Media Kit

Media Application


Thank you for your interest in the 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships. The event will be held on August 1st-4th, 2013 on the Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course! Canoe Niagara will be the first Canoe Sprint World Championships to combine both Junior and Under 23 age categories into one large event, setting a standard for future organizations to match! Canoe Niagara is also the qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympics, taking place in Nanjing, China.


As part of our event, you will be welcoming approximately 1600 athletes, officials, coaches
and team staff in addition to visiting supporters, friends and families from around the World
to the City of Welland. To attend as media personnel, please complete and submit your application by clicking here.

Dates


July 1 – Pre-Competition training begins for teams arriving early
July 26 – WIFC becomes fully operational for Canoe Niagara
July 29-31 – Official Practice begins
July 31 – Opening Ceremonies
August 1 – Competition begins
August 4 – Last day of competition & Closing Ceremonies

Hotel


Canoe Niagara is pleased to partner with The Hilton Hotels & Suites Niagara Falls, which is a four star hotel located only a few meters away from the Falls. Prices to stay at the Hilton are $195 CDN per person per night.  Breakfast is additional for the low price of $19.95.  If you wish to book a room at the Hilton, please contact media@canoeniagara.ca

We are happy to assist with all Media personnel hotel bookings.

Information:
Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls
6361 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls ON, Canada
1-888-370-0325
info@niagarafallshilton.com

Shuttles


A requested shuttle will be available between The Hilton Hotels & Suites Niagara Falls and the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  If accommodations are pursued outside of the specified hotel, transportation will not be provided.

Media Centre


A media centre will be located at the Welland International Flatwater Center (WIFC), 16 Townline Tunnel Rd., Welland ON.

This location will provide the following:

  • Special media zone
  • Work space
  • Printer/photocopier availability
  • Free Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Unencumbered view of the race course
  • Media backdrop for interviews
  • Athlete information
  • Friendly staff and liaisons to help with arranging interviews etc.
  • On-site accreditation at our information desk
  • Light refreshments and hospitality services
  • Liaison staff support for conducting athlete interviews
  • On-site information services staff for results and event information