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Power Ford Rio Rapids Open ’22

Aug 27-28 U9-U19

Tournament Overview

Tournament Dates: Aug 27-28 U9-U19

We’re expecting over (150) teams from all over New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and Arizona. Matches will be played at the New Mexico Soccer Complex in Bernalillo. The Power Ford Rio Rapids Open 2022 is available for competitive and recreational boys’ & girls’ teams (age groups U9 through U19) from USYS, US Club Soccer, AYSO, and SAY. Every effort will be made to properly bracket teams to ensure good competition.

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Tournament Information

Tournament Check-In


Rio Rapids s using an online check-in process.  All check-in documents are due by XX/XX/XX.  If for some reason any portion of your check-in uploads are not accepted, you will be notified by the Rio Rapids Tournament Director

The following documents are required to be uploaded or emailed to the tournament director:

  1. Official Roster (USYSA, AYSO…)
  2. Travel Permission Papers (If required by your State Association)
  3. Guest players – Please email the tournament director copies of any player cards who are guest playing. 
Pre-Match Check-In
  1. Teams must give a copy of a signed roster to the referee prior to the start of each game (bring enough copies for all your games).   Write in any guest players on the roster.   Players can only play for 1 team during the tournament weekend.   
  1. If a player gets a red card – for the next game the coach marks on the roster that the player is not playing due to the red card. If the red-carded player does play, the game is a forfeit and the player sits out the next game as does the coach
  1. If a player not on the official game roster is found participating in a game, the game will be forfeited per tournament rules. The player will not be allowed to play for the remainder of the tournament.
  1. Referee Crew or Tournament Officials will inspect the equipment of each player including uniform and mandatory shin guards, and cleats. Toe cleats and metal cleats are not allowed. Objects such as jewelry, barrettes, bobby pins, bows, etc., will be inspected. If the Referee Crew determines any such object represents a hazard, the object(s) must be removed prior to play.
  1. Players wearing an orthopedic or immobilizing cast may not be allowed to play. The final decision on whether the item presents a hazard to any player will be up to the referee.

Tournament Hotel Booking

Aug 27-28

Power Ford Rio Rapids Open 22 Soccer Tournament
Bernalillo, NM August 27-28, 2022

This is a STAY TO PLAY tournament. All non-commuting teams participating in the tournament MUST make all hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services. Please do not call the hotels directly. Please book through the hotel reservation link below. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.

Rio Rapids Soccer Club is proud to partner with HBC Event Services, a housing agency with a nationwide reputation for excellence in managing travel for sports events. HBC Event Services provides an easy way for you to book your hotel rooms with our partnered hotels at the best rates. These rates are lower than their best available rate and usually includes breakfast for your team.

A Travel Protection Plan is now available for purchase for all new reservations booked through this website.

Most importantly this plan has a “Cancel for Any Reason” benefit that will protect 75% of your non-refundable hotel booking and event registration costs for only $21.05 (based on a 2-night stay). Book your hotel reservation and select YES to add the Travel Protection Plan and protect your trip. Alternatively, you can call HBC directly at 505-346-0522 (Travel Protection Plan can only be added to your booking within 20 days of your hotel reservation date).

To see the full terms and conditions of the Travel Protection Plan, please click here.

Tournament Directors

Yancey Ranspot
RRSC Tournament Director