DEV/INT = No AAU Diving Meets are mandatory for DEV/INT groups, but are encouraged if meets the minimum dive list requirements. You will have to pay AFD coaching fees in addition to your travel costs and event registration fees.
RED PREP/COLLEGE PREP = No AAU Diving Meets are mandatory for PREP groups, but are strongly encouraged if meets the minimum dive list requirements. These meets are a great experience builder for those that have hope to be invited to the RWB teams and also to be seen by college recruiters. Your AFD coaching fees are included in your bi-annual fee. You will also have to pay your travel costs and event registration fees.
RWB = AAU RWB Qualifier OR USA John Smith meet are mandatory for all RWB Team Members. RWB Qualifier can qualify you for Summer AAU Nationals which we plan to attend in addition to Spring AAU RWB Nationals that we "may" attend based on location/cost. If you do not qualify for USA Nationals, you will be required to attend either AAU Nationals OR USA Rising Star. It is strongly encouraged that you attend the RWB Qualifer meet even if you expect to be on the USA Diving path because it is a great lead up to USA Regionals. All AFD coaching fees were included in your annual fee. You are responsible for all travel costs as well as event registration fees.
According to AAU Diving, they are currently still planning to have AAU Nationals this summer July 14-23 in San Antonio TX. We will keep you updated as we know more about whether these plans will change.
As of 2:30pm on Wednesday, March 11, the AAU White North Qualifier meet WILL BE HELD AS PLANNED AT BGSU. I plan to have a schedule to share by tomorrow morning upon my return home from working in West Virginia.
Register/Pay for the Team Dinner at this link. The Hot Bar from Qdoba includes steak & chicken, rice & beans, pico de gallo, corn salsa, salsa verde, salsa roja, sour cream, hand-smashed guacamole, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, and tortilla chips. We will also have 3-cheese queso and fajita vegetables. There will be chocolate chip cookies and bottles of water. We will also have "goodie" bags for the divers.
You must pay/register for the Team Dinner by Monday, March 9 in order to be included in the food head count.
The AAU White North Qualifier AFD Team Dinner Meeting will be held in the breakfast area of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Bowling Green on Friday, March 13 at 7:30pm immediately following practice. We will answer questions and discuss any information you need to know for the competition weekend. If you ordered AFD Apparel, it will be handed out at this meeting.