Special Events

First Command Educational Foundation conducts a number of special events to raise funds to support our mission, “to educate those who serve.”

“Chip-in for Education” Golf Classic

Welcome, and thanks for visiting “Chip-in” for Education. Raising funds is always a challenge, but especially so when it comes to dollars for scholarship awards. To help raise these funds, FCEF holds an annual golf tournament. Our 11th annual golf tournament took place Friday, October 5, 2018, at The Golf Club Fossil Creek in north Fort Worth.  We had only one flight of golfers this year, and although the day called for an early tee time, the weather was perfect for golf.

Last year’s 11th annual tournament cleared almost $41,000 ($351,260 total since 2008) for scholarship awards. We invite you to to view our photos and check out the sponsor list from this event.  Thanks to all those who participated, and we look forward to another successful event in 2019. 

CEO Message

Please click here for a message from Bill Johnson, FCEF CEO, about the 2019 “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic.

Register to Play

If you would like to play in this year’s tournament, please click here for the Player/Team Registration Form for the 2019 “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic.  Please complete the form and send it to FCEF.


Our sponsors are vital to the success of our tournament. Thank you to all the sponsors, especially the Title Sponsor Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company, as well as the golfers, volunteers, and committee members for helping us make our 2018 event successful!  Please click here to view the list of the past three years’ sponsors.

If you would like to help sponsor the 2019 tournament, please click here for the Sponsorship Form for the 2019 “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic.  Please complete the form and send it to FCEF.


This annual tournament is FCEF’s only current scholarship fundraising event.  We are looking forward to another successful tournament in 2019, and we need your donations and support to help our scholars. We hope you will join FCEF in our efforts to raise scholarship funds in 2019 and beyond.

  • If you would like to donate prize or raffle items, please click here for the Prize and Raffle Donation Form for the 2019 “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic.  Please complete the form and send it to FCEF.
  • We always welcome donations to FCEF. To donate funds to FCEF, please click here.


The “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic could not exist without our volunteers’ hard work before the tournament, at the registration table, on the holes during the tournament, at the award ceremony, and in many other areas. To volunteer to help FCEF run another successful tournament, please contact us at 817-569-2940 or edufoundation@fcef.com.

THANK YOU to the volunteers who helped us make this a successful event in 2018.

Becky Akin Sirrod Garrett Rocky Krueger
Christina Boynton Monette Garza Natalie Nunn
Matt Butler Taylor Garza Shannon Pasket
Bradley Crane Dustin Goff Gregg Pomes
Valerie Davidson Katherine Hansen Derek Podesta
Tara Davis Harold Hederich Barbara Russell
William Davis Jill Jaggers Lisa Sanders
Carla Delgado Chris King Scott Spidell
Leigh Garrett Sandra King Tia Whitehead


Click here for a peek at photos of past years’ “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classics.

Meet our Scholarship Recipients

To give you an idea of some of the people who benefit from our scholarships program, please click here to visit out Meet our Recipients page.

 Contact FCEF

Please click here for information to help you contact FCEF and our staff members.