Credentials Required

Thank you for your interest in Simplot Games, to be held February 15-17, 2024, at Idaho State University’s ICCU Dome (formerly Holt Arena) in Pocatello, Idaho. More than 2,100 athletes from across the United States, Canada, and Australia will compete at the 44th annual Simplot Games in the ICCU Dome’s facilities, including its unique 200-meter wood track.

Media who seek to cover the event will require credentials from Simplot Games. (link is at the bottom of this page) Credentials are available for pre-authorized working media representatives. Passes are not transferable. You will also need to complete the Volunteer Release of Liability Form and email that to before covering the event.

To receive consideration, requests should be completed no later than February 10, 2024, using the form below.

All applicants will receive an email confirming or denying their application within one week of receipt.

Credentials will be allotted to media representing the following:

  • Daily newspapers, wire services, and national publications
  • Television and radio stations
  • Web sites dedicated to reporting on sports (primarily track and field)
  • Simplot Games media staff and in-house production team

Credentials will NOT be allotted to the following:

  • Participating team coaches or athletes
  • Parents of participating athletes
  • Photographers or videographers whose product will be used for any purpose other than media coverage
  • Web sites with the intent to live stream the event (except the official Simplot Games provider)

Simplot Games provides a media team of professionals and volunteers to assist credentialed media with information, data, access to Simplot Games competition areas, and assistance with access to officials, coaches, and athletes. The media team is based at the southeast corner of the floor at the ICCU Dome.

Credential pick up
Credentials can be picked up at the media desk during the following times:

  • Thursday: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media Credentials are issued for the purpose of giving accredited media access to conduct legitimate journalistic functions in connection with Simplot Games.

Credentials are non-transferable and can only be used by the accredited organization to whom it was issued.

Media credential holders may access all areas of the ICCU Dome (formerly Holt Arena) floor, except the following:

  • Computer stand
  • Announcer stand
  • Athlete warm-up area (the bullpen)

Credential holders are expected to follow directions provided by event officials and the Simplot Games media team.

Interviews with individual athletes are to be coordinated through and at locations determined by the Simplot Games media team.

Violation of any of the above conditions may result in revocation of credentials for the event and potential barring from future Simplot Games.

Click here for the Media Credentials Request Form

Any additional questions should be directed to Jason Bohne, Simplot Games media director, at