Photo: Ian Narborough – International Women's Day Paddle (March 2018)

 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 

2018 Australian Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team Announcement

2018 Australian Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team Announcement

Well done to the 15 Queensland athletes (7 male and 8 female) selected onto National Teams after fantastic performances at the 2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships last week!  … Read more.

2018 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team Asia-Pacific Team Announced

2018 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team Asia-Pacific Team Announced

Australian Canoeing recently announced the Under 16, Under 18 and Under 21 athletes selected in the 2018 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team Asia-Pacific Team. Queensland was well represented with 11 paddlers …

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Qld Polo State Team announced

Congratulations to the athletes selected to the 2018 Queensland Canoe Polo State Team. This year Queensland will be sending five teams to compete at the 2018 Australian Canoe Polo Championships which will be held on 31 March – 2 April at West Lakes, South Australia.  … Read more.

One Tree Canoe Co

One Tree Canoe Company

Welcome to One Tree Canoe - a new manufacturer of fibreglass canoes based on the banks of the Brisbane River just outside of Fernvale and quite close to Wivenhoe Dam.

Their aim is to bring back the excitement for classic open top canoes to explore our beautiful waterways with Australian designed and built canoes that are robust and light weight. One Tree … Read more.

2018 Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships & PaddleFest

2018 Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships & PaddleFest

Look who's registered for the 2018 Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships & PaddleFest  to be held on 24-25 March at Winders Park, Currumbin, Gold Coast. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Registrations for State Champs and PaddleFest events for SUP’s, Flatwater Ski and Ocean Ski Race close Monday 19 March … Read more.

Club News & Events

Varsity Lake Race

Varsity Lake Race 1 Report - 2018 Pacific Coast Paddle Series

Varsity Lakes was the first race of the Pacific Coast Paddle Series for 2018. What a great start to the new divisional race series, 116 Boats with 121 paddlers hit the water.  The Race distances came in at 6km, 11km and 16km.  Read more.

Embracing 2018 Sports Officiating Forums

Embracing 2018 Sports Officiating Forums

FREE forums are being offered in March for grassroots sports officials, officiating coaches, competition administrators and sport industry professionals. Gold Coast, Cairns, Brisbane …

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Sea Kayakers raise funds for Breast Cancer Research during Queensland Women´s Week

Sea Kayakers raise funds for Breast Cancer Research during Queensland Women´s Week

On Sunday 5 March, the Queensland Sea Kayak Club & Sandgate Canoe Club celebrated International Women's Day with a joint paddle from Scarborough Beach to  … Read more.

Logan River Race - Pacific Coast Paddle Series #2

Logan River Race - Pacific Coast Paddle Series #2

The second race of the 2018 Pacific Coast Paddle Series will be the new Logan River Race at Waterford on Sunday 22 April 2018.

For more information on Logan River Race and Pacific Coast Paddle Series … Read more.

2018 Tingalpa Trot Results

Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club started off the marathon season with the Tingalpa Trot on Sunday 18 February.

The 2018 Tingalpa Trot, held on Tingalpa Creek, attracted over 70 paddlers across many categories and all age levels.  The finish times for all participants  … Read more.

Clean Up Australia Day!

Clean Up Australia Day!

Volunteers were busy cleaning up Queensland's waterways for Clean up Australia Day. Check out what the paddling community got up to for the event.

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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

Paddle Oz Kids

Paddle Oz Kids

Are you looking for something fun, healthy, and active for your kids to do this school holidays?

Qld Canoeing is offering a Paddle Oz Kids program on Tuesday 10 April for young paddlers of all levels. Paddlers will learn basic skills and paddle techniques, water safety, play lots of games and learn a few tricks to impress their friends and parents! We’ll provide qualified … Read more.

Flatwater Guide & Instructor Courses

Flatwater Guide & Instructor Courses

Are you or anyone you know looking for Nationally Accredited paddling qualifications?

Queensland canoeing will be conducting a range of Leader Training and Assessment courses during April and May  … Read more.

GOLD KAYAK EXPLORE

GOLD KAYAK EXPLORE

Due to the overwhelming demand for the GOLD programs, Brisbane City Council has provided Queensland Canoeing with additional programs. The first of these is -

DATE: Tuesday 20th March
LOCATION: Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, Bracken Ridge
TIME: 10:00am to 1:00pm

For more information and to book … Read more.

Paddle Log

Paddle Log

From March 1 2018, Paddle log will be the only system in place to renew all ACAS awards. The version of Paddle log that enables this is in the final stages of testing and will be available prior to March 1. People can still use the current version and simply update when the next version is made available. Paddle Log is …

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Changes to First Aid and CPR Requirements

Changes to First Aid and CPR Requirements

Australian Canoeing has changed the requirements of First Aid Certificates. Lifeguards, Guides and Instructors no longer need to submit a copy of their First aid certificate with the first registration of re registration. Australian Canoeing will be leaving the currency and level of First aid required up to the organisation in which leaders are operating in.  … Read more.

AC Skill, Endorsement and Rescue Awards

AC Skill, Endorsement and Rescue Awards

Skill, Endorsement and Rescue Awards now have a three year expiry from the date of issue. In the past these awards have not required a renewal every three years and consequently had no expiry date.  As these awards are used in many applications as proof of skills and knowledge, it is important that these awards demonstrate the holder has maintained the …

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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.

  

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.

National News

Entries for the 2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships now OPEN

2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships Results

The 2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships were held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre from 6-10 March 2018.

A full list of results for all 5 days ... Read more.

2018 Canoe Sprint Nationals - Day 1 and 2 Recap

2018 Canoe Sprint Nationals - Day 1 and 2 Recap 

Queensland paddlers have had some fantastic results so far for the first two days of the 2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships at the SIRC in Penrith.

Having already achieve an automatic qualification for the Open Sprint Team Aly Bull (Sunshine Coast Paddlesports Club) had her eyes on qualifying for the … Read more.

2018 Canoe Sprint Nationals - Day 3-5 Recap

2018 Canoe Sprint Nationals - Day 3-5 Recap

The 2018 Canoe Sprint national Championships at Penrith is now over and Queenslanders had some fantastic races across the championship with many qualifying for either the 2018 Australian Canoe/Kayak Sprint Team or the 2018 Canoe/Kayak Sprint Asia-Pacific Team ... Read more.

2018 Canoe Slalom Australia Open Results

Australians top medal podiums at 2018 Canoe Slalom Australia Open with Olympians Jessica Fox winning the women’s C1 and Lucien Delfour the men’s K1. 

Australia’s women paddlers topped off a successful 2018 Canoe Slalom Australian Open with a clean sweep in the women’s C1 at Penrith Whitewater Stadium on Sunday, 18 February 2018… Read more

Canoe Sprint: National Athlete Pathway Framework and Future Direction

2018 Canoe Slalom Team Announcement 

Australian Canoeing is pleased to announce the complete list of athletes who have been selected to the 2018 Canoe Slalom Team.

The 2018 Canoe Slalom Team athletes … 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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