Media are expected to follow the guidelines outlined below, as well as the instructions of St. Louis CITY SC Public Relations department, CITYPARK employees, and security at the risk of limitation of access or revocation of credentials.
By receiving a media credential, media personnel agree to observe all MLS and Club rules, any applicable government guidance, including, but not limited to, the press seating areas and photographer/ENG positions. Failure to comply with any guidelines can result in a loss of access to the stadium.
CREDENTIAL PICK UP AND ACCESS
Media credentials for the match will be available for pick up at Media Will Call on game day. Please note that Media Will Call and the Media Entrance (which are both located at the Southwest Gate) will open at the same time and will be communicated by St. Louis CITY SC’s staff prior to the match. Media may only enter the stadium through the Worldwide Technology Gate (Southwest Entrance of CITYPARK) located just across from the Pillars of the Valley art installation on Market Street.
Accessing the press box: Once you enter the Worldwide Technology Gate, make a left and go through the double door. From there, you’ll take the elevator to the fourth floor. From the elevator take a left and enter the second door labeled “press box”.
Accessing the media workroom: Once you enter the Worldwide Technology Gate, make a left and go through the double door. From there, you’ll take the elevator to the pitch level. From the elevator take a left and enter the first door on the left labeled “media workroom”.
GENERAL MEDIA (PRINT, RADIO, ONLINE EDITORIAL, TV PRODUCERS): No Field Access.
Access to: Press Box.
PHOTO/VIDEO: Field Access.
Access to: Designated (seated) shooting location behind field boards only.
All media members will have access to main Press Box. Representatives from St. Louis CITY SC Communications will be available to escort media to their assigned location.
Complimentary wireless internet will be available in the Press Box on game day.
PHOTOGRAPHER AND ENG CREW/TV NEWS CREW PROCEDURES AND POSITIONS UPDATE WITH FIELD ACCES INFO
Approved photographers who receive a media bib will be permitted to shoot the match from their assigned seated positions. On-field access is approved at all four corners of field (specific locations in map attached). Limited photographer stools will be provided. If you have your own feel free to bring and use it.
Photographers MUST remain in a fixed, seated position during the run of play.
All photographers/videographers must secure their position as directed by St. Louis CITY SC Communications representatives prior to the start of the game.
Photo marshals will be available to assist all photographers and videographers if any questions need to be answered.
All photographers/videographers must secure their position at the designated shooting areas prior to the start of the game. Those wishing to switch ends or go to the photo work room may only do so at halftime and full time via the east side of the field. There will be no access for photographers on the bench sideline.
At no point should photographers or ENG crews enter the playing field, locker rooms, or other Restricted Areas proximate to players, coaches and Club delegation members.
Non-rights videographers may only film the first 15 minutes of each half and may NOT film any overtime periods or penalty kicks (if applicable). Only all-access credential holders, who are the host broadcaster and rights holders, are permitted to film and/or narrate the entire game.
Bibs will be distributed at Media Entrance and will be color-coded based on access level for the game. Please return the bibs to the photo marshal in the media workroom after the conclusion of the game. All photographers and videographers must wear the provided media bib (for the duration of the game) and shoot from the designated location on the field.
ST. LOUIS CITY SC POSTGAME MEDIA AVAILIBILITY INFORMATION
Media availability will take place in the interview room just across from the VIP Pitch Club, beginning approximately 15 minutes after the end of the match.
- It is respectfully requested that media does not wear clothing showing preference for participating teams or national affiliation. This includes team jerseys, hats, scarves, etc.
- The solicitation of autographs or personal photos is strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy will result in the confiscation of credential.
Note: Any credentialed individual who does not follow the game day media guidelines is subject to losing his/her credential and will be asked to leave the stadium grounds immediately.