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About Rockford Sports Coalition (RSC)

RSC was founded by community leaders in 1992 when proposed budget cuts threatened to eliminate public school sports and close all high school pools.Formed by area parents and leaders, RSC intervened and directly provided funds to the schools to reopen programs including all high school and middle school pools. Since then, RSC has provided more than $850,000 directly to schools without the overhead of traditional funding.

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Registration open for 2.05 Run!

ROCKFORD – The RPS 2.05 Run returns to the streets this year!

The 8th annual run to support Rockford Public Schools athletics and physical education will be held on Saturday, May 29. You can sign up now at The cost is $25 for adults and $15 for kids.

Last year’s RPS 2.05 Run was held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic. Although the Rockford Sports Coalition is ecstatic to make this an in-person event again, we’re keeping the virtual option. If you can’t be with us on May 29 and still want to participate and support District 205 sports, you can sign up for the virtual option ($20 for adults and $10 for kids) between now and May 28 and record and submit your time.

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Efficient, Effective Giving

Efficient Giving
  • Funds provided to RSC are tax-deductible
  • Funds distributed directly to schools - no unnecessary overhead
Effective Giving
  • District and school Athletic Directors recommend funding needs
  • RSC oversight ensures accountability