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 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship Tour
Malmo, Sweden - December 26, 2013 to January 6, 2014


Registration      Proposed Itinerary      Tour Summary       Tour Contact    
About Azorcan Global Tours
 
Tournament Info         Groupings and Format          World Juniors 2014 Game Schedule
Official Tournament Video 
 
 
 

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Our main package is designed for you to spend Christmas with your family and depart on boxing day. You will miss one Canada game versus Germany on the 26th but will see all remaining Canada games in the tournament plus other round robin and playoff matches for a total of twelve games.
We have the full tournament schedule available here.

We are also including tours of Malmo, Copenhagen and Fredriksborg Castle plus a day trip to Landskrona and Helsingborg. Breakfast is included daily, some dinners are included plus a New Year's Eve celebration after Canada playes the U.S.A.. Our package also includes assistance from our Azorcan and local staff in Malmo, bus transportation to all games and events, accomodation in a four star downtown Malmo hotel, all-inclusive travel insurance and a special 2014 Malmo "Polar Bear Fans Tour" tournament jersey plus more.

Click here to see our proposed itinerary. A list of everything included is here
in the summary.

We are not taking hundreds of people as we want to ensure a quality and personal experience that our customers have come to expect. We have pricing per person for single, double and triple rooms. We have the following options available.

Option 1 - December 26 to January 6 -
SOLD OUT
Enjoy the Azorcan "Polar Bear Fans Tour" package including airfare from your departure city and enjoy a care free tour as proposed in our itinerary and with everything included in the summary.

Option 2 - Fly earlier or stay later  SOLD OUT
Enjoy the Azorcan "Polar Bear Fans Tour" package with airfare from your departure city but change your flight dates to go earlier or stay longer. We can add more days to the hotel in Malmo or in another city like Stockholm and we can add tickets to the game on the 26th (if still available). During the additional day(s) prior to or after the tour package you will be responsible for your own transportation.
You will join the group and enjoy our full package starting on December the 27th evening for dinner. The package would end on January 6th at breakfast. You are welcome with advance notice and if it works with your schedule to take advantage of our bus transfers from or to Copenhagen airport on either December 27th or on January 6th.


Option 3 - You arrange your flights and meet the group
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Enjoy our land only option and arrange your own flights to Malmo or Copenhagen. 
You will join the group and enjoy our full package starting on December the 27th evening for dinner. The package would end on January 6th at breakfast. You are welcome with advance notice and if it works with your schedule to take advantage of our bus transfers from or to Copenhagen airport on either December 27th or on January 6th.
We can add more days to the hotel in Malmo or in another city like Stockholm (plus flight from Stockholm to Malmo) and we can add tickets to the game on the 26th. 
During the additional day(s) prior to or after the tour package you will be responsible for your own transportation.

We have seats from each city at different price levels so please do not hesitate as they will fill up quickly. We may be able to add more seats later but they may not be at these price levels or with the same flight options.

Please e-mail azorcan your request and in the comments section please indicate that you are interested in Malmo 2014 and your preferred departure city. We will contact you by e-mail to advise you if seats are still available from your departure city, quote pricing and registration information.



  


About Azorcan Global Tours And Our "CANADA POLAR BEAR FANS" Program
Azorcan Global presents the “Canada Polar Bear Fans” tours for Canadian sports fans to enjoy live major sporting events worldwide. We will be announcing details to some great fan tours to various events in the near future in addition to the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships in Malmo. We are already planning tours to the 2016 World Juniors in Finland and to the 2016 EURO soccer championships in France. In 2015 we will be announcing a soccer trip to Italy, England, Spain or Portugal to watch three or four games and enjoy some great sightseeing. To learn more about Azorcan Global Sport, School and Sightseeing Tours please click the button below to go to our main webpage.


  


 

About the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship
The 2014 World Junior Championships will be the 38th edition of the tournament. It will be hosted in Malmö, Sweden. The 13,700-seat Malmö Arena will be the main venue, with the smaller Malmö Isstadion the secondary venue. It begins on December 26, 2013, and will end with the gold medal game being played on January 5, 2014. Canada after missing our on a medal in Ufa, Russia will look to reclaim their destiny as the world’s top hockey nation. We have the entire schedule for the tournament here. Our day by day proposed itinerary with proposed included games is here.
We are experienced European custom spot tour operators who have been conducting sport tours to Sweden for the last 18 years. Visit our website to see the various tours that we provide year round.


