Up and down the country diving competitions are held for all standards of diver. The main thing to understand is that there are tournaments for all divers and all abilities:
Divers can enter themselves but the clubs prefer to handle the entries as a composite entry. Sometimes divers may need to travel as individuals but mainly we like to travel as a team and we operate chaperoned trips where parents usually volunteer.
Our website hosts a calendar and competition sections but don’t worry – when we enter competitions there are lots of ways to find out about them:
When entering competitions you will be asked to submit a dive sheet. At first this can seem complicated, so never be afraid to ask one of the coaches or parents for help. You will learn how to do it in no time but it’s always better to ask for help than make a mistake and find out later….
When filling in a dive sheet it will ask for:
The remainder of the dive sheet is for the judges scores and calculations.
Here are the descriptions of the dive codes to help you out……
Dive number and groups of dives
Understanding the tariff or dive diffciulty
Every dive has its own number and own degree of difficulty. Details can be found on the tariff tables.
Online submission of dive sheets
Most tournaments allow you to use Dive Recorder to submit the dive sheets http://www.diverecorder.co.uk/index.html
Divers submit their own details and dives by entering the dive number, dive position and board height – it’s made simple and the rest is automatic!!
Signing Dive Sheets
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