, USA Cycling comprises 70,000 licensees; 2,400 clubs and teams; and 34 local associations. The national governing body sanctions 2,900 competitive and non-competitive events throughout the U.S. each year, manages 17 national championship events and is responsible for fostering the identification, development, and support of American cyclists. To learn more about USA Cycling, visit www.usacycling.org.
 
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