Diuring the preparation to the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship in Slovakia U18 Team Belarus will take part in the following competitions:
August 2016 - Exhibition games
02.08.2016 - Belarus U18 - HC «36 Skalica U18» - 8:2
09.08.2016 - Беларусь U18 - ХК "Тrinec U18" - 7:2
3-5.11.2016 - "Druzhba Cup" (Gomel, Belarus)
Participants: Belarus U18, Denmark U18, Germany U18, Slovakia U18.
December 2016 - Exhibition games
9-11.02.2017 - "Four Nations Cup"
Participants: Belarus U18, Denmark U18, Latvia U18, Norway U18.
2, 7 и 8 April, 2017 - exhibition game
13-23 April 2017 - 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship (Poprad, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia)
Group А: Finland U18, Canada U18, Slovakia U18, Switzerland U18, Latvia U18.
Group В: Switzerland U18, USA U18, Russia U18, Czech Republic U18, Belarus U18.
In 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship in top division won Latvia - 3:1 in the third and deciding game of the relegation series and saved the place in top devision.