Photo: Queensland Canoe Polo player at National Championships.  

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 

2017 Australian Canoeing Annual Awards Winners

2017 Australian Canoeing Annual Awards Winners

The 2017 Australian Canoeing Annual Awards were presented at a Gala Dinner at the Mantra Legends on the Gold Coast on Saturday, 4 November 2017. 

Queensland paddlers and coaches received many nominations and collected a sway of awards.

For a full list of winners Read more.

Marathon Development Squad Announced

Qld Canoe Marathon Development Squad Announced

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to the 2018 Canoe Marathon Development Squad. The Squad will be captained by Erin Blanch and Daniel Mole.

Squad members will participate in two development camps in 2018  … Read more.

Paddle Masters programs

Paddle Masters programs

Next month Queensland Canoeing launches the first of its Paddle Masters Programs.

Paddle Masters - Kayak Explore 
Tuesday 5th December
9:00am to 11:00am
Thorneside Boat Ramp, Thorneside

For more information ... Read more.

Club News & Events

Tweed Tumbulgum Classic

Tweed Tumbulgum Classic

Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club is hosting the Tweed Tumbulgum Classic on Sunday 26 November 2017.

The Classic is a 22km Tweed River Marathon Paddle. Open to all experienced paddlers on kayaks, sea kayaks, ocean skis and paddleboards …

Read more.

Basic Skills Course – A Great Start for New Paddlers

The Sandgate Canoe Club conducts a Basic Skills Course for new club members, primarily to ensure that everyone who paddles with the club has a certain level of skill. The Club supply boats, paddles and PFD’s.

Next course is on Saturday 2 December 2017 …        Read more.

Gambling Community Benefit Funding Grant - Closes 30 November!

Community Benefit Funding Grant - Closes 30 November!

Gambling Community Benefit Fund is Queensland’s largest one-off grants program, distributing over $50 million+ annually to Queensland communities.

Available funding grants are from $500 to $35,000. The Gambling Community Benefit Fund round 95 is now open and closes 30 November… Read more.

Tingalpa Trot Canoe Marathon a success

Tingalpa Trot Canoe Marathon a success

Tingalpa Trot was held by Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club (WRCC) on 5 November. The event was originally scheduled for February but had to be postponed due to extreme weather.

Shannon Porche and David Croucher (both from Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club) took home the gold for the overall event paddling in K2. Jason Keating finished … Read more.

FREE Online training for club volunteers

Online training for volunteers

FREE online training through the Building Active Communities Workshops program are provided by the Qld Government, in partnership with Skills Alliance, to recognise the important role volunteers play in local sport & recreation clubs. …  Read more.

Club Events Calendar 

View our online calendar with all paddle sport events - both Recreation and Competitive across many paddling disciplines 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 QLD Canoe Polo State Championships

2017 QLD Canoe Polo State Championships

Registrations are now for open our 2017 Canoe Polo State Championships which will be held on the 24 November at Ambrose Treacy College.

Registration fee for the event will be: $5 for members $15 for non-members. Head over to SportingDNA for further information. Read more.

Sprint Development Camp - Expression of Interest

Sprint Development Camp - Expression of Interest

The Queensland Canoe Sprint Technical Committee is calling for expressions of interest for a sprint development camp to be hosted on the weekend of 3-4 February 2018.

All those who are interested in participating in a development camp as a lead up to National Canoe Sprint Championships are asked to respond to the survey … Read more.

2018 Half Day Sprints Regatta #2 Results

2018 Half Day Sprints Regatta #2 Results

Thank you to our competitors who participated in our 2018 Half Day Sprints Regatta #2 at Lake Coomera. Results available ...

Read more.

Embrace the Bay

Embrace the Bay

Explore the waters of Moreton Bay with local clubs and organisations Saturday 2nd December 2017 from 8am - 12pm on the Raby Bay Foreshore, Masthead Drive.

Come and try a number of free family water-based activities, including kayaking, canoeing, dragon boating, stand up paddle  boarding, windsurfing and surf lifesaving.

Free paddle and water safety clinics. … Read more.

Ten Places to Kayak on the Sunshine Coast

Ten Places to Kayak on the Sunshine Coast

When it comes to Sunshine Coast activities kayaking rates amongst the best. Kayaking is an excellent way to exercise, sightsee, nature watch and traverse the hidden natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast and its waterways.

Grab your kayak and get out there and allow the sounds of nature to embrace you. An article by Elaine in Weekend Notes ... 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 …

Read more.

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

Australians dominate 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships

Australians Dominate 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships

The Australian team were outstanding at the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships in Honk Kong (18-19 Nov). Incredibly, the AUS Men's team winning all Divisions except Mens U23 (where we placed 2nd), while Women's collected gold … Read more.

Inaugural Paddle Australia Hall Of Fame Inductees

Inaugural Paddle Australia Hall Of Fame Inductees

The inaugural year Paddle Australia Hall of Fame (PAHOF) inducted twelve of Australia’s greatest canoeing contributors at the Australian Canoeing 2017 …

Read more.

Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

2018 National Events Calendar

Australian Canoeing has announced the following 2018 Championship 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.     

For More Events, check out our Calendar.

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