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FDC 2024 Event Information

FDC 24

Everything you need to know about the Foam Dodgeball Championship 2024 (FDC 2023) to be held at the Fieldhouse USA at Grapevine Mills Mall on November 16-17, 2024.


  • DATE: November 16-17, 2024
  • TIME: 9AM – 8PM Saturday (16th), 9AM-2PM Sunday (17th)
  • LOCATION: Fieldhouse USA Grapevine
  • ADDRESS: 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy Suite 329, Grapevine, TX 76051
  • DIVISIONS: Open Foam (Saturday), Women’s Foam (Saturday), Mixed Foam (Sunday)
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Mixed Foam division with 3/3 ratio.
  • WDBF rules, balls and court sizes
  • FORMAT: Round robin followed by championship brackets
  • AGES: 16 and up
  • REGISTRATION FEE: Open and Women’s: Early bird $275 until August 31. $300 after August 31. Mixed Foam: $250
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2024
  • PRIZES: Custom medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places in all divisions. Custom practice jerseys by VII Apparel for 1st Place finishers in Open and Women’s divisions.
  • AFTER PARTY: Round 1 Bowling and Entertainment at Grapevine Mills Mall (Saturday evening)
  • AFFILIATIONS: World Dodgeball Federation (WDBF) and USA Dodgeball
  • SANCTIONED BY: World Dodgeball Federation (WDBF)
  • BENEFITTING: Jason’s Dream Foundation
  • DONATIONS: All players are asked to donate a toy at the tournament to the Jason’s Dream Foundation.
  • REGISTRATION: Send name of team, roster and team logo to Tom at [email protected]. Send payment to Cody at Venmo @Cody-Stidham.
  • FACEBOOK: Facebook Event Page
  • HOST HOTEL: Hyatt Place Dallas/Grapevine (across the street from the venue)
  • MORE INFORMATION: [email protected]


The Foam Dodgeball Championship (FDC) is the annual championship tournament of the pro-am division of Major League Dodgeball. The championship is held annually in Dallas, Texas and features teams in open, women’s and mixed (co-ed) divisions.

FDC features the worldwide standard 7-inch foam dodgeballs and rules of the World Dodgeball Federation (WDBF) for the fastest, most exciting, most competitive and most entertaining dodgeball action.

Saturday, November 16th, 2024

  • Open and Women’s Divisions
  • 9:00 AM: Doors open and volunteer setup.
  • 9:45 AM: Captains Meeting
  • 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM: Round Robin (End time is approximate.)
  • 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM: Lunch Break (Times are approximate)
  • 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Championship Bracket (Start and end time is approximate.)
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Volunteer take down of equipment and nets.
  • 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM: FDC 2024 After Party at Round 1

Sunday, November 17

  • 9:00 AM – 2 PM: Mixed Foam Division

Fieldhouse USA at Grapevine Mills Mall

Fieldhouse USA Grapevine Mills

The Fieldhouse USA at Grapevine Mills Mall, very near the north entrance of DFW International Airport, is the venue for FDC 2024. The venue features ten courts for dodgeball, along with ample sitting areas around the perimeter and a snack bar. The Fieldhouse has an entrance to the indoor Grapevine Mills Mall. The mall is across the street from the host hotel.

Fieldhouse USA Grapevine Mills Mall
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy Suite 329
Grapevine, TX 76051

Google Maps

Fieldhouse Rules

Outside food or drinks are not allowed at the Fieldhouse facility, along with coolers, pets and hoverboards. A nice selection of food and snacks can be found at Ted E’s Kitchen. Bottled water and Gatorade can be found on the back wall behind the snack bar.

Fieldhouse USA

Fieldhouse USA

Fieldhouse USA

Grapevine Mills Mall

Meow Wolf Grapevine Mills

Grapevine Mills Mall is an indoor, climate controlled mall that features 180 stores of shopping, entertainment and restaurants. Notable at the mall is Meow Wolf Grapevine, Rainforest Cafe, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Peppa Pig World of Play, Lunar Golf, AMC Grapevine Mills 24 and Round 1, the FDC 2024 after party venue.

