Financial Aid

Every year CRYSC is committed to making soccer accessible for families across the Front Range. Below you will see the new process for applying for Financial Aid, as well as the deadlines associated with your program. Once the deadline has passed for your particular age group/program, there will be no way to apply for Financial Aid, because this is an automatic system. All of CRYSC scholarships are need-based. There will be no Financial Aid provided for Summer Camps; discounts for these programs will be provided at the Camp Directors discretion.

All Financial Aid communication should go to info@rapidsyouthsoccer.org. 

Anyone that joins the club mid-season and is interested in Financial Aid will need to reach out directly to the email above. We can’t guarantee that players who join mid-season will receive Financial Aid due to budget limitations.

Ayuda Financiera

Cada año, CRYSC se compromete a hacer que el fútbol sea accesible para las familias en todo el Front Range. A continuación, verá el nuevo proceso para solicitar ayuda financiera, así como los plazos asociados con su programa. Una vez que haya pasado la fecha límite para su grupo de edad / programa en particular, no habrá forma de solicitar ayuda financiera, porque este es un sistema automático. Todas las becas de CRYSC se basan en las necesidades. No se proporcionará ayuda financiera para los campamentos de verano; los descuentos para estos programas se proporcionarán a discreción de los directores del campamento.

Toda la comunicación de ayuda financiera debe dirigirse a info@rapidsyouthsoccer.org.

Cualquiera que se una al club a mitad de temporada y esté interesado en la ayuda financiera deberá comunicarse directamente con el correo electrónico anterior. No podemos garantizar que los jugadores que se unan a mitad de temporada reciban ayuda financiera debido a limitaciones presupuestarias.

Process

  • Step One: If you have not done so already, all interested applicants must first complete the Competitive Intent to Play Registration through PlayMetrics. Click here to go to the Register Page and select your region.
  • Step Two: Once the Competitive Intent to Play registration has been completed, individuals are then able to apply for the scholarship. Families will not receive any information about their scholarship amount until after the scholarship closes.
  • Step Three: In your Player Metrics account, click ‘Club Programs’ and select the ‘Financial Aid’ tab at the top. Click the blue ‘Request Financial Aid’ button, fill out the questions for your player and submit the form. The club will be notified once it has been submitted.
  • Step Four: The club will notify you via PlayMetrics if your player has received financial aid for the season and apply the scholarship in PlayMetrics for you to register with the active scholarship.

*If the Payment Plan Information form is never received, the player will NOT be placed on a roster.*

Application Dates

11U-15U (2011-2007) Boys and Girls & HS Girls (2006-2003)

  • May 9 – Applications Opens
  • June 25– Application Closes
  • July 9 – Application update via email from CRYSC

HS Boys (2006-2003)

  • May 9 – Applications Opens
  • August 1 – Application Closes
  • August 15– Application update via email from CRYSC

Proceso

  1. Todos aquellos interesados deben ​​primero llenar un ‘Competitive Intent to Play’ a través de PlayMetrics (el sistema para registrar). Haga clic aquí para ir a la página de registro y seleccione su región.
  2. Hasta despues de completar la registración para ‘Competitive Intent to Play’ podrá aplicar para la beca. No nos comunicaremos con ninguna familia sobre su beca hasta después de que se cierre la beca.
  3. En su cuenta de Player Metrics, haga clic en “Club Programs” y seleccione la pestaña “Financial Aid” en la parte superior. Haga clic en el botón azul “Request Finanacial Aid”, complete las preguntas para su jugador y envíe el formulario. El club será notificado una vez que se haya presentado.
  4. El club te avisará a través de PlayMetrics si tu jugador ha recibido ayuda económica para la temporada y solicitará la beca en PlayMetrics para que te registres con la beca activa.

Fechas Importantes

11U-19U (2011-2003) Niños y Niñas

  • Mayo 9 – Las aplicaciones abren
  • Junio 25 – Las aplicaciones cierran
  • Julio 9 – Aplicantes recibirán noticias de su beca

Process

  • Step One: If you have not done so already, all interested applicants must first add their players in PlayMetrics. Click here to go to the Register Page and select your region.
  • Step Two: Once your recreational player has been added to your account, individuals are then able to apply for the scholarship. Families will not receive any information about their scholarship amount until after the scholarship closes. 
  • Step Three: In your Player Metrics account, click ‘Club Programs’ and select the ‘Financial Aid’ tab at the top. Click the blue ‘Request Financial Aid’ button, fill out the questions for your player and submit the form. The club will be notified once it has been submitted.
  • Step Four: The club will notify you via PlayMetrics if your player has received financial aid for the season and apply the scholarship in PlayMetrics for you to register with the active scholarship.

