The last time the Y17 girls’ championship was held, the tournament was played in Varkaus, Finland. Sweden became world champions after an exciting final against Russia which was decided only in overtime with a golden goal that gave Sweden the victory with 2-1.

This tournament is played in Sparbanken Lidköping Arena, Sweden December 3-5 and the participants must be born no earlier than 2004.

More information will be available here closer to the tournament.


The city of Lidköping is south of the south eastern part of Lake Vänern called Kinneviken. The city is divided into two parts by the river Lidan. The east side is called the old city and the west side the new city. In the new town square stands the statue of Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie. Lidköping received its first known city privileges on June 17, 1446, by Sweden’s then king, Kristofer of Bavaria, and thus became the first city on Lake Vänern.

Lidköping has a wide flora of industry and business.

Lidköping is also home town of the Swedish bandy champions Villa Lidköping BK. For the first time in Swedish bandy history, the club won the championship for both women and men the last season. The women beat Västerås SK in the final with 6-3 and the men won the final against AIK, Solna with 5-4.

39 736 people live in Lidköping municipality.

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