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Weekly Mailer
Dear Swimmers and Parents,
 
VJO Swimmers break 2 Team Records at JO’s!
Last weekend 12 of our VJO Swimmers competed in the Junior Olympic Championships in Concord, CA.  Alyssa Powell (15) set a new long course team record in the 15-16 girls 100 Fly with a 1:07.45.  Alyssa broke a 26 year old team record set by Melissa Pugh in 1988. Elina Rosario (14) set a new 13-14 girls long course team record in the 200 breast with a 2:48.95.  Elina broke her own team record from last year.  Mikaela Gomez (10) achieved a new Long Course Far Western time in the 50 Free with a 34.09. Gabriel Cueva (9) achieved a new Long Course Far Western time in his 100 breast with a 1:39.02.  Congratulations again to all of our JO’s swimmer’s!
ABIGAIL ARGUETA (11)
EVAN AUGST (19)
MIRELLE AUGST (16) 
GABRIEL CUEVA (9)
MIKAELA GOMEZ (10)
SOTA KANZAN (15)
BRANDON MIGUEL (18)
ALYSSA POWELL (15)
DYLAN POWELL (19)
ANNA FRANCES REYES (10)
ELINA ROSARIO (14)
MARY WELTON (18)
 
Go Sharks!
Jennifer Thiem
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
Forgot to turn in your team picture Order Form?
It’s not too late to still turn in order forms.  Just call or drive down and turn it in to Yary Sports Photography in Vallejo.
Yary Sports Photography
Address: 1014 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA 94590
 
 
 
VJO Tie- Dying was a hit! 
All the swimmers, coaches, and parents had a blast yesterday learning the art of Tie-Dying.   The T-Shirts have all been taken home by a couple of swim families and will be returned to the swimmer before Zone 3 Championships.  This will be our team shirts for both Championship meets this year.  Go Sharks!
 
 
 
 
VJO Work Party  - We Need your help!
This Saturday July 19th 2014 Starting at 9:00am!
This will help will go towards volunteer hours, but most importantly you are helping OUR team and building camaraderie with other families.
What will you be helping with: 
  • Fixing our new Lane Lines (Needed ASAP before Zone 3 Meet)
  • Cleaning out our Shark Tank (moving items to the closet in portables, so they don’t get stolen again)
  • Moving/Repairing Diving Blocks
  • Repair/Change the Lock on the Shark Tank (it has been damage due to the break-ins)
 
 
 
 
Zone 3 Champs Parent Volunteers Needed!
Zone 3 Championships will be at our pool, but is put on by all Zone 3 teams.  VJO will be responsible
         for supplying parent volunteers for the following areas:
Meet Set-up, Meet Clean-up, Snack Bar, & Timers
Please help our Zone 3 Championship meet run smoothly and click on the link to sign up for your volunteer position.  Zone 3 Champs Job Sign-up
 
 
 
 
Swim-A-Thon Pledge Deadline  - Thursday July 24th  
Extra pledge sheets and info can be found in Cyndee Bogards file folder.  Remember our team goal is to raise $20,000.  There are also some great prizes offered for those swimmers raising over $200.  There is still plenty of time to get pledges! 
 
Last Day to Turn in Money:  July 24th, Shark Pride Day
Swim-A-Thon Prizes:
Could you use some new team attire? How about a new Parka?
Each family is asked to bring in $200, but for a little bit more you could earn these:
If you collect-     You will receive-
$250:                      VJO T-Shirt or VJO Beanie
$350:                      VJO Sweat Shirt or Long Sleeved T or Team caps
$450:                      Sweat Suit (shirt and pants) or Warm-up Jacket
$550:                      Speedo Pro Backpack or Team Swim Suit
$650:                      VJO Warm-up Suit or waterproof MP3 player
$750:                      VJO Parka 
In addition to our in-house prizes each swimmer also qualifies for the following:
USA SWIM Prizes
$200+                   US Swim Bag Tag
$400.-599.99       US Swim Cap
$600.-799.99       US Swim T-shirt
$800.-1199.99      US Swim Towel
$1200.-1200.+      TYR Backpack
 
 
 
 
Senior / Age Group Summer Morning Practice
Summer LC morning practices for Senior and Age Group will be held from 7-9am on Monday, Wednesday, and
Mon July 14th – No AM Practice
Wed July 16th – 7-9am
Fri July 18th – 7-9am (All Groups Welcome!)
Mon July 21st – 7-9am  (Last Day of Summer Morning Practice!)
 
 
 
 
 
UPOMING MEETS:
  
Zone 3 Long Course Championships - July 26-27
Zone 3 Champs is our long course team championship meet for 2014 summer season.  The meet will be held here at our Cunningham Pool on July 26-17.  This meet is now closed for entries
RELAYS: All VJO swimmers will be entered in relays each day unless coaches are notified
        otherwise.
PARENT VOLUNTEERS: This meet is put on by all Zone 3 teams.  VJO will be responsible
         for supplying parent volunteers for the following areas:
Meet Set-up
Meet Clean-up
Snack Bar
Timers for our designated lanes
Please click on this link to Sign-up for Jobs Zone 3 Champs Job Sign-up
 
 
 
 
 
REAL Championships - August 9-10 
This year our theme is Supper Hero’s!  REAL SCY Championships is our last and most fun meet of the 2014 summer season.  The meet will be held at Vintage HS in Napa, CA.  This will be a team scored meet and we will be competing against 5 other local teams. We will need all VJO swimmers in attendance and ready for a good time.  Team entries will be distributed late this week.  Entries will be due Monday July 28th by 7:30pm.  Don’t forget the fun theme for this year’s meet  will be Supper Hero’s.
 
 
 
 
JULY SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH
The following swimmers did an outstanding job last month and have been awarded swimmer of the month for April.  These swimmers are also awarded with a Swimmer of the Month cap.
Hammerheads 1 (5:30): Ady Melchor
Hammerheads 2 (6:30):  Sela Calascan
Leopard Sharks (5:30):  Alexandra Grant
Mako Sharks (6:30): Johnny Falcon
Age Group: Arren Caberto         
Senior Group: Elina Rosario
 
 
 
 
2014 SUMMER MEET DATES:
July
July 24               - Shark Pride Day 5-7pm
July 24               - Last Day to Turn in Swim-A-Thon Pledges
July 28               - REAL Entries Due!
July 23-28         - 2014 Speedo Sectional Championships (Sectional Qualifiers, Clovis, CA)
July 26-27        -  Zone 3 Long Course Championships (Team Meet, Cunningham Pool)
July 30-Aug 3 - Senior Western Zone Champs (Senior Group Qualifiers, Clovis CA)
July 30- Aug 3  - Long Course Far Western Championships (FW Qualifiers, Concord, CA)
 
August
Aug 6-9        - Western Zone Age Group Championships (WZ Qualifiers, Federal Way, WA)
Aug 9-10   - REAL Short Course Championships (Team Meet, Trial /Final –Vintage HS, Napa)
Aug 11-24   - Team Break (No Practice for 2 weeks)
Aug 25         - First Day of Fall Practice
Aug 28         - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
Aug 30         - Team Water Park Trip – Water World
 
September
Sept 1         - No Practice (Labor Day)
Sept 13       - Ukiah Dual Meet / Camping
Sept 19       - 2014 VJO Awards Banquet (SPSV Cafeteria, 5-9pm)
Sept 25       - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
Sept 26-28  - Marin Pirates Senior Meet (Indian Valley College)