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: 2017 Barron River Challenge. Photo credit: Tinaroo Canoe Club. 

Latest News 

DATE CLAIMER – QC AGM & Annual Awards Dinner

DATE CLAIMER – AGM & Annual Awards Dinner

DATE CLAIMER Queensland Canoeing AGM & Annual Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, 26th August 2017. Award Nominations coming soon. Read more.

Brisbane Buccaneers win gold !

Brisbane Buccaneers win gold !

Congratulations to the Brisbane Buccaneers team who won gold in the Mixed 45+ division at the 2017 World Masters Games just completed in Auckland NZ.  … Read more.

2017 Australian Masters Games

2017 Australian Masters Games

The 16th Australian Masters Games will be held in North West Tasmania in October this year.    … Read more.

Changes to Get in the Game grant dates

Changes to grant dates

Round 6 of the Get Playing Places and Spaces and Get Going Clubs grants bringing forward the opening date for both grants  … Read more.

Newstead Boat Ramp - Changed Access

Newstead Boat Ramp - Changed Access

The Ross Street Boat Ramp at Newstead will be closed from June 2017.   … 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

Register for the Wetlands Wander

Don't miss the Wetland Wander this weekend. You've still got time to register! Read more.

John Newton Team Boat Challenge

John Newton Team Boat Challenge

Save the Date! This exciting event will hopefully inspire paddlers to team up with other paddlers, jump into team boats and have a go!! 

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Barron River Challenge Race Highlights

Barron River Challenge Race Highlights

Portage and persistence delivered the title of Barron 2017 to Sunshine Coast paddler Geoff Pearce, a regular on the podium at both the BRC50 and the Gregory River Marathon...  Read more.

Outrigger Canoe Head Coach - Brisbane River Dragons

Outrigger Canoe Head Coach - Brisbane River Dragons

Brisbane River Dragons Dragon Boat & Outrigger Canoe Club (BRD) is currently looking to fill its Outrigger Canoe Head Coach position for 2017-18. Applications close on 2 June 2017. Read more.

Gregory River Race a big success!

Gregory River Race a big success!

Once again paddlers turned up in great numbers to challenge themselves at the Gregory River Race. 113 paddlers and most crossed the line under the cutoff  time.  The battle was on from the start between two North West Canoe Club paddlers Steve Jenje and newcomer …  Read more.

Calendar - Club Events

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

Queensland Events & News

Marathon Development Camp 18 June

Marathon Development Camp 18 June

The focus will be on team boats so bring your K2s, TK2s & double skis. All welcome. Registration open now …

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2017 Qld Canoe Marathon Championships 

Save the Dates! This year, we are taking our Canoe Marathon Championships to a new venue - Lake Samsonsvale, Cashmere. … Read more.

Coastal/Enclosed Sea Guide Training

Coastal/Enclosed Sea Guide Training

Queensland Canoeing will be conducting a Coastal Guide / Enclosed Sea Guide & Instructor Training (ACAS) Course on Sat/Sun 17-18 June 2017 at Cleveland, Brisbane. … Register Now - Only 4 places remaining.

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

Queensland Canoeing education calendar is now available, including Skills Training, Lifeguard, Guide, etc …  Read more.

  

National Events & News

Australian Canoe Polo feature

Australian Canoe Polo on TV!

Check out the canoe polo clip that recently aired on the ABC Australia Wide Program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYWcJoa9uTc

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Australian Ocean Racing Team Announced

Australian Ocean Racing Team Announced

Congratulations to Queenslanders Ryan Paroz, Jeremy Cotter and Tim Fitzsimmons who were selected in the 2017 Australian Ocean Racing Team. For the full list see here.  

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Paddle Log for Desktop

Paddle Log for Desktop

Paddle Log is now available on Desktop with all the features of the Paddle Log app. Paddle Log is user friendly logbook with the ability to copy and edit past activities.  … Read more.

ACAS Award Fee Increases

ACAS Award Fee Increases

Australian Canoeing have advised that there have been some changes to ACAS awards, including an increase in fees for award registration. 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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