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Club Registration - 2017/2018

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO THE ROCKFORD RAPTORS!!

All player registrations will now be completed online with limited in person registration to be held on Thursday, June 22nd inside ISC from 5:30pm-8pm.  The in person registration is available for players to drop off forms you may have trouble uploading, financial questions or any other questions you would like to discuss in person.  We have new uniforms this year and all players will be required to purchase the new sets.  Uniforms will be available for your child to try on during this time.

Player Registration deadline to secure your spot is June 22, 2017.  The registration session will allow you to sign up for participation, complete contact information, sign consents, upload documents and submit payment. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available along with a copy of your child/children's proof of birth (Birth Certificate, Passport, or State Issued ID) and Insurance Information.  

Click here to start the 2017/2018 Registration process.  Your registration is not complete until you get to the last page “Registration Complete” with your emailed receipt.


2017/2018 Raptors FC Club Program:

  • Nationally licensed Coaches
  • Professional Training 2-3 days a week (depending on age group)
  • League Play – Spring & Fall (Girls U15-U19 Fall; Boys U15-U19 Spring).  We have multiple levels of competition with most teams playing at the highest level.
  • Midwest Regional League (MRL) Fall or Spring entry fee for qualifying teams.
  • Illinois State Cup (IYSA) entry fee for qualifying teams
  • Outdoor Tournaments:
    Labor Day Cup (U8-U19 girls, U8-U14 boys);  
    November ID College Showcase (15-U19 boys and girls); 
    Puma College Showcase (U12-U19 boys, U12-U14 girls);
    Puma Champions Cup (U8-U19 boys, U8-U14 girls)
  • Winter Indoor Training twice a week
  • Winter Indoor House League
  • GK specific training by licensed/certified GK coaches throughout the year
  • College Recruiting Assistance – over 100 players have gone to play college soccer in the last four seasons alone.
  • College Fit Finder membership for all High School Players
  • We showcase our players to hundreds of college coaches throughout the year
  • Potential friendlies with other high level clubs
  • Glasgow Rangers (Scotland) Premier North America Partnership Club

Costs:  Payment plans are available.
     
U8/U9 - $850 
     
U10  -$1100
     
U11/U12 - $1250
     
U13-U19 - $1300

Uniforms:  We update our uniform sets every other year and this year’s set is new.   ALL Players will have to order new uniforms this year and will be used for the next two years.  Soccer.com is the Rockford Raptors official uniform and spirit wear distributor. Raptors link may be found here.  Uniforms will be available for your child to try on June 22nd at ISC 5:30pm - 8pm.

Volunteer hours:  We host four tournaments through out the season.  They bring good competition to our doorstep, keep families from having to travel and help keep club fees down.  We need support from all our families; so to keep it fair each child’s family is required to volunteer up to 6 hours per child (12 hours max per family).  An opt-out option is available at a price of $75 per child that must be received and/or postmarked by June 22, 2017.  Checks made payable to Rockford Raptors.  Please include child’s name and team.  Mail to Rockford Raptors c/o Jodi Mateus, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, IL 61111.

Financial Assistance:  Financial Aid assistance is available to qualified families.  Families requesting assistance MUST attend one of the in person registration dates with a parent/s or guardian/s present to complete the application.  Please bring a copy of your 2016 tax forms, most recent pay stubs and a $400 registration payment made payable to Rockford Raptors.  Incomplete or late applications will be subject to the full amount due.  Please email Jennifer Mateus with questions jenmateus@comcast.net 

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Questions?

Please contact Frank or Hugh for any player placement or coaching questions.

Frank Mateus

Director of Coaching

Hugh Ward

Director of Coaching

Jodi Mateus

Registration Questions