Media accreditation now open for WBSC Americas Olympic baseball qualifier

Media accreditation now open for WBSC Americas Olympic baseball qualifier
All international and local members of the media must apply through the WBSC online platform.

Media accreditation for the WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 - which takes place from 31 May to 5 June in The Palm Beaches & St. Lucie County, Florida - has opened.

All members of the media, both local/national and international, who wish to cover the WBSC Olympic qualifier must apply through the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at

Media accreditation will be valid for both venues - Clover Park in St. Lucie County and The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach.

Deadline for registration:

  • Americas Qualifier: Sunday. 23 May

Media credentials will be distributed at the VIP/ADA entrance at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches and at the Clover Park Ticket Office the day prior to the start of the tournament.

Covid-19 Protocol for media: Holders of media accreditation will be granted access to media stands and media centre in the ballparks.

Media interviews during the WBSC Americas Olympic baseball qualifier will be conducted via online means only. Due to Covid-19 safety precautions, there will be no direct contact between media and team personal inside the venue. The full range of media opportunities will be communicated at a later date.

Road to Tokyo 2020

The eight participating nations in the 31 May-5 June WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier in St. Lucie County and West Palm Beach, Florida, include:

Group A: No. 2 USA, No. 10 Dominican Republic, No. 11 Puerto Rico and No. 15 Nicaragua.
Group B: No. 8 Cuba, No. 9 Venezuela, No. 13 Canada and No. 14 Colombia.

The final schedule will be announced next week.

The second and third-place finishers of the Americas Qualifier will join from 16 to 20 June World No. 4 Chinese Taipei, No. 6 Australia, No. 9 Netherlands and No. 22 China in the six-team WBSC Baseball Final Olympic Qualifier, to be played in Taichung and Douliou, Taiwan.

Tokyo 2020 – Olympic Baseball

Four nations have already qualified for baseball at the 2020 Olympics: host Japan (world No. 1), Israel (No. 18), Korea (No. 3) and Mexico (No. 5).


  • Coverage by Non-Rights Holding TV/RADIO and Crew
  • Only rights holders of applicable games may transmit game footage (audio and/or video) of WBSC events
  • NRH media credentials provide access to official training sessions, games, mixed zones, press conferences 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.

Baseball Americas Qualifier