Photo: 2017 Qld Canoeing Annual Award Winners Collage. Photo credit: Jerry Dunn.

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.

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Winners were announced at the 2017 Queensland Canoeing Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday 26 August 2017.

Congratulations to all the Finalists and Winners, including   … Read more.

Australia’s Golden Performance at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

Australia’s Golden Performance at the Canoe Sprint World Championships

The Australian Canoe Sprint team performed strongly collecting multiple World Championships medals at the ICF 2017 Sprint Canoe World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic, 23-27 August.  The results included awesome performances from many of our Queensland paddlers  … Read more.

Qld U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint World Championship Success

2017 ICF U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint World Championship Success

Australian U23 team members included Queenslanders Alyssa Bull, Bill Bain, Jordan Wood, and Junior team members, Tom Green, Tiarnee Massie, Lucinda Kelly and Mackenzie Duffy …

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Club News & Events

Maroochy River Paddle

Maroochy River Paddle

Have you registered for the Maroochy River Paddle on this Sunday 3 September.

The race is 17kms down river from Dunethin Rock to Eudlo Creek (It's even with the tide!)

You can register online at before the event for a discounted price!   Read more.

FREE Online training for club volunteers

FREE Online training for club volunteers

The Queensland Government in partnership with QFSR Skills Alliance offers a number of online training opportunities through the Department's Building Active Communities Workshops program.

All courses are self-paced and take between 2-3 hours to complete … Read more.

Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race

Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race

The 2017 Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race will be contested on Saturday 9th Sept, as the first race in the 2017-2018 Australian Ocean Racing Series.

The race will act as 2017-2018 Queensland Ocean Racing Championship with winners and placegetters receiving Qld State Championship medals for all Ocean Ski divisions.

Register at Gold Coast Classic Ocean RaceRead more.

Currumbin Capers

Currumbin Capers

The Currumbin Capers race is on again on Saturday 16th September. This is the final race of the Northern Marathon Series!

Distances 6km, 7.5km, 15km or 22.5km... Read more.

Brisbane River Race Report - 23 July 2017

Brisbane River Race Report -
23 July 2017

The river has many moods. Not always comfortable with many cross currents, occasional debris and somewhat difficult when the wind blows. Today however the beast was asleep.

Glassy conditions and a docile incoming tide with the biggest danger/entertainment being a boisterous race organiser barking out start instructions.  … Read more.

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Grants Funding

The Queensland Government has confirmed $125 million commitment to the Get in the Game (2018-2020) initiative to support individuals and organisations in increasing sport and active recreation participation. … Read more.

Calendar - Club Events

View our online calendar with all paddle sport events 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

Queensland Events & News

Welcome to QC Life Members - Ross Cook and Chris Hurley

Congratulations to Ross Cook and Chris Hurley who received Queensland Canoeing Life Membership at the 2017 QC AGM on Saturday 26 August for distinguished or special service to Canoeing in Queensland.  … Read more.

Paddle Oz Kids

Paddle Oz Kids

Are you looking for something FUN, HEALTHY, and ACTIVE for your kids to do these school holidays? Our Paddle Oz Kids program is designed for young paddlers 9-12 years - no experience necessary.  

Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm 
Venue: Ambrose Treacy College Pool,
Twigg Street, Indooroopilly

For bookings or more information (Places Limited)

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 …

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RESULTS- 2017 Canoe Marathon School Championships

RESULTS- 2017 Canoe Marathon School Championships

A very successful day at the 2017 Queensland School Canoe Marathon Championships at Lake Samsonvale.

Congratulations to Pacific Lutheran School for again winning the Champion School. Thank you to all competitors, coaches and supporters for  … Read more.


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 Events & News

Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

2016-17 AC Annual Awards 


AC Annual Awards will be presented covering the nomination period 1st of July 2016 – 31st August 2017. The awards dinner will take place on Saturday 4th of November 2017.  Nominations close 18th of September 2017.   Read more.


Australian Canoeing unfortunately has to advise the cancellation of Grand Prix 1, due to a clash with other sporting events and the limited availability of accommodation, flights and transportation;...

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Australian Canoeing is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced sports administrator Phil Jones as their new CEO. Phil comes to Australian Canoeing having successfully led two of Australia’s leading National Sporting Organisations  …

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Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

2018 Competition Dates

Australian Canoeing has announced the following 2018 domestic competition 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.     

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