Please check carefully that you are filling out the correct forms. Press accreditation is for those that are covering a raceday at Cheltenham for a media outlet. Contractors and Exhibitor accreditation is for those that are supplying a service to Cheltenham Racecousre on a raceday.
Please note that RCA Press Metal Badge Holders are not required to apply for accreditation, EXCEPT for The Festival - RCA Press Metal badges are not valid at The Festival.
Accreditation for the 2016/17 season can be applied for here. We do not accept any applications made five or less days before a raceday.
Accrediatation for The Festival in 2017 is now closed.
Please note, criteia on which accreditation is granted can be found here.
If you have any queries in regards to Press Accreditation for Cheltenham Racecourse then please contact Sophia Dale.
Cheltenham Racecourse operates an online Contractor and Exhibitor accreditation. Those wishing to gain such accreditation, for personnel or vehicles, must complete this process at least seven days in advance of a race meetings in order to have their application considered. Please note that the accreditation system closes for The Festival 2017 on Sunday 26th February 2017.
Please note that application does not guarantee accreditation. We strongly recommend that you apply for your accreditation online as soon as possible and regret that on the day applications cannot be processed. Please copy and paste the following link into your address bar to apply:
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