Bid applications for WRC 2023

The IRF is accepting applications from potential hosts for the 2023 World Rafting Championships. This first step would be in the form of an “Intention to Bid” which would need to reach the IRF by the 31st December 2021.

Please contact IRF Admin for any further information.

WRC 2022 - JM H2H at ERC 2019The IRF World Rafting Championships includes Youth, Junior, Open and Masters World Championships.

The host chooses whether they would run R4 or R6. Sprint, Head-to-Head and Slalom should be on Class 2 or 3 rapids, with the Downriver for Open and Masters having at minimum one Class 4 rapid. The location needs to have good logistics and accommodation options. Sustainability is also an important priority.

The IRF is also open for applications for its following events:
– 2022 European Championships
– 2022 Para Rafting Championships
– 2023 European Championships
– 2024 World Rafting Championships