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Monday Message for July 16, 2018

MONDAY MESSAGE FROM YOUR AQUAHAWG COACHES FOR July 16, 2018

PRACTICE SCHEDULE THIS WEEKRegular practice schedule for Hawgs, Junior Hawgs, Wild Hawgs and Senior Hawgs Monday-Friday.  No Thursday practice for Rookies due to swim meet.  No Friday practice for Rookies. Regular Saturday practice for those NOT swimming in the Last Chance Meet. 


NWAA MEMORIAL CLASSIC – Temperatures on deck gave us a good warmup of what State Champs will be like in 2 weeks!  Despite the heat, we had multiple swimmers with new personal best times and state cuts. Our coaches are very proud of the athletes and are looking forward to more great times in 2 weeks!  Results are available in your OnDeck app.  


ROOKIE HAWGS FINAL REGULAR SEASON MEET - Rookies, it's almost Champs time!  Our last meet is Thursday at The Jones Center!  Please make your commitment now and plan to swim your best times all season.  


LAST CHANCE MEET -  Coaches have completed entries, and if you committed your swimmer and do not see an event for him/her, the time is not close enough to a state cut to swim Last Chance.

We need volunteers to run the meet, so if you have 90 minutes on Saturday morning to time or help as a team parent, please sign up and thank you for supporting our meet!


STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET –An updated  Eligibility Report is now on the website – all qualifying swimmers whose season goal is State Championships should plan to attend this meet.  If your swimmer does not have state times and would like to be considered for a relay team, please commit to the Saturday and/or Sunday sessions you would be available and coaches will assign relay-only swimmers on a space-available basis.

Final call to purchase your SuperHawg spirit wear in the HawgShop!  This will be a spirit shirt for all future meets (not just State Champs), so place your order by 6 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) to ensure you get the size you want.

Thank you to the Gibson Family for sponsoring our State Team caps, and to Paula Wicklund for her work on the SuperHawg capes. We are grateful for the investment our parents make in our team!

Tank Top (AS-AXXL)

ROOKIE HAWGS – Rookies have Meet #3 at The Jones Center on Thursday evening, followed by their South Champs meet on Tuesday, July 24th.  


MATH NINJAS AND AMAZON SHOPPERS -  It’s Amazon PRIME DAY!  If you are an Amazon.com shopper, please remember that our team receives a small donation for your Amazon purchase when purchased through Amazon Smile.  Make your Prime Day (and every day) purchases through Amazon Smile to support Razorback Aquatic Club!


 

SOME UPCOMING DATES YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Tuesday, July 24th: Summer League South Champs at Jones Center.  AquaHawgs parents support this meet as timers, block keepers, and recruiters to visit with prospective new families.

Wednesday, July 25th Last day of practice for all non-state qualifying swimmers (except Rookie Hawgs).

Thursday, July 26th State Team breakfast for all state qualifiers and relay-only swimmers.  Practice 7-8 a.m., followed by breakfast and distribution of SuperHawg shirts, caps, and capes.   Last practice for Rookie Hawgs – awards from Championship meet will be handed out.

Thursday, July 26th - Sunday, July 29th:   State Champs at Memorial Park in Bentonville.

Tuesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 2nd Team evaluations at The Jones Center, 4:30-6 p.m.  If you know someone who wants to join the team, please share this information (also found on the homepage of the website).

Friday, August 3rd Registration for the new season begins.

Saturday, August 4th:  Team evaluations at Mt. Sequoyah, 9:10:30 a.m.  Additional evaluation dates and times will be posted the week of August 6th for those who are unable to attend this week.

Monday, August 13th:  Senior Hawgs return to the pool.  Practice schedule is coming soon!

Saturday, August 18th:  Back to Swim breakfast and Welcome for Hein family.  8-10 a.m. @ SAC.

Monday, August 20th:  All other groups return to the pool this week.  Practice schedule is coming soon!

Wednesday, August 22nd The Starting Block will be @ Jones Center 4-6 p.m. for outfitting.