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Rules and Regulation

AGE GROUP RULES DIVING

DAG 1 FINA Rules of competition will apply in all age group competitions.

DAG 2 Age Categories

All age group divers remain qualified from the 1st of January to midnight of the following 31st
of December in the year of competition.

DAG 3 Diving Events

DAG 3.1 Group A

DAG 3.1.1 Age: 16, 17, or 18 years on December 31st of the year of the
competition.

DAG 3.1.2 Competition Format

Girls’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise nine (9) different dives; five (5) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for 3 metre
events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and four (4) dives without limit of degree of
difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Girls’ Platform – 5 metre – 7.5 metre – 10 metre
This competition shall comprise eight (8) different dives; four (4) dives each
selected from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6, and four (4) dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a different group. At least five (5) different groups must be used.

Boys’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise ten (10) different dives; five (5) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for 3 metre
events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and five (5) dives without limit of degree of
difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Boys’ Platform – 5 metre – 7.5 metre – 10 metre
This competition shall comprise nine (9) different dives; four (4) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6, and five (5)
dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.
All six (6) groups must be used.

A / B combined

Girls' and Boys' Synchronised Diving - 3 metre

This competition shall comprise five (5) dives; two (2) rounds of dives with an
assigned degree of difficulty of 2.0 for each dive regardless of formula, and three (3)
rounds of dives without limit of degree of difficulty. The five (5) dives must be
selected from at least four (4) different groups.

DAG 3.2 Group B

DAG 3.2.1 Age: 14 or 15 years on December 31st of the year of the competition.

DAG 3.2.2 Competition Format

Girls’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise eight (8) different dives; five (5) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for 3 metre
events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and three (3) dives without limit of degree of
difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Girls’ Platform – 5 metre – 7.5 metre – 10 metre
This competition shall comprise seven (7) different dives; four (4) dives each
selected from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6,
and three (3) dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a
different group. At least five (5) different groups must be used.

Boys’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise nine (9) different dives; five (5) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for 3 metre
events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and four (4) dives without limit of degree of
difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Boys’ Platform – 5 metre – 7.5 metre – 10 metre
This competition shall comprise eight (8) different dives; four (4) dives each
selected from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6,
and four (4) dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a
different group. All least five (5) different groups must be used.

DAG 3.3 Group C

DAG 3.3.1 Age: 12 or 13 years on December 31st of the year of the competition.

DAG 3.3.2 Competition Format

Girls’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise seven (7) different dives; five (5) dives each
selected from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for
3 metre events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and two (2) dives without limit of degree
of difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Girls’ Platform – 5 metre or 7.5 metre
This competition shall comprise six (6) different dives; four (4) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6, and two (2)
dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Boys’ Springboard – 1 metre and 3 metre
This competition shall comprise eight (8) different dives; five (5) dives each selected
from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 9.5 for 3 metre
events and 9.0 for 1 metre events, and three (3) dives without limit of degree of
difficulty, each dive selected from a different group.

Boys’ Platform – 5 metre or 7.5 metre
This competition shall comprise seven (7) different dives; four (4) dives each
selected from a different group, the total degree of difficulty shall not exceed 7.6,
and three (3) dives without limit of degree of difficulty, each dive selected from a
different group.

DAG 4 General Rules for Junior Diving World Championships

DAG 4.1 Junior Diving World Championships shall be conducted every two years in
Groups A and B.

DAG 4.2 Each Federation is entitled to enter a maximum of two (2) divers in individual
events and one (1) team in synchronised diving events.

DAG 4.3 Each diver shall only compete in his age group.

DAG 4.4 Each diver shall perform a full list of dives as indicated in his age group.

DAG 4.5 Each individual diving event shall be a preliminary and final competition,
irrespective of the number of entrants and may be conducted in more than one session.

DAG 4.5.1 The top twelve (12) divers from the previous session will participate in
a final competition performing only dives without limit. The scores of the dives with
limit from the previous session will be carried forward and added to the scores in
the final competition to determine the top twelve (12) rankings. Divers lower than
twelfth place will be ranked by their preliminary scores.

DAG 4.5.2 When facilities allow, the opportunity for simultaneous preliminary
events may be scheduled subject to the approval of the Bureau on recommendation
of the Technical Diving Committee.

DAG 4.5.3 The program schedule shall be agreed by the Bureau upon
recommendation of the Technical Diving Committee.

DAG 4.6 Either five (5) or seven (7) judges shall officiate in the individual events and
nine (9) judges in the synchronised diving events. Note: If possible, eleven (11) judges
in the synchronised diving events may be used.

DAG 4.7 The Championships shall normally be conducted separately and not in
conjunction with Swimming, Water Polo or Synchronised Swimming.

DAG 4.8 The Championships shall be conducted in a minimum period of six (6) days.