Rio Open 2014

2014 Rio Rapids Open

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Club Tournaments, Front Slide Show, Local Tournaments, Rio Rapids Club News | 0 comments


Rio Rapids SC in Albuquerque, NM invites you to participate in the 2014 Rio Rapids Open held August 16-17, 2014 at the Soccer Complex in Bernalillo, NM, home of the 2014 US Youth Soccer Far West Region Championship. With beautiful grass fields and over 300 days of sunshine a year, the Rio Rapids Open provides an ideal venue for teams to prepare for the upcoming fall league season.  We have moved the tournament forward a week to allow for greater out of state participation.  We will have a greater level of competition available for all brackets this year


  • U8 4v4 30 min. games
  • U9/U10 6v6 40 min. games
  • U11/U12 8v8 50 min. games
  • U12 11v11 50 min. games
  • U13/U14 11v11 60 min. games
  • U15/U16  11v11     70 min. games

Gold and silver brackets if needed. Up to 4 guest players allowed. Roster size: 8 for U8, 10 for U9/U10, 14 for U11/U12, and 18 for U12(11v11) U13 and Older. Birth data of oldest player determine age group, (i.e. oldest player for U16 is Aug 1, 1998). Awards given for 1st and 2nd place teams. Entry fee:

  • U8 $225 for 3 game min.
  • U9/U10 $275 for 3 game min.
  • U11/U12 $375 for 3 game min.
  • U12 (11v11) $450 for 3 game min.
  • U13-U16 $450 for 3 game min.

Application process Click here to fill out application Send Payment to: Rio Rapids SC, 10308 Rempas Dr. NW, Albuquerque NM 87114. All Registration Fees charged upon receipt. Teams will be notified by E-mail of acceptance within 2 weeks of receipt of Registration Fees and no later than August 16, 2013. Refunds will not be given after a team is accepted. Any teams not accepted will receive a full refund. Any application submitted without appropriate fee is incomplete and will not be considered until the fee is received. Registration deadline is August 7, 2013. Complete applications received after the entry deadline accepted on a space-available basis.

Tournament Hotels: Rio Rapids SC hotel partnering information:



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Hotel Reservation Site:


Courtyard by Marriott
5151 Journal Center NE
Alb, NM  87109
Rates: $89/night including breakfast
For Reservations: 1-877-905-4496 mention Rio Rapids Open


Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Rd.
Alb, NM 87109
Rates: $82/night including breakfast
For Reservations call  1-877-622-3056 and mention the Rio/Rapids Open Soccer Tournament block in order to get the group rate.


Web site: Stay informed with tournament news and updates at .

Tournament Director / Asst Tournament Director

John Hix / Doug Otts (505) 350-4772 / (505) 697-0668 /

2014 Rio Rapids Striker Cup

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Club Tournaments, Out of Town Tournaments, Rio Rapids SC Striker News, Tournaments | 0 comments

2014 Rio Rapids Striker Cup

Rio Rapids Striker SC in Las Cruces, NM invites you to participate in the 2014 Rio Rapids Striker Cup held March 28th-30th, 2014 held in Las Cruces, NM. With beautiful grass fields and over 300 days of sunshine a year, the Rio Rapids Striker Cup provides an ideal venue for teams to play against top level opposition from New Mexico, Texas and Arizona!

Register for 2014 Rio Rapids Striker Cup