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slight modification to Senior Red and Black practice for TOMORROW

This is the MAC News for Tuesday, November 6th. 

There will be a slight modification to Senior Red and Black practice for TOMORROW.  Practice for these groups will begin at 4:15 instead of 4:00. 

Invitations to the NBAC Christmas Invitational meet will be placed in family folders in the next day or two.  Please be aware that MAC is only allowed to bring 60 swimmers representative of all age groups.  In addition, swimmers 13 and older must have at least one "A" time in order to be eligible for the team.  The meet notice is currently available on our website on the Meet Schedule page. 

Last Friday was the deadline for your swimmer's 2008 USA Swimming Registration.  Unfortunately, there are still about 20 families who have not turned in the registration or let Ed Goundry know that their child is not planning to continue after December 31st.  It is much easier for Ed to submit all of our registrations at one time to the Maryland registrar for processing, so please, if you are one of those who has not yet taken care of this process, do so TODAY!  Ed may be reached at fgoundry@vglaw.orgif you have any questions regarding this matter.  

Here is the practice schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.  All practices will be normal on Wednesday, Nov. 21.  To avoid being out of the water for 2 days in a row, Senior White may attend MORNING practice from 5:15-6:30 with Senior Black on Wednesday.  All groups will be off on Thursday, Nov. 22.  On Friday, Nov. 23, Senior White will swim from 6:30-8:00 am, Senior Red and Black from 8:00-10:00 am, and Age Group I and II from 10:00-12:00 all in the bubble.  All other groups will be off.  Saturday, Nov. 24th practice will be normal for Seniors Red, Black, and White and Age Groups I and II.  The Novice schedule for Saturday will be announced later this week. 

Here is a heads up regarding the practice schedule for the Christmas break as well.  All groups will be off on Dec. 24, 25, and 26.  On Dec. 27 and 28, Senior Red and Black will have doubles - 7:00-9:00 am and 4:00-5:30 pm.  They will train from 6:30-9:00 on the 29th and from 6:45-9:15 on the 31st.  January 1st will be a day off for everyone and normal practices will resume on January 2nd.  Senior White will train from 9:00-10:30 on the 27th, from 10:30-12:00 on the 28th, from 9:00-10:30 on the 29th and will then be off until January 2nd.  Age Group I and II will train together from 10:30-12:00 on the 27th and from 9:00-10:30 on the 28th.  Practice will be normal on the 29th - 7:30-9:00 in the indoor pool for Age Group I and 9:00-10:30 in the bubble for Age Group II.  Both groups will then be off until January 2nd.  The Senior Prep and Novice schedules will be announced later this week. 

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  Novice I will be in the indoor pool from 5:30-6:30 and Novice II and III will be there as well from 6:30-7:30.  There is no practice today for Age Group I.  Seniors will have morning practice tomorrow from 5:15-6:30.