2014 Tournament Groups and Format
The ten teams that have qualified for the tournament have been divided into two groups of five. The preliminary round will see each team play the other four teams in their group. The top four teams in each group after the preliminary round advance to the quarterfinals. The last place team in each group play in the best fo three relegation round. The four quarterfinal winners will meet in the semi-finals. The semi-final winners play for gold and the losers play for bronze. All tournament games will be played at the new Malmo Arena (capacity 13,000) or at the Malmo Isstadion (capacity 5,800). We have the entire tournament schedule here. Our day by day proposed itinerary with proposed included games is here.



2014 Tournament Video

The 2014 World Juniors official video
announcing the tournament in Malmo
is located on the left.


 



 

Notes On The Proposed Itinerary
The games listed are based on the tournament schedule we have here. Although we do not anticipate any changes, our itinerary is subject to change to accomodate any game changes. We will miss the first Canadian game as the tours depart from Canada on December 26th so that people can spend Christmas at home. We do offer options to go earlier or to stay later than the group and can include a ticket to the first Canadian game.
Our group will be flying into Copenhagen and will make the short transfer across the Oresund Bridge to your centrally located downtown Malmo four stars hotel. Please find below a detailed preliminary itinerary followed by a summary of what is included in the package.


"Polar Bear Fans Tour" Proposed Itinerary To Malmo 2014
Day 1, Thursday, December 26
Arrive at the airport in Canada or the U.S.A. and check in
Depart from Canada or the U.S.A. for Copenhagen, Denmark

Day 2, Friday, December 27
Arrive at the airport in Copenhagen,Denmark
Pick up your baggage and clear immigration
Meet your local tour representative who will be with the group for the entire duration of the tour
Meet tour bus and driver and depart for the hotel
Arrive and check in to your central Malmo hotel and freshen up
Enjoy a welcome dinner and info session
Evening free in Malmo

Day 3, Saturday, December 28
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning guided sightseeing tour of Malmo by bus
Free time in downtown Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Isstadion (13:00)
Tickets included to USA vs Slovakia (13:30)
Tickets included to Canada vs Czech Republic (17:30)
Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner included at a restaurant or at the hotel
Evening free in Malmo

Day 4, Sunday, December 29
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning depart for a full day trip to Copenhagen, Denmark
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Copenhagen by bus
Afternoon free in Copenhagen for lunch on own, sightseeing and shopping
Afternoon guided sightseeing tour of Frederiksborg Castle
Free time for dinner on own in downtown Copenhagen
Evening meet your bus and return to Malmo

Day 5, Monday, December 30
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Free time in downtown Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Isstadion (13:00)
Tickets included to Czech Republic vs Germany (13:30)
Tickets included to Canada vs Slovakia (17:30)

Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner on own
Evening free in Malmo

Day 6, Tuesday, December 31 – New Years Eve
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Free time in downtown Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Isstadion (13:00)
Tickets included to Czech Republic vs Slovakia (13:30)
Tickets included to Canada vs USA (17:30)

Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
New Year's Eve dinner included with entertainment
Enjoy the local fireworks display at midnight

Day 7, Wednesday, January 1
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Free day in Malmo, lunch on own
Optional visit to the Victoria Spa and Saunas (not included)
Dinner on own
Evening free

Day 8, Thursday, January 2 – Quarter Final Games
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning free in Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Isstadion (11:00).
Quarter Final Game # 1  A2 vs B3  (12:00)

Quarter Final Game # 2  A1 vs B4  (17:00)

We have secured seats at the Malmo Isstadion for the Quarterfinals’ which include the top two teams in Canada’s group A. We expect that Canada will finish in the top two in their group and be in one of these two games but there is no guarantee. If Canada should finish third or fourth they will play at the Malmo Arena where we do not have tickets. There is also a very remote chance that Canada may finish fifth in their group and may be in the relegation round for which we do not have tickets included.

Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner on own
Evening free in Malmo

Day 9, Friday, January 3
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning departure for a day trip to the coastal area north of Malmo
Arrive in Landskrona and visit the Landskrona Citadell
Transfer to Helsingborg
Lunch included in Sofiero Castle
Free time in Helsingborg to shop and sightsee on own
Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner on own
Evening free in Malmo

Day 10, Saturday, January 4 – Semi Final Games
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning free in Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Arena (14:00)
Tickets included to both semi-final games
Semi Final Game # 1 (15:00)
Semi Final Game # 2 (19:00)

Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner on own
Evening free in Malmo


Day 11, Sunday, January 5 – Final Games
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Morning free in Malmo to sightsee, shop and have lunch on own
Meet your bus and depart for the Malmo Arena (14:00)
Tickets included to both medal games
Bronze Medal Game (15:00)
Gold Medal Game (19:00)

Tournament closing ceremonies
Meet the bus and return to downtown Malmo
Dinner on own
Evening free in Malmo

Day 12, Monday, January 6
Buffet breakfast included at the hotel
Check out of the hotel
Meet your bus and transfer to the Copenhagen Airport
Arrive at the airport and check in
Depart Copenhagen for Canada or the U.S.A.
Arrive in Canada or the U.S.A.


