Competition schedule for the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship published
by Organizing Committee|28 SEP 2023
The puck hits the back of the net behind Margaux Favre #1 of Switzerland after a shot from Nela Lopusanova #12 of Slovakia (not pictured) goes in during Preliminary Round - Group B action at the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship at Ostersund Arena B on January 9, 2023 in Ostersund, Sweden.
photo: © International Ice Hockey Federation / Chris Tanouye
The game schedule for the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship, which will be held in Zug from 6 to 14 January 2024, have been released. It is now available on the event’s official website at

The 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship will get under way at 12 noon CET on Saturday, 6 January 2024, with Finland facing the Czech Republic in the opening game. The Swiss team is also in action that day, and will lock horns with Sweden at 4 p.m. Starting at 8 p.m., the day’s evening game pits the Canadians against the Germans. The eight participating teams are divided into two groups.

Group A consists of Canada, Finland, the Czechia and Germany, with Sweden, the USA, Slovakia and Switzerland making up Group B. The last games of the preliminary round will take place on Wednesday, 10 January. The four quarter-finals will be played on Thursday, 11 January, followed by the semi-finals and relegation games on Saturday, 13 January. Both games to determine the three medal positions will be held on Sunday, 14 January at 3 p.m. (Bronze Medal Game) and 7 p.m. (Gold Medal Game). All matches will be played in the Arena Zug in Zug.

Tickets available from mid-October

Tickets for the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship in Zug will be released at 5 p.m. on Monday, 16 October at All the latest information about the event will be published on the website.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are still needed to actively support the event in various roles. Full information about volunteering and the registration form can be found at (Deutsch)(Fran├žais).