Get Out

South Sound and Tacoma events and entertainment news

NOTICE: Get Out has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Get Out.
Visit the new section.

2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Team Trials slated for Federal Way

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Nov. 15, 2011 at 6:10 pm |
November 15, 2011 6:12 pm

It’s one of the most competitive and exciting run-ups to the 2012 London Olympics and it’s happening right in our backyard: The 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for diving.

The Trials will be held June 17-24 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Tickets are now available for sale.

From the press release:

This event will showcase the best diving in America and will serve as the final team selection competition for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The Trials will include men’s and women’s 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform, and men’s and women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform competition.

Approximately 120 of the nation’s best divers are expected to vie for 16 spots on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Team. Notable participants include three-time Olympian Troy Dumais, 2011 World platform silver medalist David Boudia, and 2008 Olympians Kelci Bryant, Chris Colwill, Mary Beth Dunnichay, Thomas Finchum, Haley Ishimatsu and Christina Loukas.

Woodinville native Carrie Dragland has qualified to compete in the Trials and will return to the Northwest, where she learned the sport of diving.

Tickets will be available at a variety of price points:
Premium Tickets
All Session $135
Finals Only $100

Single Session
Finals $35
Semis $25
Prelims $15

Reserved Tickets
All Session $100
Finals Only $75

Single Session
Finals $25
Semis $15
Prelims $10

General Admission Tickets
Single Session
Finals $15
Semis $10
Prelims $5

Purchase tickets today at Only All-session ticket packages are on sale with finals-only and single sessions to be released at a later date. For ticketing for groups of 20 or more, please call 206-461-5865.

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for Report violators to