Canoe Marathon


The holder of this qualification is qualified to officiate events in leadership roles.

The following steps are required for accreditation as a Paddle Australia Marathon Foundation Official:

1: Hold a Current Working With Children Check

2: Complete the Australian Sports Commission Community Officiating General Principles course

3: Read and sign the Paddle Australia Behaviour Policy application form

4: Complete the online Foundation Official – Theory Exam

5: Send evidence of all the above to

Learner Resource:

ICF Canoe Marathon Rules – 2022

PA Canoe Marathon Rules – 2020

Marathon Role Description videos provided by Paddle VIC Marathon:
Aligner and Starter
Scrutineers and Raft marshals
Safety boat driver and boat crew
Turn buoy official
Portage official