FUNDRAISING IDEAS --
events can tap into the finances!
is an EASY way to raise $1000+!
Whether you're a single person or a large team, we understand how
expensive a tournament like this can get. We have located companies
to help with those interested in fundraising activities to help raise
money to cover your expenses.
Butter Braid® pastries
company we've used personally for our gym to raise funds to purchase new
equipment. The braids are a yummy pastry that arrives frozen. Simply thaw
it, bake it and enjoy.
being serious when I say, once you taste them, you will want to order
can do this or an individual. They basically sell themselves. Visit the
website to find a local distributor. Our distributor brought samples
in for our students and parents to try before we committed to selling
traveling with several fighters to another city, state, or country, the expenses
can add up pretty fast. The team, and parents of fighters, pull together and
Here are some ideas and links that can help your team raise money to help cover
your travel expenses!
Team Sponsorship Page
(Each "Team" that is registered may have a
"Team Page" to list participating fighter's information and offer recognition
to sponsors. I will post your sponsors logo and/or link to their
website. This will be available for a full year. A nice 'thank
you' for their donation.)
Team Car Washes
(Schedule a day and all fighters
show up to help! Stores will usually donate supplies and
newspapers/radio stations will advertise for a discounted price)
(Fighters get pledges for how many
kicks they can complete in a specified time period)
(Many times local businesses will
donate gift certificates, apparel, others goods and services, which can be
used for prices in a gym raffle.)
Candy or Pizza Sales
(If there is not a local promotions
company, check with a local school to see who they get their fundraising
(Each fighter donates him or herself
for a specific task or amount of time, to be auctioned off during a local
(Families from the gym donate items
and hold a garage sale at the gym)
Pizza or Convenient Store
(Kum & Go, a chain in the midwest,
sells coupon booklets for $1 each, which can be resold for $5+ each)
(In Iowa, we have a .05 deposit on
all cans/bottles. We have gone door to door and asked for empty cans,
which we redeem. Many times we have people give us large bags worth $$.
If you do not have bottle deposits in your area, you can still collect cans
for the aluminum. )