Chiemgau Arena

Media Center// Information

•    work stations for photographer(gallery 2nd floor)
•    120 spots for journalist in the Media Center (1st floor)
•    20 work stations for the ENG-Crews (ground floor)
•    Info-Point with a fax and copy machine
•    Pigeonholes
•    144 lockers
•    Daily press review
•    Live broadcasting of the races on TV
•    Live-Übertragung der Wettbewerbe über TV

Free internet access
•    LAN access points at every work station
•    WiFi (vouchers are available at the press center and are also provide WLAN access in the internet room at the accreditation building)
•    Separate general telecommunications area with telephones and computers

Press Conference
There will be a press conference with the top three contenders in the press center after every race. The press conferences will be acoustically enhanced so that you can remain at your spot.

Media Accreditation

Please register your request for press accreditation with the IBU Media Center

IBU Media Center


Requirements for media representatives

Press release from or 

Accreditation confirmation

please note that the online registration of your request for accreditation does not mean that the request has been granted. Only the written confirmation stating that “Your application for accreditation has been accepted by the IBU and the Organizing Committee!” from the IBU and Organizing Committee grants you media accreditation. Please bring this confirmation with you to the accreditation office upon your arrival. Without this confirmation, the Organizing Committee cannot guarantee that your request will be granted retroactively.

Collection of the accreditation

In order to pick up your media accreditation, you must present your press credentials and the written confirmation of your accreditation by the Organizing Committee Ruhpolding. You must collect your media accreditation personally.


Members of the press are requested to use the VIP Shuttle.
In some cases, a parking ticket for the Chiemgau Arena may be provided which allows the holder to park in the designated media parking lot. The ticket is also your permission to drive through the closed off street to the stadium prior to the races.


Please state your request for assistance in finding accommodation when making your online accreditation request. We will then contact you after your request has been granted.

Contact information for accommodations:  
Susi Heick
[email protected]

Contact Media Team Ruhpolding

Cornelia Hartmann / Head of Media Center / Organizational Committee Biathlon
Bahnhofstraße 8
83324 Ruhpolding

Telephone  +49/8663-418714
Fax           +49/8663-418718
E-Mail    [email protected]


Opening Hours

Accreditation // 09.-15.01.2017

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:00 to 20:00
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 09:00 to 19:00
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 09:00 to 16:00
Thursday, January 12, 2017 09:00 to 16:00
Friday, January 13, 2017 09:00 to 16:00
Saturday, January 14, 2017 09:00 to 16:00
Sunday, January 15, 2017 08:00 to 14:45

Press Center // Alte Schule, Rathausplatz 3 // 09.01.-15.01.2017

Monday, January 09, 2017 09:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 09:00 to 18:00
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 09:00 to 19:30
Thursday, January 12, 2017 09:00 to 19:30
Friday, January 13, 2017 09:00 to 19:30
Saturday, January 14, 2017 09:00 to 19:30


Please be aware of your image rights

The images can be used for press and promotional purposes for and by Ruhpolding free of charge. Mention “Ruhpolding Tourismus GmbH” as the source. You must obtain our permission to duplicate or use the images. We will take legal action for any breach of this requirement.