The International Rafting Federation (IRF) is recognised as the legitimate world governing body for rafting. Since 1997, we assist the global rafting community – sport, recreational, commercial, environmental and sustainability organisations – to advance all avenues and concerns of rafting.

We are a non-profit, democratic, global affiliation of national federations and sporting entities. Together we are responsible for fostering fair, credible and legitimate international rafting competition at all levels, and leading in raft guide standards the world over.

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Dear Rafting Family – We offer you a job!

Dear Rafting Family! We invite you to became part of our working family! In order to make the IRF an even better organization, even more there for our rafters all around the world, we need your help! The International Rafting Federation is looking for someone

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IRF R4 ’’TARA CUP 2023’’

The Republic of Srpska Rafting Federation and Rafting center “TARA–RAFT” invites all Rafting Teams for the IRF R4 Rafting National Race “Tara Cup 2023“ Bosnia and Herzegovina. Races will be held on river Tara – city of Foča in R4 Open men and R4 Open

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