Summary of New rules for the 2010 Diving Year
All Members of the Pan Am 2009 JO Team are pre-qualified to the Summer JO Nationals for 2010.
Top 3 Divers in all age groups in each each event from East West Championships are pre-qualified to the Summer JO Nationals.
Top 3 Divers in all age groups who are pre-qualified in only 1 meter or 3 meter from East West Championships are pre-qualified to the SummerSummer JO Nationals are now pre-qualified to the JO Zone Championships in the other event. ( Meaning they do not have to attend Regionals. But if they do choose to go to Regionals than they will not displace other divers from qualifying.)
Qualifications for Zone Championships: There will be 2 ways to qualify:
1)Top 15 from Regionals
2)Take the average score of the 15th place in all 10 regions and if a diver scores above the average score than they will also qualify in that event only to the Zone Championships.
Synchronized diving competitions will be held at the Summer JO Nationals. One member of the team must be qualified for the Age Group Nationals or the Summer JO Nationals in order for a team to enter the event. Divers must be 14-18 age group in order to enter.
The event will consist of 2 dives with 2.0 assigned dd. 3 dives without limit. Three groups must be covered in the 5 rounds.
3 meter girls 14-18 3 dives dd limit is 7.6
platform girls 14-18 3 dives dd limit is 7.4
3 meter boys 14-18 3 dives dd limit is 7.9
platform boys 14-18 3 dives dd limit is 7.8