Special Events and Fan Activities

World Junior Championship Kick-Off Rally
A kick-off rally will be held at Edmonton’s City Hall Auditorium to kick off the arrival of the tournament to the Province of Alberta. The event will be free of charge and open to the public. The event is also expected to have a large media contingency, with live TV remotes for Noon newscasts.
World Junior Championship Kick-Off Rally

December 23, 2011
10248 99th Street Northwest, Edmonton, AB
Noon-12:30pm

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Hockey Day in Calgary
Celebrate 100 years of Recreation as The City of Calgary Recreation kicks off its 100th anniversary with Hockey Day in Calgary in partnership with the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at Olympic Plaza on January 1st, 2012. Hockey Day in Calgary is a free, family friendly New Year’s Day celebration at the Municipal Building and at Olympic Plaza on Sunday January 1st. The day kicks off at 11 a.m. with public skating, a ball hockey tournament with Hockey Canada alumni, entertainment, and arts and hockey demonstrations until 2 p.m. Speeches will take place at 12:00 p.m.

January 1, 2012
228 - 8th Ave SE, Olympic Plaza, Calgary, AB
11:00am-2:00pm

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Beer Gardens - Molson Canadian Hockey House (Calgary & Edmonton)
Fans will have the opportunity to take part in the beer gardens throughout the championship.
The beer gardens will allow WJC organizers to entertain adult guests in a unique way, primarily before, during and after the games.

Calgary - Jan 2nd to January 5th - The Big Four
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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World Junior Fan Zone
The World Junior Fan Zone will provide a fun, interactive, hockey oriented entertainment experience for ticket holders before, between and after games. The World Junior Fan Zone will celebrate, educate and engage fans on the rich history of the game on a local, provincial, national and international level. Admission is free and is sure to be a destination of choice for pre and post-game activity.

Calgary - January 2nd – January 5th - Big Four
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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Ball Hockey Mania - Play Celebrity Ball Hockey
Play Celebrity Ball Hockey at Hockey in Calgary. Ball Hockey Mania features Hockey Canada Alumni playing on your team, on MacLeod Trail in front of City Hall on New Years Day. Get your game on and submit your team for a chance to play. Be a part of it, and you can say "I Was There."

Sunday, January 1st, 2012 
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

2012 IIHF World Junior Championship
 
Tue, Jan 03, 2012
USA 12 - LAT 2 (Relegation)
SWE 3 - FIN 2  (OT) (Semifinal)
CAN 5 - RUS 6 (Semifinal)
Wed, Jan 04, 2012
LAT 2 - DEN 1  (OT) (Relegation)
SUI 1 - USA 2 (Relegation)
CZE 5 - SVK 2 (5th Place)
Thu, Jan 05, 2012
CAN 4 - FIN 0 (Bronze)
SWE 1 - RUS 0  (OT) (Gold)
 
Group A
Team GP W L OTW OTL PTS
RUS 7 4 0 1 2 13
SWE 6 2 0 4 0 13
SVK 6 2 3 0 0 6
SUI 6 1 3 1 1 4
LAT 6 0 5 1 0 1
Group B
Team GP W L OTW OTL PTS
FIN 7 4 2 0 1 12
CAN 6 5 1 0 0 12
CZE 6 2 2 0 1 6
USA 6 3 3 0 0 3
DEN 6 0 4 0 2 1
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