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.
By invitation from the SportAccord, Eric Beaudreau, First Vice-President and Chair of Sport and Competition, represented the International Rafting Federation at a three-day Forum for International Sports Federations held on November 13-15, at the Olympic Capital of Lusanne, Switzerland. SportAccord is a global sports event
We are pleased to announce the recent hire for an Administrative Secretary position at the International Rafting Federation. In this role, Adam Bass (age 37) from Boise, Idaho, USA, is excited to “aid and support IRF programs and participants”. Adam has a diverse range of
We are happy to announce an IRF GTE workshop and assessment scheduled to be held on the Dranses River in France from March 18 to 22, 2024. This is a great opportunity for river guides in France and the surrounding regions to obtain an IRF