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World Championship d3
- League status: Active
- Administered by: IIHF
- Year of start: 2003
- WWW: http://www.iihf.com/
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The teams play a single round-robin series. Each team plays each opponent once.
The winner of the event will be promoted to Division II Group B.
- 2017-2018: Georgia
- 2016-2017: Luxembourg
- 2015-2016: Turkey
- 2014-2015: North Korea
- 2013-2014: Bulgaria
- 2012-2013: South Africa
- 2011-2012: Turkey
- 2010-2011: Israel
- 2009-2010: Ireland
- 2009-2010: North Korea
- 2008-2009: New Zealand
- 2007-2008: North Korea
- 2006-2007: New Zealand
- 2005-2006: Iceland
- 2004-2005: Mexico
- 2003-2004: Iceland
- 2002-2003: New Zealand
- Pretorius Garners Best Goalie Award at 2018 IIHF Division III World Championships (27 May 2018)
- WC Div 3Q: Turkmenistan earns promotion to Division III (01 Mar 2018)
- Charl Pretorius makes South African national team for 2016 IIHF World Championships (15 Mar 2016)
- 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship program (02 Jun 2014)
- Bulgaria wins promotion to Division IIB (15 Apr 2014)
IHWC Division III without Bosnia
Bosnia and Herzegovina won't travel to Sofia to compete in IHWC Division III, scheduled 10-16 April.
Because of the short notice in communication, tournament format won't change and all Bosnia games will count as forfeited.
The other teams will be divided in two groups with cross-over semi-finals and placement games.
Bulgaria, Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong will play in Group A and Georgia, Luxembourg, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates in Group B.
Georgia is back
Georgia will re-enter the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship program and play in Division III.(19 Sep 2013)