For most college students, today begins the week before finals that we all know and love as "Dead Week," and FCD is here to help get you through the week of studying!
Look out for the mobile FCD Tour with free FCD swag, Deja Blue water and Dr Pepper as well as a special 2014 college student season ticket deal
Here's the schedule for the week:
Monday, Dec. 2, 11AM-1PM – Texas Wesleyan University; outside of the Brown-Lupton Campus Center
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 12-2PM – TCU; inside of the Brown-Lupton University Union
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1-3PM – Collin College Preston Ridge Campus; in the Quad area
Thursday, Dec. 5, 12-2PM – SMU; by the flagpole on campus
Degree Men is our title sponsor for Saturday's home season finale against Seattle Sounders FC and they want to see you DO:MORE to support FC Dallas in the final Toyota Stadium match of the season!
They have team-signed jerseys and balls to give away in conjunction with our Fan Appreciation Day and all you have to do to be entered to win one is post a picture on Twitter or Instagram of how you DO:MORE to cheer on FC Dallas using the hashtag #DoMoreDTID. Winners will be randomly selected from all entries and each winner will receive an FC Dallas team-signed jersey or team-signed ball from Degree Men! The contest is open from 12:00PM on Thursday, October 17 to 12:00PM on Tuesday, October 22 and winners will be notified on Tuesday afternoon.
Degree Men will also be handing out free FCD player faces to the first 5,000 fans through the gates so grab your player face on Saturday, send us a picture showing that you DO:MORE to support FC Dallas and you could win some FCD-signed gear!
If you watched MLS or NFL games around the country last weekend, you no-doubt saw plenty of pink around the field celebrating breast cancer awareness month and that pink is coming to Frisco.
For Saturday's game against Chicago, you'll see lots of pink around the field including special pink match balls, pink corner flags, jerseys with the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon and pink goal nets like these in Seattle.
Here's your FC Dallas community calendar for the week of October 7:
Thursday, October 10 - Santa Fe 5K - 5:30 - 9:00PM Lindsley Park
Join the FCD mobile team at Thursday's Santa Fe 5K at Lindsley Park in Lakewood. This happy hour-oriented 5K has plenty of local beers and food trucks and we'll be there with free FCD swag and tickets to Saturday's game against Chicago.
Friday, October 11 - USA WCQ Pub Run - 5:00 - 7:00PM Staggering Irishman & Londoner Addison
Look out for the FCD Girls at Staggering Irishman and Londoner Addison on Friday afternoon getting everyone ready for the USA's World Cup Qualifier against Jamaica. They'll be giving away tickets to the October 19th game against Seattle plus other FCD swag.
Sunday, October 13 - NTPSA Field of the Week - 3:00 - 5:00PM Moss Park
Will you be playing in a Sunday league at Moss Park this weekend? Look out for the FCD Mobile team and FCD Girls with free pizza and tickets to the October 19th match against Seattle from 3:00-5:00PM.
Here's your weekly calendar where you can find the FCD girls/mobile team around the metroplex!
Look out for the FCD mobile team with ticket deals and FCD swag to give away at the 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes from 6-11AM on Saturday!
The FCD mobile team will be out at this brand new festival in downtown Fort Worth on Saturday from 4-10PM giving away free tickets, FCD Swag and much more!
Sunday, September 29 - NTPSA Field of the Week - Breckinridge Park, Richardson
The FCD mobile team will be out at our NTPSA Field of the Week, Breckinridge Park in Richardson, from 10AM-2PM with free pizza and ticket specials for that night's game against Columbus
On Thursday, September 19th, Walker Zimmerman, Stephen Keel, Kenny Cooper and London Woodberry teamed up with United Healthcare at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Soccer Extravaganza. The event gave the children's hospital attendees a chance to interact with FCD, play games and other soccer related activities.
Here are some pictures from the event:
North Texas Giving Day is THIS THURSDAY, SEPT. 19th
CLICK HERE ON SEPTEMBER 19 TO HAVE YOUR GIFT MATCHED!
Make a donation to the FC Dallas Foundation on Thursday, Sept. 19 between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight, and a percentage of your gift will be matched by Communities Foundation of Texas. That’s 17 hours to really make a difference!
What it is:
NTX Giving Day is an effort sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas and the Center for Nonprofit Management in DFW, to encourage the entire North Texas community to give to their favorite nonprofit on one specific day – Sept. 19th. In 2012, this event that generated more than 37,000 donor gifts totaling $14.4 million, benefiting more than 900 nonprofits in 2012. This is the first year the FC Dallas Foundation is participating.
How it works:
- Give $25 or more to the FC Dallas Foundation and Communities Foundation of Texas will match each dollar until time runs out.
- Additional funds are awarded to the nonprofit that is successful in a variety of categories – such as “most donors for new participants,” (which applies to FC Dallas Foundation).
What each $25 gift can do for FC Dallas Foundation:
- Two good quality soccer balls can be given to a local child or a child abroad that is currently playing with a coffee sack.
- Assist a school or nonprofit with their AED training to prevent a heart related tragedy.
- …and so much more! Your dollars go so far, and especially when matched on this day, can accomplish so much.
Visit www.fcdallasfoundation.org for more information about the FC Dallas Foundation’s projects.
There's lots of things going on in the world of FC Dallas this week so here's your calendar for the third week of September:
Tuesday, September 17 - Soccer 101 for Women Pres. by AdvoCare - 6:30 PM Toyota Stadium
This sold out event is one of our favorite of the year!
Fans can join FC Dallas players, coaches, broadcasters and staff for Soccer 101, a free event for women ages 18 and up that provides the opportunity to learn and understand the fundamentals of soccer in a fun, interactive atmosphere. The event features multiple interactive stations that cover positions, rules, referee signals, field diagrams and much more!
Friday, September 20 - Lemon Bar Frisco - 5:00-7:00PM
Join the FC Dallas Girls at Lemon Bar Frisco on Friday for happy hour! They'll be promoting Sunday's Party at the Pubs with free FCD swag, a chance to win Breakaway Festival tickets & much more!
Saturday, September 21 - Breakaway Festival - All Day Toyota Stadium
The big day is finally here on Saturday as Toyota Stadium will host the much-anticipated Breakaway Music Festival headlined by Wu-Tang Clan, Empire of the Sun, Matt and Kim and many more! You can still get tickets here.
Sunday, September 22 - Party at the Pubs pres. by Budweiser - Lemon Bar Frisco 4:00PM
Our September Party at the Pubs watch party takes place on Sunday at 4:00PM as FC Dallas heads to the Big Apple to take on the New York Red Bulls! Join us at Lemon Bar Frisco across the street from Toyota Stadium as we'll be giving away tons of prizes and watching FCD battle for three huge points!
Sunday, September 22 - NTPSA Field of the Week - 5-Star Park, The Colony 1:00-5:00PM
Are you playing out at 5-Star Park on Sunday? Find the FCD mobile team who will have free beer and pizza as well as FCD ticket deals and more!
On Saturday night in Denver, our FC Dallas Special Olympics Team played their first-ever match against another MLS team, tying the Colorado Rapids Special Olympics Team 2-2. Stay tuned later this week for a blog post recounting the amazing weekend in Colorado, but until then enjoy these pictures from the fun night.
On behalf of Melissa Reddick and the FC Dallas Foundation, we want to send a sincere THANK YOU to everyone who donated and participated as a part of Team BR19 at the American Heart Association's Dallas Heart Walk.
Our team had 125 members and raised over $9,000!
Here's our recap video and some pictures from the event.