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2019 World Jr. A Challenge

Dawson Creek, British Columbia | Dec. 7-15

The 2019 World Junior A Challenge will take place in Dawson Creek, British Columbia from December 7-15, 2019. The 2019 U.S. Junior Select Team, which is comprised of players that compete in junior hockey leagues across the United States, will compete against Canada East, Canada West, Czech Republic and Russia.

Team USA enters the 2019 tournament looking to claim its sixth first-place finish in the last eight years. Most recently, the U.S. Junior Select Team defeated Russia, 2-0, to claim the 2018 World Junior A Challenge title.

U.S. Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET) Location
Sat., Dec. 7 Canada West
Preliminary
7 p.m./9 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Mon., Dec. 9 Czech Republic
Preliminary
7 p.m./9 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Wed., Dec. 11 Canada East
Preliminary
7 p.m./9 p.m. North Peace Arena
Fort St. John, B.C.
Fri., Dec. 13 Russia
Preliminary
2 p.m./4 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Sat., Dec. 14 Semifinals 2 p.m./4 p.m. or 7 p.m./9 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Sun., Dec. 15 Third-Place Game 12 p.m./2 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.
Sun., Dec. 15 Championship Game 4 p.m./6 p.m. Encana Events Centre
Dawson Creek, B.C.

Past World Junior A Challenges

U.S. Team History


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