Gaston United Club Announcement

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Rapids, Gaston United Members Vote Overwhelminly For Merger

Huntersville, N.C. (May 3, 2018) – The Boards of Directors of the Carolina Rapids and Gaston United Soccer Clubs are pleased to announce that both memberships have voted overwhelmingly in favor of proceeding with the plans to merge the clubs beginning with the 2018-2019 season.

The Rapids voted 91.5% in favor of the merger while Gaston United’s membership voted 85% in favor.

The Rapids and Gaston United will jointly host tryouts (team selection process) in the coming weeks. Visit the Rapids site for the full schedule.

“We are grateful to both executive boards for their due diligence in getting us to this point,” said Carolina Rapids Executive Director Thomas Finlay. “We are thrilled about the opportunity to bring our two clubs together. The best is yet to come.”