9 a.m. Jackie Robinson Park Rally (media must be set in designated press area, to be located behind home plate on first base side, by 8:45 a.m.)
10 a.m. Parade step-off at Jackie Robinson Park, 10540 South Morgan St.
11a.m. Millennium Park Rally
Credentials can be picked-up beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27 for the rally in Millennium Park at Press Check-in, located on the west side of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
MEDIA ACCESS AT JACKIE ROBINSON PARK
Parking at Jackie Robinson Park is limited, and media does not need to be credentialed for the 9 a.m. rally at the park. Media is encouraged to park on 107th between Aberdeen and S. Sangamon St. Media parking will not be allowed on Aberdeen between 106th and 107th, as this will be the staging location for the team trolleys.
MEDIA REQUESTING CREDENTIALS FOR MILLENNIUM PARK
Credential requests for Millennium Park must be sent to Mary May- [email protected] OR via fax to the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) PR Division at 312.744.8523. Deadline is Tuesday, August 26 by 5 p.m. Please provide a single contact and email address to which we can reply.
Space is limited, essential personnel only.
TELEVISION OUTLETS: MILLENNIUM PARK
Stations going live may park ONE LIVE truck only in the west curb lane of Columbus, north of Monroe. TV Trucks can begin parking Tuesday, August 26 at 7 p.m.
TV Platforms will be located along the upper east walkway of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and lawn.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no other media parking. No reporter cars and only one truck per station.
PHOTOGRAPHERS (PHOTO PIT IN FRONT OF STAGE AT THE JAY PRITZKER PAVILION)
All photographers and reporters must be assigned by a media outlet (no freelance photographers or reporters.) Limit, one per outlet.
Photo pit in front of stage will be shared with print reporters if needed. No TV cameras, reporters or producers in this area.
Radio stations will be positioned with television on the upper east walkway. Limited to two people per station.
THERE IS NO BACKSTAGE ACCESS FOR MEDIA
MEDIA ACCESS IN PARADE:
There will be limited space on the parade procession leaving from the Jackie Robinson Park to accommodate media. No reporters, cameras only. One camera per station allowed. Space is limited, no reporters are allowed and once the trolley completes the route, media will be escorted to the photo pit or media platform. Please send a separate request to Mary May for trolley access, deadline is Tuesday, August 26 by 5 p.m.
POST-EVENT MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOR TEAM
There will be a media availability with Jackie Robinson West players and coaches following the Millennium Park Rally. One camera and one reporter per station is allowed. Please send a separate request to Mary May for access to the media availability, deadline is Tuesday, August 26 by 5 p.m. .