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Weekly Mailer

 Dear VJO Swimmers and Parents,

   

Upcoming Events:

Mandatory General Membership Meeting– Tues Sept 11th at 6:00pm
Our Fall Mandatory General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday September 11th at 6:00pm in the Cunningham portables (south of the pool).  All families are required to attend this meeting. In addition to going over the dates of the upcoming year, discussing practice and meet expectations, new team suits and team warm ups, required hours for parental involvement at home meets and dues increases, we will be voting on board positions.  If for some reason you are not able to attend please email Head Coach Jennifer Thiem at jenniferthiem@vallejoaquatics.orgso she can update you on the important information you missed.
 
 
BreakOut! Swim Clinic (SatSept 29th from 9-1:00pm)
In just 1 month Olympian Dana Vollmer and 100 lucky swimmers will be at Cunningham Pool - will your swimmer be one of them?  We only have 30 spaces available until the clinic is full, turn in your registration before we're sold out.   Registration forms for the September 29th BreakOut Swim Clinic can be found at the pool or on our team website at https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?returnPage=%2FEventsCurrent.jsp&id=196488&team=vjo  Turn in your completed reg form to Melanie Keilholtz’s (Treasurer) file folder.
 
 
2012 VJO Awards Banquet(Sat Sept 29th at 5:00pm)
The 2012 VJO Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday September 29th at 5:00pm at the Vallejo Elks Lodge.  The Awards Banquet is semi-formal, so please dress up.  We ask that you arrive at 5:00pm, we will start eating around 5:20, and the Awards will start around 5:45/6:00pm.  Dinner will be pot-luck style, so please bring a dish to share. Vallejo Elks Lodge is located at 2850 Redwood Parkway, Vallejo, CA 94591. Flyers with potluck info will be placed in family file folders shortly.
 
 
 
Zone 3 Championships(Oct 19-21 @ Cunningham Pool)
Online entries are now open!  This is our Fall Championship meet and all qualified VJO swimmers are expected to attend Zone 3 Championships on October 19-21. Please make sure you meet the minimum time standard found on the meet sheet (~ around “B” time)
Parents:  Please be prepared to volunteer.  All VJO families are expected to volunteer, to be able to make this meet possible.  This year our team is in charge of Meet set-up, Meet Take-down, and Snack Bar.  Sign- up sheets will be available next month.

 

 

Upcoming Meets:

 

Neptune Swimming C/B/A Meet (Sept 22-23)
The Neptune Meet on September 22-23 is now full and closed for entries. 

 

Zone 3 Championships(Oct 19-21 @ Cunningham Pool)
Online entries are open!  This is our Fall Championship meet and all qualified VJO swimmers are expected to attend Zone 3 Championships on October 19-21. All simmers must meet the minimum time standard found on the meet sheet (~ around “B” time). Please see the meet sheet for more details. To Enter Online:http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/VJO20121019 .  Deadline to enter online is Thursday October 11th 2012.

 

Marin Pirates Senior II Meet   -  Oct 6-7
Online entries are now open for the Marin Pirates Senior II Meet on Oct 6-7.  This meet is only recommended for Senior Group Swimmers with qualifying time standards.
Enter online @ Swim Connection: HTTP://OME.SWIMCONNECTION.COM/PC/MP20121006 Online Meet Entries: The Deadline is 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 26th, 2012.

 

Napa Valley Meet
Unfortunately our team will NOT be attending the Napa Meet on Oct 13-14 this year due to the fact it is held weekend before Zone 3 Championships. Our team meet for the month of October will be the Zone 3 Championships meet on Oct 19-21.

 

Save the Date:

  • Sept 11    -  Mandatory General Membership Meeting (6:00pm in Portables)
  • Sept 18    -  NorCal Swim Shop Suit Fitting Day
  • Sept 22-23  -  Neptune Swimming C/B/A Meet
  • Sept 27    -  Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
  • Sept 29th  -  Breakout Swim Clinic
  • *Sept 29th - Awards Banquet (5:00pm at Vallejo Elks Lodge)*
  • Oct 6-7   -   Marin Pirates Meet (Senior II Meet)
  • Oct 19-20  -  Zone 3 Championships (Cunningham Pool)
  • Oct 26     -   Halloween Party (5:30-8:30pm at Jesse Bethel HS)
  • Oct 31     -   Special Halloween Practice
  • Nov 2-4   -   VJO C/B/A Meet
  • Nov 30- Dec 2  -  Junior Olympic Championships (14 & under)
  • Dec 7-9   -   Short Course Championships (Sr II Trials & Finals @ Walnut Creek)
  • Dec 7-9   -   Neptune Swimming C/B/A Meet
  • *Dec 20  -   Christmas Party (6:30pm at Jesse Bethel HS)*

 

*Some of our event dates have unfortunately been change due to scheduling problems.  Please make sure to change this on your family calendars.