Media

Official Media Accreditation

The online media accreditation process is now closed. Please email Kylee Quinn May to request accreditation.

Race results can be accessed here.

2016 Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial
Press Rooms and Press Conferences

 

Key Notes

Credential Pick Up available at Press Rooms in Finish locations below.

Press Rooms open only day of event.

Television monitors will be located in press room broadcasting final two hours of race each day.
 **NOTE: PLEASE REFER TO IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING RESTRICTIONS INTO HAWRELAK PARK ON SEPTEMBER 4 IN EDMONTON.

Pre-Event:  Lethbridge
The Coast Lethbridge
Press Room:  Foothills Room
526 Mayor Magrath Dr S
Lethbridge, AB T1J3M2
Open:  Tuesday 8/31- 12:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open:  Wednesday 8/31- 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kick Off Press Conference
City Hall of Lethbridge
910 4 Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J0P6
Time:  2:00 pm

Thursday, Sept. 1: Stage 1: Lethbridge Circuit
Race: 4:50 pm – 7:23 pm      

PRESS ROOM
Casa Building, Community Room
230 8 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J5H2
Open:  2:00 pm  Close:  9:00pm

PRESS CONFERENCE                                                 
Casa Building Community Room
230 8 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J5H2
Time:  After awards ceremony

Friday, Sept. 2: Pomeroy Inn & Suites Stage 2:  Kananaskis to Olds in partnership with Mountain View County
Race:12:30 pm – 4:56 pm

PRESS ROOM
Cow Palace, Main
5116 54 Street
Olds, AB T4H1P5
Open:  12:30 am Finish:  8:00 pm

PRESS CONFERENCE                                                 
Cow Palace, Main
5116 54 Street
Olds, AB T4H1P5
Time:  After awards ceremony

Saturday, Sept. 3: Stage 3: Rocky Mountain House in partnership with Clearwater County to Drayton Valley in partnership with Drayton Valley Hospitality & Tourism Authority
Race: 12:20 pm – 4:53 pm                     

PRESS ROOM
Old Stetson Dealership, Main Dealership
5004 50 Ave
Drayton Valley, AB T7A1S4
Open:  12:30 pm Close:  8:00 pm

PRESS CONFERENCE                                                 
Olds Stetson Dealership, Main Dealership
5004 50 Ave
Drayton Valley, AB T7A1S4
Time:  After awards ceremony

Sunday, Sept. 4: Stage 4: Edmonton ITT (Hawrelak Park)
Race: 5:00 pm – 7:26 pm                  

PRESS ROOM
Hawrelek Park, Outdoor Tent
9930 Groat Rd
Edmonton, AB    T6G2A8
Open: 3:00 pm  Close: 10:00 pm

PRESS CONFERENCE                                                 
Room: Hawrelak Park, Outdoor Tent
9930 Groat Rd
Edmonton, AB T6G2A8
Time:  After awards ceremony

*NOTE: ACCESS INTO THE PARK IS EXTREMELY LIMITED DUE TO ITU EDMONTON’S COMPETITION SCHEDULE. ACCESS FOR VEHICLES INTO THE PARK IS PERMITTED ONLY PRIOR TO 7:00 AM, AT 11:00 AM, AT 1:15 PM AND AT 3:30 PM VIA THE ACCESS HOLDING ZONE ON GROAT ROAD NEAR THE TRAFFIC CIRCLE AT 87 AVE. PLAN TO ARRIVE 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE ACCESS TIME YOU WISH YOU ENTER THE PARK AT.

PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO FILE YOUR STORIES IN THE ITU/TOA MEDIA CENTRE AT HAWRELAK PARK; A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF VEHICLES WILL BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE THE SITE AT 3:30 PM AFTER ITU’S COMPETITION CONCLUDES. ALL OTHER VEHICLES AT HAWRELAK PARK WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE UNTIL AFTER THE TOUR OF ALBERTA TIME TRIAL CONCLUDES THAT EVENING.

A LIMITED NUMBER OF MEDIA VEHICLES WILL BE PERMITTED INTO THE PARK AND WILL BE GRANTED AN OFFICIAL PARKING PASS FOR SEPTEMBER 4 ONLY. PLEASE EMAIL KYLEE QUINN MAY KYLEEQ@ALBERTAPELOTON.CA TO REQUEST A PARKING PASS. ALL OTHER MEDIA WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARK THEIR VEHICLES AT THE WINDSOR CAR PARK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (116 ST. AND 92 AVE.) AND RIDE THE PUBLIC SHUTTLE INTO HAWRELAK PARK. THE SHUTTLE SERVICES RUNS FROM 5:00 AM – 8:30 PM. MORE INFORMATION ON THE PUBLIC SHUTTLE & ROAD CLOSURES IN EDMONTON CAN BE FOUND HERE.
Monday, Sept. 5: Delta Air Lines Stage 5:  Edmonton Circuit (Churchill Square)
Race time 1:50 pm – 4:47 pm                                                        

PRESS ROOM
Finish- City Hall of Edmonton, Room Heritage Room
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J2R7
Open:  12:00 pm  Close:   7:00 pm

PRESS CONFERENCE                                                 
City Hall of Edmonton, Main Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J2R7
Time:  After awards ceremony

CONTACTS:
Kylee Quinn May
Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial
kyleeq@albertapeloton.ca

Steven Brunner
KOM Sports
steve@komsports.com

Press

FAQ:

  1. Media outlets are required to submit a form individually for each prospective media member. All applications will be reviewed for consideration.
  2. Accreditation passes will not be mailed. Passes must be picked up during race week at all on-site Media Centres. Exact locations and operating times for the media work rooms will be emailed to accredited media in late August.
  3. Media Guides will be available at all Media Centre locations during race week. This document is not available in advance.
  4. Limited transportation services for media will be provided by Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial during race week. Media vehicles will include photo motorcycles in the race caravan and a media car to transport media representatives, or media gear, from each Stage Start to each Stage Finish. Media vehicles will not return to the Start community for any reason, which the exception of Stage 1 in Lethbridge, Stage 4 in Edmonton (Hawrelak Park), and Delta Air Lines Stage 5 in Edmonton (Churchill Square).  Any media wishing to utilize the photo motos or media cars must find their own transportation back to their vehicle at the Start line.  Access to these vehicles is extremely limited. Any interested photographers must indicate this on their Photo accreditation application. You will be notified at a later date if you have access. Any media wishing to have access to the media car should contact Kylee at kyleeq@albertapeloton.ca.
  5. A media and photo credential does not guarantee complete access to areas and VIP hospitality tents. Media Credentials will permit the user access to: Start Line Media Tent, Rider Sign-In area, Finish Line Media Tent, Finish Host Venue Media Centre, post-race Press Conference, and electronic race results distribution. Access to the course at the finish line is restricted to media with Photo bibs only.

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