Proposed Itinerary Summary
Azorcan Tour Includes
Return airfare from Canada gateways to Copenhagen, Denmark
Hotel accommodation in central Malmo
    4 star hotels with single, double or triple occupancy
Bus transportation for all transfers, games and events
Sightseeing tours as outlined in the itinerary
    (Malmo, Copenhagen, Fredriksborg Castle, Ladskrona, Helsingborg)
Breakfast daily plus some additional meals as listed in the itinerary
New Years Eve dinner and entertainment
All-inclusive travel insurance (Canadian residents only)
Quality tickets to all games listed in the itinerary
Assistance of a local and Azorcan staff members
All taxes and fees
Azorcan “Polar Bear Fans” tour special tournament gift
Azorcan "Polar Bear Fans" tour guide loaded with information

Azorcan Tour Proposal Does Not Include
Beverages at lunch or dinners
Meals not included in the itinerary
Gratuities for guides and bus driver
Free time activities
Optional tours
Tickets to other optional matches


Group Tour Manager And Contact
Azorcan Tour Contact
With 20 years of European sports group travel experience, Azorcan invites you to join us as we cheer on Canada in Malmo, Sweden. We were there with a group in 2007 when Canada won gold in the Czech Republic and we look forward to celebrating a golden moment again. I look forward to sharing this once in a lifetime experience with you in Sweden.

Paul Almeida, Tour Manager
Tel: 780.906.7110
Contact Paul

 

2014 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Canada games in red. See our proposed itinerary for all 12 included games.

December 26, 2013

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
13:30
Malmo Isstadion
1
Germany vs Canada
B
15:00
Malmo Arena
2
Norway vs Russia
A
17:30
Malmo Isstadion
3
Czech Republic vs USA
B
19:00
Malmo Arena
4
Switzerland vs Sweden

December 27, 2013

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
15:00
Malmo Isstadion
5
Slovakia vs Germany
B
17:30
Malmo Arena
6
Finland vs Norway

December 28, 2013

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
13:30
Malmo Isstadion
7
USA vs Slovakia
B
15:00
Malmo Arena
8
Sweden vs Finland
A
17:30
Malmo Isstadion
9
Canada vs Czech Republic
B
19:00
Malmo Arena
10
Russia vs Switzerland

December 29, 2013

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
15:00
Malmo Isstadion
11
Germany vs USA
B
17:30
Malmo Arena
12
Norway vs Sweden

December 30, 2013
Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
13:30
Malmo Isstadion
13
Czech Republic vs Germany
B
15:00
Malmo Arena
14
Russia vs Finland
A
17:30
Malmo Isstadion
15
Canada vs Slovakia
B
19:00
Malmo Arena
16
Switzerland vs Norway

December 31, 2014

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
A
13:30
Malmo Isstadion
17
Slovakia vs Czech Republic
B
14:00
Malmo Arena
18
Sweden vs Russia
A
17:30
Malmo Isstadion
19
USA vs Canada
B
18:00
Malmo Arena
20
Finland vs Switzerland

January 1, 2014 - New Year's Day - No Games Today

January 2, 2014 - Quarterfinals and Relegation
*
Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
REL 1
11:00
Malmo Arena
21
A5 vs B5
QF 1
12:00
Malmo Isstadion
22
A2 vs B3
QF 2
14:30
Malmo Arena
23
B2 vs A3
QF 3
17:00
Malmo Isstadion
24
A1 vs B4
QF 4
19:30
Malmo Arena
25
B1 vs A4

January 3, 2014 -
Relegation
Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
REL 2
13:30
Malmo Isstadion
26
B5 vs A5

January 4, 2014 - Semi Finals**

Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
SEMI 1
15:00
Malmo Arena
27
W 22 vs W 23
SEMI 2
19:00
Malmo Arena
28
W 24 vs W 25

January 5, 2014 - Finals and Relegation***
Group
Time
Venue
Game No.
Opponents
REL 3
12:00
Malmo Isstadion
29
A5 vs B5 - if required
BRONZE
15:00
Malmo Arena
30
L 27 vs L 28
GOLD
19:00
Malmo Arena
31
W 27 vs W 28

* if Sweden plays a quarterfinal game it will be at the Malmo Arena at 19:30
** if Sweden plays a semi-final game it will be the 14:00 game

*** relegation is a best of three series so game in the 5th is only if required

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