Photo: Sharon Kyme – Elanora SHS at the
2018 Qld Canoe Marathon Championships (24-25 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 Canoe Polo World Championship Team Announced

2018 Canoe Polo World Championship Team Announced

Australian Canoeing recently announced the 2018 Canoe Polo World Championship Team. Two Queenslanders were selected on the team …Read more.

2018 Canoe Sprint National Talent Squad Announced

2018 Canoe Sprint National Talent Squad Announced

Queensland Canoeing would like to congratulate the following athletes on being selected for the  Canoe Sprint National Talent Squad after great performances in Penrith at the 2018 Canoe Sprint National Championships…Read more.

2018 QLD CANOE MARATHON STATE TEAM ANNOUNCED

2018 QLD CANOE MARATHON STATE TEAM ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to the 2018 Quuensland Canoe Marathon State Team.

The State Team will compete in the 2018 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships which will be held on 18 – 20 May at West Lakes, SA.  … Read more.

Redlands Healthy Active Program

Redlands Healthy Active Program

The Redlands Healthy and Active Program  is a free community based physical activity program managed by Redland City Council.

Queensland Canoeing in partnership with Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club will be running two (2) Paddle Oz Kids courses as part of the Active Pop … Read more.

Welcome Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club

Welcome Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club

Queensland Canoeing would like to welcome the Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club into our paddling community, as our most recent affiliated club.

Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club was formed in 1992.  After some time based on Magnetic Island, the club moved its home base to the Townsville mainland to allow the club to grow. The club is now located on Townsville’s famous … Read more.

Club News & Events

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.

Barron River Challenge 50/30/20

Barron River Challenge 50/30/20

The Barron River Challenge is back again and will be held on the 12-13 May 2018 (Following the Gregory River Canoe Marathon).

The challenge is a 50km/30/12km paddle down the Barron River from Mareeba to Kuranda...Read more.

Gregory River Canoe Marathon

Gregory River Canoe Marathon

The 43rd edition of the Gregory River Canoe Marathon is fast approaching hosted by the North West Canoe Club on Saturday 6 May 2018.

Few sporting events manage to attract more than their most loyal followers to travel out of town. Fewer still manage to coax people to travel hundreds of kilometres to participate in a sport that ordinarily, they …Read more.

Congratulations On Successful Grants!

Congratulations On Successful Grants!

Congratulations to the Sunshine Coast Paddlesports Club in securing $6,240.00 for the construction of a new fence in Round 95 (November 2017) of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund grant.

Round 97 will open late-April 2018 and will close on 31 May 2018. … Read more.

Lismore Kayak Race - Pacific Coast Paddle Series #3

The second race of the 2018 Pacific Coast Paddle Series will be the Lismore Kayak Race at the Rowing Club, Corner of Molesworth St & Magellan St on Sunday 6 May 2018.

Registration and number collection: 8.00-9.30am

Race Briefing @ 9.30am/Race Start: 10.00am

Register at http://bit.ly/2vvBSP1

 

Raise Money for your local Club!

Raise Money for your local Club!

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Embracing 2018 Legacy Program has created a new online fundraising platform for sports clubs & charities, called MyGames 2018. Read more.

Congratulations On Successful Grants!

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

Great start to the new Elanora State High School Kayak Program

Great start to the new Elanora State High School Kayak Program

Students from the Elanora State High School Kayak Program brought home a swag of medals on the weekend at the 2018 Queensland Canoe Marathon Championships with a total of 11 medals, 7 gold, 3 silver and ... Read more.

Canoe Polo Courses

Canoe Polo Courses

The QC Canoe Polo Technical committee will be hosting courses in April and May to encourage the development of the sport. Canoe Polo Referee Course (21-22 April) and Canoe Polo Foundation Coaching Course (19-20 May) …Read more.

2018 Australian Canoe Polo Championships Results

2018 Australian Canoe Polo Championships Results

Congratulations to the Queensland teams for taking out a gold, silver and bronze in junior, youth and masters divisions respectively at the 2018 Australian Canoe Polo Championships. What a fantastic effort!.

The full results are as follows: … Read more.

Great day out at the 2018 Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships & PaddleFest

Great day out at the 2018 Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships & PaddleFest

The Qld Canoe Marathon State Championships and PaddleFest is a wrap and what a great weekend with 200+ paddlers competing across the 2 days!

This year the Marathon Committee wanted to broaden the appeal of the event, be more inclusive of all paddling disciplines and get more paddlers involved in the event! ...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.

Queensland Education & Recreation

Flatwater Guide & Instructor Courses

Flatwater Guide & Instructor Assessments & Courses 

Queensland Canoeing offers the following Flatwater Leader Training and Assessment courses in April and May.

Saturday 28th April at Lake Kurwongbah
Flatwater Guide & Instructor Assessment

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May at Shorncliffe
Flatwater Guide & Instructor Training Course

Click on the links above for information and to book. ... Read more.

School Holiday Fun - KRANK Canoe Explore

School Holiday Fun - Canoe Explore

It was great to see such a diverse group of fun loving kids partake in Logan City Council's KRANK Canoe Explore program on the Logan River at Waterford on Saturday 14th April. 

Everyone had a great time - in or out of a canoe!  …  Read more.

Global Paddler

Global Paddler

Imagine the most amazing thing you could ever encounter on a paddling adventure.

Now, think about how you would feel if you discovered that it was just a few paddle strokes away, but you missed out on experiencing it because nobody told you it was there. Don’t take that chance. …

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

Nominations Open - Marathon Paddler of the Year 2017

Nominations Open - Marathon Paddler of the Year 2017

The Australian Canoe Marathon Racing Technical Committee is seeking nominations for the Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year in the categories of  Masters Male, Masters Female, Senior Male, Senior Female, Junior Male and Junior Female. 

Nomination closing date is Friday 27 April 2018. 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.

State Partners

National Partners

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