On Saturday the 19th of August, Paddle SA will be holding time-trials for the SA State Development Squad and Paddle 2 Podium Programs.


State Development Program

All athletes canoe / kayak sprint athletes aged between 2003 – 2000 (u16 – u18 in 2018) who, are financial members and wish to be part of the State Development Squad are expected to attend.

Paddle 2 Podium

For the Paddle 2 Podium trials, athletes must have been selected through the 2017 Paddle 2 Podium talent search or have been invited by either the State Development Program Coordinator or Australian Canoeing Pathways Lead.


Athletes will be timed of 200m, 500m and 1000m for selection into the State Development Squad or Paddle 2 Podium Program.


Athletes will be expected to arrive at 8:30am for registration with the first time trial taking place at 9:30am. The trials are expected to be completed by 12:00pm.


Oarmans Reserve, West Lakes (West Lakes Regatta Course)

Further information on the time-trials and selection criteria for the State Development Squad will be released prior to the prior. For further information on, who is expected to attend these time-trials please contact Nick Bulmer on 0481 463 711 or via email on sa.coaching@org.au .