A brown bear has become the mascot of the 2018 World U18 Championship. The tournament will take place in Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk between April 19-29 in Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk.
The mascot will be projected on to all print and souvenirs connected with the 2018 World U18 Championship.
In Chelyabinsk's Group B, the under 18 Russian national team will play against Finland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and France. Magnitogorsk will host Group A, with the USA, Sweden, Canada, Switzerland and Belarus playing there.
Since December 1, match tickets have been on sale. Prices range between 100 and 1000 RUB depending on the time, sector and match selected. Tickets can be purchased on the tournament's official ticketing website, at kassir.ru, on HC Traktor's and Metallurg Magnitogorsk's official websites and at the clubs' stadiums. Also, by dowloading a special application called U18 IHWC 2018, you can buy tickets.
Russian Ice Hockey Federation