In addition to the Latvian team in the tournament will be attended by youth teams (U-20) Switzerland and Russia (the hosts will be represented by two teams).

Head coach of Latvian national team Karlis Zirnis and his assistant Ronald Ozolins called to training camp for 27 players (3 goalkeepers, 10 defenders, 14 forwards). This will be the first preparatory stage for the Latvian youth to the world championship (U-20) in the first division group A.

Most representatives in the team of HC "liepāja" (7), HC Riga (6), seven players are already overseas in the Junior leagues in North America (NAHL, USHL, OHL), two in clubs of Switzerland and Germany.