Introduction to Para Raft Racing
The IRF recognises the needto make raft racing available to as wide a number of people as possible.
Therefore a Para Rafting Committee was appointed in October 2020 to direct and approve the process of finalising the Rules, Codes and Classification Systems for Para Raft Racing. The committee consists of a wide range of extremely well-qualified participants who through personal experience are well acquainted with the unique challenges faced by the adaptive rafting community including former Para-Olympians, global para sports policy writers and para rafters.
The comprehensive policies and procedures are now available to guide member nations and organisations in setting up and running Para Rafting events. In addition, these documents will guide them and their athletes through the necessary classification procedures.
Para Rafting is run in accordance with the rules, regulations, policies and requirements set out in the following documents:
- IRF Race Rules
- IRF Para Rafting Overview & Race Rules
- IRF Para Rafting Classification Code (Classification Code)
- IRF Para Rafting Classification Procedure
- IRF Para Rafting Competitor Physical Diagnosis Form
- IRF Para Rafting Classification & Points Allocation Form
- IRF Para Rafting Classification Card
- IRF Para Rafting Team Safety Form
- IRF Para Rafting Safety Guidelines
- IRF Para Rafting Protest Form
Recent para rafting news
ANO TSAFKST “Energy of Life”, together with the Russian Rafting Federation’s (RRF) Para Rafting committee, held the first Russian Para Rafting Championship from October 24 to 25, 2020, on the Belaya River, Khamyshki village, in the Republic of Adygea. The event was held within the framework of the “Pararafting without Borders” project and the All-Russian
In the hospitable Republic of Adygea on the beautiful and difficult river Belaya, from October 22nd to November 4th a large and significant event in Russian rafting took place – Interralli-Belaya. It included several competitions: the Cup of Russia, and the National Russian Championship U24 and U20, forming part of the Russian national selections. The
Recognising that we are stronger together, the Ukrainian Rafting Federation (URF), founded in 2009, are the most recent member to join the IRF rafting family. The URF joins the All Ukraine Rafting Federation (AURF) as our second provisional member federation from Ukraine. The IRF will be working with the two rafting federations to help unify