The Rapids Academy is set to face off against some of the biggest clubs in the region as they compete in the Generation adidas Cup from April 9-17 in Frisco, Texas. Featuring 80 professional academies from 10 countries, the U-15 and U-17 tournament features the largest field in the 13-year history of the competition.
All 28 current MLS clubs will have academy representation in both divisions, while 2023 MLS expansion side St. Louis CITY SC will field a team in the U-17 division.
The Rapids Academy will send both a U-15 and U-17 team to the tournament starting this weekend and will face clubs Universidad Nacional, CA River Plate, New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC, LA Galaxy and Remo Stars Beyond Limits Football Academy.
Both teams' schedules are as follows:
Saturday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. MT - Universidad Nacional vs Colorado Rapids
Sunday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. MT - CA River Plate vs Colorado Rapids
Monday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m. MT - Colorado Rapids vs New York Red Bulls
Sunday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m. MT - Remo Stars Beyond Limits Football Academy vs Colorado Rapids
Monday, April 12 at 8:00 a.m MT - Colorado Rapids vs Toronto FC
Tuesday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. MT - LA Galaxy vs Colorado Rapids
Find the entire tournament's schedule here.
All teams competing in GA Cup are guaranteed to compete in seven matches and matches will be 60 minutes in length, comprised of two 30-minute halves. Select matches played inside Toyota Stadium, the home of FC Dallas, will feature 35-minute halves.