The following update was sent Friday 16 December, 2016
This update contains info about the remaining December and January events for slalom and wildwater. Wildwater team nominations are now on the AC web site.
Nominations and Selections criterias are now opened for the 2017 Australian Wildwater Senior, Junior & Under 23 Teams to compete at the ICF Wildwater World Championships in Austria (Junior and U23) and France (Senior) (Nominations close 25th December 2016)
Senior Men and Women
U23 Men and Women
Junior Men and Women
- National Downriver races 27 -30 December
- Victorian Slalom Team
- Aust Schools January 2nd to 6th
- Nats Slalom January 9th to 13th
National Downriver races
Entries close 21st Dec. Late entries will not be available on the AC web site contact Chris Wharton firstname.lastname@example.org if you miss the deadline (will incur a late fee)
Proposed Events program
- 26th December, 2016 – Travel to Eildon VIC and training.
- 27th December, 2016
- – Southern Cup Sprint short (Selection event 1)
- – Southern Cup Sprint longer in the afternoon.
- 28th December, 2016 – Southern Cup Classic (Selection event 2) .
- Travel to Childowlah
- 29th December, 2016 – Sprint Championship (Selection event 3)
- 30th December, 2016 – Classic Championship (Selection event 4)
Camping at OEG is available on 26th and 27th Dec at $20 per night per person. Contact Chris Wharton email@example.com. Camping available from 4.30pm 26th
Victorian Slalom Team
Following consideration of the results of the from the Country Series race and Victorian Championships,we are pleased to announce the Victorian 2016-17 Canoe Kayak Slalom Team to compete at the national race in January 2017.
Congratulations to the following paddlers:
Womens K1 Senior team: Dita Pahl, Sally Wright, Maggie Webster
Junior team: Claire Tonkin, Zoe Lau
Womens C1 Junior team: Madison Wilson
Mens K1 Senior team: Jaxon Merritt, Warwick Draper, Tim Anderson
Junior team: Aiden O’Callaghan, Max McDonald, Samuel Grant
Mens C1 Senior team: Tristan Carter, Kaylen Bassett, Al Anderson
Junior team: Brad McLaughlan, Cam McLaughlan, Lachlan Bassett
Mens C2 Junior team: Speed/Loughran
Cadets Sebastian Montalto, Mark Crosbee, James Stagoll
The selectors and 2016-17 team thank Lawrie Chenoweth at Australian Fabricating Industries (AFI) for supporting the Victorian Canoe Kayak Slalom Team.
Additionally the selectors, on behalf of the paddlers, thank the volunteers that have made the 2016 race season a great success.
Mike Lau Gooey. David Le Mottee (Chair Victorian Slalom Committee), Paul Grant (President Canoeing Victoria)
2017 Schools Slalom/DR Championship
Will be held on the Barrington River at Gloucester (NSW) utilizing “the steps” canoe slalom course. Note change of venue due to water issues.
2 to 6 January 2017
Entries are now open to the following events (please note that entries for each event close on the 16 December 2016):
Online entries are via the following link:
This event will be held at Glenbawn Dam which is located in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW (15 minutes from Scone, Aberdeen and a bit further up than Muswellbrook). A caravan park/camping ground is located nearby to the venue.
2017 National Slalom Championship
The organisers of the carnival have confirmed the event will be held over the 9th to the 13th of January 2017. See AC site for info and registration.