Media Credential Request
Thank you for your interest in covering Sky Blue FC of the NWSL.
To apply for a media credential for the full 2019 Sky Blue FC home season or a single match, please fill out the form below.
Please read the following reminders before applying:
- Credential requests must be submitted no later than 48 hours from match kickoff. The credentials are only for media outlets that need game day Press Box and/or Field access to produce editorial coverage. Coverage includes newspapers, TV, radio and legitimate digital websites that produce consistent and professional content.
- Seating space in the Press Box are limited and priority will be given to those working on a deadline.
- Credential requests from freelance writers, photographers or videographers must come from a direct supervisor validating professional and editorial need for media access. All applications using a personal email address, such as Gmail or Hotmail, must provide validation from their outlet.
Notice of Credential Use Condition
Agreement: Use of this credential by the bearer constitutes the bearer’s agreement and the agreement of the bearer’s employer to the terms stated below. Compliance with these terms is a condition of all uses permitted by this credential. Any unauthorized use of this credential or violation of any term of this credential automatically and immediately revokes all permissions granted in this credential and subjects the bearer to ejection from the stadium and possible prosecution for criminal trespass.
Credential Use: This credential is issued solely to provide stadium access to an individual with a legitimate working function at a game involving a member of NWSL, solely to perform such function. The bearer must be on a specific assignment as an employee or agent for the organization to which this credential is issued. It is forbidden to lend, sell or otherwise transfer this credential.
Rights: The rights to any Media Use or any other use of NWSL Events, including without limitation, all copyright, trademark and other property or ownership rights in NWSL Media and in any Media Use thereof, are reserved to and shall remain the sole property of Sky Blue FC and NWSL Media, except to the extent of any rights expressly conferred by this credential or by written agreement of NWSL Media.
Release of Liability: The bearer of this credential and his or her employer assume all risk and danger of personal injury and all other hazards arising from or related in any way to stadium access, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless NWSL, its member teams, other agents and employees from and against all liability, loss, damages or expense resulting from or arising out of the bearer’s presence at the stadium.
Publicity: The bearer grants permission to NWSL and its licensees to use the bearer’s image, likeness, actions and statements, in perpetuity, in any Media Use relating to any NWSL Event in any context for any purpose, including commercial or promotional purposes, without further authorization from or compensation to the bearer.
Security Check: The bearer consents to allowing NWSL to inspect bearer’s person and any bags, clothing, or other articles for security purposes, whether by walk-through metal detection, handheld metal detection, bag checks or otherwise, and acknowledges and agrees that bearer may be denied entry to or ejected from any NWSL event if bearer is in possession of any item or object that NWSL considers potentially dangerous, hazardous, inappropriate and/or injurious to other patrons or participants, and any prohibited items may be confiscated. Bearer consents to security searches and/or screening of bearer and waives any claims that bearer might have against NWSL.
No Personal Use: Credential bearers may not request autographs, take non-work related photographs or make any other personal use of this credential or the stadium access conferred by this credential. *