Media Information

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Media Credential Request Form

Request Form



Media Contact

Media Contacts: Charlie Cavell at 318-317-6861 or Lost or misplaced credentials will not be replaced. All media credentials remain the property of the City of Shreveport and must be surrendered upon request. Parking pass requests included with credential requests. If you wish to have your credentials mailed to you to avoid game day will call, please provide shipping information and a billing account number.

Media Credentials

  1. Credentials are non-transferrable. The City of Shreveport reserves the right to revoke any credential used by an individual not fully accredited, or not in a working capacity.
  2. All credentials must be worn in plain sight at all times.
  3. Persons with sideline access are not permitted within the team bench area (inside the 25-yard lines) at any time. No exceptions. Persons in violation of this policy will be required to surrender their credential and leave the stadium.
  4. Persons with sideline access must remain behind the 12′ restraining line surrounding the playing field at all times. Photographers are not allowed on the playing field at any time.
  5. No cameras are permitted in the sideline area other than those shooting in a working capacity for official media organizations.
  6. Acceptance of credentials constitutes agreement by the bearer and his/ her media organization to abide by the conditions as prescribed by the City of Shreveport.
  7. All credentials remain the property of the City of Shreveport and must be surrendered upon request.
  8. Microwave transmissions are not permitted within the stadium. All satellite trucks must be positioned outside Independence Stadium.

Media Will Call

Credentials game day Will Call will be available beginning at 4 P.M. on Thursday, September 8, 4 P.M. on Friday, September 9, and at 9 A.M on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Media Credential Will Call will be available through the northeast box office located by Gate #4 on the northeast corner of Independence Stadium.

Media Access

The media gate is located at the southwest side of Independence Stadium. The elevator to the press box and photo deck is located on the west side of the stadium between Gates 2 and 3 at the entrance marked as “Media/Vendor Gate.”

Independence Stadium Press Box

The press box area is located on levels P1 and P2 on the west side of the stadium. The main writers’ room is located on P2, along with the two athletic director booths. Media meals will be available via a buffet set up on the P2 level of the press box. Meals will be available during all games.


A press box elevator is located on the west side of the stadium.


Wireless internet is available in the Independence Stadium Press Box. The password will be provided on game day.

Telephone Lines

Requests for telephone lines must be made a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to game day. Telephone line installation is subject to availability. Any cost associated with the installation of telephone lines will be paid by requesting party.