Application Dates

6U-18U Recreational Scholarship Dates

  • May 9, 2022 – Applications Opens
  • August 1, 2022– Application Closes
  • August 15, 2022 – Application update via email from CRYSC

Proceso

  1. Todos aquellos interesados deben ​​primero crear una cuenta a través de PlayMetrics (el sistema para registrar). Haga clic aquí para ir a la página de registro y seleccione su región.
  2. Hasta despues de crear, necesita agregar su jugador en su cuenta. Podrá aplicar para la beca cuando los jugadores estan en su cuenta. No nos comunicaremos con ninguna familia sobre su beca hasta después de que se cierre la beca.
  3. En su cuenta de Player Metrics, haga clic en “Club Programs” y seleccione la pestaña “Financial Aid” en la parte superior. Haga clic en el botón azul “Request Finanacial Aid”, complete las preguntas para su jugador y envíe el formulario. El club será notificado una vez que se haya presentado.
  4. El club te avisará a través de PlayMetrics si tu jugador ha recibido ayuda económica para la temporada y solicitará la beca en PlayMetrics para que te registres con la beca activa.

Fechas Importantes

6U-18U Fechas para Becas Recreativas

  • Mayo 9 – Las aplicaciones abren
  • Agosto 1 – Las aplicaciones cierran
  • Agosto 15 – Aplicantes recibirán noticias de su beca

Timing:

  • Applications are taken throughout the year. Approved applications are granted on average, within 7-14 days.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be for a child, 4-18 years of age, who is currently enrolled in SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or Foster Care system.
  • Must be registering for participation in a recreation-level sport hosted by a youth sports organization or school.
  • Must be registering for an upcoming sport season
  • Learn more or see details visit: everykidsports.org

Some restrictions apply. Every Kid Sports does not cover:

  • Club, travel or elite program
  • Personal training or gym memberships
  • Programs costing over our $500 every 3 months
  • Camps lasting less than 6 weeks
  • Reimbursements for previously played sports or outstanding dues
Apply Now
COMPETITIVE & ELITE APPLICATION PROCESS

Process

  • Step One: If you have not done so already, all interested applicants must first complete the Competitive Intent to Play Registration through PlayMetrics. Click here to go to the Register Page and select your region.
  • Step Two: Once the Competitive Intent to Play registration has been completed, individuals are then able to apply for the scholarship. Families will not receive any information about their scholarship amount until after the scholarship closes.
  • Step Three: In your Player Metrics account, click ‘Club Programs’ and select the ‘Financial Aid’ tab at the top. Click the blue ‘Request Financial Aid’ button, fill out the questions for your player and submit the form. The club will be notified once it has been submitted.
  • Step Four: The club will notify you via PlayMetrics if your player has received financial aid for the season and apply the scholarship in PlayMetrics for you to register with the active scholarship.

*If the Payment Plan Information form is never received, the player will NOT be placed on a roster.*

Application Dates

11U-15U (2011-2007) Boys and Girls & HS Girls (2006-2003)

  • May 9 – Applications Opens
  • June 25– Application Closes
  • July 9 – Application update via email from CRYSC

HS Boys (2006-2003)

  • May 9 – Applications Opens
  • August 1 – Application Closes
  • August 15– Application update via email from CRYSC
PROCESO COMPETITIVO

Proceso

  1. Todos aquellos interesados deben ​​primero llenar un ‘Competitive Intent to Play’ a través de PlayMetrics (el sistema para registrar). Haga clic aquí para ir a la página de registro y seleccione su región.
  2. Hasta despues de completar la registración para ‘Competitive Intent to Play’ podrá aplicar para la beca. No nos comunicaremos con ninguna familia sobre su beca hasta después de que se cierre la beca.
  3. En su cuenta de Player Metrics, haga clic en “Club Programs” y seleccione la pestaña “Financial Aid” en la parte superior. Haga clic en el botón azul “Request Finanacial Aid”, complete las preguntas para su jugador y envíe el formulario. El club será notificado una vez que se haya presentado.
  4. El club te avisará a través de PlayMetrics si tu jugador ha recibido ayuda económica para la temporada y solicitará la beca en PlayMetrics para que te registres con la beca activa.

