The Jeffrey’s Bay Winter Festival welcomes applications from working members of the media who comply with its criteria for accreditation to the Jeffrey’s Bay Winter Fest 2015 and all the events. Please read the terms and conditions below carefully and make sure all the information requested is supplied.

A Jeffreys Bay Winter Festival media accreditation applies to all the events that are part of Jeffreys Bay Winter Festival, except the JBay Open of Surfing. For this you need to apply for an media accreditation directly from the WSL Website

Title (required)

First name (required)

Last name (required)

Email (required)

Cell Number (required)

Media Outlet (required)

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Name of managing editor (required)

Contact number for managing editor

Managing Editor Email

Intended use of material obtained at event (required)

Work address (required)

City (required)

Province (required)

Code (required)

Country (required)

Please select only the events you wish to attend (required)
Music FestivalCold Water Classic SwimmingNational Kite FestivalCore Downhill Sokkie JolFunduro Offroad Fun DaySkins Fishing CompetitionX-OverTrail RunMountain Bike Open


By selecting 'I agree' below you waive the need for your physical signature and agree to the terms and conditions set out below.

In exchange for being able to attend or obtain benefit from JBWF and as a condition of receiving a media pass for the Jeffrey’s Bay Winter Festival event (the “Event”), I agree: While I retain ownership and copyright in any audio-visual, visual, still image or moving content I create during the Event (“the Content”), I hereby warrant that I, and/or the media organization listed above, will not use any Content for any purpose other than editorial non-commercial use without JBWF express permission in writing. I agree not to provide any third party the rights to use or share the Content for any commercial or advertising use without the prior written permission of JBWF. I will comply with all instructions from JBWF staff, and will also comply with general safety protocols at the time of my attendance during the Event. I understand that I may not describe, or authorize the description of any JBWF athlete as endorsing any product or service. I may not approach any JBWF athlete for any reason without the athlete and JBWF Event Media Manager’s permission. Requests for athlete interviews must be directed to a member of the Event media team. I will follow all applicable law and regulations in the Event location. In the event I create any Content at this Event or one in the future, JBWF must approve any final cut of any commercial production using that Content prior to public display. A maximum of three (3) minutes of competition footage may be used in accordance with the terms of this accreditation per media outlet per day. I agree JBWF has the right to approve or deny accreditation, and immediately revoke my credentials for the Event and remove me from the Event site if I fail to comply with these terms and conditions. Media passes must be worn at all times and are NOT transferable.


I acknowledge that the risks associated with attending or participating in the Event or activities surrounding the Event includes SIGNIFICANT RISK and I may suffer harm as a result of: (i) property or persons related to the event colliding or coming into contact with other persons or property, including myself; (ii) acts of violence and other harmful acts (whether intentional or inadvertent) committed by persons attending or participating in the event; and (iii) failure or unsuitability of facilities (including grand-stands, signage, fences and guard rails) to ensure the safety of persons or property at the Event. I acknowledge that attending sporting events in general can be unpredictable, dangerous and accidents causing injury or death can and do happen and may happen to me. I acknowledge and warrant that I attend the Event at my own risk. I further acknowledge that JBWF is not responsible for food or drinks provided on site and I consume food and drink, and accept services on the Event site solely at my own risk. I hereby covenant not to sue or claim against and release the JBWF and its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, representatives, contractors, and agents, from any current or future claims arising from my attendance or participation at the Event or a future JBWF event, including any claims for property damage, bodily injury or death, with such release to the furthest extent legally available only prohibited by valid law. I understand that the JBWF, its subsidiaries, and affiliates do not make any warranty, implied or express, that the Event services or products will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials provided in connection with the services will be fit for the purpose for which they are supplied.