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
  • 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
  • “LIVE” event blogging – this page is live during IRF Category A and B events

Recent raft race news

Return to Tara Canyon

Are you ready to return to Tara Canyon?

On a mission to win more medals, the Russian Rafting Federation sent teams to make a return to Tara Canyon to compete in the Tara Cup 2021. The stunning Tara Canyon forms 36kms of the border between Montenegro and Republika Srpska in Bosnia & Herzegovina. It was here that the 2009 IRF World Rafting Championship

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Top national teams to Vrbas

World Cup 2021 brings top national teams to Vrbas

The IRF World Cup 2021 Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina brought top national teams to Vrbas river! From 18 – 21 June this year, Republika Srpska once again hosted the Rafting World Cup. Rafting Klub Kanyon were the formidable hosts that all rafters have known for decades as the home of rafting in eastern Europe.

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Rohozec Cup 2021 - Marťas Šálek a

Sunshine, smiles and reward at Rohozec Cup 2021

Last weekend’s Rohozec Cup 2021 in České Vrbné, Czechia, tested the most experienced rafting competitors. During these times of  coronavirus, quality raft races are limited. In České Budějovice, everything turned around for the positive. A large number of Czech crews took part in Rohozec Cup 2021. After all, this event wasn’t just a Czech Cup,

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