Welcome to the online accreditation system for Under 20 Summer Series

Please find here below some useful information about the accreditation process for the Under 20 Summer Series that will be held in Treviso and Verona between 24th June and 12th July.

MATCHES FIXTURES

Round 1
Pool A, Friday 24 June
England v South Africa - Verona, h. 17.00
France v Ireland - Verona, h. 20.00
Pool B, Saturday 25 June
Scotland v Wales - Treviso, h. 17.00
Italy v Georgia - Treviso, h. 20.00

Round 2
Pool A, Wednesday 29 June
France v England - Verona, h. 17.00
Ireland v South Africa - Verona, h. 20.00
Pool B, Thursday 30 June
Wales v Georgia - Treviso, h. 17.00
Scotland v Italy - Treviso, h. 20.00

Round 3
Pool A, Tuesday 5 July
France v South Africa - Verona, h. 17.00
Ireland v England - Verona, h. 20.00
Pool B, Wednesday 6 July
Scotland v Georgia - Treviso, h. 17.00
Wales v Italy - Treviso, h. 20.00

Playoff, Tuesday 12 July
4° Pool A v 4° Pool B - Treviso, h. 12,30
3° Pool A v 3° Pool B - Treviso, h. 15.00
2° Pool A v 2° Pool B - Treviso, h. 17.30
1° Pool A v 1° Pool B - Treviso, h. 20.00

Accreditation will be limited to one for organization and all requests received after dead line (within 8 working days from the date of matches) won't be accepted. A confirmation will follow in due course.

FIR MEDIA ACCREDITATION GUIDELINES

SEAT ASSIGNMENT

While the number of media positions is subject to availability, the main criteria used by FIR’s Communications Department in allocating seats and positions to the media are outlined below (written press, photographers, radio and TV).

WRITTEN PRESS (PRESS STANDS)

1) International Press Agencies
2) National Press Agencies ( only for countries involved in the event)
3) National newspapers (only for countries involved in the event) and Rugby-specialized internet sites (only for countries involved in the event)
4) International newspapers
5) Rugby-specialized magazines (only for countries involved in the event)
6) Local newspapers
7) Rugby-specialized freelance press ( requirement of at least three rugby-related articles published throughout the year or during the last six months)
8) Others (including accreditation requests for media representatives of different nationalities than the two teams involved in the event)

PHOTOGRAPHERS (PITCH POSITIONS)

1) International Agencies
2) National Agencies (only for countries involved in the event)
3) National newspapers (only for countries involved in the event)
4) International newspapers
5) Freelance photographers specialized in rugby*
6) Rugby specialized magazines (only for countries involved in the event)
7) Local newspapers (only for countries involved in the event)
8) Local Agencies (only for countries involved in the event)
9) Specialized Web photographers
10) Others (including accreditation requests from media companies of different nationalities than the two teams involved in the event)

* Requirements for freelance

1) Please provide information on the media (full name/address of newspaper or magazine and name of the editor in chief) for whom the photographer states to be performing the job.
2) Photocopies of pages of at least one publication from the previous or current year contanining the photographer’s pictures relating to rugby.
3) Formal commitment to publishing pictures taken during the event.

RADIO/TV (PRESS STANDS - COMMENTARY POSITIONS)

1) TV and Radio rightholders
2) TV and Radio (not holding rights)
3) Local TV and local Radio (only for countries involved in the event)
4) Rubgy-specialized Internet sites (only for countries involved in the event)
5) Others (including accreditation requests from TV and RADIO broadcasters of different nationalities than the two teams involved in the event)

For all accreditation enquiries please contact the venue contact media operations manager or Simona De Toma, FIR Media Operations Manager, +39 3393786245, simona.detoma@federugby.it

Venue Contact Media Operations Managers
Treviso - Federico Arigano, +39 3384831199, f.arigano@benettonrugby.it
Verona - Dino Guerrini, +39 3351571766, addettostampa@veronarugby.it