Two High Diving Events Set For August 6-7 in Park City, Utah
by USA Diving
USA Diving, in conjunction with the International High Diving Institute, will hold two high diving competitions in Park City, Utah from August 6-7.
The USA Junior High Dive Open will be held August 6-7 and will be used to select a team for the Junior World Championships, at which high diving is expected to be an exhibition event later this year.
The USA High Dive Challenge, a senior-level event, will take place August 7.
To participate in the USA Junior High Dive Open, divers must attend a pre-meet training camp on August 4-5 or participate in a mandatory safety session on August 5. Competition will be conducted in three age groups: A/17-19 (10-, 12.5- or 15-meter platforms), B/14-16 (10- or 12.5-meter platforms), and C/12-13 (7.5, 10- or 12.5-meter platforms). Selection for the Junior World Championships Exhibition will be for divers in the A and B age groups. In order to be considered for selection to the Junior World Championships Exhibition, Group A divers must compete all dives from 15-meters and Group B divers must compete all dives from 12.5-meters. For additional information on the competition requirements and format, selection procedures and the training camp, please click here.
Men participating in the USA High Dive Challenge may dive from the 20- or 27-meter platforms. Women may dive from the 15, 17.5- or 20-meter platforms. This event is invitation only. For more information on the USA High Dive Challenge, please click here.
Registration will be available on divemeets.com.
Tentative Competition Schedule
USA Junior High Dive Open Preliminaries (two rounds) – 11 a.m.
USA Junior High Dive Open Finals (two rounds) – 1 p.m.
USA High Dive Challenge (three rounds) – 3 p.m.