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Weekly Mailer

Dear VJO Swimmers and Parents,

Marin Pirate Senior Meet Recap
The Senior Group had a fantastic 1st meet of the season!  VJO took 15 senior swimmers to the Marin Pirates Senior II Meet in Novato, CA.  Even though our group focus was improving technique, we had some fabulous swims that deserve recognition.  We had 10 new Junior Olympic times achieved, two new Far Western times achieved, one new Pacific Recognizable Time (PRT) achieved, and one new team record set.   Great job VJO!
 
Congratulations to Dylan Powell for setting a new team record in the 17-18 boys 200 Fly.  Dylan swam the 200 Fly in 2:01.78 this weekend, breaking Mario deSenna’s record from 2002.
   
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Sign-up Sheets for Zone 3 Champs
Parents, sign-up sheet are available!  Sign-up today!  Sign- up sheets for meet set-up, meet clean-up, and snack bar have been placed in the Shark Tank area at the pool.  Sign up ASAP to get the volunteer positions and times best for you.  We need as much volunteer help as possible in order to make this meet run smooth.
 
 
Breast Cancer Awareness Caps
VJO will be selling special Breast Cancer Awareness Caps in the month of October. The proceeds will be donated to a Breast Cancer Foundation. The caps will be sold in advance on a first come first serve basis. We still have silicone caps ($15.00) available. Please note the pink on cap may not be exactly same pink as on flyer. If you are interested please fill out the form and place the form and a check made out to VJO in the Henderson file. Breast Cancer cap order forms have been placed in family file folders, extras can be found in the front of the file folder box. Thanks so much for helping this great cause!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Meets:
 
 
Zone 3 Championships (Oct 19-21 @ Cunningham Pool)
The deadline to enter is October 11th!Don’t miss your chance to swim at Zone 3 Winter Championships. 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.
Parents:   Sign-up today!  Sign- up sheets for meet set-up, meet clean-up, and snack bar have been placed in the Shark Tank area at the pool.  Sign up ASAP to get the volunteer positions and times best for you.  We need as much volunteer help as possible in order to make this meet run smooth.
 
 
 
VJO C/B/A Meet (Nov 2-4 at Cunningham Pool)
This meet is filling up fast! Don’t miss your chance to enter!
Online entries are open for our VJO C/B/A home Meet on Nov 2-4.  Our VJO home Meet is recommended for all VJO swimmers.  The meet will be held at our Cunningham Pool. To Enter online go to: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/vjo20121102 Online Meet Entry Deadline: Online entries are due by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012.
 
 

 

Save the Date:

  • Oct 19-20  -  Zone 3 Championships (Cunningham Pool)
  • Oct 25   -   Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
  • Oct 26   -      Halloween Party (at Jesse Bethel HS)
  • Oct 31    -    Special Halloween Practice
  • Nov 2-4   -   VJO C/B/A Meet (at Cunningham Pool)
  • Nov 5th   -    No Practice  
  • Nov 29   -   Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
  • Nov 30- Dec 2  -  Junior Olympic Championships (14 & under at Morgan Hill Aquatics Complex)
  • 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 (at Jesse Bethel HS)