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U.S. Soccer Communications –  Press Credential Requests

This page is for media to request press credentials for U.S. Soccer events and find information on how to apply to upcoming matches and tournaments. When the credential application window is open, click on the name of the match in the table below to access the application form. Step-by-step U.S. Soccer Accreditation Form Instructions are listed at the bottom of this page.

Media seeking accreditation should be familiar with U.S. Soccer’s Media Policies, available for download as a PDF in English.

Upcoming Events
Match/Event Date Location Application Opens Application Deadline
SheBelieves Cup Day 1
March 3  Raymond James Stadium; Tampa, Florida Feb. 4 Feb. 26
SheBelieves Cup Day 2
March 6 Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tennessee Feb. 4 Feb.26
SheBelieves Cup Day 3
March 9  FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Florida Feb. 4 Feb. 26

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Texas 2016 will be played from February 10 to 21. The USA will play all three of their Group A matches at Toyota Stadium. The USA opens the tournament against Costa Rica on Feb. 10 (7:30 p.m. CT), faces Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13 (3 p.m. CT) and finishes group play against Puerto Rico on Monday, Feb. 15 (7:30 p.m. CT).  The all-important semifinal matches will be on Feb. 19 in Houston, with the winners qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. The qualifying tournament championship game on Feb. 21 will also be in Houston.  The tournament is a CONCACAF event and media interested in covering should apply through their online credential application at the following link.  Please note this is a CONCACAF event and they will process all applications and determine the status of all applications submitted.

U.S. Soccer Accreditation Form Instructions

Step 1: When applying for a match credential, click the name of the match listed in the table at the top of the page to visit the U.S. Soccer online credential application. 

Step 2: Enter your primary e-mail address. If a returning user, you will be emailed a link to log in. Once logged in, click 'Add an Attendee' or 'Add Yourself as an Attendee' to request a match credential.

Step 3: Enter your contact information, your editor or producer’s contact information (if applicable) and your organization’s contact information. Click ‘Continue.’ 

Step 4: Add attendee information.

      a: If you filled out the contact information with your name and will be attending, click “Add yourself as an Attendee.” Click Submit when you have completed the form 
      b: If you are requesting accreditation for others, click ‘Add an Attendee’ 
      c: To apply for additional matches, use the 'Add yourself as an Attendee' and/or 'Add an Attendee' function and select each match separately.

Step 5: Click ‘Finish’ when you have submitted all attendee information. 

Step 6: You will receive a confirmation e-mail from U.S. Soccer. Please save this e-mail as it includes the link to edit or add credential requests to these events. 

Questions regarding credential applications can be directed to or 312-808-1300.

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