2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship Schedule Announced
by USA Hockey|04 NOV 2023
photo: © International Ice Hockey Federation
The schedule for the 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship, which is set for April 3-14 in Utica, New York, was announced today by USA Hockey and the IIHF.

The tournament features the best women’s ice hockey players in the world from 10 nations and all 29 games of the World Championship will be staged at Adirondack Bank Center in Utica.

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The 10 teams are divided into two groups with the U.S., Canada, Czechia, Finland, and Switzerland comprising Group A, while China, Denmark, Germany, Japan, and Sweden make up Group B. In the preliminary round, each team will play the other four teams in its group.

All five teams from Group A and the top three from Group B advance to the quarter-finals on April 11, with the winners facing off in the semi-finals on April 13. The two semifinal winners will play for gold on April 14, with the losing two teams competing for bronze earlier that day.

The U.S. has four preliminary round games, including against Switzerland on April 3, Czechia on April 5, Finland on April 6, and Canada on April 8. All U.S. preliminary games are set for 7 p.m. ET.
The full tournament schedule for all teams can be found HERE.

The 2024 IIHF Women’s Worlds marks the fifth time the U.S. has hosted the event and the first time since 2017 when the tournament was held in Plymouth, Michigan. Other U.S. host cities have included Lake Placid, New York, (1994), Minneapolis (2001), and Burlington, Vermont (2012).