January - 21 - 2020

Media and photo credential applications for the 2020 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, held March 7-8 at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) in Piscataway, New Jersey, are now being accepted.

Media members interested in obtaining credentials must submit their requests via email by contacting B1GChamps@ScarletKnights.comThe credential application deadline is 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. In the body of your email, please include the following information.

  • Media/Photo/Radio/SID Designation
  • Outlet represented
  • Parking needs

Media seating and photo positions for the 2020 Big Ten Wrestling Championships are extremely limited, with credentials issued on a need-first basis. Approval does not reserve a specific seat assignment or photography location. Media seating and photography locations will be assigned according to Big Ten Conference guidelines, taking into consideration space restrictions and priority. Please allow 72 hours for an application to process.

Acceptance of a media credential requires compliance with all Rutgers University and Big Ten Conference rules and regulations applicable to the media credential. Any breach or failure to comply with these terms, conditions, rules and/or regulations may result in the cancellation and withdrawal of the media credential, including but not limited to expulsion from the athletics event for which it was issued.

For those approved for coverage of the 2020 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, the following lodging options are recommended by Rutgers Athletics. There is no media room blocks for the Championships.

  • Bridgewater Marriott (700 Commons Way, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807)
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Somerset-New Brunswick (255 Davidson Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873)
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Somerset (315 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873)
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Somerset (101 Pierce St., Somerset, NJ 08873)
  • Hyatt Regency New Brunswick (10 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901)
  • Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center (178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901)
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriot Somerset (16 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873)

For questions regarding media and photo credentials, please contact Rutgers Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Bradly Derechailo at bderechailo@scarletknights.com.

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