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2020 Credential Application

Media Guidelines

CREDENTIALS: All working members of the media are required to have a press pass. Requests for credentials must be made at least 24 hours prior to game time. Credentials will only be issued to legitimate working media and will be make available at the RoughRiders front office. Season credentials are issued to news agencies that cover the RoughRiders on a daily basis. The credential is property of the Frisco RoughRiders and the RoughRiders reserve the right to refuse and/or evoke credentials from individuals and organizations at any time.

Media credentials issued by the Frisco RoughRiders are deemed as nontransferable personal licenses and must be clearly displayed at all times. The credential provides evidence that the bearer has been authorized to enter as a working member of the media. The bearer of RoughRiders media credentials: 1) agrees to careful search and inspection of prohibited items and/or confiscation of prohibited items; 2) agrees to comply with all ballpark and Frisco RoughRiders rules and regulations; 3) assumes all risks and dangers incidental to attendance at the events, whether occurring prior to, during or after the events; 4) understands that the requesting of autographs or equipment from players, coaches and special guests is strictly prohibited and that such requests will result in ejection and confiscation of credential.

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Photographers will receive a pass that will allow for photography throughout the stadium, provided it does not interfere with the action on the field or with a fan’s view of the game. A photography pit is located in each of the home and away dugouts. Photographers are required to stay within the specified areas of the ballpark. There is no photography of any kind allowed in the clubhouse.

ON-FIELD INTERVIEWS: Players and coaches will be made available for interviews during batting practice, provided that it does not interfere with pregame work. All interview requests for on-field interviews must be coordinated and cleared with the RoughRiders media relations staff prior to arrival at the ballpark. Media must exit the field of play no later than 30 minutes prior to game time unless otherwise authorized by the RoughRiders media relations staff.

POSTGAME INTERVIEWS: Following each RoughRiders home game, the clubhouse will be open to member of the media. UPON REQUEST TO THE ROUGHRIDERS MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF, RoughRiders players and coaches may be available for interviews.

PRESS BOX: Members of the media may access the RoughRiders press box by taking the elevator located directly behind home plate. Game notes, team stats, starting lineups, starting pitcher day-to-day stats, rosters, transactions and other pertinent information will be made available to the media prior to and during each game in the press box. Wireless internet access is available.

For inquiries or concerns, contact Zach Bigley (manager of media development) at [email protected].