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Press

Almost 800 journalists from all over the globe are accredited at the CHIO Aachen. You will find optimal working conditions on-site – here you can find information which you can read and/or download.

 

You can find our press releases here.

 

Furthermore you can find all information for journalists in our CHIO Aachen Press Network.

Pictures for Download

The footage is allowed to be used for editorial contribution. Please indicate (CHIO Aachen/Photographer) as source of the information at every publishing. If you need the footage in high quality please let us know at presse@chioaachen.de.

 

The pictures cannot be used for commercial purposes.

 

For more pictures please contact our  tournament photographers:

 

Andreas Steindl
www.photo-steindl.com
info@photo-steindl.com
+49 (0) 179-4549095

Arnd Bronkhorst
www.arnd.nl
info@arnd.nl
+31 577 462929

Contact

Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e.V.
Office for Press & Public Relations
Albert-Servais-Allee 50
52070 Aachen
Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)241 – 9171- 182
Fax: +49 (0)241 – 9171- 181
E-mail: press@chioaachen.de

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FAQ

Frequently asked questions regarding Press
Is there a possibility to park the car while picking up the show pass at the accreditation centre? ›

There is a limited number of short-time parking spaces near the accreditation centre (enter the roundabout from Krefelder Straße and take the first exit). Please follow the orders of the security personnel.

Are there parking spaces for journalists near the tournament grounds? ›

There are parking spaces for journalists which are connected to the tournament grounds with shuttles.

Which technical equipment do I find in the press centre? ›

The press working room is equipped with 300 ISDN/Modem lines, Wireless LAN and a 100Mbit Internet connection. Internet working computers are available. The use of all lines/W-LAN in the press working room is free of charge.

For the press tribunes you can reserve -on your own expense- ISDN, an analog line or LAN.

Through the Press Intranet, information is displayed in real time. After signing up
online at your working desk in the press centres, journalists are able to receive all press releases, TV pictures, background information and breaking news directly on their notebooks. A new feature this year: Flash quotes of the athletes will be made available exclusively via the press intranet.

Where do I receive my show pass? ›

You will receive your show pass in the accreditation centre at the main entrance Albert-Servais-Allee/Krefelder Straße.

Are there lockers? ›

Lockers are available in limited numbers in the Press Center, further information at the counter. Unfortunately, pre-reservations are not possible.

How can I find accomodation in Aachen? ›

The CHIO Aachens official hotel reservation partner is looking forward to assist you in finding an accomodation:

aachen tourist service
Krefelder Straße 123
52070 Aachen

Tel: +49-241-1802950
Fax: +49-241-1802930
E-Mail: incoming@aachen-tourist.de
Web: www.aachen-tourist.de

Is there a guarantee for seating places on the press tribunes? ›

There is no guarantee for seating places on the press tribunes, especially in the Main Stadium. We reserve ourselves the right to save seating places for specific media.

When and where will press conferences be held? ›

Press conferences will be held after all important competitions in the press conference room. They start right after the prize giving ceremonies. Please also note the posted information in the press centre for any additional press conferences.

Will I be informed if my accreditation request has been accepted? ›

We will contact you after having received your request. Please desist from any enquiries until then. You will receive an E-Mail confirmation after your request has been approved or refused. Unfortunately, the steadily growing number of accreditation inquiries forces us to limit the number of media representatives allowed at the CHIO. If delays in the accreditation procedure may occur thereby, we will kindly ask you for your understanding.

Is there a "dress code"? ›

TV-Teams, photographers and other media representatives that enter the stadiums’ infield areas are requested to follow the dress code. Forbidden are sponsor brandings on clothing.

I am a photographer. How will I be able to get permission to enter the stadiums' infield areas? ›

You can apply for stadium bibs at the press centre’s counter. To obtain the bib, you have to submit a security deposit. The bibs for the Main Stadium are allocated on the basis of a rotation principle. The counter personnel decides over the allocation of bibs. Please follow the instructions of our employees, otherwise we reserve ourselves the right to confiscate the accreditation.

What do I need to apply for accreditation? ›

Please fill in the online form completely. It will facilitate the accreditation process for you and for us if you can also upload a portrait photograph of yourself (ideally in 120px X 150px).

Freelancers and photographers should fax, besides a copy of their Press ID, also a confirmation of the editorial office of the magazine / newspaper they will be working for in Aachen. Accreditation without work order cannot be accepted. Each medium can accredit one journalist for the CHIO.

Are there Mixed Zones for interviews with the athletes? ›

It is possible to hold short interviews at the side of the warm-up areas. The Riders Corner in the Press Centre is available for more lengthy discussions. If you want to interview a specific athlete, our staff at the press counter will be glad to assist you getting into contact with him/her.

Where can I apply for accreditation? ›

You can apply for accreditation only online. Please fill in our online accreditation form. Please note the deadline for accreditation. Accreditation inquiries after this date cannot be accepted.

Always up-to-date with the CHIO Aachen App

You can experience the CHIO Aachen from a new side with our app: We are not only offering you a service with this app, but also entertainment. In addition to the most important news about the sport, it also provides you with exciting information about the CHIO Aachen. And the best thing is you can also get active yourself and judge some of the competitions in your capacity as a “digital judge”!

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