22/02/2020 - 01/03/2020

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U-18 Men's Softball World Cup 2020 - Official Payoff

Media accreditation open for WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 in New Zealand

Media accreditation open for WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 in New Zealand
Registration for the youth softball world championship closes on Wednesday, 12 February.

Media registration for the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup® 2020 is now open and will remain open until 23:59 CET on Wednesday, 12 February.

All members of the media, both local/national and international, who intend to cover the U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup, scheduled for 22 February to 1 March in Palmerston North, New Zealand, must apply through the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org.

Media credentials will be distributed at the pre-event press conference on 21 February and thereafter at the Accreditation Centre at Colquohoun Park.


  • Competition Venue: Colquohoun Park - Fairs Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand (Map)
  • Pre-event Press Conference with National Team managers and Team Captains:
    • When: Friday, 21 February 2020 at 11:00 New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT), UTC +13.
    • Where: Distinction Hotel - 175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North (Map)
  • Official Website in six languages: EnglishFrenchJapaneseKoreanSpanishTraditional Chinese
  • Official Slogan: For the Title of World Champion
  • Official Social Media: @WBSC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Weibo
  • Official Hashtag: #U18SoftballMWC


  • Coverage by Non-Rights Holding TV/RADIO and Crew
  • Only rights holders of applicable games may transmit game footage (audio and/or video) of WBSC Softball World Cups
  • NRH media credentials provide access to official training sessions, games, mixed zone, press conferences and Opening/Closing Ceremonies.
  • Credentials will be granted by specific category (i.e., Press, Photographer, Radio, and TV), and access will be granted accordingly.
  • Photographers and NRH TV crew will be required to wear bibs.