Mall Map
Map of Grapevine Mills Mall. The FieldhouseUSA is in the lower right of the map. Round 1 is in the upper left. The food court (dark green) is in the upper middle. You can pass through Forever 21 for a short cut to the food court from the Fieldhouse (or just walk around the mall concourse). (This is an older map and some of the stores may have changed.)

Grapevine Mills Mall Food Court

Grapevine Mills Mall Food Court

FDC 2024 players and fans will have plenty of food choices at Grapevine Mills Mall. The food court features a number of restaurants, including Sbarro, Basil Thai, Taco Bell, Sonic, Popeye’s Chicken, Panda Express, Great Wraps and Chili’s. Also in the mall is the Rainforest Cafe, various cookie, pretzel and ice cream stores and K-Dogs, a Korean-style corn dog restaurant near the mall entrance of FieldhouseUSA. Outside the mall are even more choices, including the popular Blue Goose Cantina (Mexican food), Chik-fil-A and more.

Food Court

FDC 2024 Host Hotel

Hyatt Place Dallas Grapevine

Hyatt Place Dallas Grapevine Hotel
2220 W Grapevine Mills Circle
Grapevine, TX 76051

Phone: (972) 691-1199

Location at Google Maps

The host hotel for FDC 2024 is the Hyatt Place Dallas Grapevine Hotel located across the street from Grapevine Mills Mall and near the north entrance of DFW International Airport. Players who book a room at the special rate receive:

  • Complimentary Self-Parking
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from DFW Airport
  • Complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms.
  • Complimentary breakfast

Host Hotel

Jason’s Dream Foundation

Jason's Dream Dodgeball Toy Drive

FDC 2024 benefits the Jason’s Dream Foundation, an organization that provides encouragement and assistance to families with children who are fighting terminal illness. All players are asked to bring a toy or donation to the tournament for their annual food drive. Toys may be mailed directly to a tournament organizer. Contact us for the address. Additionally, there are several toy-related stores at Grapevine Mills Mall for last minute shoppers, including Toys Express and the Disney Store.

FDC 2024 Teams

Men’s Division

1. Lone Star Syndicate – Kendall Ortez

Women’s Division

1. Super SmasHers – Alexandria Shelton

(In order of registration.)

Round Robin

Round robin play will start promptly at 10 AM and continue until approximately 1:40 PM. All courts will be on a universal clock. Games will start with or without teams and players being ready. It is imperative that all players, teams and refs understand their court and time assignments. It is the responsibility of team captains to have their players and teams on the right courts at the right times.


Teams will be awarded the following match points in Round Robin play:

Win = 3
Tie = 1
Loss = 0

Match points will be used to seed the championship bracket. If a team or teams have the same number of points after Round Robin play then the seeding is decided on:

2. Head-to-head play
3. Game win percentage

Round Robin Schedule



Championship Bracket

After Round Robin play, teams and players will break for a 45 minute lunch while tournament directors tally the results and seed the championship bracket.


Mens/Open Division Championship Bracket Details

6 Rounds

2:30PM to 3:30PM:
– Rounds 1 and 2 will be 2x 15 minute halves

3:30PM to 8PM
– Rounds 3 through 6 will be 2x 20 minute halves


Womens Division Championship Bracket Details

Begins 2:30PM
6 Rounds
Winner’s bracket: 2x 15 minute halves
Loser’s bracket: 1x 15 minute match
Semi-finals and finals will be 2x 20 minute halves

FDC 2024 Medals

(Coming soon!)

1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams in all divisions will receive these custom FDC 2024 medals (8 per team)!

FDC After Party at Round 1

Round 1

Round 1
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy
Grapevine, TX 76051

The FDC 2024 After Party will be held at Round 1 located at Grapevine Mills Mall. Round 1 is a state-of-the-art entertainment center that offers bowling, billiards, arcade games, karaoke, darts, ping pong and more. The after-party will start after the tournament at approximately 9 PM. Round 1 is open until 2 AM.

Round 1 After Party

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