Tournament Overview

Tournament name World Rafting Championship 2017
Held month/date/year October 3,-October 9, 2017
The competition Shikoku-yoshino river watershed(Yamashirocho,Miyoshi-shi Tokushima・ Otoyocho Nagaokagun,Kochi)
Sponsorship Miyoshi city, International Rafting Federation(IRF)
Lead office World Rafting Championship Executive Committee
Co-host Japan Race Rafting Federation(JRF), Otoyo cho
Race registration period April 1,-June 30, 2017
Use venue (Plans) 【competition venue・competition headquarters】Yamashirocho Nishiu, Miyoshi「River station West-West」periphery
【Opening・Closing ceremony】Ikedacho Machi Miyoshi「Miyoshi Ikeda General Gymnasium」
【Tournament headquarters】Yamashirocho Nishiu, Miyoshi「former Nishiu elementary school」
【Captain meeting】Yamashirocho Nishiu, Miyoshi「former Nishiu elementary school's Gym」
Participating team (Plans) About 80 team (About 560people)
Competition category ①Open men and women
②Masters men and women (O-40)
③Junior men and women (U-23)
④Youth men and women (U-19)
Competition content 4 events timed race based on IRF rules〔6seater〕
①SPRINT〔SP〕:Time race by one boat
②HEAD TO HEAD〔H2H〕:Tournament race by two boats
③SLALOM〔SL〕:Defined interval currency comprehensive time raced
④DOWNRIVER〔DR〕:Long-distance timed race
Contest Schedule(Plans)
October 2 (Mon)
October 3 (Tue)
【ALL】Official practice (Sprint, H2H), Opening Parade, Opening Ceremony
October 4 (Wed)
【ALL】Official practice (Slalom)
October 5 (Thu)
【ALL】Official practice (DownRiver)
October 6 (Fri)
【ALL】Race Sprint, H2H
October 7 (Sat)
【Junior&Youth】Race Slalome
October 8 (Sun)
【Open&Masters】Race Slalom
October 9 (Mon)
【ALL】Race Downriver, Closing Ceremony