World Championship Ice Hockey returns to the Dumfries Ice Bowl tonight and all this week.
The Men's Under 18s World Championship features Great Britain, Croatia, Korea, Lithuania, Netherlands and Romania.
Team GB features two players with local connections; Jordan Crowe who played a season with the Solway Sharks before moving to Canada and Josh Grieveson who learned his hockey in Dumfries. They're on the ice tonight.
Team GB's under 18's Ice Hockey team have been training in Dumfries.
They've been preparing for the upcoming World Championships.
Some of the games are being held at the Ice Bowl at the end of March. It's also a boost for the council, which says the investment into the ice rink is paying off.
Dumfries is preparing for another international ice hockey event, just a few months after a big tournament in December.
The Under 18s world championship will be held at the Dumfries Ice Bowl in March, and businesses are already looking forward to the spin-offs.
Great Britain will be competing against Croatia, Korea, Lithuania, Netherlands and Romania in the event which will take place from the 24th to 30th of March.
In December Dumfries hosted the Under 20s championship.
World Championship Ice Hockey is returning to Dumfries.
The Ice Bowl will play host to the Men’s Under 18s World Championship in March.
The tournament will see countries including Great Britain, Croatia, Korea, Lithuania and the Netherlands compete over a six day period between 24 and 30 of March.
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Ice Hockey Development Officer Martin Grubb has been confirmed as the Head Coach for the national team.
The most recent International Ice Hockey Federation championship to take place in Dumfries, the Under 20s Category 1B tournament in December 2013, was hailed as a superb success by organisers.
Dumfries is celebrating after a successful ice hockey championship helped the town financially.
The Under 20s World Championship was held at the Dumfries Ice Bowl last week.
Figures now show that over £100,000 was spent on accommodation alone during the event.
Fiona McIlwraith reports.
Dumfries is celebrating after a successful ice hockey championship.
The under 21 world championship, which was held at the Dumfries Ice Bowl ended on Sunday.
Over a £100,000 was put into the local economy through accommodation alone, for the competing nations and their support staff.
The Ice Hockey World Championships taking place in Dumfries all this week are proving a huge success, according to organisers.
Hundreds of spectators have come to cheer on Great Britain's Under 20 team in their first two games.
Ryan Dollard has been at the Ice Bowl this afternoon to see how the sport has captured the imagination amongst locals.
Hockey's world famous 'The Stanley Cup' trophy has arrived in Dumfries.
It will take centre stage at Dumfries Ice Bowl as part of an exhibition commemorating '100 years of ice hockey in the UK' while the U20 World Championship takes place.
It will be on display from 12pm-5pm today, Wednesday 11 December.
Rod Stewart's ex-wife Rachel Hunter is in Dumfries to support her son Liam in a hockey tournament.
The 19-year-old is representing Great Britain in the under-20 Men's World Championship being held at the Ice Bowl.
She was supporting her son for their opening game against Italy on Monday night.
Team GB were beaten 4-3, but will have the chance to redeem themselves against Kazakhstan tonight.