Tomorrow the big dogs take the field as Canada faces Japan and the US meets Australia. The remaining teams/divisions will play their opening games today as well. Thirty nations will be represented in this year's championships:
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bermuda, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Iroquois, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, and WalesThis field includes every full member nation, five associate member nations, and no emerging nations.
Associate member nations not participating:
Belgium, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Thailand, and Turkey
Emerging nations include:
Armenia, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Estonia, Ethiopia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Lithuania, Namibia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, and Uganda
Unfortunately no games are scheduled to be televised. However, you can watch the games online for a fee.