- Organisation hosting event: NZ Rafting Association
- Race Director: Tim Marshall
- Event Director: Nick Thurston
- Event Administration: Raewyn Larcombe
- Info letter 1 – Jan 2013: English or Spanish
- Info letter 2 – March 2013: English
- Registration Form
- Survey each team thinking of coming must complete
- Info letter 3 – May 2013: English
- Event Fees: please refer to the above information letters and / or the official website for registration and other fees to be paid to the event organisers as well as how to make these payments.
- IRF Fees: all members must be up to date with their fees due to the IRF. Established Members is $500 for 2013. Ordinary Members are to pay $200 / open team and $100 / Youth, Junior & Masters teams that attends the WRC event. Please contact IRF Admin as to how to pay these fees.
- New Judges workshop -
- Anyone wishing to do this workshop and become and IRF certified Judge please contact IRF Admin.
- Cost US$30
- Meet 9am on the 13th (venue to be announced)
- Workshop runs all day on the 13 and 14 with an exam at the end of the day on the 14
- Then these new Judges will work alongside the experienced Judges for the rest of the Youth / Junior WRC event.
- Final assessment and certification concluded after Downriver.
Head Judge – Peter Micheler – Germany (Peter has been involved with this event from the start because he lives in the region for a few months of each year and therefore knows the people, the rivers, the region and is familiar with how things work there. He was also part of the scouting trip and during the summer months has been working with the organisers to improve issues that were raised in reports from the Pre-event.
Jury Member 1: Goran Lolic – BiH
Jury Member 2 for Youth/ Junior: Dirk Ladiges – Netherlands
Jury Member 2 for Open. Masters: Petra Plecita – Czech Rep.
- Judge Liason:
- Official Judges: (12)
- Youth / Junior – Petra (Czech); Open/ Masters – Dirk (NLD)
- Alex Pastir (BiH)
- Amalia Yunita (Indonesia)
- Pieter Bekkers (Netherlands)
- Open/Masters – Christian Hollinger (Austria)
- Peter Krepps (Germany)
- Purjakov, Boris (Serbia)
- Milan Lovrenčič (Slovenia)
- Emilia Begunova (Bulgaria)
- Alexander Kozlov (Russia)
- Christian Romero (Costa Rica)
- Kanat Karamursel (Turkey)
- Volunteer Judges
- Janko Tavčar (Slovenia)
- Ganka Stancheva (Bulgaria)
- Uros Lovrenčič (Slovenia)
- Emil Begunov (Bulgaria)
- Kianoosh Mehrabi (Iran)
- Bert Kanora (Belgium)
- NZ Judges (NZ)
- Open Men:
- Open Women :
- Masters Men:
- Masters Women:
- Junior Men:
- Junior Women:
- Youth Men:
- Youth Women:
TEAM’S CONTACTS: To let your fans, friends, family and other interested people know what is happening to your team during the event send me a link to your own facebook page, twitter or website and we will link it to the above list.
DAILY UPDATES: Will be posted during the event on the IRF’s facebook page, website and on twitter.
RESULTS: Will be posted on the website with a link from here
CONGRESS: There will be an IRF Congress during the WRC.
GUIDE TRAINING & EDUCATION: We hope to run a Workshop after the event.
MEDIA KIT: Information for media
- History of the International Rafting Federation – here
- General Info about IRF: The IRF is a non-profit organisation which seeks to unite rafters from around the world. This is done through competitions, recreational rafting and conservation.The IRF has a 10 man BOD and a number of Sub-committees which run its affairs. The sub-committees are Sport & Competition, Guide Training & Education, Recreational Rafting and Conservation, Media & Marketing and International Relations. The members of these committees are from all over the world, representing rafting from all corners and continents.
- IRF World Rafting Champs - History and disciplines of the WRC - here
- Official organisers media link
- Press: here and on our facebook page
- Photos and videos: here and on our facebook page
Pre-Worlds 2012 (19 – 21 Oct 2012)
You can follow the action on our facebook page and the official event facebook page or on the official event website. Plus Live Blog running during the races. Sportscene is also in attendance so keep an eye on their website too.