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Reminder City Barbeque Team Fundraiser is Tomorrow, Thursday, February 1!

Come on out to City Barbeque and support BKYS!  Simply show the attached flier and enjoy your meal!  BKYS gets 25% of all sales! Please share with family, friends and co workers!  Please also post to your social media!  Several Scarlet Families are heading over following their practice ending at 6:30 PM.  Come on over and join us!

The season is nearly over!

With Regional Champs only 5 weeks away, we are very close to the end of our 2017-18 season.  The best way to realize your time and effort at practice this winter is by heading to a meet to find out how much faster your are! All swimmers in all groups should be signing up for meets at this point as follows: Senior: Auburn Junior (in HS): Auburn Junior (in MS): Regional's and/or JO's Scarlet: Regional's and/or JO's SILVER (age 9-14) Regional's (all swimmers are eligible) SILVER (age 8-un): Mini Meet INTRO (age 9-10): Regional's INTRO (age 8-under): Mini Meet The following events are now available on Active: Regional's, Auburn and the Elite Showcase Mini Meet sign ups are expected within the next week. Regional meet reminder: Friday events are in the morning (during school).  While we believe school comes before swimming, there are a lot of teachers that will make special recognition of swimmers that are headed to this meet on this day.  This reco

Swim A Thon Results

Here are the results from our Swim A Thon Fundraiser: Fundraiser grossed $3,044.80 and profited approximately almost $2,400.00. USA Swimming 5% - $170.24 including 18.00 fee for non returned USA swim-a-thon packets Prizes - $475.oo Top Team Fundraiser - Richard Mazur - Fundraised $410 - Won $100 in apparel or future swim fees Senior Group Top Fundraiser - Richard Mazur - Won $50.00 gift card of his selection Junior Group Top Fundraiser - No swimmer reached $200 limit Scarlet Group Top Fundraiser - Brody Van Frayen - Fundraised $226.80. Won $50.00 gift card of his selection Silver Group Top Fundraiser - No swimmer reached $200 limit Group with Highest Fundraising Average - Scarlet along w/ Richard Mazur Each swimmer that participated in the Buckeye 200 will receive a raffle ticket for every $25 amount fundraised towards additional prizes to be drawn on February 22, 2018 at the regional champs pasta party. Raffle prizes yet to be determined: 2 Tickets

City BBQ Night

Please come out and support BKYS at City BBQ on Thursday, February 1, 2018.  The team will receive 25% of all proceeds with the attached coupon.  Be sure to help advertise by posting to your social media and printing out coupons for family, friends and coworkers! Let's enjoy some delicious food and raise some money for the team!  See you all there on Thursday! CITY BBQ PDF Fundraising with City Barbeque! Thank you for choosing to fundraise with City Barbeque! Here are a few ground rules to remind you of how our program works: •     City Barbeque holds fundraising events for non-profit organizations only. We’ll need your group’s current tax ID number in order to schedule your event. •     For you to receive credit for a sale, a guest must turn in a copy of your group’s flyer or show the cashier your online fundraiser barcode from his or her mobile device when making a purchase. •     You may not pass out or distribute flyers on City Barbeque property. •     In order

Meet Help needed

Unified Aquatics is looking for anyone that can officiate, announce or just like to help out as a timer, bullpen organizer or help with the computer table please let me know.  Their goal is to run a very fast and efficient meet for all teams on Sunday.

Travel Meet Opportunities

Auburn Classic, Auburn University, March 2-4 The format is Prelim/Finals for 11 and overs with top 16 11-12, top 16 13-14 and top 24 seniors swimming in finals.  All 10 and under events are timed finals swum in the morning.  There are no qualifying time standards for this meet. Senior Team Travel: Senior group swimmers have the opportunity to travel with Coach Lew to this meet.  The seniors have been traveling to this meet for several years and have enjoyed many successes.  Lew will touch base with the eligible swimmers regarding this meet. Age Group Travel:  Swimmers not in high school and age 9-14 may travel to and compete at this meet in one of two ways. (1) arrange travel on own, Lew will coach the swimmers in attendance (should the meet grow enough to warrant an afternoon session for younger swimmers, Laurie will attend). (2) Travel with Coach Laurie.  In this arrangement, Coach Laurie will fly with your swimmers and transport them to the meet. She will supervise the swimmer

Last Ditch Entries

We made a slight error in the entry deadline for the GCSTO Last Ditch.  We need all entry declarations completed by tonight!  We have resent all invitations and will finalize everyone's entries on Thursday. This meet opens its entries for teams on noon this Friday.  Reminder that we are only swimming Saturday and Sunday, please do not sign up for Friday events.

Official Buckeye Swim Club Smartphone App Now Available

If you haven't added the app please do so.  We successfully used the app to end practice 15 minutes early yesterday! Hello members. Buckeye Swim Club now has their own Smartphone App. It'll keep you up-to-date with your favourite team's news, events, schedules and much more. To get the full features of your teams App you need to download Team App onto your smartphone. Download Team App here ( ). Its 100% FREE. Launch Team App. Then: 1. Sign-up to Team App. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration. 2. Log in. Then search for Buckeye Swim Club and request access to group(s) that apply to you. If you don't have a smartphone, reply to this email so you can be added manually and you'll receive email notifications.