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MEETS


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MEETS


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2018/19 SPRINGBOARD DIVING MEETS

Some meets require that parents sign up for www.divemeets.com or www.cleanentries.com
in order to register for the meet.  Directions to all meets can be found HERE

FALL 2018

ZAP FALL INVITE
october.28.18

www.divemeets.com

MEET
december.09.18

www.cleanentries.com

 


AAU NATIONAL QUALIFIERS

AAU 1m NATIONAL QUALIFIERS

 

AAU 3m NATIONAL QUALIFIERS
 


AAU SPRINGBOARD DIVING RULES

For score requirements by age group for district, regional and national competitions: 

AAU/USD National Requirements Table
For a list of dives by number, description, and degree of difficulty:

FINA Degree of Difficulty "DD" Table
For FINA* rules regarding number and category of dives in competition for each age group, with required DD:

FINA Diving Rules
*Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) is the international governing body of diving, swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming, and open water swimming.

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COMPETITIVE GUIDE


competition

COMPETITIVE GUIDE


competition

Competition Guide

The following suggestions are geared to help you through your first few diving meets. These are general rules. Always check with your coach to find out specifically what he or she expects of divers and their parents.

Before you arrive at the meet:

Divers: Be sure that you know what time the coach expects you at the pool.  Give yourself plenty of traveling time so that you arrive at the pool before the scheduled warm-up begins.  It’s always better to be safe than sorry. If the meet is an “away” meet, make sure the coach knows where you are staying so that he or she may get in touch with you if needed. Check with the coach before leaving for the meet to learn if you should sit in the bleachers or report to the deck.  Some teams sit together on the deck, so look for familiar faces.

Parents: Most divers do not need a pep talk from their parents before a meet.  Divers usually get excited about competing, and do not need to get “fired up.”  Let the coach set the mood and tone. If your child seems nervous, help him/her focus on their goals.  Always be positive and supportive with encouragement. Make sure your diver gets a good night’s sleep and a healthy meal prior to the competition.


WHAT TO BRING TO A MEET:

  • 2 diving suits  (1 for warm-up and 1 for competition)
  • A shammies or chamois towel  (to dry off in between dives)
  • 2 terry towels
  • Team outfit (jacket, sweats, or shirt)
  • Deck Parka
  • Coloring Books, i-tunes, games (for free time between events)
  • Food  (Healthy foods such as fruit, yogurt, granola bars and juice are good choices. Meets can last a long time; make sure your diver has what he/she needs to stay hydrated and keep their energy up.)
  • For spectators: a book or some work from home  (You’ll have some free time in between warm-ups and events.)  Remember, pools are usually warm and humid. Dress with this in mind.

AT THE MEET:

Divers: Check in with the coach so that they know you have arrived.  Follow the coach’s instructions and remember that coaches are generally very busy at meets, but will spend time with each diver when it counts the most - during their warm-up and event. 

Find the registration table.  If you are registered, check in and pick up a diving sheet. (Diving sheets describe what dives the diver will perform and in what order.  They are used by the announcer and the scoring table to record scores.)  If not registered, pay the registration fee, fill out all appropriate entry forms and releases, and pick up a diving sheet. Fill out a diving sheet, turn it in at the appropriate place, usually the registration table (or look for large envelopes hanging on the wall).

 It is important for every diver to know when their event begins, and at what time the coach expects them to be ready to compete.

Once the event begins, the diver should know their order in the event, and always be prepared to dive when their name is called.  Usually, the announcer will call the current diver and the “on-deck” diver (the next diver in the order).

All questions concerning a judge’s call, the conduct of a meet, or the meet results should be directed to the coach.  The coach will pursue the matter through the proper channels.

AAU and USA Diving insurance regulations do not allow parents on the deck unless they are serving in an official capacity. 


AFTER THE COMPETITION:

Divers: Be available for any award ceremonies, if applicable. Once you have finished competing, check with the coach before leaving (and to find out about the next practice or warm-up times for any upcoming events).

Parents: Tell your diver what a great job they did and how proud you are. Help them relax if they are preparing to dive in a second event.

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GEAR


gear

GEAR


gear

SSDC TEAM GEAR


SSDC GIRLS TEAM SUIT

GIRLS TEAM SIZE:
 

SSDC BOYS TEAM JAMMER

BOYS JAMMER SIZE:
 

SSDC BOYS TEAM BRIEF

BOYS BRIEF SIZE:
 

SSDC R-W-B - DIVE BAG

SSDC TEAM BACKPACK

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NATIONALS


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NATIONALS


aau nationals

SSDC diver, Erin "Kiki" Murphy, 3 time National Diving Champion


2018 AAU
DIVING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

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2018 NATIONAL FLYER
San Antonio, TX


AAU HOTEL INFO
San Antonio, TX


2018 AAU DIVING
Events Summary


AAU NATIONAL DIVING RULES

For score requirements by age group for district, regional and national competitions: 

AAU/USD National Requirements Table
For a list of dives by number, description, and degree of difficulty:

DD Table
For FINA* rules regarding number and category of dives in competition for each age group, with required DD:

FINA Diving Rules
*Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) is the international governing body of diving, swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming, and open water swimming.