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Olympic Match: Cheer on Czechia

Date: 12 February 2022 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Venue: Czech Embassy

The Czech Embassy will host the most anticipated hockey match of the 2022 Olympic Games, the Czech Republic versus the Russian Olympic Committee, on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 8 am.

Former 15 NHL season Boston Bruins center David Krejčí will lead the hockey team in Beijing. The 24-man hockey crew also includes NHL veterans Chicago Balckhawks’ Michael Frolík, St. Louis Blues’ Vladimír Sobotka, and Calgary Flames’ Roman Červenka. Come cheer for the powerhouse lineup inside the Embassy’s main hall on the big screen!

Show your spirit, enjoy Czech beer, practice your ice-hockey skills in our outside "arena," and compete in trivia to win trading cards autographed by Washington Capitals’ defenseman Michal Kempný. Current NHL players are not participating in the Olympic Games 2022.


Date: February 12, 8 am (Doors open at 8 am and doors close at 8:30 am)

Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

RSVP required

ATTIRE: Casual. Dress warm if you want to practice your skills outside.

Embassy Policy: By registering, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists by attending this event on the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic. You and any family members and guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Czech Republic or any of their diplomats, staff, contractors, affiliates, employees, agents, or volunteers liable for any illness, injury, or death. The Embassy of the Czech Republic disclaims and excludes any and all liability for any loss, injury, or damage, alleged to have been suffered by or as a result of or otherwise on its premises.

To enter, you must wear a mask and show proof of vaccination. At its discretion, the Embassy may take your temperature upon arrival. No large bags are allowed. Small purses may be checked as you pass through security for entrance. RSVP confirmation and photo ID required.

Parking: Non-metered parking is available on Spring of Freedom Street and Tilden Street.

Closest Metro: The Embassy is about a 15-20 minute walk from the Van Ness Metro Station.