Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle registration and
technical briefings to be held for Rivière-du-Loup and Rimouski

VANCOUVER, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Rivière-du-Loup and Rimouski on Friday November 27 2009 related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations.

The briefings are intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 31, Sunday, November 29, when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be aware of, the technical briefings listed below.

    No.1   Media Technical Briefing for Rivière-du-Loup

           What: A technical overview of Day 31 (November 29) when the flame
           visits Rivière-du-Loup

           Where: Town Hall, Municipal Council Office, Rivière-du-Loup.

           When: Friday, November 27, 11 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Rimouski

           What: A technical overview of Day 31 (November 29) when the flame
           visits Rimouski

           Where: Rimouski City Hall, Emergency Co-ordination Centre, 205,
           avenue de la Cathédrale

           When: Friday, November 27, 2 p.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316

    Media vehicle registration: The registration process details as well as
the registration form for Media 1 are available on FLAME, the torch relay's
digital asset management system. You can access FLAME on, click on visit FLAME and Register Now.
    Once on FLAME:
    -   Select Editorial
    -   In the drop down menu of categories on the left hand side, select
        Media 1 registration and press Search
    -   Click on the link in the page called Editorial Media 1 and a window
        will open
    -   Click on Download tab above the picture
    -   Click on Add to download list and download the document
    -   Follow the instructions in the document

It is critical that you follow the registration process outlined in the document, otherwise we will not be able to capture your request.


For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail:

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