Second annual tournament with Rapids players and coaches to take place at The Club at Pradera in Parker, Colo.

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Friday, June 17, 2011) – The Colorado Rapids announced today that the club’s second annual Charity Classic, a golf tournament featuring Rapids players and coaches, will take place on Monday, August 1 at The Club at Pradera in Parker, Colo. The scramble-style tournament starts at 1:30 p.m. and is open to individual players and foursomes, with all proceeds from the event benefitting Kroenke Sports Charities.

The tournament is limited to a maximum of 36 foursomes, and interested participants can register at Colorado Rapids home games at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park , by visiting www.ColoradoRapids.com/community/programs, or by contacting the Rapids Community Relations department at 303-727-3517 or mcolaiano@dsgpark.com. Pricing is $1,000 for a foursome (which could also be three golfers and a Rapids player) or $300 for an individual player, to be assigned to a foursome.

All proceeds of the event will benefit Kroenke Sports Charities. KSC supports underserved children and families in Colorado through educational and recreational programs, as well as appearances and sports clinics by players and coaches, donations of autographed merchandise and tickets, and the gift of services by Kroenke Sports and Entertainment employees.

The Rapids take on the Western Conference-leading LA Galaxy tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park as Colorado looks to extend its team-record unbeaten streak. Tickets are still available, and can be purchased by calling 303-825-GOAL or visiting www.ColoradoRapids.com.