2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
12/26 2019 - 1/5 2020
, Czech Republic - Ostrava, Třinec
The World Juniors
return to the Czech Republic
for the first time since 2008. This premier sporting event will run from 26 December 2019 to 5 January 2020 in Ostrava and Trinec in the east of the Czech Republic.
WERK ARENA, Třinec OSTRAVAR ARÉNA, Ostrava
Group A Group B
Finland United States
Slovakia Czech Republic
The host nation, team Czech Republic, will open the tournament on 26th December 2019 at Ostravar Arena against recent bronze medallist Russia. Canada and the United States will play the evening game in Ostrava while the promoted German team will open Group B
play at the arena the following day against the U.S.
at Werk Arena in Trinec starts with recent semi-finalist Switzerland playing Kazakhstan before another neighbouring rivalry in the evening when defending champion Finland will play archrival Sweden. Slovakia, the virtual home team in Trinec with the Czech-Slovak border being just 10 kilometres away, will open its preliminary-round campaign the day after against Kazakhstan.
The five teams in each group will play their preliminary-round games in Ostrava and Trinec from 26 to 31 December 2019. The preliminary round will culminate with the Canada vs. Czech Republic game on New Year’s Eve.
After a day off on New Year’s Day the quarter-finals will be played on 2nd January 2020 in Ostrava and Trinec. If qualified, the Czechs will play the evening game in Ostrava, otherwise the top-ranked teams will normally stay at their venue for the quarter-finals.
All games of the semi-finals on 4th January 2020, the medal games on 5th January 2020 and the relegation round will be played in Ostrava.
Group stage: in three price categories 140 - 240 - 290 CZK, relegation: 90 CZK,
quarter-finals, semi-finals: 290 CZK, bronze medal game: 350 CZK, final: 450 CZK.
Ticket price leaflet
Those interested can buy tickets online through the tournament website 2020.worldjuniors.hockey, www.sazkaticket.cz or at Sazka points of sale in the Czech Republic. You may find answers for the most question of the ticket sale at FAQ Tickets 2020 World Juniors