Fechas Importantes

11U-19U (2011-2003) Niños y Niñas

  • Mayo 9 – Las aplicaciones abren
  • Junio 25 – Las aplicaciones cierran
  • Julio 9 – Aplicantes recibirán noticias de su beca
RECREATIONAL APPLICATION PROCESS

Process

  • Step One: If you have not done so already, all interested applicants must first add their players in PlayMetrics. Click here to go to the Register Page and select your region.
  • Step Two: Once your recreational player has been added to your account, individuals are then able to apply for the scholarship. Families will not receive any information about their scholarship amount until after the scholarship closes. 
  • Step Three: In your Player Metrics account, click ‘Club Programs’ and select the ‘Financial Aid’ tab at the top. Click the blue ‘Request Financial Aid’ button, fill out the questions for your player and submit the form. The club will be notified once it has been submitted.
  • Step Four: The club will notify you via PlayMetrics if your player has received financial aid for the season and apply the scholarship in PlayMetrics for you to register with the active scholarship.

Application Dates

6U-18U Recreational Scholarship Dates

  • May 9, 2022 – Applications Opens
  • August 1, 2022– Application Closes
  • August 15, 2022 – Application update via email from CRYSC
PROCESO RECREATIVO

Proceso

  1. Todos aquellos interesados deben ​​primero crear una cuenta a través de PlayMetrics (el sistema para registrar). Haga clic aquí para ir a la página de registro y seleccione su región.
  2. Hasta despues de crear, necesita agregar su jugador en su cuenta. Podrá aplicar para la beca cuando los jugadores estan en su cuenta. No nos comunicaremos con ninguna familia sobre su beca hasta después de que se cierre la beca.
  3. En su cuenta de Player Metrics, haga clic en “Club Programs” y seleccione la pestaña “Financial Aid” en la parte superior. Haga clic en el botón azul “Request Finanacial Aid”, complete las preguntas para su jugador y envíe el formulario. El club será notificado una vez que se haya presentado.
  4. El club te avisará a través de PlayMetrics si tu jugador ha recibido ayuda económica para la temporada y solicitará la beca en PlayMetrics para que te registres con la beca activa.

Fechas Importantes

6U-18U Fechas para Becas Recreativas

  • Mayo 9 – Las aplicaciones abren
  • Agosto 1 – Las aplicaciones cierran
  • Agosto 15 – Aplicantes recibirán noticias de su beca
SPORTS MATTER APPLICATION PROCESS

Timing:

  • Applications are taken throughout the year. Approved applications are granted on average, within 7-14 days.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be for a child, 4-18 years of age, who is currently enrolled in SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or Foster Care system.
  • Must be registering for participation in a recreation-level sport hosted by a youth sports organization or school.
  • Must be registering for an upcoming sport season
  • Learn more or see details visit: everykidsports.org

Some restrictions apply. Every Kid Sports does not cover:

  • Club, travel or elite program
  • Personal training or gym memberships
  • Programs costing over our $500 every 3 months
  • Camps lasting less than 6 weeks
  • Reimbursements for previously played sports or outstanding dues
Apply Now

Types of Scholarships

Club Scholarships

If you are interested in Financial Aid, the first step is to apply for a Club Scholarship. All players must first apply for a Club Scholarship, including all Recreational and Competitive players of all ages. This is the default scholarship offered to all qualifying families based on family income levels.

Zarlengo and Dr. Bob Contiguglia Scholarships

These two scholarships will be by invitation only. The invitations will come from the Financial Aid Department. Players must apply for Financial Aid through the process described in the Recreational and Competitive menus.

Zarlengo scholarships are for Latino players only, boys and girls.

Dr. Bob Contiguglia Scholarship is for four elite-level players, two boys and two girls each year.

If you have recommendations for potential applicants, please send an email to regan@rapidsyouthsoccer.org with the player’s name, your contact information, and a brief explanation of why you think they qualify. Regardless of their qualifications, all potential candidates must apply for Financial Aid through the general process by the deadline in order to receive an invitation to apply for Zarlengo or Dr. Bob Contiguglia scholarships.

Sports Matter

As youth sports start back up, many kids may not return to play because of costs. The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation is proud to announce a $5,000,000 Sports Matter grant to Every Kid Sports, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, to provide income restricted families financial assistance to cover registration fees and help ensure every kid has a chance to play. This scholarship is for recreational players only.

Additional Scholarship Information

How Much Can Players Receive

We take a number of factors into consideration such as total annual income and number of dependents. All information included in the scholarship application will help us make an informed decision on how much to distribute to each applicant.

Scholarship Allocation

Annual IncomePerentage of Scholarship
10k-29k50%
30k-39K45%
40k-49k40%
50k-59k30%
60k-69k20%
70k-80K10%

Volunteers

The Financial Aid Department will keep the list of scholarship recipients and their contact information if Rapids Staff needs volunteers throughout the year. Staff will send a written description of volunteer needs, including dates and times, to financialaid@rapidsyouthsoccer.org and we will reach out to families directly to help coordinate volunteer recruitment.