Welcome to the 2019 World Championships for snowboard, freestyle and freeski. Our three host mountain resorts are happy to welcome media to cover this remarkable event featuring some of the most exhilarating events in winter sport.

The event will include over 1,300 athletes from 36 nations competing in 25 World Championship medal events from February 1-10. Check out this link to learn more about the event.

This guide will provide you with a general overview of media accreditation and access for the entire period of the Championships. The event will be held at four different venues at three separate mountain resorts. Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon will play host to snowboardcross and skicross. Park City Mountain in Park City will be the site of parallel events, halfpipe and slopestyle (at Park City Mountain base) as well as big air (at Canyons Village). Deer Valley Resort is the site for moguls and aerials.

Information for online accreditation is located below. Once approved for accreditation, media may pickup credentials at any venue.

We look forward to seeing you this February. If you have any questions on accreditation, lodging or other logistics, please reach out to me personally.

Tom Kelly
Chief of Press

Map of venues:

Media Contact

Tom Kelly - Chief of Press
2019worldchampsmedia@usskiandsnowboard.org

2019 Media Accreditation

Media accreditation for the World Championships is now open for any news media wishing to provide on-site coverage at the event. Please submit one form per applicant by clicking on the link below. Media outlets requesting more than one credential will need to complete multiple form submissions. This credential application is for the sole use of the working news media assigned to cover the 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships.

Two forms of accreditation are available for news media. A Media accreditation will provide access to the media centers and finish area media mixed zone. A Photo accreditation will provide access to the media centers and designated finish area photo zones. A limited number of special access photo armbands will be issued to select media outlets. Please note any requests on your accreditation form.

Please note that this event takes place at four separate venues with driving distance between them. Please visit here for a complete schedule of events. Public transportation exists from Salt Lake City to Solitude, and around the Park City area itself. There is limited public transportation between Salt Lake City and Park City. Please contact Chief of Press Tom Kelly with any lodging and transportation questions.

Media Lodging Guide

The 2019 World Championships will be contested at four different venues. Lodging reservations for the entire region can be made using the tool below. Use the code FISMEDIA for a 10% discount at select hotels. The 2019 World Championships lodging is hosted by Stay Park City, and is your source for advice on where to stay and what to do in the area.

Solitude Events
The best lodging options for the Solitude events Feb. 1-3 is in the Cottonwood area of Salt Lake City. There are three modern hotels (Residence Inn, Hampton Inn, Hyatt Place) along with a selection of restaurants. The Hampton Inn is offering a 10% media discount. You can transfer from airport to hotel with taxi, Lyft or Uber. Bus service is offered from the hotel area to Solitude ($4.50 each way).

Park City/Deer Valley Events
Media covering the Canyons Village, Park City and Deer Valley events Feb. 3-10 should stay in the Park City area. The best lodging options will be in Kimball Junction, located on the main highway a short distance from the venues. There is regular, free bus service all day and evening from Kimball Junction to the venues. Media wishing to transfer from the Salt Lake City area to Park City can use taxi, Lyft or Uber.

Press Conferences & Athlete Interviews

All venues will hold athlete press conferences pre and post event. Please stay tuned here for more information.

International TV and Media

Infront holds the international multimedia rights to this event. International television and radio networks, production or internet companies, news agencies and any other entity asking for access for filming or reporting purposes need to send the accreditation requests directly to Infront for approval. This means that using any kind of filming device is strictly forbidden to non-rights holders. No media may conduct video interviews or shoot video in venue without prior accreditation and visible approved camera sticker. Accredited members of the media are not allowed to broadcast social media video (including but not limited to SnapChat, Periscope and Facebook Live) during the event. Kindly notice that all Internet companies’ representatives need to read and fill out the dedicated form before receiving their personal accreditation.

For further information please contact:

Infront TV & Media Rights Department: rights@infrontsports.com

Domestic TV and Media – Video Transmission outside the USA

Broadcast rights for video transmission outside the USA are handled by Infront. This encompasses all forms of television and Internet transmission. Subject to the prior authorization from the domestic rights holder (U.S. Ski & Snowboard), should you also wish to broadcast your videos outside the USA  (TV and/or Internet), you must obtain a proper authorization from Infront.

Event Results 

Event Results page coming soon

Media Centers

Media centers will be located at each venue. There is no central media center. Confirmed media may pickup accreditation at any media center during scheduled hours.

Tuesday, January 29
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (setup/soft open)

Wednesday, January 30
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 31
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, February 1
Canyons Village 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 2
Canyons Village 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 3
Deer Valley 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (setup/soft open)
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Solitude 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, February 4
Canyons 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Deer Valley 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 5
Canyons 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Deer Valley 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Wednesday, February 6
Deer Valley 9:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Thursday, February 7
Deer Valley 9:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Friday, February 8
Deer Valley 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Saturday, February 9
Deer Valley 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m
Park City 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Sunday, February 10
Park City 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m