Rio Rapids Annual Golf Tourney

Sandia Casino Golf Course

Sponsored by Clarks Pets

Our Annual Golf Tournament is one of our major fundraisers for our scholarship program. We have awarded over $380,000 in scholarships since 2015. Thanks to your support,
we can continue to help kids play.

April 25th, 2020 – 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sandia Casino Golf Course

 

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Here is how you can participate:

PLAY GOLF: 4 Person scramble and there are only 36 foursomes available. First come first served…all foursomes are to be submitted by April 18th. Individuals can sign up but ideally we are looking for teams of 2-4 golfers (smaller groups will looked to be paired with other players)

Cost – On April 25th there will be a shotgun start, with check-in starting at 8:00 am. Cost is $540/foursome or $135 a player and includes: 18 Holes of golf with cart, and lunch following the event. There will be several competitions such as closest to the pin, and longest drive and prizes awarded to the top three teams. Good times are in store for all!

  • $135 Per Player
  • $540 Per Foursome

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Is your business or somebody you know interested in getting great exposure and access to the Rio Rapids audience?

Rio Rapids SC (RRSC) is comprised of an all volunteer Board of Directors, 9 full-time coaching staff, many contracted and volunteer coaches. We support all our coaches in continuing their coach education by funding, or partially funding coaching courses. RRSC serves players from 4 years old to 19 years old.  RRSC offers programs for Recreational and Competitive teams for both girls and boys. Rio Rapids is registered as a 501 3(C) non-profit organization, all sponsorships are tax deductible.

 

BE A SPONSOR

TITLE SPONSOR – $2500 SOLD

Prominent signage at event
Web site presence
Golf foursome at the course
Recognition in all tournament promotion
Verbal recognition at the dinner
1 hole sponsor

GOLD SPONSOR – $940

Web site presence
Golf foursome at the course
Recognition in all tournament promotion
Verbal recognition at the dinner
1 hole sponsor

 

HOLE SPONSOR – $200

Signage at 1 hole

Questions ? Please contact Dave Sullivan. Dave.sullivan@riorapids.org  505-379-0008

Rio Rapids SC Programs

Youth Academy

    • Youth Academy is a non-competitive environment focusing on skills development for players 4-7 yrs old along with fair play and creativity encouragement.
    • RRSC Youth Academy consists of approx. 200 kids yearly

Competitive and Recreational teams and players

  • Teams for players ages 8-18, are allowed to determine their level of competitiveness through the use of full-time professional coaching, volunteer coaching with professional assistance, or a full-time volunteer coach.

Rio Rapids SC College Program

Rio Rapids Soccer Club is proud to offer a comprehensive college search support program for our member student-athletes and their families. Our results speak for themselves and are unmatched by any other soccer organization in New Mexico:

      • 100% of our 2020 high school graduates are attending college, high school graduates are attending college,
      • 88 alumni (48 women and 40 men) are playing with college soccer programs during the Fall of 2019,
      • They are the most recent additions to the 504 Club alumni who have played college soccer

The Club achieves these results by providing a broad range of programs and resources that educate our member families and coaches, maximizing player opportunities to catch the attention of and be seen by college coaches, and supplying our players with the knowledge of what it takes to become a successful collegiate player and access to the high level training to reach this goal.

Rio Rapids SC ACCOMPLISHMENTS ON THE FIELD

    • 124 NM State Cup Champions (Since 2001)
      1 USYSA Nationals 3rd Place Finish
      1 Region IV Champion / 3 Region IV Finalists
      2 US Club National Champion / 2 US Club National Finalists
      1 NPL Finals 2nd Place Finish
      Pro Players in MLS, NWSL, WPS, Norway, Iceland, Mexico, NASL & USL
      14 Players Selected to Compete with National Teams/Pools
      8 Boys selected to play for Colorado Rapids Development Academy teams
      7 Girls selected to play for Girls Academy teams
      14 Girls selected to play for U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams
      7 Girls selected to play for ECNL Teams as Discovery Players
      19 NM Gatorade High School Players of the Year
      7 United Soccer Coaches (USC) High School All-Americans
      250 Participants / 750 Hours of Community Service in 2018/19
      5 USSF A / 3 USSF B / 3 USSF C / 18 USSF D / 11 National Youth Licensed Staff
      27 Years of College Coaching Experience
      830+ College Coaches at Rio Rapids SC Games to Scout Players in 2018/2019
      504 College Soccer Placements through 2020
      $380,000+ in Player Scholarships Awarded since Fall 2015 (12/01/2020)

Rio Rapids SC Scholarship Program & Community Outreach

  • $380,000+ in Player Scholarships Awarded since Fall 2015
  • Funding for the RRSC Scholarship program is achieved through club efforts such as the Rio Open Soccer Tournament, the Rio Rapids 5v5 summer league, the RRSC Golfing for Goals golf tournament, and corporate / private donations.
  • Rio Rapids, with financial support from Ethicon Endo Surgery, has run the “Soccer after School Program” at East San Jose Elementary school for 4th & 5th grade boys. RRSC also initiated the start-up of a Girl’s program. These programs were geared  to targeting “at-risk” kids in an attempt to provide an alternative to gangs.
  • Rio Rapids SC is started a program for South Valley kids in Fall 2011 to continue and build on the efforts initiated at East San Jose Elementary for “at-risk” kids in the South Valley community.
  • RRSC has followed up by providing scholarships to several East San Jose students, allowing them to play organized club soccer and will continue to do so for our new South Valley initiative.
  • Individual RRSC teams are encouraged to and have contributed time and effort in community endeavors such as: Ronald McDonald House, Susan B. Komen Walk for the Cure, Road Runner Food Bank, Make-A-Wish New Mexico, Support Our Troops Care Packages, organizing the effort and collecting soccer equipment for donation to Afghani children, Project Life Vest for Albuquerque Police Department and Katrina Victims Hygiene Packs.


Rio Rapids SC as Part of the Working Community

  • RRSC identifies young referees, providing an income source for High School age students.
  • RRSC currently has ~2,400 Soccer players in the State of New Mexico and Colorado.  This includes Club affiliations in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and in Durango, CO.
  • This large amount of players and family members support local restaurants and business. RRSC sponsors tournaments drawing teams from outside the Albuquerque Metro area and the state of New Mexico. This brings additional tourism dollars into the area as well as adding to Hotel/Motel occupancy rates. 
  • A number of RRSC coaches and RRSC alumni are coaching in APS High School soccer programs. Many Rio Rapids SC alumni are returning to coach in the club with our younger players.