The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving is considered one of the premier events in Olympic Sports. This event will showcase the best diving in America, and most importantly, will serve as the final selection for the team that will represent Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Olympic Trials are a property owned by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). USA Diving manages this event on behalf of the USOC and works with the Local Organizing Committee of the Host City to administer and coordinate the event.
Timeline for Selection of the Host City (all 2013 dates):
June 26 Prospective Bid City Symposium (Indianapolis, IN)
August 5 Intent to Bid Declarations due
September 5 Bid Applications due
September 19 Shortlisted Host City Applicants notification
September 30 Site Visits and Bid Evaluation for Selected Cities
to October 15
October 21 Finalist Host Cities notification
October 21 Negotiations with Finalist Host Cities and Final Bid Evaluation
to November 22
December 10 Host City Announcement
To promote fairness and to protect the professional integrity of the bidding process by shielding it from undue influence prior to the bidding deadline, and to ensure that all relevant information and expectations are communicated correctly and simultaneously to all prospective Host Cities.in the bidding process, a “Cone of Silence” will be established from June 26 to September 5 between USA Diving and prospective Host City representatives. Below is an area to leave comments and questions. USA Diving will be happy to answer all questions with regard to the bidding process, planning, timeline, etc. Just leave your question below. All answers will be made public on this page as well.
Example Organizational Chart
The Organizational Chart seen here is from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving and was based off that specific venue and committee needs. The 2016 organizational chart will not be the same as 2012 as it too will be based on the venue, event plans, and committee needs.
Disclaimer: This schedule is only to be used as a reference for the 2016 Olympic Trials. The final schedule for 2016 has not been created and will be subject to NBC’s final
For the 2016 Olympic Trials we would like to have a minimum of 2- dry boards, 2 trampolines, 4-somersault stations, and a stretching area that is at minimum 20’ X 20’. Below is an example of a dryland area:
All bids must be postmarked by September 5, 2013 and need to be sent to the USA Diving National Events Director, Lindsey Hendren, at the address listed below:
ATTN: Lindsey Hendren
132 E. Washington St., Suite 850
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Bids sent via email will not be accepted.
Please leave your questions and/or comments here: