Whitewater events coming up

Wildwater/Downriver activities

  • Paddle Vic – WW Technical Committee Skills Camp – OEG Eildon – 11th Nov 23
    Venue: access is via the Outdoor Education Group paddock site Back Eildon
    Road, VIC. (camping is NOT available)
    Meeting time: at OEG paddock site 12 Noon.
  • Paddle Vic – Victorian Wildwater Championships – OEG Eildon – 12th Nov 23
    Register Here

Interested participants to contact : Warren Elms for further details M: 0411640756  or Email: warrenelms@icloud.com

  • Goulburn Classic – 3rd Dec 23 – this event is in planning
  • 2024 Paddle Australia Canoe Wildwater Age Championships – OEG Eildon – 2nd to 4th  Jan 24 this is part of the 2024 Paddle Australia Whitewater Age Championships which also includes Freestyle and Slalom Events
    • The Wildwater component of Age Champs has been consolidated so all WW is finished by end Thurs 4th allowing paddlers to stay on watch and / or participate in the PA 2024 National Freestyle Championships and slalom activity.
  • Bridge to Bridge – Sun 7th Jan 24 – this event is in planning but highly likely to go ahead.  This event is from Thornton bridge to Alexander bridge (20km) finishing at the boat ramp by the Maroondah Highway over the Goulburn River.  It is a beautiful and scenic section of the Goulburn River perfect for kayaks, skis and canoes.  (For those familiar with the e2a – this is the second leg only)

PA Canoe Wildwater National Team Selection Event – Mitta Mitta, VIC  13-14 January 2024 This will comprise 2 classics and a sprint with two heats. All 4 will be used for selection.

For more information contact Chris Wharton 0400043313 or australianoptimal@gmail.com


The Victorian Slalom Technical Committee are hosting the 2024 Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Age Championships on behalf of Paddle Australia.  The event is being held as part of the 2024 Paddle Australia Whitewater Age Championships which also includes Freestyle and Wildwater Events.  The information provided here relates only to the slalom events.

Date Friday 5th to Sunday 7th January 2024
Location Slalom Rapid, Goulburn River, Eildon
Event Format The slalom race will be run with Heats and Finals (A & B) for all competitors and a team’s race.  A kayak cross event will also be held.
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