What else to do in Vrbas and Tara regions

Soon rafters from around the world will be racing together again on the Vrbas and Tara Rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina! First they will be gathering in Banja Luka and then Foča in the Republic of Srpska. After a three year break from World Rafting Championships everyone is itching to get there and enjoy what is

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USAID BiH supports raft guides for safety at WRC 2022

Today, 24 candidates started their training for the IRF Guide Training & Education (GTE) raft guide qualification as part of the support that USAID BiH Sustainable Tourism Development Project has provided to the hosts of the 2022 World Rafting Championships (WRC). Following the course, all candidates will get the unique opportunity to support the official

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WRC 2022 – don’t forget your …

At last WRC 2022 is nearly here! Are you ready to raft the Vrbas and Tara? The long wait to travel and go rafting, to meet up with friends, new and old, to compete and have a good time, is soon to be over! It is hard to believe it has been three years since

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65 teams registered for World Rafting Champs 2022

With registration recently closing we can now confirm that 65 teams have registered for the 2022 World Rafting Championships being held in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from the 25 May to the 1 June. These 65 teams will represent 22 countries from around the world in men’s and women’s divisions and in Under 19, Under

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Team information updates for WRC 2022

Here are the team information updates for the IRF World Rafting Championship 2022 on the Vrbas and Tara Rivers in May. This extra information will help teams with their planning for the trip to the WRC in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH. Registration In this second Team Information letter teams will find information to assist them

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WRC 2022 team entry deadline fast approaching

The official World Rafting Championships WRC 2022 team entry closing date coming up fast. All teams should register sooner rather than later. With no official World Rafting Championships for the last two years, excitement is running high and a record number of teams is expected to attend the IRF 2022 World Rafting Championships! Team numbers

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World Rafting Championships 2022 confirmed – the vibrant Vrbas

After two years of obstacles and restrictions, the International Rafting Federation is excited to announce the World Rafting Championships location for 2022 has been confirmed by the Board of Directors. The IRF WRC 2022 will once again return to the vibrant blue waters of the Vrbas river in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

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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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Race Rules

Age divisions for World Rafting Champs 2021 confirmed

As announced earlier, the IRF has completed the renegotiation of contract dates for the World Rafting Championships (WRC) 2021 and 2022, that resulted in our rescheduling the 2020 China and 2021 Bosnia World Rafting Championship events.  These events were pushed back one year because of the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – as many

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