Media Registration is now closed. Deadline to apply was Nov. 21, 2018.

You must complete these two forms before receiving your credential:

Scroll down for more information about on-site registration, hours, mandatory photo meeting for on-course credentials, and more.

Please contact Tom Boyd with any questions.

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.

During Birds of Prey, the media help desk is located in the Talons Media Center on 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 be open on active training and race days. If a downhill training day is cancelled, the Talons Media Center will not be open on that day. 

Tuesday, Nov. 26 – Sunday, Dec. 1: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

*Three downhill training sessions are scheduled Tuesday-Thursday, but one of the three is often cancelled.

Ford Hall registration hours of operation:

Sunday, Nov. 25:  Noon – 5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 26 – Saturday, Dec. 1:   7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 2: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Photo meeting

The photo meeting will be held in Ford Hall at 6 p.m. on Nov. 27. The photo meeting is mandatory for all photographers applying for an on-course credential.

The Media Center will have on-site wifi access for accredited members of the media only. 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

Online media kit, including press releases, schedules, editorial-use-only images, maps, audio, and more is available HERE.

Important Multimedia rights information

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

Roberta Lumina –
Maddalena Ercolani –

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

Instant messaging ALERTS

The Birds of Prey World Cup will utilize a WhatsApp group to communicate relevant information to media. Accredited media will have the chance to opt in or out of this service at the start of the event.


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