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Quick Facts
Dates:
September 25 - October 10, 2010
Duration:
16 days
Anticipated reserve ticket sales:
600,000
Anticipated economic impact:
$150+ million
Number of participating nations:
50+
NBC Broadcast Coverage:
6 ½ hours
International governing body:
Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)
National governing body:
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
U.S. Organizing Committee:
World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc.
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The Horse Capital of the World is looking forward to hosting media representatives from around the world in 2010 and showcasing our beautiful state and our premier equestrian facility—the Kentucky Horse Park--for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games MEDIA GUIDE

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Credentials
Accreditation to the 2010 Games is now closed.

The media center will open to journalists on September 23. You must have a credential to enter the grounds at that time.

The media accreditation center will be located at 2320 Fortune Drive, Suite 160 in Lexington Kentucky. This location is easily accessible from Interstate 75 as well as New Circle Road (a main roadway around Lexington). Simply take the U.S. 60 exit from either entry route. Sponsorship signage with the Games logo is visible at the intersection of this location, and Games signage is visible on the front of the building. You will also receive any shuttle wristbands allocated to you through the housing bureau at that time. LexTran, the public transportation service in the city of Lexington, has a route stop near this location.

The media accreditation center will be open from September 20 through October 8. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 20-22, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on September 23-24, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 25-Oct. 1, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Oct. 2-Oct. 8.
Unaccredited journalists WILL NOT be granted accreditation at the Fortune Drive location. Please do not visit this center seeking an application for credentials.

Transportation
The World Games 2010 Foundation is providing a free, media-only shuttle from the media hotel blocks in Richmond, Kentucky. In addition, complimentary shuttle wristbands will be allotted to journalists for the days of their assigned competition coverage. Specific locations for media to access those shuttles with wristbands will be provided to accredited media.

Photography Downloads
Stock photography of discipline, venue, and tourism images for editorial use can be requested via Clean Pix . Please allow at least 24 hours to have your request processed. Please note that downloaded photography for commercial use is strictly prohibited, and appropriate photo credits must be applied. Special thanks to the Lexington CVB for their partnership in this effort.

**Important** Daily photos of the 2010 Games competition highlights will not be available via Clean Pix. Photography will be sent electronically with daily competition press releases.

Tourism Opportunities
The 2010 Games Media Village is proudly presented by the Lexington Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. In addition, the state’s tourism regions have a variety of complimentary media tours available to you. Views available tours today and email your selection to media@feigames2010.org.

Press Services
The World Games 2010 Foundation staff is here to assist the media in covering the planning of the Games and to coordinate all aspects of coverage during the Games. Our services include coordinating interview requests, story background and development assistance, press release distribution, photo and video requests, and more. For any media inquiries please contact our Public Relations department at media@feigames2010.org.

Media will have access to a private media dining facility, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options priced at 20 percent less than public concessions. A full menu is available here.

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