Caretta selected as mascot in 2007. The character and championship's graphic elements designed. The Turkey men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team of Turkey. The team is controlled by the Turkish Ice Hockey Federation, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. They first played at the World Junior Championship in 1998, mainly staying at the Division III level.
Turkey continued to compete in Division III of the IIHF World U20 Championships until 2009 where they did not participate in that year's tournament.
In 2010 Turkey returned to the World U20 Championships and hosted the Division III tournament in their capital Istanbul. In 2012 they finished fifth in the Division III tournament being held in Dunedin, New Zealand.