Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay media briefings to be held for Riley
Park, UBC, and the 24-hour Vancouver event

VANCOUVER, March 8 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media briefing on Tuesday March 9 related to the 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay celebration in Vancouver.

The media briefing is intended to help media prepare to cover each event and include an overview of Day 8 - March 10, Day 9 - March 11, and Day 10 - March 12 when the Paralympic Flame will visit Riley Park, UBC, and Vancouver for a 24-hour relay event. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to attend this media briefing.

Additional story ideas will be provided as well as details on how media can access torchbearers in advance of the celebrations. A question and answer portion will follow.

Media accreditation to access the celebrations will be issued immediately following the briefing, and will also be available at the celebration sites approximately two hours before each Paralympic Torch Relay Celebration begins.

Media Technical Briefing for Riley Park, UBC, and the 24-hour Vancouver event

    
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    What:           A technical overview of Day 8 (March 10), Day 9
                    (March 11) and Day 10 (March 12) of the Paralympic Torch
                    Relay. A Paralympic Torch and Uniform will be on hand.

    Where:          Vancouver City Hall

    When:           Tuesday March 9 at 11h00 (local time)

    Participating:  VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information for these briefings:
    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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