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  • Return to Marathon and the Ultramarathon Series August 4, 2020
    Dust off your paddles! Marathon racing is making a return to NSW, with Windsor Paddlesports Club hosting a race on Saturday August 8th. This will be the one regular-distance marathon event on the calendar for the remainder of the year, and due to COVID-safety protocols has a cap of 100 paddlers. It’s exciting that race […]
  • Pittwater Challenge Harbour Series re-run Aug 15 August 3, 2020
    Entries for the Postponed Pittwater Challenge in March have been rolled over to the 15th August. Invitations via Webscorer have been sent out to those entered in the previous race, requesting they re-confirm their intention to race. If insufficient responses are received, additional entries will be offered on 6th August. Final Covid-safe details (typed on a fully sanitised […]
  • What’SUP? Cleanup Paddles in SUPtember! July 29, 2020
    Are you concerned about the amount of plastic rubbish in our rivers, lakes and oceans? PaddleNSW is organising a weekend of co-ordinated paddle-based cleanups across NSW as part of the SUPtember campaign being run by many environmental organisations (largely through the Boomerang Alliance). The weekend of paddle cleanups is the 5th and 6th of September. […]


  • Welcome to the Pacific Coast 10K Paddle Series August 1, 2020
    The Series has been developed to support our Paddle Clubs, their members and the wider paddle sports community return to organised competition in these challenging times. The 10K Series will include three races during August, September and October 2020. Race Fees: PA/PQ Member Rates: Senior: $25, Junior $15 Non-Member Rates: Senior: $45, Junior $25 Race 1: Sunday August […]
  • Notice of Annual General Meeting July 27, 2020
    Hello Paddle Queensland Members, It is my pleasure to invite you to the 2020 Annual General Meeting. Due to COVID-19 restrictions only 20 participants are able to attend at Sports House. If you wish to attend in person please RSVP at your earliest convenience. Places will be allocated once received. Members will also be able […]
  • Approved Aquatic Sport Sector Industry COVID Safe Plan June 15, 2020
    The QSport Aquatic Sports group representing all relevant water sports worked together to facilitate a viable reopening and resumption of aquatic sports across Queensland. Based on the collaboration of the group with input from QSport staff, Queensland Government Sport and Recreation staff and representatives from other aquatic industry groups and stakeholders secured the following: Relaxation […]


  • Paddle Tasmania COVID-19 Return to Paddling Guidelines July 2, 2020
    Version 4– Issued 28 June 2020 Overview Sport and active recreation and exercise play an important role in community development, connectiveness, and physical and mental health. Paddlers have been fortunate that solo (or appropriately physically distanced small group paddling), as regular exercise, has been permitted in Tasmania throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, and we know many […]
  • Kayak Skills Training Course June 19, 2020
    September 5 – 6, 2020 Where:  Day 1: Upper Mersey day 1  Day 2: Lea or North Esk or Mersey (depending on flows) Starting Time: Saturday 5th September – Meet at 9.00 am for a 9:30 am official start. Note: There are restrictions for people coming to Tasmania, all travelers must complete a G2G before entering […]
  • Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course November 7-8, 2020 June 17, 2020
    Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course Dates: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November 2020 Venue: Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Camping (own tents) @ Berlin Wall campsite Fee: $365   non-members;  $290 members Course Numbers: Spaces are limited due to low instructor-student ratios Registration closing date: October 30th, with all payments to be made by this […]


  • Grants available for Young Aussie Athletes August 4, 2020
    Grants available for children and teenagers aged 7-17 years to help their participation in sport – Sport Access Foundation Our goal is to ensure that young Australians living with a disability can be active and achieve their sporting goals. To this end Sport Access Foundation provides annual grants for children and young people with a disability. […]
  • All Victorian Wildwater Events Cancelled Until Further Notice August 3, 2020
    Sadly, due to the new Covid-19 Stage 3 and 4 restrictions introduced by the Victorian Government, all Victorian downriver and wildwater events scheduled will be cancelled until further notice. The Victorian WW Technical Committee will continue to monitor the situation and will hopefully be able to restart events when possible.
  • Paddle Victoria Marathon Racing update August 2020 August 3, 2020
    Paddle Victoria Marathon Racing update August 2020 Dear Marathon Paddlers, This note is to provide you with an update on the plans to recommence marathon racing in Victoria. As a result of current restrictions to manage the response to COVID-19 in Victoria the Winter Series Race 5 and Race 6,  planned for Sunday, 16th August […]

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  • Avon Descent Survey August 10, 2020
      The Avon Descent race has been run by the Northam Avon Descent Association (NADA) and for the first time since 1973, the event was cancelled […]
  • LiveLighter The Ramon entries are open! July 27, 2020
    Sunday 2nd of August 2020 The Ramon presented by LiveLighter is conducted by Paddle WA, in association with the Northam Avon Descent Association. The race is open to all […]
  • Avon Descent Paddlers Forum July 13, 2020
      Paddle WA is holding a forum for all to give their thoughts about the future of the Avon Descent. The cancellation of the 2020 Avon […]

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