Schedule / Honoree Weekend

Events and Meeting Schedule

 

Thursday, May 9th

10 AM
FINA/USA Diving Grand Prix - All Day (Aquatic Complex)

9 AM – 5 PM
Arrival / Registration
Schedule for documentary video/interviews (throughout weekend)
Hourly Museum Tour / Sight seeing (optional)

7 – 8:30 PM
Welcome Reception - Unveiling of Special Exhibits Celebrating the World of Swimming in 1973 and Chinese Swimming and Diving History
ISHOF Art Gallery (above the gift shop)

Friday, May 10th

8 AM –  9 AM
 Morning swim in ocean/pool or sightseeing (Aqautic Complex)

10 AM
FINA/USA Diving Grand Prix - All Day (Aquatic Complex)

NOON – 2:00 PM
Lunch – Presentation of Esther Awards, recognizing two films for promoting swimming in China:
      - Female Diving Team (1964)
      - Spring and Autumn Water (1959)
(ISHOF Banquet Hall)

2 – 4 PM
Panel Discussion – Shared Experiences of 1973/ Slide Show
(ISHOF Banquet Hall)

6 PM – 7 PM
ISHOF/Paragon Awards Reception - Business Casual
Meet and Greet the Honorees and Award Recipients
Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres
(ISHOF Museum )

7 PM – 8:30 
ISHOF/Paragon and Annual Awards
(ISHOF Banquet Hall)

Saturday, May 11th

8 AM –  9 AM
Morning swim in ocean/pool or sightseeing (optional)

10 AM – NOON
Panel Discussion - Shared experiences of the 1973 First FINA World Championships
(ISHOF Banquet Hall)

11:00 AM
FINA/USA Diving Grand Prix - (Aquatic Complex)

NOON– 2 PM - LUNCH
Reunions Luncheon
Presentation by US Ambassador Nicholas Platt on significance of 1973 Exchange and book signing; Recognition of American and Chinese Participants in the 1973, 1980 Exchanges and Commemorative Exchanges.
(ISHOF Banquet Hall)

6 PM – 7 PM
49th Annual ISHOF Honoree Induction Ceremony Reception & Silent Auction - Formal Attire Optional
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, A Doubletree by Hilton

7 PM – 10 PM
49th Annual ISHOF Honoree Induction Ceremony and Dinner - Formal Attire Optional
2013 Honoree Induction Ceremony and Recognition of 1973 and 1980 Friendship through Sports and the First FINA World Championship Participants

Sunday, May 12th

8 AM –  9 AM
Morning swim in ocean/pool (optional)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
ISHOF's Oceanside Memorial Service
Fort Lauderdale Beach in front of the Hall of Fame

11:00 AM
FINA/USA Diving Grand Prix - (Aquatic Complex)

11 AM – 1PM
Farewell Brunch (Invitation Only)
ISHOF Banquet Hall

2 PM –  2:30PM
Re-enactment of exhibitions staged in China in 1973 with American and Chinese swimmers and divers - TBD