Media registration and information

Media Registration for the 2021 Xfinity Birds of Prey is now closed. 
Registration closed on Nov. 26, 2021. 

 

ONLINE MEDIA MANUAL AVAILABLE HERE

 

Media services at the 2021 Xfinity Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek Resort will be limited due to COVID-19 policies and protocols.

  • Access to Talons restaurant will not be allowed this year for media.
  • Media tent is located on lower deck of Talons (limited access, assigned seating)
  • Proof of full vaccination will be required to cover the event onsite.
  • A limited number of on-site media credentials will be approved.
  • A limited number of mixed-zone access credentials will be approved.
  • A limited number of on-course or photo bay credentials will be approved.
  • Journalists on assignment will be given priority.

An enhanced media package is available to members of the media who will cover the event remotely.

Please contact Media Chief Tom Boyd with any questions.

***For international media traveling to the United States, please visit this U.S. State Department page for more information on travel requirements.

MULTIMEDIA RIGHTS
Infront Sports & Media AG holds the international multimedia rights to this event. International Television and radio networks, production and internet companies need to send the accreditation requests directly to Infront Italy for approval.

Please contact:
Infront Italy S.p.A.
TV & Media Rights
Via Deruta 20, 20132 Milano, Italy

Tel.            + 39. 02. 77 11 21
Fax           + 39. 02. 28 900 439

Maddalena Ercolani                   maddalena.ercolani at infrontsports.com
Yulia Filchagina                           iuliia.filchagina at infrontsports.com

Kindly notice that all Internet companies’ representatives need to read and fill in the dedicated form before receiving their personal accreditation.

Ford Hall credential pick up:

Credential pick up is at Gerald R. Ford Hall in the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa. Hours of operation below.

 

BOP21_Red Tail Stadium for MEDIA


During Birds of Prey, the media help desk is located in the media tent on the lower deck of Talons Restaurant at Beaver Creek Mountain while the races are taking place and registration is located at Gerald R. Ford Hall in the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa.

Talons Media Center hours of operation:

The Talons Media Center will have limited capacity in 2021, and will be housed in a tent on the deck of Talons. Proof of vaccination is required. If a downhill training day is cancelled, the Talons Media Center will not be open on that day. 

Wednesday, Dec. 1 – Sunday, Dec. 5: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Ford Hall registration hours of operation:

Sunday, Nov. 28:  Noon – 5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 4:   7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 5: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Photo meeting

The photo meeting will be held in Ford Hall at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The photo meeting is mandatory for all photographers holding an on-course credential. A VERY limited number of on-course credentials will be offered in 2021.


The Media Center will have on-site wifi access for accredited members of the media only. Media wifi will also be available in the finish area and photo bay. Please inquire how to access this network when you pick up your media credential and information packet.


Tom Boyd

Media Chief & Director of Communications
Vail Valley Foundation
970.748.5935
Contact

Ross Leonhart

Asst. Media Chief & Multi-Media Manager
Vail Valley Foundation
970.748.5915
Contact

Online media kit available here


MULTIMEDIA RIGHTS
Infront Sports & Media AG holds the international multimedia rights to this event. International Television and radio networks, production and internet companies need to send the accreditation requests directly to Infront Italy for approval.

Please contact:
Infront Italy S.p.A.
TV & Media Rights
Via Deruta 20, 20132 Milano, Italy

Tel.            + 39. 02. 77 11 21
Fax           + 39. 02. 28 900 439

Maddalena Ercolani                   maddalena.ercolani at infrontsports.com
Yulia Filchagina                           iuliia.filchagina at infrontsports.com

Kindly notice that all Internet companies’ representatives need to read and fill in the dedicated form before receiving their personal accreditation.