Périod of opening

From Sunday 10 to Saturday 16 December 2017.


Parc Olympique - Patinoire

La Chaudanne

73550 Méribel

Tél: 04 79 00 80 00


Adult: 10 € (for matches involving France national team only. Teenagers over 15 are considered adults.), Child: 6 €, One price: 5 € (for matches not involving France national team.).
Free entry for children < 5 years.

Medthods of payment :

Bank/credit card

Ice Hockey World Junior Championship Division 1A

The best young ice hockey players in the world will be performing in Méribel this December! Come and watch the matches and cheer on the French team, les Bleuets!

From 10 to 16 December, Courchevel and Méribel will jointly host the under-20s Ice Hockey World Junior Championships, organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Having finished third in the 2017 World Under-20s, David Gelinas’ Bleuets team will aim for victory on home ground, joining the elite and following in the footsteps of their elders in the French senior team.

Facing Austria, Germany, Hungary, Latvia and Kazakhstan in turn, the Bleuets will need your support to bring the ice rink to life and encourage them to victory!

The tournament is formed of a single pool in which each team plays every other team once.
The tie-breaking system for teams with the same number of points at the end of the tournament will be the winner of game between those two teams, followed by goal difference.

Match Programme:

Sunday 10 December 2017
Hungary - Latvia 18.00 - Méribel

Monday 11 December 2017:
Latvia - Kazakhstan 13.00 - Méribel
France - Hungary 19.00 - Méribel

Tuesday 12 December 2017:
Germany - Austria 19.00 - Méribel

Wednesday 13 December 2017:
Latvia - Austria 19.00 - Méribel

Thursday 14 December 2017:
France - Latvia 19.00 - Méribel

Friday 15 December 2017:

Saturday 16 December 2017:
Austria - Hungary 14.30 - Méribel

Ice-hockey, a summary:

Ice hockey is a team sport of six players.
A match lasts 60 minutes of playing time, divided into 3 periods of 20 minutes. If a game is tied at the end of regulation time, ten minutes of extra time is played with teams of four players, including goal keeper. Players may be substituted at any time during the match.