• 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

        FIS World Cup Ruka Nordic 2019 starts the season with Cross Country and Nordic Combined. The Ski Jumping season starts a week before Ruka Nordic in Wisła, Poland. This year Ruka Nordic returns to the familiar 3-day programme, which includes altogether 11 World Cup competitions – more than in any other event this season!

         

        On the News section we will publish text, video and photo material that one can use and quote freely.

        All medal ceremonies are held immediately after the competition has ended. There is a SkiBus transport to the competition area about every hour. In the mornings, private transports are provided for members of the media and event officials. The transport is free of charge by showing the accreditation pass.

        You can find the starting lists and results of the competitions in the “results”-section.

        Room reservations have been made to accommodate members of the media at the Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki.

        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.

         

        ACCREDITATION 2019

        The deadline for the accreditation of journalists and photographers is Friday, November 22nd, 2019.

        Please note, that deadline for accommodation reservations is Monday, November 4th, 2019.

        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 rights@infrontsports.com and marta.preda@infrontsports.com. The deadline for applications is Monday, November 4th, 2019.

      • ACCREDITATION

        ACCREDITATION 2019

        The deadline for the accreditation of journalists and photographers is Friday, November 22nd, 2019.

        Please note, that deadline for accommodation reservations is Monday, November 4th, 2019.

        apply for media accreditation

        The result of your accreditation application will be sent by e-mail. Should you have any questions about media accreditation, please contact Chief of Media Lotta Lybeck (lotta.lybeck@source.fi).

        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 rights@infrontsports.com and marta.preda@infrontsports.com. The deadline for applications is Monday, November 4th, 2019.

         

        Please familiarise yourself with the regulations of radio equipment/radio frequencies (link). The radio license application must be submitted to TRAFICOM by October 25th 2019.

         

        Accreditation office is situated on the Scandic Rukahovi lobby.

        Accreditation is open:

        Tuesday 26.11. klo 09.00–19.00

        Wednesday 27.11. klo 09.00–19.00

        Thursday 28.11. klo 09.00–19.00

        Friday 29.11. klo 08.00–18.00

        Saturday 30.11. klo 08.00–17.00

        Sunday 1.12. klo 08.00–11.00

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

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

      • 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. If necessary the closing time can be delayed due to the late starting times of Ski Jumping competitions. 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 88 stationary LAN connections and wireless LAN (WLAN) for your laptops. Note: 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 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

        INFORMATION FOR 2019 WILL BE UPDATED CLOSER TO THE EVENT.

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

        SkiBus between Kuusamo and Ruka during Ruka Nordic

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        SkiBus in the Ruka area during Ruka Nordic

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        SkiBus between Kuusamo and Ruka

        Skibussi

        SkiBus in the Ruka area

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      • FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

        Photography spots

        Photography spots and the ways to get there are shown in the Media Info map (special areas for photographers are marked with the number 10).

        A co-ordination meeting with the photographers will be held at the Media Center on Thursday. The time will be announced closer to the even.t Photo vests are distributed at the meeting or directly afterwards.

        There is a container reserved for the photographers to work in. The container is located right next to the mixed zone area.

         

        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

        Press conferences 2019

        Please note that more information and updates to the Press conferences will be announced latest on the competition week

        Thursday 28.11.

        10.45–11.30         NC Team Finland Press Conference, Main Media Center

        11.30–12.15          Vauhti Speed Oy Press Conference, Main Media Center

        Future of ski waxing and the impact of European chemical agencie’s restrictions on the industry: CEO of Vauhti Speed oy and doctor of chemistry Esa Puukilainen

        14.30–15.15         Ski Jumping Team Finland Press Conference, Main Media Center

        15.30–16.30        X-Country Team Finland Press Conference, Main Media Center

        18.30–19.30        FIS Cross-Country & Nordic Combined Media Mingler, Main Media Center*

        20.30–22             Media Dinner, VIP Sudenpesä

        Friday 29.11.

        10.00–10.30        Anti-Doping press conference, by Sarah Lewis, FIS Secretary General, Main Media Centre

         

        *The athletes who will be present at the Media Mingler and more information about the Mingler as well as the instructions on how to sign up will be announced later.

         

        Winner interviews and press conferences will take place 20 minutes after the medal ceremony.

        Press conferences for the winners of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined are held at the Main Media Center. Press conferences for the winners of Cross-Country Skiing are held on the second floor at the Stadium building at the Sub Media Center. The language of the press conferences is English. Three best contestants of the day’s competition are invited to the press conferences.

        You can also watch the media events and winners press conferences live at en.rukanordic.com/#livestream

      • 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”.

        Venue map

        Venuemap

        Access zones

        Kulkuoikeudet

        Access zones stadium

        Kulkuoikeudet stadion

        Media at the ski stadium

        Media hiihtostadion

        Media at the ski jumping stadium

        Media mäkistadion

        Sprint, start

        Sprintti starttialue

        5 km, start

        1,4 km race course

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        5 km race course

        5km kilparata

        Nordic Combined, start
        Yhdistetty starttialue

        Nordic Combined, team, start
        Yhdistetty joukkue starttialue

        2,5 km Nordic combined race course

        2,5km yhdistetty kilparata

      • 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
        Lotta Lybeck
        Mobile +358 50 305 2179
        lotta.lybeck@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
        Lorenzo Pala
        mobile +39 366 629 1509
        Lorenzo.Pala@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
        Walter Hofer
        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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