August 23-27, 2023

Volunteer Registration

You would like to support the World Cup as a volunteer? Then register here using the platform "Vounteers for Life". 

Or send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the event

Duisburg is back on the world stage of canoe racing. We are eagerly awaiting the 2023 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships. It's a special world championship this August. In this pre-Olympic and pre-Paralympic year, expectations are high. If you want to compete in Paris 2024, "you can't get past Duisburg 2023"! Duisburg has already hosted the World Canoe Championships five times. In 1979, 1987, 1995, 2007 and 2013, the title fights caused enthusiasm: among the fans in the stands, but also among the athletes as well as the officials. The Paracanoe World Championships in 2013 and 2016 are also unforgettable. The regatta course in Duisburg is considered the "Wimbledon" of canoe racing. Up to 1,300 participants from about 100 nations from all 5 continents are expected. Be there and be part of this great event!

Relevant tasks

Athletes' support, visitor service, set-up and dismantling helpers, catering helpers, stewards, jumpers, boat helpers, participation in the award ceremony team and much more....

Other notes 

In certain areas (e.g. athlete support and accompanying driving service) helpers are already needed from 16.08.2023. Even if you can't be available for the whole day, you are still a help for us!

Participation requirements for volunteers

To participate in this event, the following criteria should apply to you: 
  • Language skills: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Russian, Arabic, Ukrainian
  • Experience with volunteering : not required
  • Experience with World Championships : not required

Additional skills

If you also have any of the following skills, this will increase your chance of participation:

  • Skills: Reliability/ conscientiousness, honesty, ability to work in a team, sense of responsibility, communication skills, independence, openness, ability to work under pressure.
  • Other language skills: Polish, Chinese