Team and Athlete Information

Welcome to the IRF 2019 World Rafting Championships Powered by Experience Co. Over 35+ years of rafting is about to hit the Australian soil and we are ready to see who is going to Tame the Tully. The World Rafting Championships is a coming together of rafters from all over the world participating and competing in the toughest white water rapids.

The pinnacle event follows the much anticipated Pre Worlds 2018. The Rafting event is taking place in the heart of the Cassowary Coast Region, the Tully River.

Australia is looking forward to hosting such a thrilling world event and is sure to make it a memorable one. The peak event is a true celebration of the sport with national federations coming from around the globe. The event will feature international athletes competing in Open, Masters, U23 and U19 divisions through a combination of river rapids R6 ranging from Sprints, H2H, Slalom and Down River in one of the most iconic settings in Australia.

You will be able to find the most important information through this website which will assist you in planning, attending and being part of the event. Key contact information for related matters that will affect you are also within so please take your time to read it in full.

Team Registration

  • Registering your team is important to be part of this incredible event and we wouldn’t want you to miss out.

Registration includes the following for a rafting team of 7 members:

  • Raft
  • 7 Bibs
  • Food (Lunch and Dinner) for 8 days
  • Transport from Cairns Airport to Athletes Village (on nominated day)
  • Transport from Athletes Village to the River (on competition days)
  • Transport from Athletes Village to Cairns Airport (on nominated day)

Please note:

  • Team Registration must be completed by 15th of February 2019. 
  • Entry Payment must be completed by 1st of March 2019. 

Support Crew

  • We welcome support crews such as coaches and managers, however they are an additional cost. Included in their fee is the following:

    • Food (Lunch and Dinner) for 8 days
    • Transport from Cairns Airport to Athletes Village (on nominated day)
    • Transport from Athletes Village to the River (on competition days)
    • Transport from Athletes Village to Cairns Airport (on nominated day)

Athletes Village

  • Athletes will have the opportunity to book their accommodation in the incredible Athletes Village which will be located in the heart of the Tully. This will be an amazing luxury glamping set up surrounded with endless entertainment. The camping grounds is on a powered site with toilets and showers.

    The glamping accommodation is an additional cost.

    Each tent can sleep up to 4 athletes, support crew are also welcome to purchase and book their accommodation.

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  • Glamping fee includes the following:

      Set up and pack up of tent,  transport of tent,   blow up bed, bedding sheets and doona, rugs and fairy lights

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The Official Event Schedule. *Subject to change

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