The age group World Nordic Championships are contested every year and include all 3 Nordic disciplines. Athletes may not be more than 20 years old during the competition season (Jr. WSC) or 23 years old for the U23 World Ski Championships. Juniors compete in 3 individual events (Skiathlon, sprint, interval start) plus a 4 x mixed relay while U23 athletes compete in similar formatted individual events that include longer distances. Canada has won a number of medals at the Junior and U23 Championships, the most notable being a gold by Alex Harvey in the U23 Skiathlon at the 2011 Championships.
The 2017 FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Ski Championships
are held in Park City, Utah, in the United States from January 30th to February 5th.