Welcome to Zone 3

Zone 3 includes Pacific member clubs in the City and County of San Francisco, Marin County, Sonoma County, Napa County, western Solano County (the Vallejo/Benicia area), Mendocino County, Lake County, Humboldt County and Del Norte County.
 
 

NEWS

September 2017 board meeting -- the September Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, September 19th, at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute your phone by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute

Documents for the September meeting:

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May 2017 board meeting -- the May Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, May 16th at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute your phone by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute.

Documents for the May meeting:

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Stroke and turn clinic set for May 20 --  There will be a basic stroke and turn clinic at Cunningham Swimming Pool in Vallejo, Saturday May 20 from 7-9 a.m.  This training is running concurrent with the VJO LCM "The Long Spring Thaw" C/B/A+ Swim Meet.  All prospective and current officials are welcome.  Questions? Contact Phil Grant at 707-280-4008.

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April 2017 board meeting -- the April Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 18th at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute your phone by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute.

Documents for the April meeting:

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March 2017 board meeting -- the March Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30 at the Finley Pool in Santa Rosa.  The purpose of the meeting is to bid on the 2017-18 zone meets.

Documents for the March meeting:

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February 2017 board meeting -- the February Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, February 21st at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute your phone by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute.

For a list of all the 2017 Zone 3 Board meetings, click here.

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Documents for the January meeting:

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2017 Zone All Star Meet application forms -- Following are the coach/manager and athlete application forms for the 2017 Zone All Star Meet, which is taking place the weekend of March 4-5, 2017, in Vallejo:

Applications are due January 15.

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November 2016 board meeting -- the November Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute your phone by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute.

Documents for the November meeting:

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October 2016 board meeting -- the October 2016 Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.

Documents for the October board meeting:

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September 2016 board meeting -- the September Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .  Mute by pressing *6 and press *6 again to un-mute.

Documents for the September meeting:

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July 2016 board meeting -- the July Zone 3 board meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.

Documents for the July meeting:

Elections for Secretary, Treasurer, Officials Chair and Age Group Chair shall take place at the meeting.  

Zone 3 is still looking for a nomination for the Age Group Chair position.

The following people have been nominated for election:

  • Sonya Shaffer - Secretary
  • Buffy Patterson - Treasurer

The Officials Chair of Zone 3 shall be appointed by the Pacific Swimming Officials Chair according to Section 8 of the Pacific Swimming Rules & Regulations:

  • "The LSC Officials Chair shall appoint, with the advice and approval of the Pacific Swimming General Chair and the Zone Chair, an Officials Chair in each of the five zones. The Zone Officials Chair may appoint qualified officials to conduct officials’ clinics as necessary."

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May 2016 board meeting -- the May Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.

Documents for the May meeting:

The following teams that are hosting meets in 2016-17 need to provide Lehla with a Meet Director's name & contact information to be submitted to Pacific Swimming: SRN, VJO, PRNA, NAPA, WCAN, WA, WILL.

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April 2016 board meeting -- the April Zone 3 board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m., via conference call. The call-in number is 1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229# .

Documents for the April meeting:

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March 2016 board meeting -- the March board meeting will be held  at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday March 15 at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.The purpose of the meeting will be to bid meets for the 2016-17 year.

Documents for the March meeting:

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February 2016 board meeting -- The February board meeting was held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 16 via conference call.

Documents from the February board meeting:

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January 2016 board meeting --  The January board meeting will be held  7:30 PM Tuesday, January 19th at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA 94928.

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Documents for the January board meeting --

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Zone All-Star meet -- The Pacific Swimming Zone All Star Meet  is being held in Livermore, California, on Sunday, February 28th, at the Las Positas College pool.

The All Star Teams will travel to Livermore on Saturday, February 27th and will warm up at the Las Positas College pool Saturday afternoon.  The teams (except all 8/U swimmers) will spend the night in a hotel in Pleasanton on Saturday and return home after the meet on Sunday. 

All 8/U swimmers are welcome to attend the warm-up and team dinner (no parents) on Saturday night.  Parents of 8/U swimmers are responsible for transporting their swimmer(s) to and from any of the All Star activities (Saturday warm-up, Saturday dinner, and Sunday meet).

The Zone 3 All Star team will be comprised of up to eight girls and eight boys each from four age divisions (8-under, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14). Selection for the team is based on fastest times in All Star events as of January 17.  

Following are complete application packages for swimmers and for coaches and managers for the Zone 3 team.

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2016

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Documents from the November 2015 board meeting:

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November 2016 board meeting --  The November board meeting will be held  7:30 PM Tuesday, November 17th at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA 94928.~

Documents for November board meeting -- The following documents are posted for the November Zone 3 board meeting:

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Documents for October Zone 3 board meeting -- The following documents are posted for the October Zone 3 board meeting:

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Documents for September 2016 Zone 3 board meeting -- The following documents have been made available for the September Zone 3 board meeting, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.

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Documents for July 2015 Zone 3 board meeting -- The following documents have been made available for the July 2015 Zone 3 board meeting:

The July meeting is a conference call which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21.  The call-In number is  1-866-305-2467 and the guest code is 439229.

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Documents from June 2015 zone board meeting -- The following documents have been made available from the June board meeting on June 16:

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Volunteers needed -- We are still looking for people willing to serve on the Board.  Please email secretary Lehla Irwin at lirwin@pacswim.org if you are willing to volunteer for any of these positions!

At our July meeting we will need to nominate and elect people for the following positions:

Chair   The Chair shall preside at all Zone 3 meetings, conduct all business not delegated to other officers or appointees, and represent the Zone to Pacific Swimming and the Pacific Swimming Board of Directors. The Chair may delegate another member of the Zone 3 Board of Directors as an alternate representative to the Pacific Board of Directors meeting. The Chair may appoint additional members-at-large, not to exceed five, with the consent and approval of the Zone 3 Board to achieve a balance of representation.   

Vice Chair The Vice-Chair shall conduct meetings in the absence of the Chair and at the request of the Chair or in the event of the disability of the Chair, shall perform all the duties of the Chair, and when so acting shall have all the powers of the General Chair of Zone 3 Pacific Swimming. The Vice-Chair shall also provide administrative oversight for the Wally Frank and Peter Ruona Memorial Awards and the Awards Committee.

Sanctions The Sanctions Chair shall receive applications for sanctions of Zone meets and other events as necessary, and shall review and approve such applications in conformance with Pacific Swimming and Zone 3 policies and procedures.

Seniors  The Seniors Group Chair shall act as the Zone’s representative to the Pacific Swimming Seniors Group Committee.

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Documents for the June 2015 board meeting -- The following documents were available for the June Zone 3 board meeting, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park.

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Documents from May 2015 zone board meeting -- The following documents were made available from the May board meeting on May 19:

May 2015 Zone 3 board meeting -- The May Zone 3 board meeting will take place Tuesday, May 19, via teleconference starting at 7:30 p.m. The call in number is 1-866-305-2467; the passcode 439229. The following documents are available for the meeting:

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April 2015 Zone 3 board meeting -- The following documents were distributed by the Zone 3 secretary for the April zone meeting:

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Breaststroke rule change -- Coaches, USA Swimming has made a change to the kick rules on the breaststroke.  Follow this link for more information on the rule change.

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Other documents -- Below are the new approved Standing Rules as well as the following documents mentioned in the Standing Rules: