May 13, 2013
Dear VJO Swimmers and Parents,
Mandatory General Membership Meeting - Tomorrow Tuesday May 14th 5:30-7:00pm
This year’s Mandatory General Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 14th from 5:30-7:00pm in the portable buildings next to the pool. We request that at least one family member from each family be present.
Meeting Agenda Items:
· Summer Calendar & Important Dates of the Upcoming Year
· Practice, Meet, and Group Expectations
· Need Committees & Committee Heads For:
o Team Attire
o Snack Bar
o Hot Chocolate Night – Dwight Everett
· New Family Volunteer Requirements
o How to log your hours online using VJO web site
o How to log your hours on paper at pool
· Active vs Inactive Status
o Inactive Requirements – New 2 Week Notice Mandatory
Piranha Swimming C/B/A+ Meet - May 18-19
***The Piranha Swimming C/B/A Meet is now CLOSED***
Napa Valley Long Course Meet -June 15-16
***The Napa Valley Long Course Meet is now CLOSED.***
Meet Info: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/nvst20130615.
Summer Sanders Long Course JR+ Meet (June 14-16, Roseville, CA)
The Summer Sanders Meet is now open online for entries. This will be a travel meet for the Senior Group with qualifying time standards. Qualifying time standards are between a Sr I and Sr II (see meet sheet for exact qualifying times). This meet is Trials and Finals. This meet will fill very quickly so enter ASAP.
Enter online at:http://ome.swimconnection.com/meets
Warm –ups: 7:00-8:15 am (Fri, Sat, & Sun)
Meet Begins: 8:30 am
Finals Warm-Up: 4:30pm
Finals Begin: 5:30pm
Hotel Info:Go to Priceline.com for $65/night 3 Stare Hotel (Hyatt Place). Go to Express Deals.
Westside Aquaducks Long Course C/B/A Meet
The Westside Aquaducks Long Course C/B/A Meet is now open online for entries. This will be the third and final long course meet of the season. It will also be the last meet to qualify for JO’s. All VJO swimmers are encouraged to attend this meet.
Enter online at:http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/WA20130628
Entry Deadline:11:59pm Wednesday June 19h 2013.
Ukiah Dolphins C/B/A Meet - July 26-28
The Ukiah Dolphins Short Course C/B/A Meet is now open online for entries. This will be our team meet for the month of July. All VJO swimmers are encouraged to attend this meet... it will be a fun one!
Camping: The team will also be camping at either the high school or at Lake Mendocino. We are working on getting a group camp site at Lake Mendocino. So get your sleeping bags and marshmallows ready! We will also be setting up some other fun activities for the kids after the meet.
Enter online at:http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/UD20130726
Entry Deadline:11:59pm Wednesday July 17th 2013.
Save the Date:
· May 14 - Mandatory General Membership Meeting (5:30-7:00pm)
· May 18-19 - Piranha Swimming C/B/A Meet (Rohnert Park, CA)
· May 25 - Saturday Long Course Practice (7:00-9:00am)
· May 27 - No Practice (Happy Memorial Day!)
· May 30 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
· June 1 - Saturday Long Course Practice (7:00-9:00am)
· June 8 - Saturday Long Course Practice (7:00-9:00am)
· June 10-14 - Senior Group Practice 5:30-7:00pm
· June 15-16 - Napa Long Course Meet (Napa Valley College, CA)
· June 14-16 - Summer Sanders Long Course JR+ Meet (Roseville, CA)
· June 22 - Annual Pool Party and Alumni Reunion 12-4pm
· June 25 - Swim –A- Thon
· June 27 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
· June 28-30 - Westside Aquaducks Long Course Meet (Petaluma, CA)
· July 4 - 4th of July Parade (No Swim Practice)
· July 5 - No Afternoon Practice (only 7-9am morning practice)
· July 12-14 - Junior Olympic Championships (Concord, CA)
· July 17-21 - Summer Sectional Championships (Santa Clarita, CA)
· July 25 - Team Picture Day (4-6pm)
· July 25 - Shark Pride Day 6-7pm (After Team Picture)
· July 27-28 - Ukiah Dolphins Meet (Ukiah, CA)
· July 31-Aug 4– Long Course Far Western Championships (San Jose, CA)
· Aug 7-10 - Western Zones (Roseville, CA)
· Aug 9-11 - Zone 3 Championships (Dual Venue Napa/Vallejo)
· Aug 12-25 - Team Break (No Practice - 2 weeks)
· Aug 26 - First Day of Fall Practice
· Aug 29 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
· Sept 2 - No Practice (Labor Day)
· Sept 14 - 2013 VJO Awards Banquet
· Sept 26 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
· Sept 27-29 - VJO Short Course C/B/A Meet
· Sept 30 - No Practice (Meet Recovery Day)