Through the process of GB Selections, British Rafting are the body responsible for selecting the teams to represent Great Britain at the International Rafting Federation European and World Championships.

British Rafting National Selection Policy 2022
The British Rafting National Selection Policy 2022 has been finalised.
The Selection Policy includes the Eligibility Policy and the Appeals Policy.

View and download copies of the 2022 selection policy here.

British Rafting National Selection event (for 2022 race calendar):
Canolfan Tryweryn, Bala, North Wales – 16th/17th April 2022

This is the official selection event to confirm teams eligible to represent GB at the IRF World Rafting Championships in 2022.
This weekend is the primary dates. Should water release not be available, the event will switch to the following weekend, 23rd/24th April. Confirmation will only be provided on the evening of Thursday 14th April 2022.

Open to all R4 teams – national and international (International Rafting Federation Rules apply)

Prices (per ticket – which is per team): £180 GBP
Booking Deadline: Friday 8th April 2022

Get your Tickets here

Competition will take place in Sprint, Head-to-Head, Slalom and Downriver (Endurance).
Team GB selection will be ratified by the British Rafting International Selection Panel who will announce their decision within 48 hours of the competition closing (or sooner).

Subject to adherence with the British Rafting National Selection Policy 2022:

  • The top team in each category will represent Great Britain at the 2022 IRF World Rafting Championship

At the point of event registration, each team member must be able to prove their identity and eligibility to represent Great Britain.
In order to be eligible to represent Great Britain, each team member must be either a UK citizen or permanent resident for the last three years (and not have competed for any other (non-GB) national rafting team within that time).
Each team member must also be a British Canoeing member if their team is selected to represent Great Britain – membership of British Canoeing is mandatory for each and every team member.