Weekly Mailer
Dear Swimmers and Parents,
Don’t forget to turn in your RSVP for the upcoming VJO Spaghetti Feed / Talent Show & Dessert Contest on Saturday March 29th.  Bring your friends and family, all are invited.  The last day to RSVP is this Saturday March 15th.  
Kick Off Meeting for Swim-A-Thon 2014  
It's that time again!  Kick off meeting for Swim-A-Thon 2014 scheduled for: 
Thursday, March 13
5:30 PM
Poolside bleachers.
EVERYONE is invited!  Earn some volunteer hours and support your club!
Questions: please email Cyndee Bogard at [email protected] or call: 510-407-5282
VJO Spaghetti Feed, Talent Show, & Dessert Contest
Invite your friends and family, ALL are welcome! VJO is having our annual Spaghetti Feed, Dessert Contest & Talent Show on Saturday March  29th from 5-9pm at the SPSV High School Cafeteria.  The cost is $5.00 per person.  Please turn in RSVP form and payment by 3/15/14, with your name and number attending.
Talent Show & Dessert Contest: Swimmers do you sing, dance, play an instrument or have special talent?  We would love you to share your performance! Do you have a dessert that would wow our judges?  Enter the contest and share your treats. Swimmers, sign-up at the pool for the talent show and/or dessert contest.
Date:  Saturday March 29, 2014
Place:  SPSV High Cafeteria - 1500 Benicia Road, Vallejo
Time:  5:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost:  $5.00 per person
Questions: Contact Marylou at [email protected] or text only 707-373-8771.
General Membership Meeting  - Tues April 8th
The Spring General Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday April 8th from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the Portable Buildings next to the pool.   Further meeting details and important topics will be available soon.
2014 Junior Olympic Championships (Concord, March 14-16)
The 2014 Junior Olympic Championships is closed for entries.  This will be a dual venue meet and we will be competing at the Concord site. 
Location: CONCORD COMMUNITY POOL: 3501 Cowell Rd, Concord.
Time: Friday: Competition will begin at 3:00pm with warm ups from 2:00-2:45pm. All events will be timed finals.  Saturday & Sunday: Preliminary competition will begin at 9:00am with warm ups from 7:30-8:45am. Finals will begin no sooner than one hour after the completion of trials. The exact time will be determined by the Meet Referee and announced as early as possible each day.
2014 Far Western Championships (Morgan Hill, April 3-6)
The 2014 Far Western Championships is open for entries online.  Swimmers must have qualifying FW times to be eligible for this meet.  The meet will be held in Morgan Hill CA.  Make sure to book your hotel soon, the hotels in Morgan Hill are already sold out.
Enter Online at:
Time: Prelims: Each session will begin at 9:00 AM each day. The competition course will be open for warm-ups from  7:00-8:45 AM.  Finals: This session will begin no earlier than 1 hour after the conclusion of the preliminary session. The exact time will be determined by the Meet Referee and Meet Director. This time will be announced as early as practical each day.
Location: Morgan Hill Aquatic Center, 16200 Condit Road, Morgan Hill, CA
Entry Deadline: 11:59 pm, Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The following swimmers did an outstanding job last month and have been awarded swimmer of the month for February.  These swimmers are also awarded with a Swimmer of the Month cap.
Novice 1: Monica/Will’s Group: Isabella & Francesca Fogli
Novice 1: Sam’s 6:30 Group:  Marley Fitzgerald
Novice 2: Sam’s 5:30 Group: Abby Sapida
Novice 2: Hillary’s Group: Alexander Lipari
Age Group: Ashlynn Smith
Senior Group: Mirelle Augst
Mar 14-16    -  Junior Olympic Championships (JO Qualifiers, Concord, CA)
March 27      - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5:00-6:30pm)
March 29      - Spaghetti Feed (5-9pm St Patrick’s HS)
April 3-6        - Far Western Championships (FW Qualifiers, Morgan Hill, CA)
April 8            - VJO General Membership Meeting (6-7:30pm, Portable Building)
April 12         - Team Bowdling & Lazar Tag (Stars Bowling, Vacaville)
April 24          - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
April 25-27   - VJO Long Course C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Cunningham Pool)
April 28         - No Practice (Meet recovery Day)
May 15-17     - Sac-Joaquin Section Championships (Tokay HS, Lodi)
May 16-17    - North Coast Section HS Championships (Location TBA)
May 17-18    - Piranha Swimming C/B/A+ Meet (Team Meet, Rohnert Park)
May 24-26    - Senior Training Camp (Napa, CA)
May 26          - No Practice (Memorial Day)
May 29          - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5:00-7:00pm)
May 30-31   -  SASO Long Course Dual Meet (Solano College)