Canoe Polo is an exciting team event played on 30m x 20m pitches set up in swimming pools or on flat stretches of water. Teams of 5 paddlers endeavour to score goals in a net suspended 2m above the water, the ball being thrown by hand, or ‘flicked’ with the paddle. Naturally, the team with the most goals at the end of the match wins the game.
For all the upcoming Canoeing Victoria events including canoe polo, check out the calendar.
Melbourne comp is on summer break.
However, there is no need to panic, there is no better place to be than out on our beautiful lakes and rivers bashing and crashing your way round a polo field!
Our range of summer competitions cater for all levels and abilities and there is no friendlier and fun place to hone your skills.
The interclubs series is a family friendly, club based competition staged over four rounds through the summer months.
ROUND 1: Geelong Canoe Club – Sunday 23 October 2016
ROUND 2: Essendon Canoe Club – Sunday 20 November 2016
ROUND 3: Venue to be confirmed – Sunday 12 February 2017
ROUND 4: Fairfield Canoe Club (Hosted at Yarra Bend Park) – Sunday 26 March 2017
The National Summer Series is an interstate competition catering to a broad mix of standards and capabilities. It is a great way to stretch your skills in a friendly but competitive environment.
ROUND 1: Canberra (ACT) – 5-6 November 2016
ROUND 2: Nagambie (VIC) – 10-11 December 2016
ROUND 3: Adelaide (SA) – 28-29 January 2017
ROUND 4: Penrith (NSW) – 18-19 February 2017
11-13 March 2017
The best of Australia’s canoe polo players come together to represent their states in fierce competition. For the second time in three years, the Australian Championships are being hosted in Victoria at beautiful Lake Nagambie.
22-23 April 2017 – Auckland, New Zealand
28-29 April 2017 – Auckland, New Zealand
For full details and times please send us an email at email@example.com .
All are welcome. See you on the water!
Selection for the Victorian State Teams closes soon.
The Australian Canoe Polo Championships are fast approaching (7-10 April) and are being held on the Gold Coast in Queensland.
Victoria has had a very strong representation at this event over the last few years and it would be great to continue this tradition.
For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Further selection details will appear here soon.
Volunteers are a critical part of any sporting organisation and there are plenty of opportunities to help to develop and grow our sport. Here are some of the ways you could help:
Please get in touch with any of the Committee members if you want to help.
The Committee is made up of volunteers and meets regularly throughout the year to develop and promote the sport. Following this year’s General Meeting a number of pivotal roles changed hands and we saw ourselves with an almost brand new committee. If you think you can help out in any way you don’t need to wait until the next General Meeting to get involved. Contact any of the Committee members for more information about helping out.
|Committee Member||Ben Watts|
|Committee Member||Warwick Duncan|
|Committee Member||Matthew Farrington|
|Committee Member||Jen Stevens|
|Committee Member||Larry Robb|
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