Last year a very successful IRF rafting World Cup event was held in Yushu up on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.
It is a great location for rafting with fairly easy logistics and varied options for different levels of rafting. And the region itself has great potential as a tourist destination with plenty of interesting . . . → continue reading . . . Looking for rafting company to add Yushu on the Tibetan plateau, China, as their next travel location
A reminder to all who are intending to race at the 2017 Euro Rafting Champs, which are being held in Borjomi, Georgia, from the 22 – 28 May – registration closes on the 15 April. So that is this Saturday!
You need to complete the registration form and send it in to the . . . → continue reading . . . ERC 2017 Registration closes in less than a week!
A Judges course will be run during the 2017 Euro Rafting Championship in Georgia. Anyone keen to do the course should email IRF Admin.
The details are:
Dates: 23 – 27 May (same dates as the ERC)
Place: Event Headquarters, ERC, Georgia
Cost: $US30 to be paid to Instructor on the first day of the . . . → continue reading . . . Judges course at ERC 2017
After a very successful World Cup event in Yushu last year other cities in China have been keen to hold a World Cup as well. This time it is the city of Guilin that have successfully applied to hold the event:
WHERE: Wupai River, Ziyuan County, Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China. (120km . . . → continue reading . . . Guilin World Cup, China 2017
Many of you have been waiting for this for years – a chance to go race on the Zambezi!
At last someone is making this happen and it is most likely to be a World Cup series event as well – meaning it will fit in with the minimum requirements that the IRF . . . → continue reading . . . A chance to race on the Zambezi!!!
Here is the information you’ve been waiting for – the details so you can start working out your travel plans, budgets and maybe a bit of tourism after the event!
WRC 2017 – Information letter #1
WRC 2017 – Championship Guidelines (includes some maps of the race sites)
Some of the key things . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2017 Information letter!
Are you ready for an adventure in Siberia, Russia, again?!!!
Before we give you the main information, read some impressions from last year’s forum.
The competition for participation in the second “Whitewater of Siberia” forum is started. It will be held . . . → continue reading . . . Calling participants for “Whitewater Of Siberia” Forum 2017
A reminder to all teams and national federations – the closing date for registration for the ERC is 15 April, which is in 3 weeks time!
Registration forms need to be sent in to the organisers and the IRF at the same time. The IRF needs to check and approve each team entry to . . . → continue reading . . . 3 weeks to closing date for ERC registration!
As March starts whistling past us, we’d like to draw your attention to upcoming activities on the IRF Guide Training & Education calendar (see full calendar for more details):
Last year the first ever Guide Training & Education (GTE) Conference was held in Austria. This year the Conference is to be held . . . → continue reading . . . Upcoming events
And here we are, lucky Europeans, blessed with the EC season. But before we begin to talk about what is waiting for us all this next season, let’s do a quick reminded of last season – there were 13 competitions in total, 7 R4 races and 9 R6 races, in 11 . . . → continue reading . . . EC 2017 – only use one team name throughout the whole season