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


Rafting in Latvia – April 2023

We have competitions in water tourism that take place in Latvia. A race where anyone can compete with their own boat, no matter what it is. We put the most popular boats in one class, the others next to the others. The competition usually takes place over two days, but now more and more often

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16 teams have started the EC season in Romania on April 1st

And there is no April Fool`s Day prank in the above sentence ☺ Beginning of April marked the beginning of raft races on Europe`s natural rivers with the now at its sixth edition Dracula Race. 3 ladies teams and 13 men`s teams from Bosnia, UK and Romania raced over 2 days on the 40 cms

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European Rafting Cup Cunovo 2023

We are so happy to go back to an amazing rafting course Cunovo, Slovakia! European Rafting Cup Cunovo 2023 will be held in May and here’s more info! 👇👇👇 Date and location: 13.-14. May 2023 Cunovo – artificial course, Divoka voda area Bratislava 13.5.2023 – Slovak Rafting Championship (2.round) + Czech Rafting Cup (3.round) 14.5.2023

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