PUERTO MONTT (2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women) – The 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women is fast approaching and with that in mind, the application process for media accreditation is now up and running.
All media wishing to attend the Championship – to be held between 21 and 31 July in Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas, Chile – are required to fill in the online application form. Access restricted, the registration portal is protected by the following password: CHILE2011.
Please note that the application process is an online service only; it will not be possible to obtain accreditation for this event by any other means. The form is available at www.fiba.com/chile2011-accreditation. The deadline for application is 18 June 2011. Requests received after this date will not be taken into consideration. We would like to remind you that the online registration form is an application only and accordingly does not guarantee accreditation to the event.
FIBA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) will inform all applicants of the success of their requests no later than 1st July 2011. For further information, please contact FIBA Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org if you report to a media organisation with head offices outside of Chile.
If you report to a media organisation based within Chile, please contact the Communications Department of the LOC at email@example.com.
We remind interested media that the accreditation process for the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men in Latvia is underway and deadline for applications is 31st May 2011.
About FIBA and the U19 FIBA World Championship for Women Known until 2001 as the World Championship for Junior Women, the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women was first held in Colorado Springs, USA, in 1985. This summer’s Championship will be the ninth edition of the event. FIBA – the world governing body for basketball – is an independent association formed by 213 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). For further information about FIBA and FIBA Championships visit facebook.com/fiba and twitter.com/fiba or youtube.com/fibaworld.