Beneficiaries & Legacy – Ontario Hockey Federation

2023 IIHF World Junior Championship –
50/50 Beneficiaries and Legacy


The World Juniors 50/50 program helps ensure that the legacy of the tournament extends long past the gold medal game and will support critical local programs on and off the ice for years to come.

Proceeds from the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship 50/50 program will support organizations in your community that work towards greater safety and inclusiveness in and around hockey, including but not limited to diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives, and women’s & girls’ hockey programming.

The net proceeds from your purchase go to initiatives in your province, ensuring that you are directly contributing to meaningful change close to home.

With draws taking place throughout the tournament, you can contribute to the legacy that the World Juniors 50/50 will have in your province and support important initiatives taking place that help provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants on and off the ice.

Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws will go towards the following initiatives in each participating province.

Alberta: Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws in Alberta will be invested directly into grassroots initiatives in the province and increase the capacity of Hockey Alberta members to deliver a positive experience for all participants at the local level.

British Columbia: Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws in British Columbia will be invested directly into female hockey initiatives, including initiation programs.

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will benefit three areas: sexual violence education, including Sexual Violence New Brunswick, female hockey associations and additional diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives determined by Hockey New Brunswick and Hockey Nova Scotia.

Ontario: Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws in Ontario will be able to benefit a number of key initiatives, including support to families demonstrating financial need for hockey registration, funding for equipment for players and families, and education programs on gender identity and expression.

Saskatchewan: Proceeds from World Juniors 50/50 draws in Saskatchewan will support programs with minor hockey associations in the province.