Media accreditation deadline for WBSC Premier12 extended to 20 October

Media accreditation deadline for WBSC Premier12 extended to 20 October

New deadline to apply is Sunday, 20 October, at 23:59 Japan Standard Time. New times and locations for the pre-event press conferences have been confirmed.

New deadline to apply is Sunday, 20 October, 23:59 Japan Standard Time

New times and locations for pre-event press conferences


The media accreditation deadline for the 2019 WBSC Premier12® has been extended to Sunday, 20 October, 23:59 Japan Standard Time (JST).

All members of the media who wish to cover the Opening Round, Super Round and/or Finals of this major international baseball event and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifier must apply through the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform.


To access the online accreditation system, please enter the following login details:

  • Username:  premier12
  • Password:  2019adpass

NOTE: Please bypass any security warnings to access the accreditation website, which is available in English, Japanese and Spanish.

Press and Photographers





Media credentials and vests will be distributed at the location indicated within the application form, to allow for attendance of official practice sessions and pre-event conferences.




Group A – No. 2 USA, No. 6 Mexico, No. 8 Netherlands and No. 12 Dominican Republic

Pre-event Press Conference: 

When: 14:00 on Friday, 1 November

Where: Grand Fiesta Americana Guadalajara Country Club

Av. de las Américas 1551, Providencia, 44630 Guadalajara Jal., Mexico

Official Team Practices:  Friday, 1 November, at Estadio de Béisbol Charros de Jalisco


Group B – No. 1 Japan, No. 4 Chinese Taipei, No. 9 Venezuela and No. 11 Puerto Rico

Pre-event Press Conference: ***New Time and location***

When: 16:00 on Monday, 4 November

Where: Windsor Hotel Taichung

No. 610, Section 4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan 407

Official Team Practices:  Monday, 4 November, at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium


Group C – No. 3 Korea, No. 5 Cuba, No. 7 Australia and No. 10 Canada

Pre-event Press Conference:  ***New time***

When: 15:30 on Tuesday, 5 November

Where: Gocheok Sky Dome – B1 Interview Room

430 Gyeongin-ro, Gocheok-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul, Korea

Official Team Practices: Tuesday, 5 November, at Gocheok Sky Dome



Pre-event Press Conference:

When: Time to be determined (TBD) on Sunday, 10 November

Where: Tokyo Dome Hotel

1 Chome-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 112-8562, Japan

Official Team Practices: Sunday, 10 November, at Chiba’s ZOZO Marine Stadium