ESPN Now Accepting Media Credential Applications for X Games Minneapolis 2018

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ESPN Now Accepting Media Credential Applications for X Games Minneapolis 2018

ESPN X Games is now accepting media credential applications beginning on Monday, June 4, for X Games Minneapolis 2018, taking place July 19 – 22 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The deadline for credential applications and assignment letters is Wednesday, July 11, 2018. To apply for credentials click HERE or visit www.espnmediazone.com.

Who:                Members of the press assigned to cover X Games Minneapolis 2018 may apply for credentials. The credential application will be available online HERE. Members of the press can read the latest press releases at www.espnmediazone.com and download photos from previous X Games events at www.espnimages.com.

What:                  The world’s premier action sports competition returns July 19-22 for its second year at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The event will feature more than 200 of the world’s best action sports athletes competing for medals and prize money in BMX, Skateboard and Moto X disciplines. The event will also feature world-class musical performances from Zedd, Brother Ali, Ice Cube and Kaskade. All three musical performances will take place at The Armory, located nearby U.S. Bank Stadium.

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Where:             ESPN X Games Minneapolis 2018 will be held July 19 – 22 at U.S. Bank Stadium and Mall of America in Minneapolis. Additional information on venue locations and the competition schedule will be available at www.xgames.com.

Music:             Please be aware that access to X Games live concerts requires an additional music credential. Note that quantities are limited; please check the box for a music credential only if you are on assignment to cover the concerts in addition to sports. You will be notified in advance if you are approved to cover live music events.

More:               Credentialed media can visit https://xgamestravel.com/mpls-media/ for discounted hotel rates. The rates are available for booking at this link until July 5.

*In order to be approved for credentials, applications must be from working members of the media on editorial assignment.

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Media Contacts:          Danny Chi, 213-405-4400, [email protected]

Grace Coryell, 213-405-4402, [email protected]

Olivia Wilson, 213-405-4415, [email protected]

 

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Olivia Wilson

Based out of Austin, Texas, Olivia Wilson is a senior publicist focusing on X Games as well as ESPN's Esports, Corporate Citizenship, Marketing & Music initiatives. Prior to joining the ESPN Communications team, Wilson worked at a hospitality PR agency in Austin and graduated from Florida State University in 2014.
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