Office of the Press Secretary

September 22, 2016 

ADVISORY: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Honor 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, September 29, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House to honor their participation and success in this year’s Games in Rio. 

WHEN: Thursday, September 29 at 12:05PM ET

WHERE: White House South Lawn

MEDIA REGISTRATION: This event will be open press. Members of the media who wish to cover this event must RSVP HERE by 12:00PM ET on Wednesday, September 28.

Press not holding White House hard passes must also fill out this form for access to the White House complex.  

***RSVPs do not guarantee access. If we are able to accommodate your request for credentials, you will receive a confirmation after the deadline to RSVP has passed with further instructions and logistical details.***

NOTE: If you have any additional questions, please email with the subject line “2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams.”