FC Dallas to host Kicks for Kids Holiday Party on Monday evening

Dallas, Tex. - FC Dallas, with the help of Minyard Food Stores, will host its first annual Kicks for Kids Holiday Party for the children of St. Cecilia's School, as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Frisco and Plano on Monday at Dave & Busters at the Stonebriar Mall in Frisco between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. A number of FC Dallas players, coaches and staff will be on hand to sign autographs and spend time with more than 100 local children. All kids will be given a delicious meal and the opportunity to play all of Dave & Busters fantastic games while also receiving a gift from the party's special guest, Santa Claus.

WHAT: First annual FC Dallas Kicks for Kids Holiday Party.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Showroom at Dave & Busters inside the Stonebriar Mall in Frisco

WHO: FC Dallas players Chris Gbandi, Drew Moor and Ramon Nunez will be joined by Head Coach Colin Clarke and various members of the front office at this event.

WHY: The Kicks for Kids program offers businesses and corporations the opportunity to provide FC Dallas game tickets to local non-profit organizations benefiting inner city, at-risk and disadvantaged children in Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the first of a series of parties and events that FC Dallas will put on in the run to and during the 2006 MLS season.

Fans can guarantee themselves of a seat at FC Dallas' season opener on Saturday, April 1 at 3 p.m. against the Chicago Fire, by purchasing an FC Dallas Holiday Pack. This special ticket offer includes four tickets to the game against the Fire, an FC Dallas knit cap and a special FC Dallas Holiday card. Prices for this limited time offer start at just $44 dollars, but the package must be purchased before 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 to take advantage of this fantastic deal.

In addition to the FC Dallas Holiday Pack, FC Dallas 2006 season tickets are on sale now. There are a wide range of seating options available, starting at just $180 per ticket for a full season plan which includes all 16 FC Dallas regular season home games, as well as four bonus games. There are also significant discounts available on FCD's ten and five-game ticket plans. Call 1-888-FCD-GOAL or visit www.fcdallas.net to reserve your spot at Pizza Hut Park for the exciting 2006 FC Dallas season.