Do you want to visit the championship?
Witness an incredible event!
Do you want to visit the championship?
Witness an incredible event!
Do you want to visit the championship?
Witness an incredible event!
Do you want to visit
the championship?

Witness
an incredible event!
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U18HOCKEY
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U18HOCKEY
About
Between April 19 and April 29, 2018, Chelyabinsk Region will host the most awaited sports event,
the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship. The event will be the 20th junior tournament organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The competitions
will be held in two cities, Chelyabinsk
and Magnitogorsk. South Ural will be welcoming
the world's top 10 junior teams: nine squads that have kept their berth in the Top Division based
on the 2017 WJC-18 results (USA, Finland, Russia, Sweden, Canada, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Belarus) and Team France that
was promoted from Division I.
In Round Robin, the teams will be divided into
two groups, with every squad playing four games. Top eight teams advance to playoff quarterfinals.

In their turn, the teams placed last in the groups
will play each other in a best-of-three series to stay in the Top Division.
About
Between April 19 and April 29, 2018, Chelyabinsk Region will host the most awaited sports event,
the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship. The event will be the 20th junior tournament organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The competitions
will be held in two cities, Chelyabinsk
and Magnitogorsk. South Ural will be welcoming
the world's top 10 junior teams: nine squads that have kept their berth in the Top Division based
on the 2017 WJC-18 results (USA, Finland, Russia, Sweden, Canada, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Belarus) and Team France that
was promoted from Division I.
In Round Robin, the teams will be divided into
two groups, with every squad playing four games. Top eight teams advance to playoff quarterfinals.

In their turn, the teams placed last in the groups
will play each other in a best-of-three series to stay in the Top Division.
News
News
Championship
Venues
The venues fully comply with KHL requirements in terms of engineering equipment. The capacity of the arenas is 7.5 thousand seats each. The area adjacent to the venues is landscaped; there are convenient parking lots for the fans, with the capacity of 6 thousand cars each.
The competitions will be held at two largest ice arenas Metallurg
and Traktor.
The arenas feature a sufficient number
of comfortable locker rooms both for the players and support staff, as well as for pre-game show talents. There are shower rooms as required, skate-sharpening rooms, and a full-cycle laundry complex designed to serve championship participants
in a prompt manner. An adequate number of referee rooms and coach rooms
are provided.

The venues feature a fire safety, security and CCTV system in accordance with the Russian law, as well
as IHFR and KHL requirements. The arenas also comply with accessibility standards.
TRAKTOR ARENA
METALLURG ARENA
Championship
Venues
The venues fully comply with KHL requirements
in terms of engineering equipment. The capacity
of the arenas is 7.5 thousand seats each. The area adjacent to the venues is landscaped; there are convenient parking lots for the fans, with the capacity of 6 thousand cars each.
The competitions will be held
at two largest ice arenas Metallurg
and Traktor.
The arenas feature a sufficient number
of comfortable locker rooms both for the players
and support staff, as well as for pre-game show talents. There are shower rooms as required, skate-sharpening rooms, and a full-cycle laundry complex designed to serve championship participants
in a prompt manner. An adequate number of referee rooms and coach rooms are provided.

The venues feature a fire safety, security and CCTV system in accordance with the Russian law, as well
as IHFR and KHL requirements. The arenas also comply with accessibility standards.
Championship
Venues
The venues fully comply with KHL requirements
in terms of engineering equipment. The capacity
of the arenas is 7.5 thousand seats each. The area adjacent to the venues is landscaped; there
are convenient parking lots for the fans,
with the capacity of 6 thousand cars each.
The competitions will be held
at two largest ice arenas Metallurg
and Traktor.
The arenas feature a sufficient number
of comfortable locker rooms both for the players
and support staff, as well as for pre-game show talents. There are shower rooms as required, skate-sharpening rooms, and a full-cycle laundry complex designed to serve championship participants
in a prompt manner. An adequate number of referee rooms and coach rooms are provided.

The venues feature a fire safety, security and CCTV system in accordance with the Russian law, as well
as IHFR and KHL requirements. The arenas also comply with accessibility standards.
Schedule
Schedule
Greetings
to the Participant

Greetings
to the Participant

Vladislav Tretjak
President of the Russian Hockey Federation
«Dear friends!

The World Championship angry players under 18 years old - always a bright, unforgettable sight. I am sure that the fans in Chelyabinsk
and Magnitogorsk will show interest not only
to the Russian team, but also to other participants. And let the juniors just learn how to play hockey, and the big and bright career awaits them ahead, the spectators in the stands and the fans who will follow the TV shows will get a lot of fun, since junior hockey
is an unprecedented passion, excitement,
the desire to win at any cost . We are waiting
for an exciting tournament!»
Boris Dubrovskiy
The Governor of Chelyabinsk Region
«Dear Friends, let me greet all IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship participants.
For Chelyabinsk Region that has always been famous for its hockey traditions, it is a great honor to host this vibrant and prestigious international tournament.
I am positive that the hot Chelyabinsk ice will open the way to professional sports to many players and become the beginning of their ascent to the sports Olympus.

I wish all young athletes beautiful matches
and great sports luck!»
Vladislav Tretjak
President of the Russian Hockey Federation
«Dear friends!

The World Championship angry players under 18 years old - always a bright, unforgettable sight. I am sure that the fans in Chelyabinsk
and Magnitogorsk will show interest not only
to the Russian team, but also to other participants. And let the juniors just learn how to play hockey, and the big and bright career awaits them ahead, the spectators in the stands and the fans who will follow the TV shows will get a lot of fun, since junior hockey
is an unprecedented passion, excitement,
the desire to win at any cost . We are waiting
for an exciting tournament!»
Boris Dubrovskiy
The Governor of Chelyabinsk Region
«Dear Friends, let me greet all IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship participants.
For Chelyabinsk Region that has always been famous for its hockey traditions, it is a great honor to host this vibrant and prestigious international tournament.
I am positive that the hot Chelyabinsk ice will open the way to professional sports to many players and become the beginning of their ascent to the sports Olympus.

I wish all young athletes beautiful matches
and great sports luck!»
Vladislav Tretjak
President of the Russian
Hockey Federation
«Dear friends!

The World Championship angry players under 18 years old - always a bright, unforgettable sight. I am sure that the fans in Chelyabinsk
and Magnitogorsk will show interest not only
to the Russian team, but also to other participants. And let the juniors just learn how to play hockey, and the big and bright career awaits them ahead, the spectators in the stands and the fans who will follow the TV shows will get a lot of fun, since junior hockey
is an unprecedented passion, excitement,
the desire to win at any cost . We are waiting
for an exciting tournament!»
Boris Dubrovskiy
The Governor
of Chelyabinsk Region
«Dear Friends, let me greet all IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship participants.
For Chelyabinsk Region that has always been famous for its hockey traditions, it is a great honor to host this vibrant and prestigious international tournament.
I am positive that the hot Chelyabinsk ice will open the way to professional sports to many players and become the beginning of their ascent to the sports Olympus.

I wish all young athletes beautiful matches
and great sports luck!»
Become a part
of our region's
sports history!
In official
stores
Google play
and App Store
At Traktor Ice Arena ticket
offices (city of Chelyabinsk),
at the website of the venue
or at the website of the club
At city
entertainment
ticket offices
or online
Buy
a ticket
Become a part
of our region's
sports history!
In official
stores
Google play
and App Store
At Traktor Ice Arena ticket
offices (city of Chelyabinsk),
at the website of the venue
or at the website of the club
At city
entertainment
ticket offices
or online
Buy
a ticket
Organizers
Organizers