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2021 Big Champs

Jul 24, 2021 (07:30 AM) - Jul 25, 2021 (03:00 PM)
July, 7 2021
July 17, 2021
(this is a team hosted event)

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It's time to declare your swimmer(s) for championships!!!! Our swimmers have worked so hard all season and championships is the culmination of all their efforts. If you haven't been to champs before, you are in for an awesome (and hot) time!! Nowhere is our team spirit more evident than at champs. It's such a special time for swimmers and parents and we can't wait to see you there! If you are new and concerned that champs may be "too much" for your swimmer (or you) PLEASE don't be worried. Champs is a FUN and team oriented event. It's just like our dual meet swim meets with 13 more teams! Just talk to one of our veteran parents and they can tell you how awesome it is.

All swimmers who have attended at least 2 meets during the season and have times on record for events (this DOES include DQs) are eligible and invited to attend championships. If you have any questions about eligibility, please talk to Coach Paul, Coach Vanessa or Britta.
 
PLEASE declare your swimmer asap!! The deadline is Wednesday, July 7th but the sooner the better. It's very important that you either accept or decline the championship events so we can submit an accurate roster to the league. The process is just like declaring your swimmer for a swim meet. Even if you are not attending championships, we need to know so please "decline" the event.
 
WHEN DECLARING FOR CHAMPS,  YOU NEED TO CHOOSE A MAX OF 5 OUT OF THE 6 EVENTS OFFERED! (see agenda below for schedule).  Only choose events you will be attending. 
 
Specific instructions to declare for champs:  Log on to your account via our team page.  From the home page, click on the team events tab.  Find the Champs event and click on the "edit commitment" box.  Click on the name of your swimmer.  Scroll through the message to the declare box and click "yes, please sign (name) up for this event."  Scroll ALL THE WAY to bottom OF THE PAGE to select specific events your swimmer WILL BE ATTENDING. 
 
 
CHAMPIONSHIP AGENDA:
 
Little  Champs are scheduled for Friday, July 23rd. Warm-ups are at 4:00 pm and the events start at 5:30 pm.
 
The Big  Champs schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 24 morning: Ages 8 & Under and 10 & Under:  Back, Short Free, Breast, Butterfly & Individual Medley (Warm-ups: 7:30 am & start at 8:30 am)
 
Saturday, July 20 afternoon: Ages 11 & Up: Back, Short Free, Breast, Individual Medley & Butterfly (Warm-ups 12 noon & start at 1:00 pm)

Sunday, July 21st: Ages 7 & Up: Long Free, Medley Relay & Free Relay (Warm-ups: 8:00 am & start at 9:00 am)
 
Championships is located at the Bolles School in Jacksonville. The address is 7400 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville FL 32217.  Directions & additional details will be provided at our upcoming parent meetings and future emails.
 
If you are interested in staying at a hotel during Championships, we recommend staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites on Butler Blvd.  Ask for the River City Swim League Swim Championships discount.  904-854-6200.
 
We have so much going on for the next month so please check email frequently. If you have any questions or need assistance, please talk to one of the board members in the pool office during most of the 7 - 8 pm  practices or email us at [email protected]
 
Here we go STINGRAYS! ON TO CHAMPS!!!!

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