Weekly Mailer
Dear Swimmers and Parents,
VJO Get 5th at Zone 3 Champs!
Over the weekend Vallejo Aquatic Club competed at the 2014 Winter Zone 3 Championships in Santa Rosa.  VJO placed 5th overall and with only 32 swimmers attending.  We had many stand out performances and lots of finals swims.  Hopefully next year we will have even more swimmers attending.  Results have been posted on the Pacific Swimming website (not yet posted on swim connection).   Great Job VJO!
8 & Under Girls: Alexandra Grant & Sunny Kanzan   
8 & Under Boys: AJ Caberto & Gabriel Cueva
9-10 Girls: Maya Hunter & Anna Frances Reyes
9-10 Boys:   Ethan Rosario
11-12 Girls: Abby Argueta & Eliana Matteo
13-14 Girls: Elina Rosario, Esther Hurst, Sam Man, & Zoe Crowder (Relays)
13-14 Boys: Nick Bennett, Daniel Chavez, & Darren Chavez
15 & Over Girls: Mirelle Augst, Alyssa Powell, Mary Welton, Sam Lanoue, Talia Peterson, Tess Schoonhoven, Amanda Radtke, Justeen Singley, & Kaela Peterson (Relays)
15 & Over Boys: Jake Everett, Izzy Fouad, Sota Kanzan, Brandon Miguel, Xavier Quintana, Daniel Sanderson, Alexander Viray, Tim Man, Justin Yee
VJO Goes Ice Skating ***RSVP by TODAY****
Make sure to mark your calendars!  Come join us on Saturday, January 25th from 2-4pm for Ice Skating at Vacaville Ice Sports Center.  Please RSVP with payment by Friday Jan 17th (place RSVP’s in the Miguel Folder).  Make sure to arrive 30 minutes early to get your tickets and skates.  Flyers have been placed in file folders.
Date: Saturday January 25th
Time: 2-4pm (Please arrive @ 1:30 to get tickets and skates)
Cost: $8 per skater
Deadline: Wednesday January 22nd (Please RSVP along with payment and return to the Miguel Folder)
Questions: Any questions please email or text only to Marylou at [email protected] or (707)373-8771
Fentons Creamery & Restaurant
After skating you are welcome to join us at Fentons Creamery & Restaurant at the Nut Tree – 1669 East Monte Vista Ave. Vacaville – (707)469-7200 (10% discount to swimmers wearing VJO attire).
Starts Clinic - Feb 1st 9-11am
Need extra work on your starts before our VJO meet?  Join the VJO coaches on Saturday Feb 1st from 9-11am for our Starts Clinic.  All groups are encouraged to attend.  See you there!
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] .
VJO C/B/A+ Meet  - Feb 7-9
MEET IS ALMOST FILLED, Sign up ASAP!  Our VJO C/B/A+ Meet on February 7-9 is open for entries online. All VJO swimmers are requested to attend this meet.  We will also need all our parent volunteer support to help run this meet smoothly.  The volunteer sign-up is online
Entry Deadline: ***MEET IS ALMOST FULL***   Sign up ASAP!!!
The following swimmers did an outstanding job last month and have been awarded swimmer of the month for January.  These swimmers are also awarded with a Swimmer of the Month cap.
Monica/Will’s Group: Alexis Gentry
Sam’s Group: Sunny Kanzan
Hillary’s Group: Bryce Yee & Amalia Keilholtz
Age Group: Esther Hurst
Senior Group: Zoey Fredette
Jan 25           -  VJO Goes Ice Skating at (Vacaville Ice Sports Center 1:45-4:00pm)
Jan 30            - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5:00-6:30pm)
Feb 7-9          - VJO C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Cunningham Pool)
Feb 10           - No Practice (Meet Recovery Day )
Feb 13-17     - Lost Dutchman Meet (Senior /Age Group, Chandler, Arizona)
Mar 1-2        -  Zone 3 All Star Meet (All Star Qualifiers, Burlingame HS)
Mar 8-9        -  Piranha Swimming C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Rohnert Park)
Mar 14-16    -  Junior Olympic Championships (JO Qualifiers, Location TBA)
April 3-6        - Far Western Championships (Far Western Qualifiers, Morgan Hill, CA)
April 25-27   - VJO Long Course C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Cunningham Pool)
May 15-17     - Sac-Joaquin Section Championships (Tokay HS, Lodi)
May 16-17    - North Coast Section HS Championships (Location TBA)
May 18-19    - Piranha Swimming C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Rohnert Park)