The Australian Canoeing Marathon Racing Technical Committee (ACMRTC) is seeking a volunteer to join the committee in the position of Publicity and Promotion.

Key responsibilities :

  • Familiar with social media platforms to assist with the publicity of canoe marathon within Australia
  • Write promotional articles for AC web page on canoe marathon activities in Australia
  • Assist with communication to State Association representatives
  • Work with other ACMRTC members promoting canoe marathon strategies
  • Attend regular meetings either via teleconference or face to face

Persons interested should provide a brief statement outlining their attributes to the above.

All expressions of interest or inquiries can be forwarded via email to Jerry Dunn, Chair ACMRTC, at

Entries are Now Open for 2018 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships

Entries are now open for the 2018 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships, to be held at West Lakes, Adelaide from the 18 to 20 May 2018.

This year we are using Webscorer for the Entry, Timing and Results systems, moving away from the systems used in previous years.
There is also a seperate Registration system for Volunteers / Officials to record their availability.

Many will be familiar with the Webscorer system. However, for those who are not, it is a very simple system to use.

Competitors with existing WebScorer profiles are encouraged to use them. Competitors without a WebScorer profile are encouraged to create one during the registration process.

ALL paddlers must complete their own individual entries.

BOTH paddlers in Doubles crews must enter individually, and MUST provide their paddling partners name in the registration form.

CLICK HERE to enter the Australian Canoe Marathon Championships.

CLICK HERE to register as a Volunteer / Official.

When registering, be sure to read the Event Notes first, and then follow the on-screen prompts. Be sure to enter all required information, and if you have any difficulties contact us via email at

We’ll do our best to assist you

Marathon Paddler of the Year

Marathon Paddler of the Year
The Australian Canoe Marathon Racing Technical Committee (ACMRTC) is seeking nominations for the Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year in the categories of:
  • Masters Male
  • Masters Female
  • Senior Male
  • Senior Female
  • Junior Male, and
  • Junior Female.
Masters is a paddler who turned 35 or older in the calendar year 1 January to 31 December 2017.
Senior is any paddler including Open age group.
Junior is any paddler who competed in Under 18 during the calendar year 1 January to 31 December 2017.
Nominations are to be forwarded via email to and must include
  • name of nominee
  • affiliated state and / or club
  • category
  • sufficient information, including on and off water achievements in canoe marathon in 2017.

Nominations close Friday 27 April 2018.

Looking Forward to the Wilderness and Canoe Symposium – “It’s an opportunity to learn and get inspired,” says volunteer organizer Aleks Gusev

In the dead of winter 1986, a small group of canoeists gathered in George Luste’s Toronto home, beginning an annual tradition of stories, photos and dreaming of wilderness trips. Luste and his wife, Linda, were inveterate canoe travelers and stalwart members of the Wilderness Canoe Association. Soon, registrations for the Lustes’s informal gathering expanded well

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Tepui Tents Roadtrip Giveaway – 10 Lucky Winners Get Up to $4,000 and Tepui Gear for a Getaway

Tepui Tents Roadtrip Giveaway Year of Endless Adventure Campaign The rooftop tent company is staying core to their roots and launching a giveaway to promote roadtrips. The company lives by the hashtag slogans #getlost & #endlessadventure and wants to know where you’d like to go. Tepui is all ears. What drives you to get off

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