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If you placed an order for Marriott SCRIP cards

This is the MAC News for Friday, December 5th. 

If you placed an order for Marriott SCRIP cards, the cards are in.  Please contact Renee Hyrkas (rhyrkas@hyrk1.com) to arrange pickup.  A few additional cards are available - contact Renee if you are interested.  Renee still has $100 Superfresh cards (or 4 $25 cards) available for $90 as well. 

Three new meet notices have been posted in the baby pool area of the bubble.  The deadline for entries, along with a check made payable to MAC for the fees, for ALL THREE meets is 6:00 pm MONDAY, DECEMBER 15th.  This is the day after the Christmas Meet and most swimmers competing in the meet have the day off, so don't forget to get your entries in early.  The first is for the BAAC New Year's Splash "B" Age Group and 8 & Under Mini-Meet ( www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2008-2009_Schedule_Results/Bel_Air_Aquatic_Club__BAAC__Splash.htm).  This meet is scheduled for January 3-4 and will be conducted at Burdick Hall, Towson University.  The meet is open to swimmers with slower than "BB" times.  MAC coaches expect our AGI, AGII, and Senior White swimmers not going to the RAC meet to participate.  Fees are as follows:  1 day = $21 or 2 days = $39.  The second is the EST Speedo Distance/IMX Challenge ( www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2008-2009_Schedule_Results/The_Eagle_Swim_Team_Speedo_Distance_IMX_Challenge.htm) to be held January 3-4 at the Henry Rosenberg Aquatice Center on the campus of the McDonogh School in Ownings Mills.  This meet is open to swimmers age 11 and older.  There are no time standards for this meet.  The MAC coaching staff does not plan to enter any of our swimmers in the 500 free.  Fees are as follows - 1 day = $27 or 2 days = $49.  The final meet notice is for the RAC Classic Invitational ( www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2008-2009_Schedule_Results/2009_Retriever_Classic_Invitational.htm) scheduled for January 16-19 to be held at UMBC.  MAC will only be attending the meet on Saturday and Sunday.  This meet is open to swimmers with "A" times and faster.  Fees are as follows - 1 day = $21 or 2 days = $39.  As always, if you have any questions as to whether your child should attend any of these meets, please speak to their coach. 

The practice schedule for today is as follows - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-5:30, Senior White swimmers attending the NBAC meet from 5:30-6:45, the rest of Senior White from 5:30-7:30 (with drylands), and Age Group II from 5:30-7:15 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will swim in the indoor pool from 4:30-6:15.  There is no practice today for Senior Prep, Novice, or Masters.  On Saturday, Senior Red and Black will swim from 7:30-9:00, Senior White swimmers attending the NBAC Meet from 9:00-10:15, the rest of Senior White and all of Age Group II from 9:00-10:30, and Novice from 10:30-11:30 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will swim in the indoor pool from 7:30-9:00.  There is no morning practice on Monday.