1. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS
EXTRA PRACTICES -Extra practices will be mandatory: October 23rd 7:30-8:15 (youth) October 26th 4:15-5:00 (mini) -November 20th 9:00-10:00 (mini and youth)
TRUNK OR TREAT—October 27th *WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!! In order to ensure a fun event for the athletes, we are looking to get ten volunteers for this event—right now we are at one. If you are interested in volunteering your car for the Trunk or Treat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15th to let us know! We will have our fourth annual Trunk or Treat at the gym on October 27th at 7:00. -Costume contest and age-appropriate spooky games!
EXCITE! EXPO—BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW TO SKIP THE LINE!!!
*Excite! Expo is our big season starting showoff each year! This is the first time that the girls get to show off their routines, they will get judged by Coach Janet on one event, and it is a great practice meet to set off the 2024 competition season! Mandatory for all athletes. Date: October 29th Tickets: Spectator entry for Expo will be $15/ticket. -Tickets are already available to purchase! Log into your parent portal and find Expo tickets under events. Tickets will be $15. Children 5 and under are FREE. These will be available for you to pick up the week before the event. Drop Off Process: -Enter the parking lot using our main entrance off of Highland Village Road. -Follow the Fire Lane to the right of the building past the playground area. -Drop athlete at the single door by the playground- this needs to be a quick exit! Your athlete should be fully ready with their backpack ready to get out of the car -Excite Staff will greet your athlete when they enter and guide your athlete to their team parents. -Follow the fire lane out and exit our parking lot by going past the dumpsters. Parking: -Our parking lot will be used for photos, concessions, proshop and gathering so there will be no parking permitted in our parking lot. Only those with handicap stickers will be allowed. -You may use the parking lot by Seven Mile, painted tree or the businesses on the North side of our building (Trinity Wellness Center lots). -There will be a lot of people so we suggest to park early to give plenty of time to enter. Other information: -We will also be giving the option to pre-purchase flowers. CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER FLOWERS *Deadline: October 22 -We will be taking Team Pictures on this date and will be available for purchase the following week. (Individual photos will be taken on a different day) -There will be food and snacks available to purchase. -There will be lots of proshop discounts! Times: Athletes arrive @ 3:00 sharp! Parents arrive @ 3:45 Acro showoff @4:15 Dismissed after showoff Attire & What to Bring: Meet day attire (Acro jersey, spanks, shoes, meet hair (double French braids), Excite! backpack, , clean & healthy snack, water bottle with closeable lid)
GOLD STAR & TORCH
-Earn a gold star each week by coming to all of your required practice times, making changes, wearing what you’re supposed to wear, and being a good teammate! -Torch is given out to an athlete each week who stands out throughout practices. If you get the torch, take it home, add something to the torch, and bring it back to the following practice. Just a reminder—the torch is earned and is not guaranteed to go to everyone!
Mini: Sara Youth: Audrey
2. PROSHOP/UNIFORM INFORMATION
*Spirit Sale: We will have a table for ALL spirit sale orders to be picked up at Expo in the pro shop area outside!
*EMBROIDERY: If you ordered a warm-up jacket or a backpack and would like to get them embroidered, please take them to Flip Dog Sportswear located in our parking lot. They will know what font and color to use for both items. Contact Flip Dog at (972) 691-3557.
*SPIRIT SALE: Thank you to everyone who ordered from the spirit sale! All items should arrive by expo. You will receive an email when items are ready for pickup. *SHOES—
3. BILLING INFORMATION
-State Meet fees will be billed on November 15th ($155)
4. IMPORTANT DATES
October 12th 4:15-5:00 (mini) October 13th: No conditioning practices October 16th 7:30-8:15 (youth) October 19th 4:15-5:00 (mini) October 23rd 7:30-8:15 (youth) October 26th 4:15-5:00 (mini) October 29: Excite! Expo November 19-25: Closed for Thanksgiving Break *Possible extra practices TBA December 10: Acro meet @ Excite! December 20-31: Closed for Christmas Break *Possible extra practices TBA February 3: Acro State in Houston February 23: Acro Banquet June 22-25: 2024 Travel Camp July 10-13, 2024: In House Camp at Excite!
5. IMPORTANT LINKS