Participate or volunteer in some upcoming padde events

Published Mon 19 Feb 2024

Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships – 2 and 3 March 2024

Geelong Canoe Club - Barwon River, Newtown

GCC is working with Paddle Victoria Marathon and together we are hosting this year’s championships on the Barwon River.
Come participate or provide much needed volunteer support.

  • Singles on Saturday. Doubles on Sunday
  • U10 to V75+ age categories catering to all abilities
  • General, Para and ICF classes
  • Portage for most ICF classes
  • Kayak, Canoe, SUP, Ski, Va’a
  • Race distances 4 to 29km, depending on age/gender/craft type

All the details:  Paddle Victoria Event Flyer - Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships – 2 and 3 March 2024 

Victorian Schools Canoe Championships – Sunday 17 March 2024

Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre

The Paddle Victoria Marathon and Sprint committees invite schools / students to participate in the 2024 Victorian Schools Canoe Championships.

Schools do not need to have a formal paddling program for your students to participate; all primary and secondary school students in Victoria or border communities affiliated with Victorian canoe clubs are welcome to attend.

Age groups: U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18 with three main boat classes:
•    ICF (K1, K2, C1, C2) 
•    Touring double blade (TK1, TK2, sea kayaks, skis, slalom, sit-on-top, DRR, etc.) 
•    Touring single blade (TC1, TC2, UC1, UC2, SUPs, outriggers, va'a)

All the details:

Call for volunteers

Paddle Victoria is always looking for support at events, possible roles available include:
•    Site setup
•    Competitor check-in
•    Site cleaning and safety team
•    Marshals
•    Trailer parking
•    Turn buoy
•    Portage
•    Finish line / timekeeping
•    Scrutineering (boat weighing)
•    Safety boat driver (licence required)
•    First aid (qualification required)
•    Safety boat crew
•    Safety boat towing
•    Site pack up
•    Site clean up

More information:

To register interest and volunteer for these upcoming events email: and provide the following information:

  1. Event you would like to volunteer for: Vic Championships (Saturday and/or Sunday), Schools Championships – or both.
  2. Your preferred role.
  3. Your details.


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