This Week in Team USA: April 10-16

By Connect Sports Staff, April 10, 2017

Connect Sports is excited to present to you the latest events in the world of Team USA. Here is what to look for April 10-16.

USA Diving

Event: USA Diving Synchronized National Championship

The 2017 USA Diving Synchronized National Championships will bring together the best junior and senior synchronized diving teams in the country to compete for National Titles in 1-meter synchronized springboard, 3-meter synchronized springboard and platform synchronized competitions.

When: April 12-15

Where: Herb McAuley Aquatic Center at Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta

Participants: 250 athletes, 50 coaches

Spectators: 2,000 on-site; 15,000 online

Up for bid again: Now

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USA Softball

Event: Special Olympics Oklahoma Regional Qualifier

The Special Olympics Oklahoma Regional Qualifier serves as a regional qualifier for the State Summer Games that are set to take place in Stillwater, Oklahoma, May 17-19.

When: April 12

Where: USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex; Oklahoma City

Participants: 300

Spectators: 2,500 on-site

Up for bid again: N/A

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USA Canoe/Kayak

Event: 2017 Slalom Junior National Team Trials

Two days of competition will determine which athletes will qualify for the Junior National Team and represent the U.S. at the 2017 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships this summer in Bratislava, Slovakia.

When: April 15-16

Where: US National Whitewater Center; Charlotte, N.C.

Participants: 50

Spectators: 200-300 on-site

Up for bid again: August 2017

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