D 4 STATEMENT OF DIVES

Diving Rules 2009-2013

D 4.1 Each diver, or diver’s representative, shall deliver to the Referee, or his designated representative, a complete statement of the selected dives on the official form of the event for the preliminary competition and all the following sessions of the competition.

D 4.2 The diver and the diver’s representative are responsible for the accuracy of the statement in the list and the statement of dives shall be signed by the diver and the diver’s representative.

D 4.3 The statement of dives shall be submitted no later than 24 hours before the commencement of the preliminary competition in each event.

D 4.4 The Referee may accept any statement of dives submitted after the 24 hour deadline, up to three (3) hours prior to the commencement of the preliminary competition, provided it is accompanied by a fee equivalent of 250 Swiss Francs.

D 4.5 Unless the statement is presented within the time prescribed, a diver shall not be admitted to the competition.

D 4.6 In all competitions, the diver or the diver’s representative may change the statement of dives before the commencement of any semi-final or final of the competition, provided the amended statement is lodged with the Referee, or his designated representative, no later than thirty (30) minutes after the end of the previous session of the competition. If a new statement of dives is not submitted within the prescribed time, the diver shall perform the dives as indicated in the initial submission.

D 4.7 In any competition, in extenuated circumstances, a diver may be replaced by another diver of the same Federation up to three (3) hours before the commencement of the preliminary competition. In synchronised diving events at the Olympic Games the replacement may also take place prior to the commencement of the final competition. The Referee will accept a change in the statement of dives.

D 4.8 In both individual and synchronised diving events, when the closing times have passed, no change in the statement of dives shall be permitted.

D 4.9 The statement of dives shall contain the following information in the order of execution of the dives:
• The number of each dive according to Rules 1.5.1 to 1.5.7
• The execution or position of the dive according to Rule 1.5.8
• The height of the board or platform
• The degree of difficulty as determined by the Formula described in Rule D 1.6.

D 4.10 The dives in each round shall be executed by all the divers consecutively, according to the starting order.

D 4.11 The statement of dives shall take precedence over the indicator board and any announcement.