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2020 Summer Reg

Open for Returning Members

12/1/19 - 3/31/20

Open for New Members

12/15/19 - 3/31/20

06/15/2020

BLACKHAWK SUMMER SWIM (HOX)

2020 HOX SWIM TEAM

Program begins April 1, 2020


This is not Summer Mini HOX Registration.  Instead - Click Here

 


 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  

 



 

IMPORTANT:   Read all steps below before registering: 

1. MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

This program is open to current Blackhawk Country Club (BCC) Swim/Fitness members or above in good standing at the time of registration and for the duration of the season. Please choose one of the below options and next steps:

  • Non BCC Members:

Non members 14 & under are not eligible to register.  Do not register, and instead please follow the below steps:

  1. Contact BCC Membership via email at: Nikki Ericksen or by phone at:  925-736-6503. ​
  2. Once you have been approved by BCC and assigned a member number, please contact the Registrar Helen Sweet at:  HOXWebmaster@gmail.com to set up a mandatory evaluation.​ Should you register prior to completing an observation, your registration will be deleted and you will need to re-register after observation is completed

​​​PLEASE NOTE15-18 year old swimmers are not required to have a BCC membership, but should have prior swim team experience. When prompted to enter a BCC Membership number, enter "15-18" as your club number.  If your swimmer is new to HOX, they may be required to to attend an evaluation.

  • New BCC Members & New HOX Swimmers:

New BCC Members, current members new to HOX Swim Team (including Mini HOX from 2019), or unsure if your child is swim team ready, please do not proceed with registration.  Instead, please contact the Registrar Helen Sweet at: HOXWebmaster@gmail.com to set up a mandatory evaluation. Any registrations submitted before this condition is met, may be deleted.  Refund policy will be enforced.

  • Returning 2019 HOX Swimmers:

Swimmers returning from the 2019 HOX Summer  Swim Team (does not include 2019 Mini HOX), please read the below program information and continue on to registration at the bottom of this page.  

 

2.  SWIM TEAM READY 

Your child must be swim team ready.  To be "Swim Team Ready" your child must have been on the 2019 Summer HOX Swim Team (not Mini HOX) and be able to swim 25 yards of at least one competitive stroke (Freestyle, Backstroke, Breastroke or Butterfly) unassisted.  If you are new to the HOX Swim Team (including 2019 Mini HOX), or unsure if your child is "swim team ready" DO NOT proceed with registration. Instead, please contact the Registrar Helen Sweet at:  HOXWebmaster@gmail.com to set up a mandatory evaluation before registering.

 

3.  PRACTICE GROUPS

Practice Groups will be determined by the coaches, based on both age and ability.  Within one week of registering, you will receive an email confirming your Practice Group time as set by the coaching staff.  Please note, practice groups and overall swim team allotted spots are capped for safety and liability purposes; register early to ensure your spot.  All swimmers must practice in the practice group set by the coaching staff, no exceptions.  Please refer to the FAQ's page for more information or click here to link to the practice groups tab.  

 

4.  2020 PRICING (Standard Pricing In Effect)

Early HOX pricing: December 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020:

Age Group 1st and 2nd Swimmer 3rd or More Swimmers^
14 & Under $600*/each $550*/each
15 - 18’s Free  Free

                                     Standard Registration pricing: February 1- March 31, 2020:

Age Group

1st and 2nd Swimmer

3rd or More Swimmers

14 & Under 

$675*/each $675*/each

15 - 18's 

Free Free

Multi Swimmer discount applies only to paying 14 & under registered HOX swimmers through 1/31/20

5.  SUITS* 

Swimmers 14 & Under (excludes mini HOX and 15/18's) will receive one (1) free team suit with registration (nominal shipping fees may apply even on free suits).   You must register and place your order for the free team suit by March 31, 2020, no exceptions.

