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: Sandgate Canoe Club junior paddling squad. Photo credit: Matthew Mason. 

Latest News 

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Free Grant Writing Workshops

Free Grant Writing Workshops

Be on the money with your grant application These FREE workshops will improve your skills in the competitive field of grant writing.  … Read more.

World Masters Games 2017

The World Masters Games 2017 is underway in Auckland, New Zealand.  For our full calendar of canoe events visit www.worldmastersgames2017.co.nz/the-sports/schedules-and-results/canoe/

Natureline Australia - New Ownership

Natureline Australia - New Ownership

Natureline Australia moving to Brisbane After 30 years of producing a beautiful range of quality canoes and kayaks on the Sunshine Coast, Kerry Richards has sold the business to a trio of Brisbane paddlers who will continue to trade as 'Natureline Australia' on the southern bank of the Brisbane River, at Murarrie, adjacent to the Gateway Motorway.  …

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Commonwealth Games Tickets

Commonwealth Games Tickets

It's an event not to be missed with history made right in front of your eyes. To prepare for the games ticket requests opening Monday 24 April at noon, watch the request process explained. #SHARETHEDREAMhttps://youtu.be/c21bHDD1gEk

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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

Varsity Lakes Race 30 April

Varsity Lakes Race 30 April

Varsity Lakes Race is getting closer! Register online (preferred) or register on the day …

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Barron Race Registrations Still Open

Barron and Gregory: Ready, Set, Go!

There is still time to get your entries in but you need to be quick! Register for the 7th Barron River Challenge (50km) to be held on the 6th/7th of May here and for the 12km or 20km race here.  Registrations are also taken on the day for the Gregory river Race

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Calendar - Club Events

View our online calendar with all paddle sport events being run by Clubs around Queensland.

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Funding for disaster affected sports club

Funding for disaster affected sports club

$12 million has been prioritised for disaster affected sports clubs affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and its aftermath. Clubs will have access to immediate assistance and priority assessment for upcoming sports infrastructure funds.  … Read more.

GRANTS! $$$$

GRANTS! $$$$

Upcoming grants are available to eligible organisations include the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game grant initiatives (Opens 3 July 2017)1 …

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Queensland Events & News

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Flatwater Guide/Instructor Training

Queensland Canoeing will be conducting a Flatwater Guide/Instructor Training (ACAS) course on Sat/Sun 6-7 May 2017 at Shorncliffe, Brisbane.  … 

Register Now - Only 3 places available.

Calendar - State Events

View our online calendar with all State events being run in Queensland, including -
6 June 2017 - QC Club President's Meeting
26 Aug 2017 – Qld Canoeing AGM and Annual Awards Night

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Flatwater Lifeguard Training & Assessment

Queensland Canoeing will be conducting a Flatwater Lifeguard Training & Assessment (ACAS) course on Sat/Sun 27-28 May, 2017 in Brisbane region. Read more - limited places available.

Foundation (Level 1) Coaching Course

Qld Canoeing will be conducting a Foundation (Level 1) Flatwater Coaching Course on Sat/Sun 3-4 June 2017 at Varsity Lakes.  Register Now - Spaces limited.

Education

QC Education Calendar

Queensland Canoeing education calendar for the 2017 is now available, including Skills Training, Lifeguard, Flat-water Guide Training and … Read more.

Queensland Canoeing is a National Training Provider for Australian Canoeing Award Scheme (ACAS) Courses.  

National Events & News

2017 Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Team Announced

2017 Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Team Announced

Congratulations to the following five Queensland athletes who were selected on the Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Team: Sophie Butler (Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club) – Under 17 Womens Team Alica Fay (Kawana Waters Canoe Club) – Under 16 Womens Team Anthea Warne (Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club) – Under 16 Womens Team Lachlan Bancroft (Sunshine Coast Paddlesports Club) – Under 16 Mens …

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2017 World Marathon Team Announced

2017 World Marathon Team Announced

Congratulations to Daniel Mole, Erin Blanch, Rain Metsoja, Glenn Pyne, John Donkersloot, Megan Pyne, Chris Gissing and Michele Waldon on their selection in the 2017 Marathon World Championship and Masters World Cup Teams. Go Queenslanders!  

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AC National Pathways Update

AC National Pathways Update

David Foureur began his new role of Performance Pathway’s Lead, Canoe Sprint, on April 1st. David’s role is to lead, develop and coordinate Sprint pathway development programs in collaboration with State Associations. … Read more.

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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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