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: Vale John Newton QC Life Member
Photo credit: Sunshine Coast Daily

Latest News 

Australian Canoeing Award Winners

Congratulations to the following award winners -
Coach of the Year - Andrea King (Paracanoe);
Master Canoeist of the Year - … Read more.

2017 Queensland Ocean Racing Championships

2017 QLD Ocean Racing Championships

The Queensland Ocean Racing Championships will be contested as part of the Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race on Saturday 7th January 2017.

The Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race forms part of the Australian Ocean Racing Series (AORS) and is supported … Read more.

Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club open new clubhouse

Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club New Clubhouse

A huge congratulations to Currumbin Club for all the hard work in getting this project completed. A job well done!

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Vale Phillip John Newton

Vale Phillip John Newton

Queensland Canoeing Inc. Life Member Philip John Newton passed away on Sunday 16 October 2016 after a long battle with cancer.  John may be missed but always remembered. John was introduced to kayaking through his surf club in Sydney in the 1950's and 1960's.  John's life was devoted to …

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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

Queensland Sea Kayak Club - Finalist at QORF Awards

Queensland Sea Kayak Club - Finalist at QORF Outdoor Awards

Congratulations to the Queensland Sea Kayak Club who received a finalist Award at the recent QORF Outdoor Recreation Awards Pictured here are Mark Hessling (President), Helena Norfolk (Secretary) and Tony Hirst (Events Co-Ordinator).

Read more on winners and finalists in the 2016 Queensland Outdoor Recreation Awards.  

 

GAMBLING COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND

Community Benefit Funding Grants - Open!

Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing approximately $53 million per year to Queensland communities is now open. Available funding grants from $500 to $35,000  …

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Save the date - 2017 Tingalpa Trot

Save the date - 2017 Tingalpa Trot

Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club will be hosting the Tingalpa Trot on the Sunday 12 February 2017 - Keep the date free! A five or ten kilometre marathon race through the mystery mangroves of the Tingalpa Creek. More information to follow.

Congratulations Morgan!

Congratulations Morgan!

Morgan Brodhurst-Hill from Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club was one of 90 outstanding secondary students from New South Wales have been presented with the Pierre de Coubertin award this year.  Read more.

Volunteer Grants 2016 – NOW OPEN!

Volunteer Grants 2016 Open!

The Community Grants Hub, on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS), Volunteers Grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. They provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers.  … Read more.

2016 Tumbulgum Tweed Classic

Congratulations to the Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club and 32 paddlers who participated in the Tumbulgum Tweed Classic on Sun 13 November. 

Results are available at www.webscorer.com/race?raceid=86450, and some race footage available at www.facebook.com/currumbincreekcanoeclub.

Queensland Events & News

2017 Qld Canoe Marathon Team Announced

2017 Qld Canoe Marathon Team 

Congratulations to the following athletes selected in the 2017 QLD Marathon Team to to compete at the National Canoe Marathon Championships on 10-12 March at SIRC, in Sydney. Read more.

Register for Canoe Marathon Development Camp

Register for Canoe Marathon Development Camp

Are you planning to paddle at Nationals next year? Come along to our next Canoe Marathon Development Camp on Saturday 26 November at Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club. To register and find out more,...  Read more.

Sprints Calendar of Events

Sprints Calendar of Events

Sprints season is upon us!

The 2016/2017 Sprints confirmed events are listed here …

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Canoe Sprints Officials Training

Canoe Sprints Officials Training

Are you interested in canoe sprints officials training? Sprints officials training will be held at GP1, GP2 and National Sprint Championships.

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2016 Qld Schools Canoe Sprint Championships – Thanks and Results

2016 Qld Schools Canoe Sprint Championships – Thanks and Results

Thank you to all 140+ competitors from 35 schools across Qld, their coaches/teachers and parents/supporters for your participation and cooperation in the 2016 Queensland Schools Canoe Sprint Championships at Lake Coomera on 23 October 2016.…

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First Half Day Sprints Regatta - 3 September

First Half Day Sprints Regatta - 3 September

The Canoe Sprint Technical Committee held its first half day sprints regatta on the 3 September 2016 on Lake Coomera. About 60 sprints paddlers enjoyed a competitive  day of racing.  …

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Recreation & Education Update

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Sandy Robson Avoids Pirates and Crocodiles

Sandy Robson Avoids Pirates and Crocodiles

Sandy Robson avoids pirates and crocodiles during 23,000km solo paddle from Germany to Australia that took an epic five-and-a-half-years. 

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the-paddlers-guide-to-queensland

The State "where Australia shines"

The Paddlers Guide to Queensland is the ultimate companion for seeing this amazing part of the world from the water. 

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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.     

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