Four programs set to get additional fans to see Junior Hockey's Elite.
OTTAWA – The host organizing committee for the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship announced today the
remaining opportunities for businesses, families and fans in general to purchase tickets for the
championship. Most of these opportunities are available through programs brought to fans by World Junior
In addition, the World Junior Championship Ticket Marketplace will offer purchasers of the 31- and 17-game
gold, silver and bronze ticket packages an opportunity to resell tickets for games which they cannot
Beginning Nov. 11, packages for the Samsung Hockey Canada House, presented by the Ottawa Citizen, will be
made available to businesses and fans, starting at $250 per seat. Packages include tickets in the 100 and 300
levels at SBP Arena, exclusive access to the Samsung Team Canada House at SBP Arena, lunch, dinner and a
great party. These packages are the only remaining championship tickets in the 100 level at SBP Arena.
The Metro Family Zone 2-game packages are available to fans starting Nov. 14. Each package includes a
ticket to a Team Canada, quarter-final or semi-final game, along with a ticket to another game at SBP Arena.
Metro Family Zone packages are $90 plus applicable charges. From Nov. 14 to 16, fans can visit any A&P or
Loeb store in the Ottawa area and pick up a voucher with a promotional code, then visit CapitalTickets.ca to purchase these packages.
All remaining tickets for world junior games, including a limited number of Team 1200 two-game packs and
individual tickets for select non-Team Canada games, will go on sale Dec. 6.
Starting Nov. 17, world junior championship 31- and 17-game package holders will be able to offer tickets
from their packages for resale to the general public on the World Junior Championship Ticket Marketplace.
All gold, silver and bronze ticket packages, for a total of more than 440,000 tickets or 95 per cent of
capacity, have been sold. The 31-game packages were sold out prior to the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship
in the Czech Republic, and the remaining 3,500 17-game packages were picked up during the championship
following Canada’s fourth consecutive gold-medal win on Jan..
The 31-game schedule sees Canada open against the Czech Republic for the second year in a row on Friday,
Dec. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The matinee game at SBP Arena will see the United States meet Germany at 3:30 p.m. The
championship’s first game features Russia and Latvia at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 at the Civic Centre, which is
also where the all-Scandinavian matchup between Finland and Sweden takes place later that day at 6:30