Media


Media information for the 2013 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman will be updated as it becomes available. Please check back for updates, or contact us with any additional questions.

Click here to download the 2013 Military Bowl Media Guide.

MILITARY BOWL MEDIA CONTACTS

General Public Relations
Josh Barr, Military Bowl, jbarr@militarybowl.org, 202-309-5021
Maureen Licursi, Military Bowl, mlicursi@militarybowl.org, 202-776-2509

Credentials/Hotels
Maureen Licursi, Military Bowl, mlicursi@militarybowl.org, 202-776-2509

Northrop Grumman
Randy Belote, Northrop Grumman, randy.belote@ngc.com, 703-875-8525

USO
Kenya Friend-Daniel, USO, kfriend-daniel@uso.org, 703-908-6491
Michelle Shortencarrier, USO-Metro, michelle@usometro.org, 703-696-4839

Interview Requests
All interviews with coaches and/or players must be cleared though each school’s sports information director. A Military Bowl PR representative can assist with Military Bowl, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Northrop Grumman, USO or other bowl-related interview requests.

CREDENTIALS

Media Credentials
All media credential applications must be submitted using the online form at sportssystems.com/militarybowl. Please submit one application per organization. The deadline to submit credential requests is Monday, Dec. 16.

Credential Policy
The Military Bowl seeks to allocate credentials in order to maximize coverage in a safe, professional working environment. With limited space at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, it may not be possible to accommodate all requests. Preference will be given to media who regularly cover the home and away games of the participating teams as well as media outlets in the Washington, D.C. area that routinely cover Military Bowl-related events. Next priority will be given to media that cover all home games of either school. No credentials will be mailed. Please see the media schedule for credential pickup times and locations.

Credential Pickup Times
Credentials will not be mailed. Media credentials and parking passes may be picked up from the Military Bowl PR Office at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel on December 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or from the Media Will Call window at  the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium box office on Dec. 27, starting at 10 a.m.

Parking
A limited number of parking passes are available for Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. If you are in need of parking, please indicate so in the online credential application.

HOTEL

A limited number of hotel rooms are reserved for media at the Renaissance Washington, DC . The nightly room rate is $112 plus tax and is available Dec. 23-28. To reserve a room at the media rate, please use the link provided in the credential application. Reservation deadline is Monday, Dec. 16.

Media Hotel
Renaissance Washington, DC
999 9th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone:202-228-9290
Fax: 202-289-0947

ESPN/Military Bowl TV Station Policy

  • Television stations will be allowed to film from the sidelines during the game. However, the Military Bowl’s contract with ESPN prohibits the use of game highlights on local newscasts prior to the completion of the game. A distribution amp will be provided adjacent to ESPN’s production truck for use by television stations wanting game highlights.
  • Game highlights can be used in the standard news window. ESPN is the courtesy.
  • Beginning 30 minutes prior to kickoff until ESPN is off the air, there will be no live telecasts or transmissions from inside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Live shots can originate at any time from outside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
  • Television standup reporters are not permitted on the sideline during the game. All reporters will be seated in the press box or auxiliary seating area. With five (5) minutes remaining in the game, media will be allowed access to the field.
  • All ENG trucks must be positioned outside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in the designated area.

Military Bowl Radio Policy

  • All radio rights are the exclusive property of the Military Bowl.
  • Beginning 30 minutes prior to kickoff until Military Bowl Radio is off the air, there will be no live radio broadcasts or transmissions from inside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Live broadcasts can originate at any time from outside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
  • Game highlights can be used in the standard news window. Military Bowl is the courtesy.
  • Radio reporters are not permitted on the sideline during the game. All reporters will be seated in the press box or auxiliary seating area. With five (5) minutes remaining in the game, media will be allowed access to the field.
  • An originating station and/or network representing a participating institution shall air one 30-second (:30) spot per half of play for the title sponsor of the bowl, or another commercial entity identified by the sponsoring agency, that will be aired on all stations delivering the broadcast. Tapes and/or copy will be provided to the producer of each broadcast by bowl management.

General Game Information
Dec. 27 – Kickoff: 2:30 p.m.
Conference USA vs. ACC
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium – Annapolis, Md.
Stadium capacity – 34,000
TV: ESPN