The USRA is the governing body for whitewater raft racing in the United States. The USRA works with the International Rafting Federation and other national governing bodies throughout the world to make sure the United States is represented in international competition. The USRA also strives to promote the sport of raft racing in the United States from a local level to a national level. Teams selected through the National Championship Series represent the United States in international competition. The USRA continually strives to grow the sport within the USA and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.


The USRA is seeking candidates for two of its Board Positions, Treasurer and Sponsorship. Please use a comment to provide your email , or send an email to usaraftassociation@gmail.com , if you are interested in being considered for one of these positions. We will then send a detailed description of the duties for that position, and request a two paragraph statement of your qualifications. The next year is going to be an exciting time for the USRA as we host our first Nationals since 2019, and support teams to represent the US in international competition in 2023. A major goal for this year is to increase participation in rafting competition participation for youth and juniors, (15 to 23 year olds), including adding a cadet class (12 to 14 years old) to participate in the Nationals on the South Fork of the American in September of 2022. ... See MoreSee Less
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