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Settlers Cabin to Host Regional Diving Competition

The Allegheny County park pool will host USA Diving National Preliminary Zone A Championships.

The USA Diving National Preliminary Championships will be held later this month at the Robinson-based

The event, held July 19 to July 21, is one of four regional meets that serves as qualifiers for the U.S. National Diving Championships

The event is an open senior meet that will feature competitors age 14 and older. Winners in the competition will qualifiy for the August AT&T National Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC. 

Dorothy Krug, director of the Pitt Aquatic Club, will serve as the meet's director. Krug's daughter , a 2003 Montour graduate, has qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in the women's 3m springboard competition and is a 10-time national champion. 

Attending the meet: 

The meet is open to the public and spectators are able to use the Settlers Cabin Wave Pool during the competitions. 

Admission to the meet is: $3 for ages 60 and older; $5 for ages 18 to 59; $4 for ages 13 to 17; $3 for ages 6 to 12; and $1 for infants to 5-year-olds. 

The events begin at 11 a.m. each day: 

July 19:

  • ·         Men’s 1m Springboard and Women’s 3m Springboard Preliminaries
  • ·         Men’s 1m Springboard and Women’s 3m Springboard Finals

July 20:

  • ·         Women’s 1m Springboard and Men’s 3m Springboard Preliminaries
  • ·         Women’s 1m Springboard and Men’s 3m Springboard Finals
  • ·         Men’s Synchronized 3m Springboard and Women’s Synchronize
  • ·         Men’s Synchronized 3m Springboard and Women’s Synchronized             3m Springboard Finals

July 21:

  • ·         Men’s Platform and Women’s Platform Preliminaries
  • ·         Men’s Platform and Women’s Platform Finals
  • ·         Men’s Synchronized Platform and Women’s Synchronized Platform           Preliminaries
  • ·         Men’s Synchronized Platform and Women’s Synchronized Platform           Finals

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