Weekly Mailer
Dear Swimmers and Parents,
Pacific Swimming Registration Due Last Week
Pacific Swimming Registration was due last week on Monday December 2nd.   We have still not received checks from all families.  Swimmers will not be eligible to swim in 2014 season if their Pac Swim registration checks are not received.  Please place your $65 renewal check in the Membership Folder (Powell) located in the file folder box at the pool.   If you have recently joined the team or have renewed your Pac Swim since Sept 2013, you are already registered for the 2014 season and do not have to renew now.   If you have any questions please call Diane Powell at 707-342-1199. Your 2014 card will be in your family file folder in January, 2014. 
Due:  December 2nd 2013
Amount:  $65.00 (for each Swimmer)
VJO Parka Order ***Extended***
Due to the recent cold spell we have extended the Team Parka Orders to this Thursday Dec 12thh.  Parka order forms have been placed in family file folders.  Extra order forms can be found in the “Extra Order Forms” file folder at the pool and on our team website at (click on “Documents” tab).  Please place all completed parka order forms and checks into Miriam Rivera’s (VJO Team Attire) file folder.  Order form deadline has been extended to Thursday Dec 12th.
VJO Christmas Party
Don't miss out on our VJO Christmas Party on Thursday December 19th from 6-10pm.  This year the party will be held at Jesse Bethal HS.  Dont forget to bring your potluck dish and item for the White Elephant Auction.
Location: Jesse Bethal HS
Time: 6-10pm
Girls VJO Team Suit for Purchase
The Villagomez Family ordered a team suit that is too small and would like to sell it.  The VJO Team suit for sale is a brand new (never worn) size 26 girls “Q Suit” with the Shark on the front.  If you are interested in purchasing this team suit please contact Jennifer Thiem at [email protected] .
Christmas/New Years Practice Schedule:
Afternoon Practice Schedule:
Mon 12/23 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
       5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Tues 12/24 - NO PRACTICE  - Merry Christmas Eve!
Wed 12/25  - NO PRACTICE  - Merry Christmas!
Thur 12/26 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
        5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Fri 12/27 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
       5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Mon 12/30 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
       5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Tues 12/31 – NO PRACTICE  - Happy New Year’s Eve!
Wed 1/1  - NO PRACTICE  - Happy New Years!
Thur 1/2 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
       5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Fri 1/3 - 3:30-5:30 Senior & Age Group
       5:30-6:45pm  Sam, Hillary, and Monica/Will’s Groups
Dec Morning Practice Schedule:
Tues 12/10  - 5:45-7am Morning Practice (Senior Group)
Thurs 12/12 - 5:45-7am Morning Practice (Senior Group)
Tues 12/17  - 5:45-7am Morning Practice (Senior Group)
Thurs 12/19 - 5:45-7am Morning Practice (Senior Group)
Mon 12/23 - 7-9am Morning Practice (All Groups)
Fri 12/27  - 7-9am Morning Practice (All Groups)
Mon 12/30  - 7-9am Morning Practice (All Groups)
Fri 1/3  - 7-9am Morning Practice (All Groups)
Tri Meet at QUIK – Sat Dec 14th  
This Saturday Dec 14th will be our Tri Meet against QUIK and SSS at the Rohnert Park Honey Bee Pool.  Warm-ups will start at 12:45pm and the meet will start at 1:30pm. This is our team meet for the month of December and the last chance to qualify for Zone 3 Championships in January.  All VJO swimmers are encouraged to attend.  Meet entry forms have been sent out and extra entry forms can be found on our team web site or at the pool.
TIME: Meet begins at 1:30pm, warm-ups from 12:45pm to 1:30pm. 
LOCATION:  Honey Bee Pool, 1170 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 
DIRECTIONS:  Take Hwy 101 NB to the Wilfred Ave exit.  Turn left off hwy on to Commerce.  Go right at next light on to Golf Course Dr. Turn left into pool.  There is a small parking lot available as well as street parking.
ENTIES:  Swimmers may swim in a maximum of 3 events total.   Entries must be on the attached consolidated entry form. Forms must be filled out completely and printed clearly with swimmers best times.  Turn in completed consolidated entry form to the manila folder at the pool. 
ENTRY FEE: $5 entry fee per swimmer (please make checks payable to QUIK). 
ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be turned in to the manila folder on the bulletin board at the pool by 7:30pm Wednesday 11th. No late entries will be accepted.
Dec 14th     - Tri Meet @ QUIK (Honey Bee Pool, Rohnert Park, CA)
Dec  19th    - Annual Christmas Party (6-9pm at Jesse Bethal HS)
Dec 24-25   - No Practice (Merry Christmas!)
Dec 26th      - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-6:30pm)
Dec 31-Jan 1st  - No Practice (Happy New Year’s)
Jan 18-20     - Zone 3 Winter Championships (Santa Rosa JC)
Feb 7-9          - VJO C/B/A+ Meet
Feb 13-17     - Lost Dutchman Meet (Chandler, Arizona)
Mar 1-2        - Zone 3 All Star Meet (Burlingame HS)
Mar 14-16    - Junior Olympic Championships
April 3-6        - Far Western Championships (Morgan Hill, CA)
April 25-27   - VJO Long Course C/B/A Meet (Cunningham Pool)