NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES - REAL Championships (Aug 6-8)
2021 REAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Trials & Finals)
August 6-8 2021
Online Entries due Friday, July 30th 
LOCATION: Cunningham Pool
Arrive at 3:15pm
Warm-ups : 3:30pm
Meet Start: 5:00pm
Arrive at 7:15am
Warm-ups: 7:30am
Meet Start: 9:00am
FINALS START (Sat & Sun): The start time of finals (~3pm) will be announced each morning.
ENTRIES: Swimmers may compete in one individual event Friday night and up to 3 individual events, plus relays on Saturday and Sunday.   Entries will be submitted online via our team website.
HOW TO SIGN-UP:  Sign-ups for this meet will be done online through our team website. Click on the link below or go to our team website and follow the instructions below.
COACHES CAN ENTER SWIMMERS:    If you would like your coach to enter your swimmer in the meet, please just ask. Because entries are through our team website for this meet, coaches can easily enter swimmers in the meet. Just have your swimmer talk to their coach at practice or send Coach Jennifer an email to have your swimmer entered.
1. go to our team website (
2. click on "Events" tab
3. click on "REAL Championships" event
4. click on "Attend/Decline"
4. click on "Edit Commitment" 
5. click on your events
6. your coach will approve your event/events
7. your team account will be charged the entry fee per athlete
-  Swim your best events! This is a Championship Meet and we are going for points. Talk to your coach if you have any questions on what events to swim.
-  All swimmers entered in meet will be ENTERED IN RELAYS unless coaches are otherwise informed.
   Count on being in a relay.
RELAYS: Coaches will enter the relays.  We will put ALL entered VJO swimmers in relays, so please notify the coaches if you are not able to be in a relay. Relays are very fun one of the most exciting parts of the meet for the kids!
ENTRY FEES: Friday’s event $10 flat fee. Saturday’s events $25 flat fee. Sunday’s events $25 flat fee. Entry fees will be charged to team account.  
ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, July 30th by 11:59pm
FINALS: The top 12 swimmers in each event will move on to swim in finals. All 8 & Under events and 9-10 relays will be swum as timed finals (in the morning session). Longer events will also be swum as timed finals.  Please check the meet sheet for the list of timed final events. Finals will start no sooner than 90 min after the conclusion of prelims (~3:00pm).
SPIRIT AWARD: The REAL theme this year is OLYMPICS.  We will all be dressing up in any Olympic spirited wear.  Lots of items you already have at home could be used for a costume. We are trying to win the SPIRT AWARD again this year! All VJO swimmers please show your team spirit and dress with the Olympics theme for the meet.  Let’s get that SPIRIT AWARD!
SATURDAY TEAM LUNCH: On Saturday afternoon, between trials and finals, we will be having a team lunch together at the pool.  More info on the team lunch will be sent out after we get a head count.
Jennifer Thiem
Head Swim Coach
Vallejo Aquatic Club
(707)553-7946 team cell