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DIAA Wrestling and Swimming and Diving State Championships Information

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DIAA Wrestling and Swimming and Diving State Championships Information

Dover, DE (February 24, 2021) – The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Winter sport championships kick off this Friday. The DIAA Diving Championship will start at 7 p.m. Friday, February 26 at McKean High School. The DIAA Swimming Championship will be held February 27-28 at Sussex Academy School of Sciences. The girls meet will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 27. The boys meet will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 28. The competition will be limited to four (4) heats in each Individual Event and three (3) heats in each Relay event. Sixteen places will be scored in each event with scoring possible across all competing heats. 
 
The Swimming Championship meet schedule is posted on the DIAA Swimming sport page.   
 
The wrestling brackets were released on Sunday, and the DIAA Wrestling Championship will be held on February 27-28 and March 3rd at Cape Henlopen High School. Weight classes 106-148 will wrestle on Saturday, February 27 and matches will begin at 11 a.m. Weight classes 152-285 will wrestle on Sunday, February 28 and matches will begin at 11 a.m. The semi-finals and finals will be held on Wednesday, March 3rd. Consolation matches will begin at 11 a.m and the Championship finals match will begin at 6pm.  
 
 
The Wrestling Championship schedule is posted on the DIAA Wrestling sport page. 
 
Due to COVID-19 precautions and the number of teams that are participating, spectators are not permitted at this weekend’s tournament events. All events will adhere to Delaware Division of Public Health facility plans, follow all COVID protocols and not exceed gathering limits. All risk mitigating strategies will be in place at DIAA championship events. All events will be livestreamed, and the links are below.
 
Live Streaming:
 
NFHSNetwork is the official livestreaming partner of DIAA Championships.  
 
DIAA Wrestling Championship - Livestream on NFHSNetwork    TrackWrestling 
 
DIAA Swimming and Diving Championship - Livestream on NFHSNetwork
 
Media:
 
Only media with DIAA 2020-2021 media credentials will be permitted entry to events. Members of the media wishing to cover events in person this weekend were asked to complete the DIAA Media RSVP form. Media that are approved for entry this weekend will be notified on Thursday, February 25 by 12pm.  
 
Media should contact DIAA in advance to request live broadcast at any event. DIAA will notify member schools when requests have been approved.  
 
For all DIAA state tournaments, broadcast media requests should contact the executive director.
 
Purchase Official DIAA Championship Apparel:  
 
Marketing Special Promotions is the official provider of DIAA apparel. 
 
Visit www.grr-tees.com to purchase winter championships apparel. Orders can be placed online and shipped anywhere. Athletes and teams can pick up at the tournament site.
 
DIAA Partners:  
 
American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) is an official partner of the 2020-2021 Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Championships. 
 
DIAA is proud to to be a recipient of the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding for the Contract is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association in Delaware. To provide parents with a simple roadmap to address the dangers of vaping with kids, "Get Your Head Out of the Cloud" has free educational resources including a conversation guide, which can be found here, TalkAboutVaping.org
 

For more information regarding DIAA Championships, visit DIAA or follow DIAA on Twitter (@DIAA_Delaware), Instagram (diaa_de) or our Facebook Page (@DelawareInterscholasticAthleticAssociation).

For media inquiries contact Alison May at Alison.may@doe.k12.de.us, and for information regarding DIAA, contact diaa@doe.k12.de.us