For your convenience, we’ve made the Technical Diving Rulebook available here online.

Technical Diving Rulebook

The Technical Diving Rulebook is available via the links below. Please note that material enclosed in square brackets is not part of the official text, but provides information such as editor’s notes, cross-references, and legislative history to enhance the use of these materials. Unless otherwise specified in the history notes, changes in the Technical Rules take effect January 1, 2019.

This compilation presents the Competitive & Technical Rules of USA Diving, with 2019 amendments made by the Junior Requirements Committee and noted in Subpart C. Every effort has been made to accurately incorporate changes.

As always, we welcome your ideas and input on how to improve the USA Diving rulebook. In order to be green, we have produced the rulebook in digital format only. If you require a printed copy, a PDF version is available below for printing.

Competitive and Technical Rules

Rulebook  - Full Version

By section:
Subpart A - General Regulations
Subpart B - Senior Rules
Subpart C - Junior Rules
Subpart D - Future Champions Rules
Subpart E - Masters Rules
Subpart F - Policies for Administration of Diving Competitions

Appendix A - Association Territories
Appendix B - FINA Dimensions for Diving Facilities
Appendix C - FINA Degree of Difficulty Formulas and Components
Appendix D - FINA Table of Degrees of Difficulty