Rio Open 2015


August 22-23, 2015

Rio Rapids SC in Albuquerque, NM invites you to participate in the 2015 Rio Rapids Open held August 22-23, 2015 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.


U9/U10 7v7 40 min. games

U11/U12 9v9 50 min. games

U12 11v11 50 min. games

U13/U14 11v11 60 min. games         

Gold and silver brackets if needed. Up to 4 guest players allowed. Roster size: 11 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 U14 is Aug 1, 2001). Awards given for 1st and 2nd place teams.

Entry fee:

U9/U10 $300 for 3 game min.

U11/U12 $400 for 3 game min.

U12 (11v11) $475 for 3 game min.

U13/U14 $475 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 15, 2015. 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 5, 2015. Complete applications received after the entry deadline accepted on a space-available basis.

Tournament Hotels:
Rio Rapids SC will be partnering with area hotels to offer special rates to our tournament attendees.
Contact information will be made available soon.

Tournament Director
John Hix
(505) 350-4772

Past Rio Rapid Sponsored Tournament Info Below:


2015 Rio Rapids Striker Cup

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Club Tournaments, Front Slide Show, Out of Town Tournaments, Rio Rapids Club News, Rio Rapids SC Striker News, Tournaments | 0 comments

striker_logoWe are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2015 Rio Rapids Striker Cup April 10 -12th in the beautiful desert southwest of Las Cruces, New Mexico with great weather and a beautiful backdrop of the Organ Mountains.  We offer a chance for great competition from the regional soccer arena of New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.  The Rio Rapids Striker Cup is open to all competitive and recreational  U6 – U18 teams from USYSA, FIFA, AYSO and US CLUB and provides an ideal venue for teams of all levels.  If you have additional questions, please contact Joe or Cheryl Montoya, Tournament Directors, at 575-449-5356 or e-mail

Here is the link for registration:

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Rio Rapids Open 2014

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Club Tournaments, Local Tournaments, Teams News | 2 comments

Cobras U12B

Cobras U12B

Congratulations to all the following Rapids teams who placed at the Rio Rapids Open this past weekend!


U10B Gold  Scorpions Black

U10B Silver  Scorpion Red

U11G Gold  CO Rapids 04

U11G Silver  Co Rapids Burgundy A

U12B Gold  Cobras

U12B Silver  Coyotes (girls)

U13G Silver  Extreme

U14B Gold  Varza

U14B Silver  02B

U14G Gold  02G

Inferno U12B

Inferno U12B


U10B Gold  Scorpion Blue

U10B Silver  Hot Spurs

U10G Gold  Explosion

U11B Gold  Crew

U11G Gold  Blues

U11G Silver  Challenge FC Chaos

U12B Gold  Inferno

U12B Silver  Blue Lions

U12G Gold  Crossfire

U13B Gold  Timbers

U13G Gold  Co Rapids 02 Academy

U13G Silver  Co Rapids 03 Academy

U14G Gold  Magic

U14G Silver  Red devils

2014 Rio Rapids Open

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Club Tournaments, Local Tournaments, Rio Rapids Club News | 1 comment


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Rio Rapids SC Thanks everyone that participated 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.  Looking forward to seeing you all next year!

Tournament Director / Asst Tournament Director

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

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