The Ice Hockey World Championships will be hosted in 2024 by Prague and Ostrava. The tournament will begin on May 10 and ends May 26. The final battles - the semifinal match, the match for third place and the final - will take place at the O2 Arena in Prague.
Official Mascots of Ice Hockey World Championship 2024This year's official mascot, as well as of the championship in 2015, represents national "heroes" - cartoon rabbits dressed in complete hockey equipment. Bob and Bobek are the main characters of the popular Czech cartoon bedtime stories about two rabbits who live in a wizard hat. The series first appeared on Czechoslovak television in 1979. Its author is the famous Czech artist, illustrator, cartoonist and director of animated films Vladimír Jiránek.
Ice Hockey Championship World 2024 VenuesThe matches in Prague will be played at the O2 Arena, and in Ostrava at the Ostravar Arena.
While Prague is famous mainly on account of its romantic nooks of its medieval winding alleys, historic architectural jewels headed by Prague Castle and Charles Bridge, Ostrava is an industrial pearl. The National Historic Landmark of Dolní Vítkovice offers several ultra modern adventure tour routes that link the industrial and mining history of this city. Tours of the former mines, a mining museum and industrial halls complemented by the unique Science and Technology Center that makes science, research and engineering matter accessible.
Ice Hockey World Championship 2024 GroupsGroup A (Prague): Austria AUT, Canada CAN, Czechia CZE, Denmark DEN, Finland FIN, Great Britain GB, Norway NOR, Switzerland SUI
Group B (Ostrava): France FRA, Germany GER, Kazakhstan KAH, Latvia LAT, Poland POL, Slovakia SVK, Sweden SWE, United states USA
Where to Buy Tickets for World Ice Hockey Championship 2024Tickets has been on sale since October 10, 2023 on the event's official ticketing portal. Tickets range in several price categories, day packages as well as individual match tickets will be available.