World Para Ice Hockey Championships
27 April - 4 May

Information for Teams

Czech Republic will host seven teams including Paralympic champions USA at the 2019 World Championships © • Getty Images

Entry criteria

All athletes entered in the event must be licensed for the 2018-2019 winter season by the time of the final entries deadline. Athletes’ entries not meeting this criterion will be rejected by World Para Ice Hockey.

Those athletes who have never been classified ("New") or have a designated sport class status of "R“ (Review) will be required to go through International Classification prior to the start of the Ostrava 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships.


Official competition hotel:

Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Ostrava

Hornopolní 3313/42

702 00 Ostrava

Czech Republic

The distance from the hotel to the ice arena is 8 km, a journey time of approximately 10-15 minutes.


The Local Organising Committee (LOC) will provide a transportation service from Airport Ostrava, Prague, Katowice (PL), Krakow Airport (PL), Vienna (AUS) to the Radisson Park Inn hotel (on official arrival/departure days or other days as agreed), and from the hotel to the ice arena for the duration of the Championships (24 April - 5 May 2019). The LOC Transportation Manager will help NPCs with flight organisation in relation to transport to venue.

Teams are encouraged to check this page regularly for updates.