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Newsletter - July 2015
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Appeal to teams attending WRC 2015!!!
Posted: 23 Aug 2015 09:48 PM

We need your teams to answer Nada’s (IRF Media Rep) emails!!!!

To grow our sport we need to promote it! And one of the ways is to write articles about the teams, the events, river trips, guide courses and other interesting happenings.

This helps the teams too as it promotes their own profiles.

. . . → continue reading . . . Appeal to teams attending WRC 2015!!!


Membership Fees up to date?
Posted: 23 Aug 2015 08:23 PM

Please check that your IRF membership fees are up to date.

If your teams are going to compete at the 2015 WRCs you need to be up to date with your fees! Or you will not be allowed to compete!

Take a look at “How to calculate your IRF fees for 2015 . . . → continue reading . . . Membership Fees up to date?

IRF Congress 2015
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 08:13 PM

The IRF will be holding its 2015 Congress at the location and time of the World Rafting Champs in Sukabumi, Indonesia (29 Nov – 8 Dec).

The Congress will extend over 2 meetings. The exact dates will be confirmed once the detailed schedule has been finalised but they will be some time between the . . . → continue reading . . . IRF Congress 2015

EC R6 Italy – Paddling in the valley of castles
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 04:01 AM

Aosta valley in Italy is a small paradise. The many castles on the slopes of the Alpine mountains, small villages and narrow streets are divine. The river Dora Baltea flows through the valley and is fantastic. And so, at last, we had an EC in Italy!

This event was also part of the national . . . → continue reading . . . EC R6 Italy – Paddling in the valley of castles

Judges Course during WRC 2015
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 01:54 AM

Dates: 29 Nov – 8 Dec (same dates as the WRC)

Place: Event Headquarters,

Cost: $US30 to be paid to Instructor on the first day of the course. This is a once off payment.

Schedule and what is expected of you:

29 Nov, 9am to 12am – attend Judges Orientation Workshop with all Judges and Jury . . . → continue reading . . . Judges Course during WRC 2015


The first positive doping test in IRF history
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 10:18 PM
By Michael Lindberg – Head of IRF’s Anti-doping Committee

The result of a doping sample carried out on the 17th of May 2015 during the National Rafting Championships in Serbia was an adverse analytical finding showing the presence of a prohibited substance.

Full article



Points for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc … needing a change?
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 12:27 AM

When racing Sprint, Head to Head, Slalom and Downriver the points distribution is weighted quite heavily to the top three teams, with the winning team getting the giants share. It has been proposed to reduce that distribution so that the overall points will be closer and make the overall title more exciting.

This is . . . → continue reading . . . Points for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc … needing a change?

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