Photo credit Peak Pictures: Third round of Canoe Polo Winter Series at Springfield Lake

 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 

Thank you Greg Denny

Thank you Greg 

Greg Denny, QC Executive Officer has tendered his resignation to the Board of Qld Canoeing and will finish on Friday 27th July.

Greg commenced at Qld Canoeing in October 2015, and along with a dedicated team and our many volunteers has worked tirelessly to encourage the development, growth and enjoyment of paddling in Queensland. 

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Call for Nominations for QC Board

Call for Nominations for QC Board

Nominations are now being called for the positions of Interested Directors on the Queensland Canoeing Board.

There are (4) Interested Director positions available, including –

Treasurer (Interested Director): One Year Term
Two (2) x Interested Directors: Two-Year Term
One (1) x Interested Director: One- Year Term

Please find attached Qld Canoeing - Board (Interested Director) Nomination 2018, which includes relevant information, …  Read more.

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U23 and Junior sprint paddlers ready for World Championships

U23 and Junior sprint paddlers ready for World Championships

Queensland has eight representatives on the Paddle Australia’s U23 and Junior sprint team that is competing at the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships. 

Racing will kick-off in Plovdiv, Bulgaria today (Thursday, 26 July) from 8:30 local time (15:30 AEST) with Junior heats.

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QC Annual Awards - Tickets on Sale Now

QC Annual Awards - Tickets on Sale Now

The 2018 Queensland Canoeing Annual Awards night will be held on Saturday 1st September 2018. 

This year's event will be hosted in the Brosnan Room at Colmslie Hotel (Wynnum Rd & Junction Rd, Morningside. … Read more.

2018 Qld Canoe Marathon School Championship - Registration Open

2018 Qld Canoe Marathon School Championship - Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2018 Qld Canoe Marathon School Championship to be held on Sunday 19 August 2018 at Kookaburra Park, Karana Downs.

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Club News & Events

Maroochy River Paddle

Maroochy River Paddle

The Maroochy River Paddle is back again! This years event will take place on 12 August 2018. This iconic race has been held annually since 2012 to celebrate paddling on the Sunshine Coast and to raise funds for the Hear and Say Foundation! The race is open to ALL paddle crafts ranging from Kayaks to Dragonboats and anything in between. …

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2018 John Newton Team Boat Challenge – Results

2018 John Newton Team Boat Challenge – Results

The 2018 John Newton Team Boat Challenge was a fantastic day with 65+ paddlers competing in the doubles and K4 races.

Congratulations to Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club who retained the ‘Overall Points Score’ Trophy and to the Sunshine Coast Paddlesports Club who collected the ‘Handicap Points Score’ Trophy. Read more.

2018 WETLANDS WANDER RACE REPORT

This year the Wetlands Wander was held a week later than usual, as the race was part of what has proved to be the very successful divisional racing that has made up the new Pacific Coast Paddle Series (PCPS). Wetlands Wander was race four.. Read more.

Start Playing Stay Playing Award

Start Playing Stay Playing Award

The Start Playing Stay Playing Excellence Awards are now open. The aim of the Awards is to acknowledge female achievements in the sport and active recreation industry, and individuals, groups or organisations going above and beyond to increase and enhance sport and active recreation opportunities for women and girls in Queensland. There are three award categories: Inclusion, Innovation and Inspiration Winners of each …

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Blue Card Updates

Blue Card Updates

On 12 June 2018, the Queensland Government announced that they will provide additional funding over the next three years to further strengthen the blue card system by introducing a ‘No Card, No Start’ approach … Read more.

IT IS TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

IT IS TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

Members can now RENEW their club membership and new members can JOIN a club for 2018/19 season. From 1 June 2018, members can “renew” your club membership or new members can “join” a club for 2017/18 season.

To renew or register … 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

PACIFIC COAST PADDLE SERIES

The Pacific Coast Paddle Club Series Points and Individual points have been updated! 

The top three teams, Sandgate Canoe Club Inc. Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club, and Brisbane Paddling Club maintain their places at the top...  Read more.

UPDATED DIVISIONS - PACIFIC COAST PADDLE SERIES

The Pacific Coast Paddle Series divisions have now been updated ahead of the Brisbane River Marathon (on Sunday 29 July) based on the results from the Tweed Tumbulgum Classic- fifth race of the series...Read more.

Queensland Canoe Polo Winter Series

Qld Canoe Polo Winter Series

The 2018 Queensland Canoe Polo Winter Series dates have been finalised with a three round series scheduled for July.

Round 1. Sunday 1st July 2018
Host Club: Brothers Canoe Club
Venue: Spring Lake, Springfield Lakes

Round 2. Friday 13th July 2018
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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 and Instructor Assessment

Flatwater Guide and Instructor Assessment

It's time to put your training into practice Have you or anyone you know done the Flatwater Guide & Instructor training? This is your chance to undertake the assessment to gain nationally recognised qualifications DATE:  Saturday 18th August LOCATION:  Shorncliffe TIME:  8:00am to 4:00pm for more information or to book head over to https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=30633

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Wind Wave Height for Inland Waters

Wind Wave Height for Inland Waters

The Bureau of Meteorology Met-Eye site now includes wind wave height forecasts for inland waters.

Forecast wind wave heigths are now available for the following Queensland inland waters.  … Read more.

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Apps for Outdoors

Apps for Outdoors

Outdoor Ed APPbag of Tricks Contains a wide range of topics and activities including; icebreakers, program themes & briefs, readings, quotes, initiatives, solo activities, campfire and fun games, conundrums, environmental readings and activities, canoe games, thought provoking activities, Aboriginal learning’s, gear checklists, program debriefs, inspiring words & videos, bush fire safety and more. "Education is the most powerful weapon which …

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ACAS Education Courses

ACAS Education Courses

Australian Canoeing Award Scheme Courses Queensland Canoeing have just released the dates of their education courses for term 3.

Enclosed Sea Guide Assessment 18 August   
Flatwater Guide & Instructor Assessment 1-2 September
Coastal & Enclosed … Read more.

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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

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National & International News

Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

Paddle Australia Sets a New Course

Paddle Australia, Australia’s National Sporting Organisation responsible for the promotion, support and management of canoeing, kayaking and other paddle sports, has officially launched its new corporate name and brand.  …  Read More 

2018/19 Domestic Season Announced

Paddle Australia is proud to announce its new domestic competition season which is bringing exciting World class events to Australia in 2018/19. The events will be show casing some of the World’s best International paddlers …   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

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