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Head Office
BC Diving Association
(604) 531-5576
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Provincial Advisor
Jayne McDonald
(604) 531-5576
(604) 315-5357
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Assistant Provincial Advisor
Lisa Breure
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Technical Package for Diving

Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games
February 22-25, 2018

Technical packages provide details of the eligibility requirements as well as event and competition information.  In order to fully understand the rules and requirements for participation in the BC Games, it is expected that the BC Games General Rules will be read in addition to the sport-specific information contained in the technical package.
Technical Package for Diving last updated: January 30, 2017.
Be sure to check back for updates.

 

Venue:
Canada Games Aquatic Centre
Age:
12 - 15
Age Description:
Minimum of 12 years of age and maximum of 15 years of age as of December 31, 2018.
Zone Team Composition:
6 competitors (3 male; 3 female) per zone.
Wildcards:
16 wildcard spots (no more than 12 of one gender)
Maximum Athletes:
64
Coaches:
(See BC Games General Rules for information about the Adult Supervisor Role)

1 head coach and 1 assistant coach per zone. Where the Zone team includes both male and female athletes, the head coach and assistant coach must be of the opposite gender, otherwise at least one must be the same gender as the athletes. Each zone is required to have a head coach.

Every zone must name a head coach.  If assistant coaches have any NCCP training they are registered with the role "assistant coach", otherwise they are registered with the role "adult supervisor".  See BC Games General Rules for more information.

Officials:
(the number of Officials the sport is permitted to register as participants)

The sport is permitted to register 10 officials.

Transportation, accommodation, and meals, as arranged by the Host Society, will be provided for officials. See BC Games General Rules for more information.

Athlete Eligibility:

In addition to BC Games General Rules, the sport-specific eligibility requirements noted in this technical package are in effect for the 2018 BC Winter Games.

Divers must be registered with DPC (Diving Plongeon Canada) or BCSSA (British Columbia Summer Swimming Association) and be age-eligible for the next Canada Games. The top 3 athletes at Age-Group Nationals in 2015 are not eligible to compete in the same category or group at the BC Games. Athletes that have attended the Canada Games are not eligible to compete at the BC Games. Athletes attending the BC Winter Games for the first time must perform 6 dives without limit, covering 4 groups, in both 1 metre and 3 metre events. Athletes attending the BC Winter Games for the second time must perform 6 dives, covering 5 groups, with a minimum degree of difficulty of 11.6, AND ADD ONE MORE DIVE DIRECTION, in both 1 metre and 3 metre events. When Zone Teams and Wildcards are being selected, athletes attending the BC Winter Games for the first time are given preference and priority over athletes attending a second time. Athletes may not attend more than two BC Winter Games to compete in Diving.
Coach Eligibility:

Note that the role of head coaches and assistant coaches at the BC Games includes travelling to and from the Games with the team/zone, residing with the team/zone in BC Games accommodation, and acting in a supervisory capacity throughout the Games.

See BC Games General Rules for information about the roles of the head coach and assistant coach.

All head coaches must be fully certified at Competition Introduction. Assistant Coaches must have completed Making Ethical Decisions.

BC Games General Rules dictate the level of coach certification required for head coaches and assistant coaches unless otherwise stated in this Technical Package - click here for details.  A minimum of Making Ethical Decisions is required for all assistant coaches - more information can be found here.

Events and Categories:
1 and 3 meter springboards. Categories C and B group divers. Women's C - 1 metre springboard Women's B - 1 metre springboard Women's C - 3 metre springboard Women's B - 3 metre springboard Men's C - 1 metre springboard Men's B - 1 metre springboard Men's C - 3 metre springboard Men's B - 3 metre springboard Each diver may compete in both the 1 metre and 3 metre events.

Equipment:
Zone Selections and Registration Deadline: 

BC Games Society requires all registration be completed using the BC Games Participant Online Registration process no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018, unless an earlier date is set by the Provincial Sport Organization and is included in this technical package.  See BC Games General Rules for registration procedures.

The BC Diving Association states that Zone Qualification events are to be completed by December 31, 2017. Zone Qualification events must use the same rules regarding categories and events.
Accommodation and Transportation:

Also see BC Games General Rules for further details about accommodation and transportation.

All participants under 19 years of age are required to stay in BC Games accommodation and to be supervised by adult members of their zone team.
Medals:

The Minus-One Rule will be implemented for all sports. This means that when there are four or more competitors or teams, Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals will be awarded; when there are three competitors or teams, Silver and Gold medals will be awarded, and when there are two competitors or teams only a Gold medal will be awarded. For more details about BC Games medals, review the BC Games General Rules.

Medals will be awarded in each event within the parameters of the BC Games Minus-One Rule.





Participant information is collected under the authority of the BC Games Society. The information provided will be used to determine eligibility to participate in the 2018 BC Winter Games. On confirmation of eligibility the information will be used to arrange liability insurance coverage to address any claims arising from the voluntary participation of registered participants in the 2018 BC Winter Games. The name, hometown, sport, and results of registered participants will be provided to media outlets and available on the BC Games Society and the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Society websites for the purpose of acknowledging selection for participation and placing. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of registered participants may be used in non-commercial promotion/development of sport and/or the BC Summer and/or BC Winter Games or the BC Games Society. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of Games participants may be provided to the Premier and/or the Minister responsible for the Games, and/or to members of the legislative assembly, and/or to local members of parliament, and/or to the media for the purposes of recognition, and/or to a local municipal volunteer agency or department and/ or to BC Games sport partners for the purpose of recognition and/or informing of sport-related and/or training opportunities and/or to school principals and/or school district superintendents for the purpose of recognition and acknowledgement. For questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the BC Games Society at 200 -990 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3K2 or (250) 387-1375 or info@bcgames.org.

Volunteers and participants may be protected for their actions vis a vis third party claims through the liability insurance for the Games but are not covered for any personal claims for injury or accident. Participants and volunteers agree to release, discharge and undertake not to commence action against the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Society, the Province of British Columbia, and the BC Games Society from any and all claims and causes of action, or liability of any kind whatsoever for injuries, property damage, or death which in any way results from participating or volunteering in the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games.

The BC Games Society will not be liable for any communication between a BC Games Society participant and/or volunteer and any third party group that receives the participant and/or volunteer contact information list from the BC Games Society after the two year period expires under the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Act (an Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act S.C. 2010, c. 23) (“Act”). The two year period begins at the conclusion of the 2018 BC Winter Games. This clause is a defence to any violation under the Act regarding any communication between a third party group and a participant and/or volunteer of the BC Games Society that occurs after the two year period has expired. By completing a volunteer registration form (online or paper copy) or being registered to attend the 2018 BC Winter Games participants and volunteers are agreeing to all of the terms outlined in this conditions of entry agreement.