On behalf of Paddle Queensland and the Canoe Marathon Technical Committee, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2023 Paddle Queensland School and State Canoe Marathon Championships at the SYC Oxenford Watersports Centre from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 June.
Paddlers from eight to eighty (and beyond) are encouraged to be part of a great weekend of paddling across events ranging from 2.5 km for our Under 10s, to 20 km for our U23s and Opens. Regardless of your chosen craft or ability we encourage you to enter and take part in the Championships.
Friday will see students paddle for their place on the podium at this years School Championships, starting with singles at 9am and doubles at 12pm across events ranging from 2.5 km to 10 km.
Saturday morning will see the return of Short Course racing starting at 9am for Kayaks, Canoes and SUPs. Following our first session we will return to racing with junior double events starting at 11am and after lunch return for the U23, Open, Master and Paracanoe single events starting at 1pm.
Sunday morning will see the U23, Open and Master double events starting at 9am. Following our first session we will return to racing for the final session of the weekend with junior single events starting at 11am.
The 2023 Paddle Queensland School and State Canoe Marathon Championships would not be possible without the support of our volunteers who generously donate their time and resources to ensure the Championship’s are a great success.
If you have not volunteered before, or are seasoned volunteer, please get in touch with the office as your help is be greatly appreciated.
Lastly, I would like to thank our Member Clubs and Schools for their continued efforts in developing an active and strong paddle community.
For more information about the 2023 Paddle Queensland School and State Canoe Marathon Championships please click here.
We look forward to seeing you on the water!
Yours in paddling,