The world is watching

The World Youth Championships is where the next generation of hockey superstars will be discovered. Elite youth athletes from all over the world come together to compete and showcase their skills to scouts from the sport’s most prestigious junior and professional leagues.

The future begins here

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Destinations See the world, play the world

The World Youth Championships is a truly global experience with tournaments and events held in the world’s most exciting hockey hotbeds across North America, Europe, Scandinavia, and beyond.

The world is our playground—join us.

Map with WYC locations - Philadelphia, PA and Helsinki, FI

Covid-19 Prioritizing Safety

Our first-class hockey experiences create memories that last a lifetime. We deliver these special moments by putting the wellbeing of our athletes and their families first.

Every tournament and trip follows the most up-to-date travel protocols available as well as adheres to the public health orders currently mandated by the national and regional governing bodies of each host location.

We’re closely monitoring all regulations and requirements—your safety comes first. Please visit the links to the right for more information.

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World Youth Championships

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The sport’s most influential scouts and decision makers will congregate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for this important tournament. Powered by Play Hockey, it’s invite-only for World’s Elite ‘07, ‘06, and ’05 teams. It’s a key stop on your journey to the pros—it is the place to get noticed.

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World Youth Championships Europe

Prague, CZ

An elite hockey experience in every single way. This international tournament is invite-only for players born in '10, '09, and '08 and is an important part on any player’s pathway to the pros. Scheduled for 2022, planning is ongoing, so click below for more information and to sign up for notifications.

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