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


Cornisa Rafting Euro Cup 2023

#Cornisa EC has reached third edition as a fun and entertaining event! Live music, live TV media full time coverage, fully catered event for the teams and a loud end race party complemented the 4 usual disciplines of Sprint, Head2Head, Slalom and Downriver. Special mention for the ~Take a Banana~ Race in which freshly combined

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Cornișa Cup 2021

Dear Rafting Family, This Saturday, September 16th, there will be the Cornisa Rafting Euro Cup on the only artificial course in Romania. If you wish to join the organizers are very happy to welcome you with a nice racing package: Free transfers from Suceava Airport SCV Free breakfast, coffee & sweets corner and lunch for

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European Rafting Championship 2023 Czechia – It’s a wrap!

From August 21st to August 28th 2023, the heart of Europe, Czechia, played host to one of the most thrilling and competitive events in the world of water sports – the European Rafting Competition. This week-long extravaganza brought together teams from all corners of Europe to test their mettle in various categories and disciplines of

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