Natomas, Champs Info Meeting and MORE!!!!

Registrar Stingrays
Jul 10, 2019

Stingrays Weekly Email

Check-in time at Natomas this Saturday: 7-7:30am at the Natomas Sports Complex

2019 Champs Info


We will be holding a Champs info meeting TOMORROW, THURSDAY, JULY 11 AT 5:30PM IN THE BLEACHERS. This meeting is geared towards new families, but of course all are welcome! Returning families always have valuable information to provide. If you're confused about Champs or just want more information, please plan to attend.

Highlights and important reminders...

In this issue...
  • Important info for Natomas!!
  • Champs Pasta Feed Info
  • Champs!
  • Become a Board Member!
  • Awards Night... save the date!
Coming up...
  • 7/11: Champs Info Meeting @ 5:30pm
  • 7/13: Stingrays @ Natomas!
  • 7/18: Champs Pasta Feed Potluck
  • 7/19: Champs set up
  • 7/20-7/21: CHAMPS!
  • 7/22: Awards Night

Important: Natomas Meet Info! 

At our meet this weekend vs the Natomas Aquabears, we are participating in a trial of a new meet software called Swimmingly.
ALL TIMERS AND STROKE & TURN: Please make sure your phone has a full charge! You MUST download the Swimmingly app onto your phone. Your phone must also have the latest software version update. Stroke & Turn, you will need to use an iPhone. If you have an Android phone, we will find someone for you to swap phones with during your shift. Download the app:
ALL OTHER PARENTS: You can download the Swimmingly Fan app to see live results! Download the app:

Check in time at the Natomas Sports Club: 7-7:30. Please make sure that once you check in, your swimmers are ready to hop in the pool for warm-ups, which start at 7:45. We have a very limited time for warm-ups this weekend so please be ready!

There is a snack bar available, please bring CASH.

This is the weekend that we will be raffling off CHAMPS PARKING PASSES!! Parking passes allow you to park in the official's lot, right next to the gate. We will also have our Stingrays bracelets, stickers, and cups for purchase. We will have our card reader. 
Parking Pass Raffle Tickets: 1 for $5, 5 tickets for $20
Stickers: 1 for $2, 2 for $3
Cups: 1 for $3, 2 for $5
Bracelets: string, $6, braided $10
Combo deals available for swag!

Champs Pasta Feed!

Join us for our annual Champs Pasta Feed Potluck!
Thursday, July 18 from 6-8pm
Please bring a pasta dish or side item (garlic bread, anyone?) to share. Water, utensils, plates provided. 
ACTIVITES: After dinner, the children will be making signs and painting car windows, plus free swim! If you would like to sport your Stingrays pride with window paint, please drive your car around the back! 

PARENT RELAY IS BACK! We will be holding our postponed parent relay during the pasta feed! Didn't sign up before? Reply to this email to get on the list! Parents that signed up before, look for an email soon!


Interested in joining the Stingrays Board of Directors? Nominations (yourself or someone else) are being accepted NOW through the end of Champs! UseTHIS LINK to learn more and get your nominations in! Descriptions of open positions are available at the link! Questions? Talk to any board member or reply to this email. New and returning families welcome!


  • Champs Info Meeting: Thursday July 11 at 5:30
  • Champs Pasta Feed: Thursday July 18 from 6-8
  • DECLARE NOW! Declaration deadline is TOMORROW, JULY 11! There can be NO late entries for Champs. If you do not declare by tomorrow, your swimmer cannot attend!
  • Order your Champs programs! These are NOT available at the meet, you must pre-order! 
  • Sign up for your volunteer shift! We still have a handful of shifts that need to be filled, including timers, back up timers (stopwatches), marshals, and more. Remember, volunteering at Champs is the ONLY WAY to get your $100 deposit back! THIS SIGN UP IS NOT ON OUR REGULAR WEBSITE. PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK TO SIGN UP!