Fall Capital Classic

Hosted by the Montgomery Dive Club at the Montgomery Aquatic Center in Rockville, MD

November 15-17, 2002




Site: Montgomery Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852

Directions: I270 to Montrose Rd. east, right on Executive Blvd., right at 3rd light into pool entrance

Flights are convenient into Reagan National, Wash. Dulles or BWI airports

Meet Director: John Wolsh; 301-829-2303, email: jhwolsh@yahoo.com

Send entries to: Nancy Ale 114 Norwood Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20905

Make Checks Payable to: Montgomery Dive Club $15 per event (Novice is $10 to participate in all 3 levels)

MAIL TO: Nancy Ale 114 Norwood Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20905

Facility: Diving area 18 ft. deep with 2- one meters, 2- three meters, 5,7.5 & 10 meter platforms (rough-top)

Awards: Medals for the top three places in J.O. & Intermediate events and Ribbons for Novice


Intermediate & J.O./ Senior events will be combined and run at the same time!

Schedule of events

Friday, November 15th

2 PM Open Warm-up- 4 PM meet starts Note: we must be out of the pool by 7:30 PM


1.14 & over Platform (Women & Men combined) 2. 10-13 Girls 1 meter

3. 14 & over Men 1m 4. 10-13 Girls 3 meter

Saturday, November 16th

7 AM Open Warm-up- 8:30 AM meet starts

J.O./ Senior/ Intermediate Events

5. 10-13 Boys 3 meter 6. 14 & over Women 1 meter

7. 9 & under boys 3 meter 8. 9 & under Girls 1 meter

9. Girls Synchro 3 meter combined with 10. Boys synchro 3 meter

11. 10-13 Boys 1 meter 12. 14& over Men 3 meter

13. 9 & under boys 1 meter 14. 9 & under Girls 3 meter

15. 14& over Women 3 meter 16. 13 & Under Boys & Girls Platform (combined)


Sunday, November 17th

US Diving Safety Certification Class

8-11 AM Water part of the US Diving Safety Certification Class

12-3 PM Classroom part of the USD Safety Certification Class

Diving Events Events

11 AM Platform Synchronized events Men & Women

Novice Events

10:30 AM Novice diver check in and fill out sheets

11:30-12 Noon Novice diver warm-up

12-2 PM Novice events all running simultaneausly



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Format for the Capital Classic

November 15-17 at The Montgomery Aquatic Center in Rockville, Maryland


PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FORMATS & SCHEDULES CAREFULLY! Any level diver may use a ONE bounce front take-off instead of a hurdle if they choose.


J.O. Requirements: True D.D. for all dives with: 10-13 age group vols. Max. D.D. of 5.4 in all events; 14 & over vol. Limits are 9.5 on 3m & 7.6 on plat.

9 & Under 14 & over men 1m- 4 dives from 3 groups 1m 6 optional dives from 5 groups 3m- front line-up and 4 dives from 3 groups 3m Springboard: 10 dives: 5 opts. from 5 groups

followed by 5 voluntary dives

10-13/ 13 & Under FINA Rules Platform: 9 dives from 6 groups: 5 opts followed

1m & 3m Springboard: 6 dives from 3 vol. & 3 opts. from 3 groups by 4 vols

Platform: 6 dives from 3 Vol. & 3 opts. from 3 groups


Synchronized Events- any age divers may pair up 14& over girls 3m & Platform: 2 vols. & 2 opts. 1m 6 dives from 5 groups Vols. will have. 2.0 D.D. & opts average D.D. of 2 dives 3m 9 dives- 4 opts. Followed by 5 vols Each team needs to perform synchro. fwd., synchro back, a mixed Platform: 8 dives 4 opts followed by 4 vols.

take-off and one take off using their choice


Intermediate Requirements:

10-13: 1 & 3 meter do 5 dives from 4 groups

14& over: 1 & 3 meter do 5 dives from 5 groups


Novice Requirements

7 & under Novice Requirements 12 & over Novice Requirements

Side of pool or meter platform, 3 skills: Side of pool or meter platform, 4 skills:

Front jump, back jump, forward entry Front jump, back jump, forward dive,

One meter Requirements, 4 skills: and choose forward or back seat drop in tuck or pike Front jump, back jump, forward entry One meter Requirements, 4 skills:

and one dive of choice Front Dive tuck or pike and any three other dives

Three meter: Front jump Three meter, 4 skills:

Front jump, Back jump, Forward entry (line-up)

8-11 Novice Requirements and one other skill

Side of pool or meter platform, 3 skills:

Front jump, back jump, forward entry

One meter Requirements, 4 skills:

Front jump, back jump any position

and two skills of choice

Three meter, 3 skills:

Front jump and 2 other skills



Operation of Novice events: Each event will consist of each diver doing skills at all three stations (side of pool, 1m & 3m). A diver may withdraw from any station. There will be one judge at each station. Divers will be broken into 3 groups and sent to appropriate stations. Judges will stay at their station and divers will rotate from one station to the next as they finish skills at each station. There will be no degree of difficulty involved and every participant will receive an award. When all divers from that age group are finished the event is over.


Benefits of this novice format: All divers will be finished in one hour or less and out of the building. Divers, parents and coaches like being finished quickly!

MAIL TO: Nancy Ale 114 Norwood Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20905

Postmarked by November 7, 2002; checks payable to Montgomery Dive Club



Name: _________________________ Date of Birth:__________ Phone_____________ e-mail____________


U.S. Diving Number:(J.O. divers only)_________________ Club:_____________ Coach:_________________


Please circle: MALE FEMALE


Novice : ($10 to do all events) Circle age group: 7 & under 8-11 12 & over


Intermediate and J.O. Circle age group: 9 & Under 10-13 14 & over

($15 per event or $50 total if participating in 3 individual and both synchro. events)

if not participating in all 3 individual events entry fee for Synchronized event is $5 per diver


Circle events: 1-meter 3-meter Platform Synchro. 3m Synchro. Plat.


Number of Events entered:_______ Amount enclosed: $________


In consideration of acceptance of this entry form, the undersigned assumes full responsibility for any injuries, damage, or losses which may occur to the diver or the diver's property, and hereby discharges Potomac Valley Diving Association, its agents, members, and any persons assisting in this meet; and Montgomery County Department of Recreation and its employees from any and all claims, demands, rights, or action or causes of action present or future, whether known, anticipated or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out from the diver's participation in this meet.


Diver's Signature______________________________________ Date:____________________


Parent's Signature_____________________________________ Date:____________________