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 2024
The Selection Policy includes the Eligibility Policy and the Appeals Policy.

View and download copies of the 2024 selection policy here.

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British Rafting National Selection event (for 2024 race calendar):
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross – 9th/10th December 2023

This is the official selection event to confirm teams eligible to represent GB at the IRF European and World Rafting Championships in 2024.

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

Prices (per ticket – which is per team): £ GBP
Booking Deadline: 20:59 Sunday 3rd December 2023

All entries must be made through the British Canoeing booking portal. No late entries will be accepted.

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 2024:

  • The top team in each category will represent Great Britain at the 2024 IRF World Rafting Championship
  • The top two teams in each category will represent Great Britain at the 2024 IRF European 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.