  • Additional Suits  available for sale to all swimmers including Mini HOX and 15/18's. Details will be posted on the site and emailed at a later date.
  • No free suit orders will be accepted after March 31, NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

6.  FEE PAYMENT/MEMBER CHARGING

Valid registration(s) completed and approved by Registrar by the below dates: 

Register by Date Billing Action
12/1/19 - 12/31/19

Early HOX registration fees charged to your BCC Member Account in two equal installments

1/1/20 - 1/31/20

Early HOX registration fees due in full and charged to your BCC Member Account

2/1/20 - 3/31/20

Standard registration fees billed in full and charged to your BCC Member Account

 

7.  REFUND POLICY

To receive a partial refund, the last day to cancel your team registration is March 31, 2020.  Please note cancelations will incur a penalty of $150 per swimmer.  After March 31, 2020, there will be NO refunds for any reason.

 

8.  JOBS

As this is a volunteer driven program, all registered families that have a 14 & under swimmer (does not apply if you only have a 15/18 or only Mini HOX) must sign up to work approximately seven (7) meets. This applies regardless if your child attends any of the meets which include this year: Time Trials, all dual meets, First Chance and Last Chance.  Any invitational(s) your child attends will have a separate sign up of jobs and do not count towards your seven (7) meets worked.  Online Job Signup will return again for the 2020 season.  Click here for a link to the Jobs tab.

 

9.  ELIGIBILITY

HOX Team Eligibility Rules:  Require that in order to be considered part of the HOX Swim Team and in order to participate in our VSA league championship meet, swimmers must swim individual events in at lease three (3) VSA sponsored meets.

VSA Eligibility Rules:  Require that swimmers not exceed 15 hours of in-water clinics and lessons between March 1, 2020 through the start of the swim season, April 1, 2020. Furthermore, there should be no swimming during the months of January and February (excluding High School Swimmers).  It is the parents responsibility to ensure their swimmers adhere to these rules. Failure to follow the above rules or exceeding the limit could lead to disqualification, removal from the team and team penalties. 

County Eligibility Rules:  Swimmers that wish to participate in the County meet may not participate in more than 15 hours of lessons or clinics through the team, by team coaches or at team facilities (whether in or out of the water) from March 1, 2020 through the start of the swim season, April 1, 2020. Swimmers may not participate in more than 15 hours of lessons or clinics by participating in multiple programs during this period.  Thank you for your assistance in managing to this limit. 

For a full description of the VSA & County eligibility rules please Click here

 

10.  PROGRAM DATES

Swimmer Group Start Date Last Day of Practice

Swimmers NOT attending VSA

Wednesday, April 1 Friday, July 17

Swimmers attending VSA

Wednesday, April 1 Friday, July 24

Swimmers qualified for & attending county

Wednesday, April 1 Friday, July 31
  • Program begins:   Wednesday, April 1st with afternoon practice times
  • Morning practice times begin:  Monday, June 1st
  • No practice days:
    • April 6 - April 10 (Spring Break SRVUSD)
    • May 25 (Memorial Day)
    • May 29 (Last day of school SRVUSD)
    • June 8 (HOX & Mini HOX Picture Day & Team Spirit Day)
    • July 1 - July 4 (4th of July Holiday)
    • July 27 (Day after VSA League Championship Meet)
  • ​For practice times/groups see "Section 3" above


 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  If you are still interested, please click here to email the Registrar to be added to a waitlist.

 

 


PLEASE NOTE:  All TeamUnify accounts are deactivated at the end of the summer season. After registering, you will receive an auto generated receipt from TeamUnify.  This is not acceptance or approval and registrations are considered pending.  Please allow up to 5 business days for approval and email confirmation from the Webmaster/Registrar, before accounts are approved & activated.  

Ready to register? - Be sure you've met the above criteria and read the information below.  Next click on the green "Continue or Check Status" button below to proceed to registration.  You will be prompted at that time to provide your login credentials. 

Read and check all boxes - Please review all agreements in the online registration system and check all the required boxes to confirm you have read, understand and agree to these important terms before completing registration.  All families will be held to these agreements, so please review.

 

 


Questions? Contact Registrar Helen Sweet - HOXwebmaster@gmail.com

 

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