2018 YMCA National Diving Championship
Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 19-22, 2018

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The YMCA of the USA is pleased to announce that the 2018 YMCA National Diving Championship will be held in the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2018 dates will be April 19-22, 2018.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is looking forward to welcoming YMCA athletes, coaches, families and friends in the spring and has a long tradition of hosting YMCA National swimming and diving events. 2017 marked the 37th year the City of Fort Lauderdale hosted the Y-National Diving Championship event (1971, 1973-1985, 1992-1995, 1997-2014, 2017.)

Y-USA is pleased to partner with the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach for accommodations for the 2018  Diving Nationals. Instructions for making hotel reservations are forthcoming.

This hotel is conveniently located just down the street from the Ft. Lauderdale Aquatic Center. We encourage you to utilize this preferred hotel and make your reservations promptly. The reservation deadline is April 2. Please reserve early as we expect the rooms to sell out. 

We look forward to working again with the committed staff of the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex and our other local partners to provide a high-quality meet experience so that our athletes can achieve their full potential.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 For Everyone

Please use the reservation link below or contact the hotel directly to make your hotel reservations. Mention that you are with the YMCA Masters Nationals to secure the group rate. You will need a credit card to hold your reservation. 

The Marriott Courtyard is SOLD OUT.  Reserve your room at Bahia Mar below

Updated: Added Link to reserve lodging at Bahia Mar Hotel: Reservation

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Ft. Lauderdale Beach, 440 Seabreeze Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Group Rate: Intracoastal Queen/King: $179; Ocean King $185; Ocean Queen $189 Reservation

Link: Book your group rate for 2018 Masters & Diving Nationals Reservation

Phone Number: 888-321-2211 - Specify Courtyard Ft. Lauderdale Beach and 2018 YMCA Masters Reservation

Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018

Group Rate Dates: The group rate is valid from Monday, April 16, 2018 until Sunday, April 22, 2018.

As a courtesy, if you'd like to extend your stay in Ft. Lauderdale, the hotel will honor the group rate up to three days before Monday, April 16 and three days after Sunday, April 22, based on availability.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 For Everyone

DIVEMEETS is now open for registration.  Right-side of main page (Upcoming Meets), scroll down until you see YMCA National Championship

All entries must be made through the www.divemeets.com ONLINE ENTRY system. Deadline without penalty is April 13, 2018 ....More

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These are forms that must be signed by each parent of a diver, the YMCA coach(es), and the YMCA executives in order for diver(s) to participate in the Diving Championship ....More

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Summary invitation for 2018 YMCA Diving National Championship ....More

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All divers must show proof of the minimum Degree of Difficulty and the minimum score for the number of optional dives. Divers must have achieved these qualifying standards between March 25, 2017, and April 10, 2018, or competed in the same age group at the previous National YMCA Diving Championships. There is no minimum Degree of Difficulty required for Platform events. ....More

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2018 YMCA Diving Handbook provides information for coaches, divers and parents to prepare, enter, compete, and attend the championship. The Handbook is a must-read for everyone attending the Championship ....More

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