Credential Application Now Open for the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl

MIAMI LAKES, FL – The online application for media credentials for the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl on Saturday, January 2, 2021 is now open. Accredited media can access the credential application by logging on to http://www.orangebowl.org/media/info/credentials/ and following the link to the College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six Bowl Games credential page. Review and accept the College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six Bowl Games’ terms and conditions, then select “Capital One Orange Bowl Credentials” on the game selection page.

Due to safety concerns during the ongoing pandemic, capacity at Hard Rock Stadium, including areas for media members, is limited to facilitate social distancing. All Capital One Orange Bowl press conferences and media availability will be taking place virtually. Media who are not required to at-tend Hard Rock Stadium are encouraged to apply for credentials and select the option to cover the game off-site/virtually. Anyone who plans on covering the Capital One Orange Bowl, whether in person or virtually, must apply for a credential through the application site.

Accredited media should only complete the online credential application at this time if they will cover the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl regardless of the participating teams. Accredited media that will be covering the game only if the team they cover is playing in the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl should wait until the teams are announced on Sunday, Dec. 20. The deadline for applications for all media outlets is December 23, 2020.

Accredited media should only complete the online credential application at this time if they will cover the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl regardless of the participating teams. Accredited media that will be covering the game only if the team they cover is playing in the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl should wait until the teams are announced on Sunday, Dec. 20. The dead-line for applications for all media outlets is December 23, 2020.

Sports editors/directors and/or photography editors need only complete ONE APPLICATION PER MEDIA AGENCY. They can request working media credentials for all members of their agency in a single application. When submitting the application, the sports editor/director and/or photography editor should list him/herself as the “contact” and register media members assigned to cover the 87th Capital One Orange Bowl as “attendees.” If requiring credentials for him/herself, the “contact” will need to be added as an “attendee” as well.

Sports editors/directors and/or photo editors will need to register the organization’s name, type and contact information, as well as their frequency coordination needs. To be approved, the “contact” must also enter all of the “attendees’” birth dates and driver’s license numbers.

While there is no official media headquarters this year with all press conferences being held virtually and no media hospitality taking place, a limited number of rooms have been reserved for accredited media at the rate of $209 per night at Le Meridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport. The rate includes in-room internet. If you would like to reserve a room at Le Meridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport, email Doug Hope @ doug.hope@lemeridiendaniabeach.com with your name and dates and mention of the Orange Bowl rate. Rooms can be cancelled at any time without penalty.

The 87th Capital One Orange Bowl will be played on January 2, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. and will feature the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Champion or highest ranked ACC team if the champion is in the playoff against a representative from the Big Ten or SEC. For additional information about the Orange Bowl Committee or 87th Capital One Orange Bowl, including needs for photos or logos, please visit www.orangebowl.org or e-mail media@orangebowl.org

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Carma Lynn Henry Westside Gazette Newspaper 545 N.W. 7th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311 Office: (954) 525-1489 Fax: (954) 525-1861

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