Racing rafts in all corners of the globe for over 20 years

Raft racing is the sport of competitive rafting within the definitions of raft race rules.

  • Events – full list of all upcoming events; includes links to previous events
  • Race Rules – the official raft race rules. Reviewed annually by national members
  • Age Divisions – the official age divisions for the raft racing year. Updated annually
  • Para Rafting – the official rules, classification code and processes for para raft racing
  • Judging – the official processes, templates and procedures for judging to international standards
  • Race Results – results from all IRF raft races
  • Bidding for new events – templates and processes for how to host an IRF sanctioned raft race
  • Anti-Doping – the IRF is commited to clean sport
  • World Rafting Championships History – how the IRF WRC became the world recognised event it is today
  • Teams – links to current and recently active teams
  • World Rafting Champs – official Facebook page for the World Rafting Championships
  • World Rafting Champs – official Instagram profile for the World Rafting Championships
  • “LIVE” event blogging – this page is live during IRF Category A and B events

Recent raft race news


California Poppies give us their WRC roundup

by Chloe Tippett “THE FORMATION OF THE CALIFORNIA POPPIES” I GREW UP on the river. My parents met 30 years ago as guides and raised me and my brother as whitewater kids. Today, our family owns a rafting company, Coloma Lotus Whitewater. Growing up I had a vague awareness that raft racing was a thing.

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Euro Cup in Priboj, Serbia

On Saturday, September 17, the “Aleksa Kojadinović” Memorial Rafting Competition and Euro Cup was held in Priboj on the Lim River, in the R4 category in all four disciplines (slalom, sprint, parallel sprint, downhill). Four teams took part: SRK Bosna Zenica from the town of the same name, Lim Lučice from Prijepolje, SU Soko Lim

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The organiser had somethings to say about the event: “Last sunday, 11th of september, the Basque Association of Beach Tennis and Minority Sports, the Basque Rafting section, organized in Itxassou, in France, French Basque Country the I.Basque Country Championship of Rafting (Downriver). There we went 8 young from to do a rafting race, the I.

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