Club Structure

Est. 1993

Congaree Rapid FC is a private, non-profit, eleemosynary organization 501(c)3 – all fees, contributions, and funds raised by the club at all levels are used to develop, promote and enhance youth soccer in the Greater Columbia area.

The entire club is divided into three levels of play for boys and girls:

  1. Recreational Soccer (4U-12U) at the “Grassroots” level is provided via our affiliate CRSA West Metro which holds all training and games at the West Columbia Soccer Complex on Old Barnwell Road;
  2. Junior Academy (8U-12U)
    1. Participate in the United Development League which includes teams from the Mid-District of S.C. – Aiken, Columbia, Florence, Fort Mill, Lexington, North Augusta, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Sumter
    2. Limited travel as teams come to Richland/Lexington Counties for matches
  3. Select (13U-18U) – i.e. "Travel Soccer="
    1. Participate in either the SCYSA sanctioned PMSL (President’s Medal Soccer League) or SCSCL (S.C. State Challenge League) or NPL (National Premierl League)
    2. Travel is statewide, but most matches are in the Midlands due to geographic advantages

Together, all programs form a fully integrated vertical developmental model for youth.