Media accreditation now open for V WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico

Media accreditation now open for V WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico
03/08/2022
All members of the media, both local/national and international, can now apply for accreditation using the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org.

All members of the media, both local/national and international, can now apply for accreditation using the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org.

Following the announcement of the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup official schedule, all members of the media, both local/national and international, can now apply for accreditation using the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org.

The deadline to register is Tuesday, 23 August.

The accreditations procedure starts by clicking on MEDIA ACCREDITATIONS. The online form needs to be completed, including also a headshot. Once the request is submitted, media members will receive an automated confirmation e-mail and will be able to check the status of their request:

Go to my.wbsc.org site.

Click on "Media Accreditations"

Click on “Search for your accreditations”

Enter name, last name and email address (the same used in the request).

A list of the accreditation requests will appear.

Approved media will receive additional onsite logistical details (i.e., where to pick up credentials, facility access, press conferences, media interview opportunities).

Holders of media accreditation will be granted access to media stands and media centre.

The WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup will take place from 26 August to 4 September in Hermosillo, Mexico.

The elite international tournament will feature 13 teams. In addition to the host and the 11 teams qualified/confirmed via the Continental Associations, the WBSC, together with the LOC, invited defending champions USA after the cancellation of the 2020 edition, in which the USA Baseball U-15 National Team had already qualified. 

The 13 teams have been split into three groups to open the tournament:

  • Group A: Mexico, Chinese Taipei, Cuba and Czech Republic
  • Group B: Panama, Japan, Colombia and France
  • Group C: USA, South Africa, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Guam

GUIDELINES FOR NON-RIGHTS HOLDING (“NRH”) MEDIA

  • Only rights holders of applicable games may transmit game footage (audio and/or video) of WBSC events.
  • NRH media credentials provide access to games, and any Opening/Closing Ceremonies. NB: Access will be granted subject to local health guidelines and regulations.
  • Credentials will be granted by specific category (i.e., Press, Photographer, Radio, and TV), and stadium access will be granted accordingly.
  • Photographers and NRH TV crew will be required to wear WBSC-issued media vests.