(Feb. 13, 2018) The credential application for media planning to cover Final Four ancillary events, March 30‐April 2, is now available at FinalFourSanAntonio.com/media. Events requiring media credentials include Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One®, March Madness® Music Festival and Reese’s Final Four Friday. The deadline to apply for ancillary event credentials is Friday, March 23, 2018. A complete list of Final Four ancillary events can be found at https://www.ncaa.com/final‐four/schedule.
All media wishing to cover Final Four events are required to request a credential through the application process and follow the media credential guidelines established by the NCAA and San Antonio Local Organizing Committee. Credentialed media for Final Four Fan Fest and March Madness Music Festival must check in daily and be escorted through the show floor or event grounds. A designated check‐in location will be provided for each event.
Those media wanting to cover Reese’s Final Four Friday at the Alamodome must either receive a game credential through the NCAA or indicate interest through the ancillary events application in order to be issued a day pass for Friday, March 30. All media credentials for the Alamodome will need to be picked up at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in the Credential Center located in the cantilevered room on the second floor off the main lobby.
Media may also reserve space in the Satellite Truck Parking Lot and on the Beauty Shot Platform at the Alamodome for a fee. Space is limited, non‐transferable and on a first‐come, first‐served basis. The reservation form and detailed information can be found at FinalFourSanAntonio.com/media.
A separate credential is required to cover the semifinal and championship games. Media may apply through the NCAA at https://www.ncaa.com/media/credentials.
Media organizations may utilize the official digital media kit for approved images, video and event logos: FinalFourSanAntonio.com/MediaKit.
About the 2018 San Antonio Local Organizing Committee:
The San Antonio Local Organizing Committee (SALOC), which is a partnership between the City of San Antonio, San Antonio Sports, and UTSA, has a strong history of hosting successful NCAA Championships that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for the San Antonio economy, including three previous Men’s Final Fours (1998, 2004, 2008), two Women’s Final Fours (2002, 2010), two Women’s Division I Volleyball Championships (2005, 2011) and several regional basketball tournaments.
About the NCAA
The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit ncaa.org and ncaa.com for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola as official corporate champions and the following elite companies as official corporate partners: Amazon Echo, Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Enterprise, Google Cloud, Infiniti, Intel, Lowe’s, Marriott International, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Pizza Hut, Reese’s, Unilever and Wendy’s.