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Dear Swimmers and Parents,
It was a unanimous vote! Both proposed amendments to the VJO bylaws were voted in.  Last Wednesday a Special General Membership Meeting was called to vote on two proposed amendments to the VJO bylaws.  Both items listed below were voted in.
  • Each family is to provide 30 hours of volunteer time over the course of a fiscal year.  
  • The wording has been modified for the frequency of the REAL representative meeting obligation from monthly, to as scheduled, reflecting current practice.
 
Thank you for your support,
Jennifer Thiem
VJO Head Swim Coach
 
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
 
Order Forms for “ Coach Tuffy” Shirts ***Extended to Monday (today)***
If you didn’t get a chance to order your “Coach Tuffy” shirt at the party, here’s your chance!  Extra shirt order forms have been placed in your file folder.  Please place all completed forms and checks into Coach Hillary’s file folder by Friday November 15th Orders Extended to Monday Nov 18th.
                     
 
 
Dine Out at Chevy’s – Wed Nov 20th
Dine out Wednesday November 20th at Chevys Vallejo, 5-9pm. Support VJO! Must present the coupon for dine in or take out. We are fundraising to help defer the costs for Travel Meets! Thanks for the support and please forward/share with your friends and family!  Flyers will be distributed in the next day.
Date:Weds Nov 20th
Time:  5pm-9pm
 
 
 
Shark Pride Day – Thurs Nov 21st
Shark Pride Day will be held on Thursday November 21st this month due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.  The Shark Pride Day practice time will also be moved to 5:00-6:30pm for the rest of the winter months (not 5-7pm).  See you there!
 
 
 
VJO Goes Rock Climbing   - Fri Nov 29th
Meet at 10am at the Cunningham Pool to Carpool, arrive at Rockzilla at 10:30am
Location:Rockzilla, 849 Jackson St., Napa, (707)255-1500
Cost:$15 Climbers (includes pizza lunch) $5 non climbers (includes pizza lunch)
Pizza from Filippi’s Pizza Grotto – Lunch at Rockzilla
Sign-up By: Friday Nov 22nd
Return Sign-up Sheet with your check payable to VJO. Envelope handing by file folders at pool
For More Info:John Yee at (415)310-2878 or email, johnyee@mac.com
 
 
 
 
UPOMING MEETS:
 
Tri Meet at VJO – Sat Nov 23rd
This Saturday Nov 23rd will be our Tri Meet against SASO and QUIK at the Cunningham pool.  This is our only meet in November and all VJO swimmers are encouraged to attend. Entry forms have been emailed out.  Extra entry forms can be found at the pool or on the team website at www.vallejoaquaitcs.org(go to “Events” then “Tri Meet”)
Location:  Cunningham Pool
Time: Warm-ups 9:00am, Meet Starts at 10:00am
Entry Deadline:Entries must be turned in to the manila folder on the bulletin board at the pool by 7:30pm
Wednesday Nov 20th.No late entries will be accepted.
Entries:  Entry Forms must be filled out completely and printed clearly with swimmers best times.  Turn in
completed consolidated entry form to the manila folder at the pool. 
Entry Fee: $5 entry fee per swimmer. 
 
 
 
WCAB Senior II Trials/ Finals Meet
The WCAB Senior II Trial/Final Meet on Dec 6-8 is now open online for entries.  This meet is recommended for all Senior Group swimmers. Please keep in mind you need Senior II time standard to enter this meet. 
Enter Online: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/WCAB20131206 
Entry Deadline: Wed November 27th
 
 
 
2013 FALL MEET DATES:
 
November
Nov 20th      - Chevy’s Dine Out 5-9pm
Nov 21st      - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-6:30pm)
Nov 23rd    - Tri Meet @ VJO (SASO & QUIK)
Nov 28-29 - Happy Thanksgiving (No Practice)
Nov 29       - VJO Rockzilla Rock Climbing Event @10:30am
Nov 30th     - Saturday Morning Practice 9-11am
 
December
Dec 6-8      - Junior Olympic 14 & Under Championships (Morgan Hill, CA)
Dec 6-8      - Senior Champs (Sr II @ Walnut Creek)
Dec 14th     - Dual Meet @ QUIK
Dec  19th    - Annual Christmas Party (6-9pm)
Dec 24-25   - No Practice (Merry Christmas!)
Dec 26th      - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-6:30pm)
Dec 31-Jan 1st  - No Practice (Happy New Year’s)
 
January
Jan 18-19     - Zone 3 Winter Championships(Location TBA)
 
February
Feb 7-9          - VJO C/B/A+ Meet
Feb 13-17     - Lost Dutchman Meet(Chandler, Arizona)
 
March
Mar 1-2        - Zone 3 All Star Meet (Burlingame HS)
Mar 14-16    - Junior Olympic Championships
 
April
April 3-6        - Far Western Championships (Morgan Hill, CA)
April 25-27   - VJO Long Course C/B/A Meet (Cunningham Pool)