The IIHF U18 World Championship was the 19th IIHF World U18 Championship and was hosted by Poprad and Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia. Champions : United States (10th title). League status: Active; Youth league: yes, U18 ; English name: IIHF World U18 Championship ; Administered by: IIHF ; Year of start: ; WWW. IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. In Cologne, Germany & Paris, France, May . Bringing Slovakia back on track more New duo for Latvia's U18.