Photo: Daniel Mole and Mitchell Cronin at the 2017 World Canoe Marathon Champioships. Photo credit: canoephotography.com/Balint Vekassy.

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.

Latest News 

QC IS SEEKING AN EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

QC IS SEEKING AN EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

The Events & Membership Coordinator is responsible for key roles within the planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of events, membership and communication initiatives. The role is …

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ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships Results

ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships Results

A team of Juniors and Masters recently competed in the World Championships with Erin Peters, Daniel Mole and Rain Metsoja from Queensland being part of the team. 

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Olympic Hopes Sprints Team Do Us Proud

Olympic Hopes Sprints Team Do Us Proud

Congratulations to Queenslanders Lachlan Bancroft, Carter Brodhurst-Hill, Alicia Fay and Anthea Warne who were part of the Australian Team that recently competed at the 2017 Junior Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Championships. 

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Paddlers now allowed to use Personal Locator Beacons

Paddlers now allowed to use Personal Locator Beacons

A POPULAR safety accessory for bushwalkers and outback travellers – Personal Locator Beacons – will now be allowed for paddlers. … Read more.

QC IS SEEKING AN INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

QC SEEKING AN INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR - SPONSORSHIP

Queensland Canoeing is seeking expressions of interest for an Independent Director with hands-on skills, knowledge and expertise in sponsorship and commercialisation.

Individuals applying for position need a genuine interest and desire to contribute to the betterment of the organisation by increasing interest in the sport, increased sponsorship and revenue, and help …  Read more.

Paddle Oz Kids - Schools Program

Paddle Oz Kids - Schools Program

Queensland Canoeing, with the assistance of the Brothers Canoe Club and David Peters hosted our first Paddle Oz Kids program designed for young paddlers.

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Club News & Events

Tingalpa Trot - 5 November

Tingalpa Trot - 5 November

Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club will be hosting the Tingalpa Trot on the 5 November. Come and compete in a course that winds through the mangroves of Tingalpa Creek. …

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Currumbin Capers Wrap Up

Currumbin Capers Wrap Up

The Currumbin Capers with 90 competitors participating in the last marathon race within the Northern Marathon Series. … Read more.

Welcome to new clubs

Welcome to new clubs

QC would like to welcome the Ballina Outrigger Canoe Club and the Brisbane Paddling Club as the newest members of our paddling community. … Read more.

Member Protection Information Officer Training

Workshops are being offered by the Queensland Government in Brisbane …Read more.

Race Wrap Up - Maroochy Paddle

Race Wrap Up - Maroochy Paddle

This year’s Maroochy River Paddle was held 3 September 2017. There was a good turnout with over 200 paddlers taking on the course. … Read more.

Calendar - Club Events

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

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 Events & News

2017 Canoe Marathon State Championships - Entries Close 1 October

2017 Canoe Marathon State Championships - Entries Close 1 October

This year our State Championships gives you a one-off opportunity to compete at Lake Samsonvale.  …Read more.

No Recreation Activities for Leslie Harrison Dam

No Recreation Activities for Leslie Harrison Dam

SEQ Water revealed information on the planned upgrade of Leslie Harrison Dam.  … Read more.

2017 School Sprints Registration Open

The Championships will be held on Sunday 22 October 2017 at Lake Coomera, Watersports Lane, Oxenford. 

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'ATHLETE TOUGH’ Development Workshop

'ATHLETE TOUGH’ Development Workshop

 This workshop provides the most comprehensive ‘how to’ in building mental toughness skills within your team, athlete by athlete. … Read more.

Qld State Events Calendar

Check out the Qld Canoeing State Events Calendar for Sprints, Marathon, Canoe Polo and Ocean Racing events.  Thanks to the Technical Committees and clubs for your assistance in hosting events …

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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 News

Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

2018 National Competition Dates

Australian Canoeing has announced the following 2018 domestic competition dates for Canoe Sprints, Slalom, Polo and Marathon … Read more.

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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