Fashion Industry Dog Organization

Since 2015

FIDO (Fashion Industry Dog Organization) 
We are  a 501 (c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide funding and raise awareness for existing animal advocacy charities and charities that promote the positive relationship between animals and people.

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The FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament

Our "Funraiser"

The FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament raises money and awareness for dog charities. No need to put on a suit, have your hair done or put on your heels. Get your flip-flops, shorts and just roll out of the house and up to Sandbar in Deep Ellum.

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2022 FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament

  • September 17, FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament
  • Sandbar Cantina and Grill in Deep Ellum
  • 2 divisons, Rec and Competitive

  • Win cool stuff in our raffle.

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Team Guidelines

Please review guidelines before registering your team. There are no refunds. Given the charitable nature of this event, if there's bad weather, we'll get together and have a good time for a good cause.

  • There are 2 brackets. A Rec bracket and a Competitive bracket.

  • 4v4 Co-Ed, maximum of 8 players

  • It's a multi-team tournament.

  • Captains form teams and organize fundraising

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Many Ways to Raise Donations

We have a fundraising platform for peer to peer fundraising. Teams can have many sponsors or 1 sponsor. Sponsorship packages are on this website.

Sponsorship Package Details

The Event Sponsorship    $5000


 

  • Sponsor’s name on the front of the FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament t-shirt.

  • Signage on the front exterior of Sandbar Cantina, which is located in popular Deep Ellum.

  • Premium signage at the FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament, which includes company’s name/logo displayed behind all 3 volleyball courts. 

  • Signage at premium space above the raffle table. 

  • Name/ logo featured on all FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament promotional items that may  be produced.

  • Your own team to play in the FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament. We can help find players or a team. Players will be provided with tank tops with your logo. 

  • Featured on social media on Facebook and Instagram. Posts will include posts exclusively for your company and your company’s name mentioned in every post relating to the FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament.

  • Sponsor name and logo featured on top of the Home and Financial Contribution pages on FIDO’s website.

  • Sponsor name on the step and repeat banner used at all FIDO events for that year.

  • Receive $500 in food/beverage coupons, to be used at tournament.

  • 10 FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament tanks.

“Official” Branding Package     $2500


 

  • Premium signage at the FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament. 

  • Company’s name/logo displayed behind all 3 volleyball courts. 

  • Name/logo on all FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament promotional items that may be produced.

  • Signage at promotional events.

  • Space at the tournament to set up a booth and promote brand/products.

  • Sponsor’s name/logo featured on FIDO’s Instagram and Facebook. 

  • Name/logo on Home and Financial Contribution page on FIDO website. 

  • Receives $150 in food/beverage coupons, to be used at tournament.

  • Receives 4 FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament tanks.

  • This package is not available to modeling agencies.

$1000 Event Tank Top Sponsor


 

  • Name featured on top of the back of all FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament participant tank tops. 

  • Company’s name prominently displayed on an exclusive banner. 

  • Sponsors name/logo featured on FIDO’s Instagram and Facebook. 

  • Sponsor name announced as Event Tank top sponsor at beginning of the event.

  • Sponsor logo and website added to the financial contribution page of FIDO website. 

  • Sponsor receives 4 FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament tanks.

$1000 Platinum Team Sponsorship

  • Sponsors name on back of event t-shirts in alphabetical order.

  • Sponsor’s exclusive signage prominently featured at FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament.  

  • Your team wears your company’s branded clothing.

  • Sponsor’s team receives 10 FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament shirts.

  • Sponsor’s name on FIDO’s homepage until May 1, 2023.

  • Sponsor’s name announced as an event sponsor at the beginning of the event.

  • Your business featured on FIDO’s Facebook & Instagram.

  • Sponsor logo and website added to Financial contribution page of FIDO website. 

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$500 Standard Team Sponsorship


 

  • Sponsor's team receives 8 event shirts.

  • Your team wears your company’s branded clothing.

  • Sponsor’s name displayed at the event.

  • Sponsor’s name announced as an event sponsor at the event.

  • Your business featured on FIDO’s Facebook & Instagram.

  • Sponsor’s  name displayed on the Financial Contribution page on FIDO website until May 1, 2022.

$250 Advocate Donation


 

  • Donator's name added to financial contribution page of website until Jan 1, 2022.

  • Your business featured on FIDO’s Facebook & Instagram.

$100 Friend Donation


    Your business featured on Facebook &  Instagram prior to event.
     

Our Pack

Get to Know Us

We are a dog loving group of fashion, branding, and image professionals. A concerted action of photographers, models, agencies, stylists, hair stylists and makeup artists who use our skills and networking capabilities to promote and raise money for dog-related charities.

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Cheryll Smith

Founder

 Hairstylist & Makeup Artist

  • How may dogs do you have? We have 4 pups. Their names are Jake Ryan, Brolin, Diego and Hooper

  •  Do they have any nicknames?Jakey Boy, Jakenator, Ginger Boy, Brolin Down the River, Diego Fuego, Perro de Amour, Hoop de'Ville, Piggy Wiggy, MC Wiggy Bigz.

  • Where did you find your dogs?Rowlette City Shelter, Texas Husky Rescue, the center median of Ferguson Rd.

  • What have you learned from your dogs? Often, the best friends are the ones who don't ask questions.

Katie Tull - Harris

Co-Founder

Model, Yoga Instructor

  • How many dogs do you have? We have 2 dogs, Mazee-Jo (MJ) and Jack

  • Do they have nicknames? MJ's are Baby Princess, Baby Orca & Biscuit. Jack's are Bubba, Jackboy & the King

  • Where is your favorite dog hangout?Mountains of Arkanas and Friday nights on the 20 Feet patio.

  • Where did you find your dogs? MJ-SPCA in Charleston, South Carolina. Jackboy was found in a manger in a nativity scene at Christmas!

  • What have you learned from your dogs? They are always present. They're never worried about the past or the future. They're alway living in the moment!

Shadia Lee

Organizer

Stylist

  • How may dogs do you have? We have 3 dogs. Their names are Sugar, Turkey, baby (Gobbles).

  • Do they have any nicknames? The Rescue Crew, Chu Chu, Turkey Boy, Bobbles.

  • Where did you find your dogs? They're all pound puppies.

  • Favorite dog hangout? Lucky Dog Barkery at Preston Center.

  • ​What have you learned from your dogs? Patience, endless love &all the tricks to remove poop from carpet.

The FIDO Beach Volleyball Tournament is now a partnership with The Street Dog Project.

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Fashion Dog Organization FIDO

Established in 2015

FIDO (Fashion Industry Dog Organization) 
We are  a 501 (c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide funding and raise awareness for existing animal advocacy charities and charities that promote the positive relationship between animals and people.

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