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The Australian Rafting Federation (ARF) is the governing body for the sport of competitive white water rafting in Australia.  Established in December 2000 to stage competition events and formalise Australian representation in international competition, the ARF are affiliated with the International Rafting Federation (IRF) who are the global body for the sport of Rafting.

White Water Rafting is one of the fastest growing adventure sports, with over 30 million people actively involved world wide. The IRF is currently made up of 35 member nations with representative teams participating in regular elite level competition.  We are delighted to have been selected to host the IRF R6 World Rafting Championship on our internationally acclaimed Tully River in May 2019 with the IRF Pre-World Championship in May 2018 serving as both a dress rehearsal and our ARF R6 National Championship and selection trials.  Around 700 or so competitors are expected to attend along with several thousand other supporters, spectators and other visitors drawn to the region by the event and the growing interest around it.  Another major function of the ARF is to help facilitate reform in the commercial Rafting Industry as well as promote competitive rafting within Australia to ensure its success long into the future.  As a community, we are committed to social inclusiveness and we also thank the traditional owners of the wild rivers we enjoy and acknowledge their elders; past, present and emerging.

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Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation
RIGHTI-O ROLE CALL >>>>>>
AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE
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Are your blades sharp and ready?
Have you been relentlessly training your "pa - tootie's " off in preparation for the :

AUSSIE NATIONAL TITLES ??

OCTOBER 5th/6th 2019
💪💪💪Bring your Brawn💪💪💪
(That's physical strength in contrast to intelligence 😂 for those that need a definition there 😂)

#raftersareyouready#raftersareawesome #cairns #barronriverrocks#addyoursponsorshere
Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation
Congrats to our Aussie Rafters who competed at the Outrigger National Changeover Championships last weekend ...45km Yorkeys Knob to Port Douglas.

Kris, Takeshi n Rhys paddled with Hekili to take out 2nd in the Open Mens category. Emma also raced the Hekili Club to take silver in the Open Women's category. Clare, Bec n Linda paddling with Mission Beach OCC had a great race n took the GOLD in the Open Women's category.

Well done crews, two silvers n a National Title is a great achievement 🙂
Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation shared a video.
IRF World Rafting Championship 2020 - Ziyuan, China
#AreYouReady?
22 - 30 August 2020 (arrive and depart dates)
Team registrations open in early 2020
#RaftersAreAwesome #StrongerTogether #internationalrafting #RiverFamily #WeAreIRF #irfwrc
#Ziyuan #China #whitewater #rafting #whitewaterrafting
Australian Rafting Federation
International Rafting Federation
IRF World Rafting Championship 2020 - Ziyuan, China #AreYouReady? 22 - 30 August 2020 (arrive and depart dates) Team registrations open in early 2020 #RaftersAreAwesome #StrongerTogether #internationalrafting #RiverFamily #WeAreIRF #irfwrc #Ziyuan #China #whitewater #rafting #whitewaterrafting
Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation shared a video.
The IRF 2019 Ziyuan (Pre-Worlds) Test Event is over and we're looking forward to next year's IRF World Rafting Championship! Are you?
More details released over the next couple of weeks!
#AreYouReady #RaftersAreAwesome #StrongerTogether #internationalrafting #RiverFamily #WeAreIRF
#Ziyuan #China #whitewater #rafting #whitewaterrafting
Australian Rafting Federation
IRF World Rafting Championships
The IRF 2019 Ziyuan (Pre-Worlds) Test Event is over and we're looking forward to next year's IRF World Rafting Championship! Are you? More details released over the next couple of weeks! #AreYouReady #RaftersAreAwesome #StrongerTogether #internationalrafting #RiverFamily #WeAreIRF #Ziyuan #China #whitewater #rafting #whitewaterrafting
Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation
Crocs on tour !
Freddie giving good luck blessings at the lantern festival and our
Aussie boys and girls on the river.

Those nice young lads even let the ladies go first! What fine young gents the Australian Rafting Federation have produced there!
Australian Rafting Federation
Australian Rafting Federation
15 seconds of fame from the famous Freddie files
Maaaaaate!
Australian Rafting Federation

Australian Rafting Federation

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