After a series of successful Try Tech Gear Demo Day Events in 2018, the Florida Dive Connection team is looking forward to more fun and informative Demo Days in 2019! The Try Tech Gear Demo Days are events where divers can learn about SCUBA diving equipment, training, and skills in a fun and casual atmosphere. At these events, you can talk with pros and try out a variety of dive equipment in the water. Whether you are a curious newcomer to the sport or a seasoned technical diver, the Try Tech Gear Demo Days will have something for you!
Florida Dive Connection has brought together several well-known dive equipment manufacturers and industry pros. for a series of Tech Dive Gear Demo Day Events at locations in Florida and Alabama in 2019. These one-day events feature all types of equipment from fins to masks and everything in between with several companies at each event to let divers try out their gear. If you’d like to test dive a new rebreather, a new mask, or just ask questions Try Tech Gear Demo Days will have plenty of gear and dive industry pros on hand to help you out. Admission to the event and lunch is free but park or diving fees may apply. Along with all the awesome gear, there are informative seminars and clinics as well as fantastic prizes! All divers are invited, so come out and join in the fun!
The first 2019 event is scheduled for Saturday March 30, at Ginnie Springs during the ScubaBoard April Fools Mega Dive. The Mega Dive is a 3-day event where divers come from all over to camp out, get together, and dive at world famous Ginnie Springs. We will be there on Saturday near the Ginnie Ballroom.
The equipment, training, and techniques of what we call technical diving can be applied to every type of diving to make the sport safer, and more fun. We launched Try Tech Gear to help more divers understand the philosophy of technical diving, get advice from industry pros, and try out some awesome dive gear all at the same place. Our sponsors include Dive Gear Express, DiveSoft / Liberty CCR, ScubaForce USA, Reef Safe Sun, and more. Check the website often because more companies are joining in!