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At Silverback Volleyball Club we are committed to keeping our costs low so that those who cannot afford to play elsewhere can still play competitive volleyball. Athletes will need to qualify in order to be eligible for a reduced rate and need-based scholarships. All others will split the season costs projected this year, 2023-24, to be between $715 and $834 per player. The exact amounts will be determined after tryouts on Nov. 11th.


EXAMPLES: A 14-member team pays a season total of $715 per player, to be paid in monthly installments of $143 for five months. A 12-member team pays a season total of $834 per player, to be paid in monthly installments of $167 for five months. 


All payments will be due on the 1st of the month beginning December 1st, the last payment due will be April 1st. Qualifying athletes will have a case-by-case financial plan created at the beginning of the season. A detailed explanation of all fees will be made available to the team member's families and will be calculated to the penny. The cost includes uniforms/hoodies, RMR membership, RMR team fee, tournament entry fees, practice facility rentals, and lodging in Greeley for two nights for the Showdown tournament. Our coaches, staff, and board members are all VOLUNTEERS. The team will participate in several fundraisers throughout the season to raise funds for need-based scholarships and to pay forward this opportunity to future generations.


Because Silverback was created to service those families who can not afford to play elsewhere, we require one of the following conditions to be true in order to qualify for the reduced rate and need-based scholarships. This will ensure we are assisting those who truly need us. The following are qualifying factors for which you will be asked to provide supportive documentation. *please contact us if you believe you qualify based on a condition not listed.


Public Assistance Programs

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

Food Distribution Programs (FDP)

Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Aid to the Needy Disabled-Colorado Supplement

Old Age Pension program

Home Care Allowance program

Personal Needs Allowance program

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

The Colorado Refugee Services Program

Subsidized or Affordable Housing

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)


Household Income of 150% or below the Federal poverty line. See chart below. For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $7,710 for each additional person.


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