September 18, 2008
This is the MAC News for Thursday, September 18th.
TODAY is the deadline for entries
for the RAC (Retriever Aquatic Club) Columbus Day Classic
to be held October 11-12, at UMBC.
The meet notice for the CAA Early Season Mini & Mid Distance Meet ( http://www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2008-2009_Schedule_Results/Columbia_Aquatics_Association_Early_Season_Mini___Mid_Distance_Meet.htm), to be held on Sunday, October 19, at the Howard Community College Pool, has been posted. This meet is open to our NOVICE SWIMMERS ONLY. All entries, along with a check to cover the fees ($23), are due to the meet entry folder by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 23rd.
The meet notice for the EST Quad meet to be held at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills on SATURDAY, October 11th (NOTE - THIS IS A CORRECTION FROM PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS) has been posted. This meet is open to all swimmers in Senior White, Black, and Red. There are no time standards for this meet. All entries, along with a check for $19 are due to the meet entry folder by 6:00 pm on Saturday, September 27th.
For all of these meets, if you have any question as to whether your swimmer should attend, please contact his or her coach.
Don't forget, tomorrow's practice schedule has been modified as follows - Senior White will swim in the morning from 6:00-8:00 am and are asked to return in the evening to help with the bubble prep. Senior Red and Black will swim from 4:00-5:00 PM and will be expected to stay to help with the bubble preparations until approximately 6:00. Age Group I will swim in the indoor pool at their normal time, from 4:30-6:15, and Age Group II will have the day off. There will be NO practice for any group on Saturday morning due to the bubble raising.
WE NEED AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE (INCLUDING PARENTS) AT THE POOL FRIDAY EVENING BEGINNING AT 5:00 TO HELP WITH BUBBLE PREP. For more information regarding the bubble raising, click here - www.macswim.net/node/665.
The Annual Maryland Swimming Officials Clinic will take place on SUNDAY from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at UMBC. More information is available here - www.mdswim.org/Assets/Officials+Page/Clinics/Sept+21$!2c+2008.doc.
The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the outdoor pool. All Novice groups will be in the indoor pool - Novice I from 4:30-5:30, Novice II from 5:30-6:30, and Novice III from 6:30-7:30. There is no practice today for Age Group I.