Pokljuka will host the IBU World Cup Biathlon again this winter, with the first competition in the new year 2023. Pokljuka has been the setting for many interesting biathlon stories over the past thirty years, and we invite you to report from one of the four most important international winter competitions in Slovenia again this year!
After the last two seasons with some restrictions and requirements due to Covid-19 in place, we are very much looking forward to a new season and hope that media operations will be back to normal.
Nevertheless, with the still ongoing pandemic, the situation can change very quickly, resulting in some new limitations. We will keep you informed about any changes in the “IBU Event Guidelines Infection Prevention” during the season. All the latest information and updates will be also always displayed here as well on the IBU website.
The deadline for accreditation application was 28 December 2022.
Once the IBU has collected all requests, you will be informed if your request has been granted or declined (no later than the next day after the deadline).
The accreditation office will be located in the Info Centre Bled (Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled, Ljubljanska cesta 27, 4260 Bled – see map of Bled) and the Media Centre will be located at the venue in Pokljuka (next to the hotel Center).
OPENING HOURS MEDIA ACCREDITATION
Monday, 2 January – 12:00-18:00
Registration for the media accreditation for the second trimester of the 2022/23 season is now opened at https://biathlonresults.com/membercenter/.
The deadline for accreditation application is 28 December 2022. Once the IBU has collected all requests, you will be informed if your request has been granted or declined (no later than the next day after the deadline).
The accreditation office will be located in the Info Centre Bled (Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled, Ljubljanska cesta 27, 4260 Bled – see map of Bled) and the Media Centre will be located at the venue in Pokljuka.
OC Pokljuka has prepared a selection of official accommodation for media representatives, where you can find accommodation at special rates. The selected accommodation offers a combination of guest-friendly hotel services, a central location in Bled and good working conditions.
Free internet connection in your room and free shuttle service in the immediate vicinity of accommodation to and from Pokljuka on all official event days.
Demand for accommodation in Bled is high, please get in touch as soon as possible. For reservations and enquiries please contact Chief of Accommodation Ms Meta Vidic, available at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone +386 4 2791 917.
Media Centre at Pokljuka Venue
The Media centre will be located at Pokljuka venue (Sports Centre Triglav Pokljuka). It is set up at a new location (same location as at the World Championships 2021 Pokljuka; next to hotel Center). Free-of-charge wireless internet will be provided, as well as a limited number of LAN cable equipped desks.
OPENING HOURS MEDIA CENTRE
Tuesday, 3 January: 10:00-16:00
NEW! I-Zones instead of World Cup Press Conferences
Starting from this season, IBUW will not conduct press conferences at the World Cups but have an “I-Zone” (interview zone) in all media centers. The Top 3 athletes will have separate sit-down zones and can be interviewed by the media after the competitions inside.
The mixed zone will remain and function as usual during the whole season.
We all believe that a new set-up with direct access to the athletes will help to create a more relaxed atmosphere and will provide more comfortable conditions for both: the media and the interviewee.
For safety measures and in order to protect yourself and the athletes, we kindly ask you to use masks in the I-Zone. We also recommend wearing masks while interviewing or talking to the athletes in the mixed zone.