CHESHIRE, Conn. – The on-line application for media credentials to cover the CIAC basketball finals at Mohegan Sun March 15-16 and the CIAC hockey finals at Ingalls Rink at Yale March 16, 18, and 19 are now available on-line. Media submitting basketball credential requests should click this link: http://casci.ac/583 and those submitting hockey credentials should click this link: http://casci.ac/584. Credential requests must be submitted by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 14.
All submitted credential requests will be reviewed and the submitter will be contacted if there are issues with the submission. If approved, submitted attendees will have credentials waiting for them at at either Mohegan Sun or Ingalls Rink, and must show ID to collect the credential. There will be one credential per person, which will be good for all eight basketball championship games or all three hockey finals. Credentials can be picked up at a designated window at the Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office, and a TBD location at Ingalls Rink.
The schedule and pairings for the CIAC tournaments can be found at the CIAC Tournament Central website.
Media entities planning to provide radio or live-streams of the finals must complete the online credential form, as well as the Broadcast Application Form at http://www.casciac.org/pdfs/broadcast_app.pdf, and submit the required rights fee.
Those covering the game will receive media guidelines for the venue and the finals upon entering the facility.
Media can also submit credential requests and pick-up credentials at the two CIAC Championship Press Luncheons at the AquaTurf Club on Wedesday and Thursday March 13-14. The girls basketball luncheon will be held Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m., and the joint boys basketball and boys hockey event will be Thursday also beginning at 11 a.m.