• INFO FOR MEDIA

    • INFO FOR MEDIA
    • ACCREDITATION
    • WORKING SPACES FOR THE MEDIA
    • SKIBUS
    • FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
    • PRESS CONFERENCES
    • MAPS
    • PRESS PHOTOS
    • RESULTS
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • PRESS CONFERENCES STREAMS
      • INFO FOR MEDIA

        All the information regarding safety measures for COVID-19 is available in our COVID-19 info pages (link). Please familiarize yourselves with the info materials.

        The number of media representatives at the event is limited. The result of the accreditation will be sent after the application time has ended. Further information on the event’s official Covid-19 guidelines for media will be sent to the accredited media in November.

        Please note that due to the Covid-19 situation changes to the arrangements of the event and to the media services are possible even in short notice and close to the competition.

        Ruka Nordic brings together all Nordic ski sports in one stadium. Due to the coronavirus situation, Ruka Nordic will be held in 2020 without spectators. You can read more about the decision here.

         

         

        Media accreditation for FIS World Cup Ruka Nordic 2020 is closed.

        ATTENTION! Accreditations for TV, Radio, production and internet companies requesting to film footage of the Event, are to be submitted directly to the TV & Media rights holder of this Event, Infront Sports & Media AG: kindly address such requests to Reetta.Reuhkala@infrontsports.com and ski@infrontsports.com.

      • ACCREDITATION

        Media accreditation for FIS World Cup Ruka Nordic 2020 has ended. We will inform the chosen representatives soon.

        Ruka Nordic follows the International Ski Federation’s FIS Covid-19 Media Guidelines (link) in its event. Please read the guidelines carefully before applying for accreditation. You can also find the guidelines on the FIS website (link). Please familiarize yourself also with Ruka Nordic’s official Covid-19 guidelines (link). Further information on the event’s official Covid-19 guidelines for media will be sent to the accredited media in November.

        Should you have any questions about media accreditation, please contact rukanordic@source.fi.

        ATTENTION! For inquieries about accreditations for TV, Radio, production and internet companies requesting to film footage of the event, are to be submitted directly to the TV & Media rights holder of this Event, Infront Sports & Media AG:  Reetta.Reuhkala@infrontsports.com and ski@infrontsports.com.

         

        Accreditation office for media is situated located at Ruka conference center, 2nd floor.

        OPENING HOURS:

        MONDAY.           23.11.     09.00 -19.00
        TUESDAY            24.11.    09:00–19:00
        WEDNESDAY     25.11.    09:00–19:00
        THURSDAY        26.11.     09:00–19:00
        FRIDAY                27.11.    08:00–18:00
        SATURDAY         28.11.    08:00–17:00
        SUNDAY              29.11.    08:00–11:00

        You need to present a photo identification (photo ID) to obtain your accreditation pass.

        If you lose your accreditation pass, contact accreditation office immediately.

      • WORKING SPACES FOR THE MEDIA

        The Ruka Nordic Media Center is located at Rukan Kokouskeskus (Ruka Meeting Center) on the second floor, about 200 m from the stadium.

        Media Center opening hours:
        Thursday–Sunday from 9 am to 9.30 pm.

        The opening hours are preliminary. During the opening hours, coffee, sandwiches and beverages are served at the Media Center.

        The Media Center provides video screens at the Media Center for following the competitions broadcasted by Yle (Yleisradio, Finnish Broadcasting Company). There are no result monitors at the Media Center.

        We offer stationary LAN connections and wireless LAN (WLAN) for your laptops. Please note that up-to-date antivirus software must be installed in media representatives’ laptops.

        Connecting your laptop to LAN and Internet:

        • a network adapter (RJ-45) is required
        • DHCP-settings is required for Internet connection

        Note: No ISDN connection available.

         

        Sub Media Center is located in the second floor of the stadium building.

        Sub Media Center opening hours: Thursday–Sunday from 9 am to 9:30 pm.

        The commentator booths are reserved for TV and radio companies commentating the competitions live, who have obtained distribution rights on the event. Commentating and live broadcasting are allowed only from inside the commentator booth.

        The Mixed Zone area is for all members of the media. Access to the Dedicated Mixed Zone and the Eng Mixed Zone areas is granted only for those who have acquired a spot. Interviews are allowed only in the areas mentioned above and inside the Media Center.

        Technical staff of HB serve radio and TV representatives in these areas (number 8 on the map).

        There are no private parking lots for the media. We recommend that you leave your car in the indoor parking hall Ruka Parking at Ruka village.

      • SKIBUS

        The Ruka Skibus doesn’t operate during Ruka Nordic 2020.

         

      • FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

        Photography areas

        Photography areas and the ways to get there are shown in the Media Info map (special areas for photographers are marked with the number 4).

        Information about a co-ordination meeting with the photographers will be updated here closer to the event. Photo vests are distributed at the meeting or directly afterwards.

