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Request for Media Credentials

2019 Red River Balloon Rally, July 12-13

Thank you for your interest in reporting on the 2019 Red River Balloon Rally, July 12-13, at LSUS. All persons interested in attending the event to collect video, photo, written and/or digital content must apply for media access by the deadline, Monday, July 8, 2019.

Please complete this form and submit it to Brandy Evans, vice president of communications for the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, to bevans@sbctb.org by no later than Monday, July 8, 2019.

Media credentials include:

  • Complimentary pass for two-days to the festival
  • Complimentary parking in the VIP lot

SUBMITTING THIS REQUEST DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL RECEIVE OR BE GRANTED A MEDIA CREDENTIAL OR ACCESS TO THE EVENT.

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Please return your completed form to bevans@sbctb.org by no later than Monday, July 8, 2019. Approved applicants need to pick up media credentials and passes at the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau located at 629 Spring Street in downtown Shreveport. The Tourist Bureau is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.