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Important information for press & media

We are pleased that you are interested in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Leogang. Media accreditation is open and you can apply for accreditation!

(TEAM- photographers and team videographers have to be registered via the team form/Teammanager and not the media form).

Click here for online registration:



Registration before the event is necessary to receive accreditation. You will receive your accreditation pass on site at the press centre, which is located in a tent next to the Hotel Bacher. The press centre will be open for you from 12.00 noon on Wednesday, 9 June 2021.


Accreditation hours:

Wednesday, 09.06.    12.00 - 18.00 Uhr
Thursday, 10.06. 08.00 - 19.00 Uhr
Friday, 11.06. 08.00 – 22.00 Uhr
Saturday, 12.06. 07.30 – 21.00 Uhr 
Sunday, 13.06.  07.45 – 21.00 Uhr 

Opening hours may vary!


When you are accredited, you will also receive a lift ticket!


Overview venue


  • In order to receive accreditation, you must upload proof of Tested, Convalesced or Vaccinated to your account one day prior to picking up your accreditation. The following proofs are valid:
    • Negative PCR test, not older than 48 hours
    • Negative rapid antigen test, not older than 24 hours. Only tests from test lanes are valid, no self-tests.
    • Proof of recovered, valid for 6 months after passed infection
    • Proof of vaccination, valid from 22 days after the first vaccination.
  • All current entry requirements for Austria (quarantine regulations, compulsory registration, etc) can be found at: https://www.austria.info/en/service-and-facts/coronavirus-information/entry-regulations.
  • You can enter from any country to fulfil your professional purposes (except from the virus variant areas: South Africa, India, Brazil and the United Kingdom). If you wish to enter from a virus variant area (Brazil, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom), the following applies:
    • Entry for professional purposes only 
    • Negative PCR test (NOT antigen test) not older than 72 h required
    • 10-day quarantine (test can be taken after 5 days to end quarantine early)
    • regulations are still subject to change
  • Keeping a safe distance of at least 2 metres
  • Avoid crowds
  • Regular disinfection of hands and washing of hands
  • The team area is not accessible to press representatives in order to preserve the "Team Bubbles".
  • Interviews are only allowed in the mixed zone and only with a sound pole to maintain the minimum distance.
  • FFP2 protective masks are compulsory for ALL on the entire event site (indoor and outdoor). Also in the Media Centre and on the assigned seats. The FFP2 mask does not have to be worn when eating or drinking.
  • Accreditation must be worn visibly at all times.
  • Each media representative will be assigned a workstation in the Press Centre.
  • Packed lunches can be prepared in the snack area of the media centre. Consumption is only permitted at the assigned, marked seat.
  • Lockers are available for storing camera equipment and more.
  • Team photographers or team filmers are not allowed in the media centre. They are part of the Team Bubble.
  • Failure to comply with Covid prevention measures may be punished by withdrawal of accreditation and exclusion from the event. 

>> To the Covid Prevention Manual

If you have any questions, please contact Selina Hörl via selina.hoerl@saalfelden-leogang.at




Here you will find an overview of Covid testing facilities in Saalfelden Leogang and the surrounding area.

When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m., Saturday 8.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

Where: Leogang 62, event room FREIRAUM in Hotel der Löwe (former Volksbank - opposite Leogang tourist office)

Price: free of charge

Results: after 15-30 minutes, validity in Austria 48 h

Registration via www.salzburg-testet.at

When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7.00 - 18.00, Tuesday and Thursday 9.00 - 19.00 & Saturday 9.00 - 17.00.

Where: Stadtplatz 2, 5760 Saalfelden, Congress Saalfelden

Price: free of charge

Results: after 15-30 minutes, valid for 48 h in Austria.

Registration via www.salzburg-testet.at

  • Registration at www.salzburg-testet.at or at 1450
  • FFP2 mask obligatory at test site
  • On site: To register, bring the QR code transmitted on your mobile phone and your e-card or photo ID. Persons without smartphone please bring e-card and photo ID.
  • Anterior nasal swab under the supervision of trained Red Cross and municipal staff.
  • Prompt evaluation by staff on site
  • Certificate will be sent to your mobile phone after 15-30 minutes. If a printed certificate is required (no internet access, no mobile phone, etc.), please request it at the test station.

When: Make an appointment

Where: Paracelsusstrasse 8, 5700 Zell am See, Tauern Clinic Zell am See

Price: € 115.00; payment in cash (only possible in Zell am See!) or with debit or credit card

Results: Test result available online within 24 hours, validity in Austria 72 h



  • Registration by telephone +43 6542 777 - 2450
  • Bring booking confirmation as a printout or on the display of your smartphone together with an official photo ID to the Drive-In


Social Media Accounts and Hashtags for the UCI World Championships:

Saalfelden Leogang:

Bikepark Leogang:



  • #MBWorldCup
  • #saalfeldenleogang
  • #bikeparkleogang