        Filming on the side of the ski track is allowed only at the spots where it does not distract the live cameras of Host Broadcast. Special requests from the media may be addressed to the coordinator at the Media Center.

         

        Photo vests

        • PHOTO access pass to filming areas
        • ENG access pass for paid Mixed Zone areas

        Photographers must wear the photo vests distributed by FIS. You will receive your vest at the Media info (Main Media Center). Make sure you have 20€ in cash as a deposit.

      • PRESS CONFERENCES

        It will be possible to participate in all media events in Ruka Nordic in 2020 via live stream. This year the winners’ media events will not be held.

         

        Pre season interviews

        Pre-season interviews are held individually and streamed. There will be 15 min. slot per athlete – 2 before training and 2 after – including questions journalists can ask beforehand via WhatsApp.

        If media is interested in gathering statements from athletes during or after training, the mixed zone is reserved for the respective disciplines. Appointments will have to be made in advance via the teams press attaché or head coach. Please contact FIS or local media team for this.

         

        For teams:

        In order to provide you a safe environment for your teams media mingle, prior to the World Cup opener, the mixed zones can be booked for your exclusive use on Thursday, 26th November. Please contact rukanordic@source.fi to request your required time slot (first come first serve). The existing changing tent will be fully functioning in order to have athletes warm up between interviews if necessary.

        Offering a safe spot for media to interview athletes shall prevent external interviews to be taken out of the cohort group system. Media will be advised not to do interviews in other places than the mixed zone.

        Additionally, the mixed zones are reserved for interviews during and after training hours of the respective discipline. For interviews after training sessions, media on site will be advised to contact your PA or head coach (via FIS Media Coordinator or directly) for a specific request of athletes.
         

         

         

      • MAPS

        Click the maps to get them in a larger scale. You can save the maps to your own device by clicking them with the right mouse button then “save image/download image”.

         

        Access zones

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        Access zones stadium

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        Media at the ski stadium

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        Media at the ski jumping stadium

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        Sprint, start
        sprintti_start

        5 km, start

        5km_start

        1,4 km race course

        1,4km_course

        2,5km pursuit, start

        5km_cource

        2,5km pursuit, race course

        2,5km_pursuit course

        5 km race course

        5km_course

        Nordic Combined, start

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        2,5 km Nordic combined race course

        2,5km_nc course

      • CONTACT INFORMATION

        SECRETARY GENERAL
        Seppo Linjakumpu
        Mobile +358 40 070 6433
        seppo.linjakumpu@rukanordic.com

        ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL
        Jarkko Ruhanen
        Mobile +358 400 152 712
        rukanordic.sales@gmail.com

        RACE OFFICE
        Päivi Laihola
        Mobile +358 40 1485 533
        kev@rukanordic.com

        CHIEF OF MEDIA
        Source Creative Oy
        Jaakko Kantola
        rukanordic@source.fi

        PHOTOGRAPHY
        Teemu Moisio
        Mobile +358 40 523 5310
        teemu.moisio@ptbinvest.fi

        MARKETING
        Ruka-Kuusamon Matkailuyhdistys
        Mats Lindfors
        Mobile +358 400 747 356
        mats.lindfors@rukakuusamo.fi

        ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
        Chairman
        Heikkilä Matti
        mobile +358 400 280 421

        OC CROSS COUNTRY
        Chief of Competition
        Niklas Turku
        mobile +358 400 715 655

        Competition Secretary Of Cross Country
        Marita Kaipainen
        Mobile +358 40 161 7764

        OC SKI JUMPING

        Chief Of Ski Jumping
        Pekka Tervahartiala
        Mobile +358 40 161 7764

        Competition Secretary Of Ski Jumping
        Aki Aikio
        Mobile +358 40 7301 475

        Ski Jumping info office
        Mobile +358 50 4111 370

        OC NORDIC COMBINED
        Chief of Competition
        Tapio Nurmela
        mobile +358 40 5677 410

        Competition Secretary Of NC
        Daniel Köhler
        mobile +43 680 133 8805

        Nordic Combined info office
        Mobile +358 50 4111 370

        TV RIGHTSHOLDER INFRONT SPORTS & MEDIA, INFRONT ITALY
        Manager, TV and Media Rights
        Reetta Maria Reuhkala
        mobile +39 337 132 4992
        Reetta.Reuhkala@infrontsports.com

        FIS MEDIA COORDINATORS
        CrossCountry
        Doris Kallen
        Mobile +41 79 425 2102

        Ski Jumping
        Horst Nielgen
        Mobile +41 79 395 4480

        Nordic Combined
        Silke Tegethof
        Mobile +41 79 511 2699

        FIS OFFICE
        Race Director, Ski Jumping
        Sandro Pertile
        Mobile +41 79 2921 926

        Race Director, Cross Country
        Pierre Mignerey
        Mobile +33 67 6927 823

        Race Director, Nordic Combined
        Lasse Ottesen
        Mobile +47 920 80 410

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