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When and where is the event taking place?
In late November/early December 2018, at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Exact dates still to be confirmed.

What is the competition?
It's the biggest event in hockey, and with 16 teams it's even bigger than the 12-team Olympic games. The event only comes around once every four years it will be the biggest one-off international team event in India in 2018 - not just in hockey but in any sport.

Who's playing?
India have already qualified as hosts, and the remaining 15 teams will qualify in the coming months.

Can I meet the players?
We fully anticipate that supporters can meet some of the players for signatures and selfies in our exclusive autograph sessions. This is not yet confirmed and details will follow in due course.

Where can I stay?
With Kalinga Stadium only 5km from downtown Bhubaneswar there’s lots of accommodation available in close vicinity to the venue, ranging from 5 star hotels to more affordable options. Please find the Odisha Tourism website for the hotel details: http://www.odishatourism.gov.in/

Which days are most popular?
India fixtures, weekends and the finals are likely to see the highest demand.

Who helps put on these events?
The Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup is an FIH (International Hockey Federation) event, hosted by Hockey India.