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WHC25 - Bringing together the top AAA Hockey Clubs from around the world


About us

The World Hockey Championships bring together the top AAA Hockey Clubs from all over the world each spring – Elite AAA Hockey in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The World Hockey Championships in Innsbruck/Austria welcome you to the pinnacle of junior ice hockey excellence to provide all participants and their supporters with memorable experiences!  

We are the leader in European Elite Hockey Tournaments.

The World Hockey Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, made its inaugural appearance in 2022, organized by European Sports Travel. The picturesque city of Innsbruck, nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps, served as a captivating backdrop for this thrilling competition. With its charming blend of medieval and Baroque architecture and its Olympic History, Innsbruck provided a unique and enchanting atmosphere for hockey enthusiasts from around the world.


The tournament’s central venue, the Olympia World, stood as a symbol of sporting excellence.The city of Innsbruck hosted the Winter Olympics twice, in 1964 and 1976 and the men’s ice hockey World Championships in 2005. In 2022 30 teams from 12 different nations participated in the WHC, each vying for the coveted title and showcasing their prowess on the icy battleground.

The resounding success of the inaugural tournament set the stage for a remarkable expansion in 2023. With the growing popularity of the World Hockey Championships, the number of participating teams surged to an impressive 50, reflecting the global appeal and inclusivity of the sport. Innsbruck, with its rich history and welcoming atmosphere, continued to play host to this diverse array of nations, fostering a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition.


As the tournament evolved, Innsbruck and Olympia World became synonymous with elite hockey, drawing fans and athletes alike to experience the thrill of the game in an unparalleled setting. The championships not only showcased the skill and determination of the players but also highlighted the cultural exchange and international unity inherent in the world of sports.

Innsbruck’s World Hockey Championships, with each passing year, solidified its place as a premier event on the junior ice hockey calendar, leaving an indelible mark on the history of international junior hockey and bringing nations together in the spirit of competition and camaraderie.

What Sets Us Apart?

Elite AAA Competition:

Immerse yourself in the intensity of high-level hockey as the best teams from around the globe battle it out for supremacy. The level of talent on display will leave you breathless.

Unparalleled Event Coordination: Our team of experienced organizers meticulously crafts an unforgettable experience for players, coaches, and spectators alike. Every aspect of the tournament will be been fine-tuned to perfection, ensuring smooth operations and an atmosphere of excitement throughout.

Unrivalled Atmosphere:

The air will be charged with adrenaline as passionate hockey fans come together to support their teams. Feel the roar of the crowd, join in the chants, and let your spirit soar alongside the players on the ice.

Memorable Experiences:

Beyond the riveting action on the rink, we have lined up a series of captivating events and activities to make your time in Innsbruck truly unforgettable. Explore the city’s rich history, local delicacies, and forge lifelong friendships with fellow hockey enthusiasts from around the globe.

This is an event you cannot afford to miss! Join us at the World Hockey Championships in Innsbruck and be a part of an experience that will leave you spellbound. Whether you're a die-hard hockey fan, a dedicated athlete, or simply looking for an incredible adventure, this tournament has something for everyone.