The Seattle Sports Commission, King County and the City of Federal Way are proud to announce the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving will be hosted June 18-24, 2012 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (WKCAC) in Federal Way, WA.

"This is great news for Federal Way and the entire Seattle metro area," Gov. Chris Gregoire said. "It means increased tourism for our region. It puts a spotlight on our corner of the world. And, after the state being such a great partner with the Vancouver Olympics, we'll be part of the success of the 2012 London games as well."

Over 100 of the country's best divers will compete for a spot on the United States Olympic Team - Diving to represent the U.S. in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The Trials include men's and women's individual events in three- and 10-meter competitions, plus men's and women's synchronized events in three- and 10-meter competitions.

"We're delighted to come back to Seattle, and we look forward to a great partnership with the community, fans and sponsors" said Debbie Hesse, President and CEO of USA Diving. Constructed to host events for the 1990 Goodwill Games, the WKCAC is the home of more than 50 swim and dive competitions annually, including collegiate, national and international competitions. It last hosted the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving in 2000.

"We are excited about our strong partnership with Seattle Sports Commission and Federal Way," said King County Executive Dow Constantine. "This gives us the opportunity to provide a world-class facility for the best divers in the country to compete for a spot representing our country in the Olympics. We're honored."