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WRC 2022 Bosnia
Racing

Registration now open for WRC 2022 Bosnia

National Member federations are now invited to register their teams for WRC 2022 Bosnia The International Rafting Federation welcomes all national members to submit entry forms for their teams who have met national selection criteria for the IRF World Rafting Championshops 2022. Event details: Dates: 25 May – 01 June 2022 Host: Rafting Klub Kanjon

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WRC 2022 Age Divisions
Race Rules

How to work out your WRC 2022 Age Division for WRC Bosnia 2022

National selections coming up and not sure which WRC 2022 Age Division you are? Use the handy checklist below to work out your eligible age divisions. Age Divisions are how the IRF separates competitors into groups of similar capabilities by age. The IRF uses four divisions: Junior (U19), Youth (U23), Open, and Masters (40+). WRC

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Bid applications for WRC 2023
Para Rafting

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. The IRF World Rafting Championships includes Youth, Junior,

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WRC 2022 travel and covid compliance
Racing

Get your travel and COVID compliant advice for WRC 2022 Bosnia here

Everyone is excited about the return to World Rafting Championships (WRC). But WRC 2022 will be different to all other WRCs – travel and COVID-19 compliance now go hand-in-hand. Below we set out where the competition will be, how to get there and how to stay compliant with the current Bosnian health and travel restrictions.

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Cornișa Cup 2022
Racing

A credible Euro Cup destination for Cornișa Cup 2021

By Mihai Mares We are happy to introduce to you Romania as the newest european country with an artificial whitewater channel! And just last week we held the Cornișa Cup 2021 on its waters. After six years of planning and construction and careful safety assessments Cornișa AquaPark and Sports opened its pumps for tourists in

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WRC 2022 Bosnia
Racing

World Rafting Championships 2022 confirmed – the vibrant Vrbas

After two years of obstacles and restrictions, the International Rafting Federation is excited to announce the World Rafting Championships location for 2022 has been confirmed by the Board of Directors. The IRF WRC 2022 will once again return to the vibrant blue waters of the Vrbas river in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

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IRF GAISF Observer Status renewed
IRF

IRF GAISF Observer status renewed for two years

A message from IRF President, Joe Willis Jones: GAISF Council renews the IRF GAISF Observer Status for another two years To our IRF member organisations, rafting clubs, athletes, associates, officials, coaches, and friends: It gives me great pleasure to announce the news that the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council has recently voted

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Dracula Race bites EC 2021
Racing

Euro Cup 2021 Rafting Series winners announced

Ibar Euro Cup, which was held in Ušće on the Ibar River in Serbia, was the final Euro Cup 2021 event in the series.  Pre-pandemic times we’d have seen anywhere between 9 and 12 Euro Cup events happening through the year. Despite the restrictions the Euro Cup 2021 saw eight events being held, four events

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Argentina National
Racing

More action to come in the Argentina National Series

The 2nd race in the Argentina National Rafting Championship was successfully held on the Atuel River on the 25 and 26 September. There were 23 teams competing with paddlers coming from Buenos Aires, Bariloche (Río Negro), Alumine and Villa Peuhenia de Neuquén, Potrerillos and Mendoza capital and the hosts of San Rafael. The two divisions

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