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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

We always welcome news stories & would love to hear from you. If you have any stories, events or general news you wish to share please email them to qld@canoe.org.au 

Update from the EO

What a fantastic month April has been in Queensland Paddlesport. A huge congratulations to our Polo and Marathon paddlers for excellent results in the Nationals and we are very pleased to welcome a new chair for the Sprint Committee. Coming up in May we will have a big presence at the Coomera Cup for Ocean Racing and we are also pleased to announce our brand new North Queensland Paddlers Forum in July. Read on for all details and happy paddling. Dave Hills

Latest News

NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM - 1ST JULY - THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK - 5:30PM

NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM -1ST JULY -THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK 

We are very pleased to announce our new North Queensland Paddlers Fourm This will be held at the Northern Outlook, Cairns at 5:30pm on Wednesday 1st July 2015...

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Brisbane RiverShare Safety Initiative

Brisbane RiverShare Safety Initiative

The Brisbane RiverShare initiative was launched late last year by Transdev Brisbane Ferries, in partnership with Brisbane City Council, Maritime Safety Queensland and Rowing Queensland...

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2015 State Marathon dates and venues announced

2015 State Marathon dates and venues announced

Save the date! Our State Marathon Championships will be on 8-9 August 2015, held at Varsity Lakes. Our State School Marathon Championships will be held on 29 August 2015, held at Currumbin Creek...

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QC Announces New Sprint Chair

QC Announces New Sprint Chair

QC is pleased to announce S'Tfan Horne is the new Chair of the Sprint Committee...

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Journey from War to Paralympics TVNZ tells Curtis' Story

Journey from War to Paralympics TVNZ tells Curtis' Story

As ANZAC day approaches Curtis' story continues to be told, and rightly so! This time over the ditch by TVNZ. Great work Curt! Thanks for all you and your mates have done to help keep Aus/NZ safe...

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2016 State Canoe Sprints Championships Date Announced

The Queensland Canoeing Sprints Technical Committee is pleased to announce that the 2016 State Canoe Sprint Championships will be held over 6-7 February 2016 at Lake Coomera, Gold Coast...

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QLD Government FREE Workshops for Community Coaches & Volunteers

QLD Government FREE Workshops for Community Coaches & Volunteers

Check out these great workshops being run by the QLD Government for community coaches and volunteers...

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April 2015 Highlights 

Bongil Bongil Bash a great success!

Bongil Bongil Bash a great success!

Another successful Marathon event the Bongil Bongil Bash was held last weekend 26th April 2015 as part of the VAJDA 2015 Northern Marathon Series on the Bonville Creek in the Bongil Bongil National Park... 

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Tingalpa Trot Results

Tingalpa Trot Results

A great turnout with 117 paddlers participating in this years annual Tingalpa Trot event run by Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club last Sunday 19th April...

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Brisbane Outrigger Canoe Club Race Held 18th April 2015

Brisbane Outrigger Canoe Club Race Held 18th April 2015

Some great results and pics from race# 6 of the Outrigger Canoe Series run by Brisbane Outrigger Canoe Club Race held at Clontarf on the 18th April 2015...                         

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YAK launches partnership with ACAS in Queensland and ROSCO launches a new Boat

YAK launches partnership with ACAS in Queensland and ROSCO launches a new Boat

Great turn out tonight for the YAK launch at ROSCO Canoes. Ross Cook has launched the new 'Tasman Raider...

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New Canoe lifeguard Trainees

New Canoe lifeguard Trainees

Congratulations to Natalie Thackwell, Angela Holger, Andrea Lee and Tamara Richardson for completing their Kayak Lifeguard Training with Mark Lazenby and David Hills.  

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Welcome to our newly affiliated club the Sunshine Coast Canoe Polo Club Inc.

Welcome to our newly affiliated club the Sunshine Coast Canoe Polo Club Inc.

A BIG WELCOME to our newly affiliated club the Sunshine Coast Canoe Polo Club Inc.

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2015 Marathon Nationals

2015 Marathon Nationals

The 2015 Marathon National Championships were held on Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra over the Easter long weekend...

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2015 Australian Canoe Polo Championships

2015 Australian Canoe Polo Championships

Congratulations to everyone that represented Qld at the 2015 Australian Canoe Polo Championship...

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Upcoming Events in May 2015 

Sunday 3rd May 2015 Gregory River Canoe Marathon

Sunday 3rd May 2015 Gregory River Canoe Marathon

GREGORY RIVER CANOE MARATHON Don't miss out on the 40th Gregory River Canoe Marathon being held by North West Canoe Club on the 3rd May 2015...

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Paracanoe Selection Trials Saturday 9th May 2015

Paracanoe Selection Trials Saturday 9th May 2015

IMPORTANT UPDATE - Recently, we have been informed of an important change to the upcoming Oceania Paracanoe Championships, originally planned to take place 8th to 10th of May on the Gold Coast …

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5th Barron River Challenge 9-10th May 2015

5th Barron River Challenge 9-10th May 2015

The Tinaroo Canoe Club runs the Barron River Challenge – known as the BRC 50/12 (an open river race over 50km) & the BRC12(a junior race over 12km)...

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Sandgate Canoe Club Wetland Wander 17th May 2015

Sandgate Canoe Club Wetland Wander 17th May 2015

Sangate Canoe Club is once again hosting their biggest annual event on the 17th May 2015 the Wetland Wander...

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2015 NORTHERN MARATHON SERIES RACE #4 TO BE HELD 31st MAY CLARENCE RIVER GRAFTON

2015 NORTHERN MARATHON SERIES RACE #4 TO BE HELD 31st MAY CLARENCE RIVER GRAFTON

Vajda 2015 Northern Marathon Series Race 4; Clarence River, Grafton Date: Sunday 31st May 2015. For further details check out the 2015 NMS Booklet or NMS website... 

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2015 Coomera Cup

2015 Coomera Cup

The Gold Coast City Marina’s “Coomera Cup” is back This year’s “Coomera Cup” looks to be bigger and better than ever...

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Just A reminder...

Annual Awards Evening 2015

Annual Awards Evening 2015

We are planning to hold our Annual Awards Ceremony later this year with special guests and a very special announcement. Watch this space for details to come...

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2015 QC Paddle Sport AGM & Strategic Forum

2015 QC Paddle Sport AGM & Strategic Forum

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a new format to our annual AGM and strategic forum. This year the event will be held in conjunction with practical skills clinics for your discipline and our State Marathon Titles and will be the 8th August...

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Craft Insurance Scheme Available for QC Clubs & Members

Craft Insurance Scheme Available for QC Clubs & Members

We are happy to advise of a new insurance scheme now available to all QC clubs and members. The QLD Canoeing Marine Hull Insurance Scheme has been developed exclusively for QC members to provide coverage for Accidental Damage, Malicious Damage &  Theft of your Craft...

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Buy/Sell

QC BUY/SELL Website Page

CLICK HERE to check out our new QC Buy/Sell Page for clubs and members to utilise to advertise the sale of any secondhand canoe & kayak craft.

 

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