This is the latest news from Queensland Canoeing. We are the peak, state body for QLD and exist to promote,support and coordinate all levels and all types of paddlesport in Queensland.

Photo Tile: Australian para-canoe Gold medalist Curtis McGrath as flag-bearer for Paralympics closing ceremony. Photo credit: Australian Paralympic Team @AUSParalympics.

Latest News 

Congratulations to our Queensland 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics Athletes

Congratulations to our Queensland 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics Athletes

Congratulations to our Queensland Rio Olympics and Paralympics athletes on their performances. 

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Welcome to our new QC Board Director

Welcome to our new QC Board Director

Qld Canoeing is excited to welcome Andy Stephens (Interested Director) to the Board of Queensland Canoeing. Andy was elected as an Interested Director for a 2 year term at the 2016 AGM.

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OUTDOORS QUEENSLAND - STRENGTHENING CONNECTIONS SYMPOSIUM

QORF OUTDOORS QUEENSLAND - STRENGTHENING CONNECTIONS SYMPOSIUM

Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation(QORF) invites Qld Canoeing clubs and members to the Outdoors Queensland - Strengthening Connections Symposium on Friday October 28 2016. 

Qld Canoeing members can attend at the member price - more details below! Read more.

Qld Canoeing Update 

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QC Strategic Plan 2017-2019

Consultation and development of a new Strategic Plan (2017-2019) will enable continuity from the current strategic planning cycle for canoeing in Queensland. Read more.

QC Annual Report 2015-16

The Queensland Canoeing Inc. 2015-16 Annual Report is available via the QC website.  

The Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of the services delivered by Queensland Canoeing Inc., technical committees, affiliated clubs, members, stakeholders and the broader community.

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New Australian Ocean Racing Series

New Australian Ocean Racing Series

Australian Canoeing (AC) and Oceanpaddler recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement for the 2016/17 Ocean Racing Series.

The Snapper 2 Seaway race will be held on 7 January 2017, as the Queensland race in the Ocean Racing Series.  

Discussions are underway to host the 2017 Qld Canoeing Ocean Racing State Championship as part of the event.        Read more.

Club News & Events

We always welcome news stories & would love to hear from you. If you have any stories, events, photos or general news you wish to share please email them to qld@canoe.org.au

Paddle Sports Open Day, Sun 16 Oct 

Sandgate Canoe Club and Polynesian Va'a-alo Outrigger Club want to show you that paddling is for everyone!

Come to our open day and ask about how to get started on our beautiful waterways. See displays of paddling craft, equipment and live demonstrations.  Read more.

Congratulations Queensland Sea Kayak Club

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Award Finalist

A big congratulations to the Queensland Sea Kayak Club for being short-listed as a Finalist for the ‘Encouraging Participation Award' at the Queensland Outdoor Recreation Award (QORF).

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Tumbulgum Tweed Classic 2016

Tumbulgum Tweed Classic 2016

Get yourself ready for the Tumbulgum Tweed Classic on Sunday 13 November 2016! 

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National Elite Development Program

Member Protection Information Officer Training

Become your club's Member Protection Information Officer Training.

Wed 26 October 2016
Queensland Tennis Centre, Tennyson 

Thursday 27 October 2016
Arana Leagues Club, Keperra.

Register now!

SUCCESSFUL QLD CLUBS - AC PATHWAY PROGRAM

SUCCESSFUL QLD CLUBS - AC PATHWAY PROGRAM

Congratulations to the successful Queensland Club’s that received Australian Canoeing's National Elite Development Program (NEDP) 'Pathway Program Accreditation' for 2016-17.

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Queensland Events & News

2016 School Sprints Registration Open

2016 School Sprint Registration Open

Registration are open for the 2016 Queensland Canoe Sprint School Championship.  Get your entries in! Regos close midnight 15 October 2016. Read more.

Date: Sunday 23 October
Venue: Lake Coomera, Oxenford

Canoe Polo Development Camp and Referees Course

Canoe Polo Referees Course

The QC Canoe Polo Technical Committee has organised a Referees Course. This is a two day course including rules overview and theory exam. 

When: 22 - 23 October, 2016
Time: 9:00am- 4:00pm
Location: Ambrose Treacy College and Springfield
Cost: $20 per person (lunch provided both … Read more.

School Canoe Marathon Championship Results

School Canoe Marathon Championship Results

A great day with about 140 competitors in our 2016 Canoe Marathon School Championships. Thanks to all our volunteers, particularly a large number from Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club. For results ... Read more.

Canoe Marathon Event Dates 2016-2019

Canoe Marathon Event Dates 2017-2019

National and International Canoe Marathon dates and venues for 2017 and beyond ....

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Recreation & Education Update

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World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day

Logan City Council in partnership with QC (with the help of Greater Logan Canoe Club) partook in World Rivers Day. 

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Pick Up 3 - Save Me

Pick Up 3 - Save Me

QC and Lady of the Sacred Heart School helped out on World Animal Day 'Pick-Up 3 Save a Turtle' as part of their schools recreation program picking up rubbish from Spring Lake, Springfield Lakes. 

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KRANK

KRANK RECREATION PROGRAM

KRANK Queensland Canoeing, in partnership with Logan City Council (with the help of Greater Logan Canoe Club) have just run our first 2 Krank recreation programs.  

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Education

QC Education Calendar

Queensland Canoeing education calendar for the remainder of 2016 is now available, including:
Skills Training
Lifeguard
Flat-water Guide Training .… 

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Just a reminder...

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

We would love to keep our online calendar up to date with all paddle sport events being run around Queensland. Read more.     

For More Events, check out our Calendar.

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