Media Credential Request

Media passes will be required to access the field and press box on game day. Please fill out the form below to request your media pass. All credentials requests will be reviewed and approved by the NJCAA and the host. Also, after participating teams are determined, logos, photos, statistics, and other information will be available on this page for your use, so be sure to start checking back Wednesday, November 13.

PLEASE NOTE: Each Bearer must be and hereby represents that he or she is acting on a specific assignment for an accredited media agency and has a legitimate working function in conjunction with the Event attended. The credential is not transferable and may be revoked at any time for any reason.


Tuesday, December 3

Teams expected to arrive at their respective hotels in Pittsburg, Kansas

Wednesday, December 4

Each team will take a turn practicing at Carnie Smith Stadium (1705 S. Joplin St., Pittsburg, KS 6676); and, each will have a community engagement event at a local elementary school.

Championship News Conference: 5 p.m. C.S.T. in the lower level of the Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center (503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS 66762). Celebration Banquet: 6 p.m. C.S.T. in the lower level of the Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center (503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS 66762).

Thursday, December 5

Each team will have an opportunity for a walk-through at Carnie Smith Stadium during the morning. The teams will be escorted to the stadium from their respective hotels at around 2 p.m.

NJCAA Football National Championship: Kickoff at 5 p.m. C.S.T. Home Team: No. 1 Mississippi Gulf Coast (west stands). Away Team: No. 2 Lackawanna (east stands). Media Parking: Available one block north of the stadium. Lot is on the southwest corner of South Joplin Street and East Williams. Press Box: Rua Press Box is in the west stands. Post Game Press Conference: Following the trophy presentation at midfield, the post game press conference will be held at northeast corner of the east stands following the game.

Request Media Credentials

Credentials can be picked up at the news conference on Wednesday, or on game day at the ticket booth in the west stands (same as press box).

Media Contact is:
Chris Wilson
Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mobile: 417-540-7320

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