Media Accreditation Policies & Prodecures

USA Ultimate is happy to provide media credentials for working journalists assigned to cover a USA Ultimate Championship event. As the national governing body for the sport of Ultimate in the United States, USA Ultimate has established policies and guidelines to provide journalists with a clear understanding of how credentials are processed and what is expected when covering an event.
 
We appreciate all media coverage of our championship events from all different types of media outlets – print, digital, photo, video and radio – and will accommodate all reasonable requests to all outlets who meet the credential guidelines.
 
All media members are required to sign and abide by USA Ultimate’s Professional Journalism Policies
 
Simply by applying for a credential, all members of the media agree to adhere to the Press Box/Media Room Guidelines when utilizing USA Ultimate workspace on site.
 
All photographers and videographers are required to sign and abide by USA Ultimate’s Recording Partnership Agreement.  
 
Videographers are further required to sign and abide by USA Ultimate’s Broadcast Agreement in addition to requirements imposed by the rights-holding broadcaster(s).
 
All necessary documentation must be returned to USA Ultimate prior to issuing any physical credentials. Credentials will be distributed at team and volunteer registration on site at USA Ultimate Championship events. 
 
Please contact the USA Ultimate Marketing & Communications department with any questions. 
 

Apply For a Credential Online

By applying for a media credential, you are agreeing to the official USA Ultimate Media Accreditation Policy described above.  All requests must be made online and are subject to review and approval by the USA Ultimate Marketing & Communications department.
 
Media wishing to apply for accreditation for a USA Ultimate event must fill out and submit the online media credential request form below.  Please submit the credential application no later than one week prior to the event you are intending to cover.  You will be notified within 72 hours of the status of your request.