Anti Doping

WADA Prohibited Substances list recently updated, effective January 1, 2024.

The IRF is a proud signatory of WADA (the world anti-doping agency), one of the most important steps to maintaining our international recognition as the legitimate world governing body for rafting. As a signatory of WADA we support the Natural Training Movement, #NaturallsEnough.   “Building fitness and strength is a journey, and it’s essential to be

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2024 R4 World Rafting Championship is confirmed in Bosnia and Herzegovina

We are pleased to announce that Bosnia-Herzegovina will be hosting the 2024 WRC. The IRF was in communications with China as a potential host for 2024, but the China organizers decided to postpone hosting to a future year because of financial limitations due to a national economic downturn. After searching for a replacement host, the

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International Rafting Cup – Argentina 2023

The Argentine Rafting Association (AARaft) is pleased to call all rafters to participate in the “International Rafting Cup” that will be held on November 24, 25 and 26 of this year on the Manso River, Town of Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro. Making an economic effort at the organizational level, and to guarantee the greatest

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IRF R4 ’’VRBAS CUP 2023’’

The Republic of Srpska Rafting Federation and Rafting club “KANJON” invites all Rafting Teams for the IRF R4 Rafting National Race “Vrbas Cup 2023” Bosnia and Herzegovina. Races will be held on river Vrbas – city of Banja Luka in R4 Open men and R4 Open women category, in discipline Downriver according to IRF Race

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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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Calling All The Rafters: European Rafting Championship in Czechia!

Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled event of a lifetime! The European Rafting Championship is set to take place in the captivating landscapes of Czechia from the 21st to the 27th of August 2023. Rafters from all over Europe are invited to compete in this thrilling event, showcasing their skills on challenging rapids while experiencing the

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Tara Cup 2023 – Downriver

The Tara Cup is always exciting and challenging rafting competition, and the 2023 edition of the tournament was no exception. This year’s competition featured teams from two countries – Bosnia and Russia – all vying for the coveted title of Tara Cup champions. The discipline for this year’s competition was downriver, which is widely regarded

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World Cup Series 2023 – Banja Luka, Bosnia

The World Cup Rafting series recently visited Banja Luka, Bosnia from June 2nd until June 4th. 19 national teams participated in this exciting event, making it an amazing showcase of rafting talent. The organization of the event was top-notch and everything went smoothly, making it a great success. With all aspects of the competition being

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