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IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship Accreditation

Dear colleagues,

Between April 19 and April 29 2018, Chelyabinsk Region will host the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship. The event will be the 20th U18 tournament organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The competition will be held in two cities, Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk. The South Urals will be welcomingthe world's top 10 U18 teams.

Media representatives wishing to cover the event are invited to go through the accreditation procedure. An application must be submitted electronically, Media representatives can follow THE LINK. When filling out the application, you will be requested to upload a colour photo in electronic form. Be sure to specify the full name - your last name and first name. 

Applications will be accepted up to and including April 5, 2018. After the above date, there will be no technical possibility to submit applications at the event’s website. 

If necessary, the Organizing Committee shall reserve the right to additionally request a letter from the media organisation's chief editor on an official letterhead with a signature and the entity’s seal. 

For any questions concerning the accreditation procedure, please contact Ms. Kseniуa Klepinina at

For questions about booking accommodation in Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk in the competition, please contact Ms. Nadezhda Piguzova at