The 2020 Raffle is here!

  • Plan your team’s raffle to end in time to turn in all tickets by Oct 10th.
  • Team leads need to write a check for any cash collected and turn in checks only.
  • Raffle tickets turned in: 
    • We are working with our bike shop sponsors: Trek, Erik’s and Wheel & Sprocket to be ticket drop off locations. Team Leads would need to drop off tickets for the team with ticket stubs, cash, and unsold tickets.
    • Also planning on 2-3 ticket pickups around the state in the second half of October (likely at favorite MTB trail heads)
  • Drawing location is TBD, likely on Oct 24/25
  • Team Leads need to fill out form to track tickets sold, money collected (both cash and check) and unsold tickets

RAFFLE BASICS:
  • $10 each or 12 tickets for $100
  • Drawing location and date TBD. Winners do not need to be present to win.
  • 50% of raffle sales are for the team to use at their discretion=$5 for every ticket sold ($50 for a pack of 12 sold)
  • Grand prize is a Trek mountain bike valued at over $5000, additional prizes including bike accessories and bike shop gift cards up to $500 in value
  • The Wisconsin League uses raffle proceeds to fund scholarships

HOW IT WORKS:

Teams keep 50% of sales and turn in 50% of sales with raffle stubs at each race. The Wisconsin League covers the cost of the raffle. 


HOW TO GET TICKETS
  • Teams can order tickets can be here.
  • For teams who have already placed their order, we are working to arrange a regional no-contact pick up site before Memorial Day Weekend. We will be in touch with more information in early May.
  • The following list of teams have ordered raffle tickets as of 4/15. Well done!
    • Camrock, Cambridge and Lake Mills
    • Cedarburg
    • Chippewa Valley Composite
    • Green Bay Trailblazers
    • Hayward Composite Mountain Bike Team
    • Janesville youth mtb team composite
    • La Crosse Composite, Holmen, Onalaska, Logan, Central
    • Lake Country Composite
    • Menomonee Falls
    • Mukwonago Comp, Muskego HS, Mukwonago HS
    • Ozaukee County Composite
    • Rice Lake Composite
    • Sauk Prairie
    • Shorewood MTB
    • SLS’TB
    • Sun Prairie, Deforest, Madison East
    • Test Team Awesome
    • Washington County Trail Sharks
    • Wausau United Ride
    • Wildlands School – Wildriders

WINNERS:

Just like the last two years: the team that sells the most tickets (as percentage of student-athletes) wins a prize: $500 for a team party. The deadline to win the team prize will be the same time as the deadline to turn in all sold and unsold tickets and cash: Oct 11th. The student-athlete with the most sales turned in by Oct 11th will win a $200 gift card


TEAM LEADS:

Your team must assign a Team Raffle Lead to track your raffle program and be responsible for: 

  • Tracking individual and team sales. Fill out and submit form showing ticket sales by student-athlete and unsold tickets
  • Checking out and distributing tickets.
  • Collecting and turn in sold tickets with 50% of sales and all unsold tickets by Oct 10
  • Communicating raffle updates and standings to the team and communicate any team raffle needs back to the Wisconsin League
  • Questions? Suggestions? Contact: Amanda Schulze: 541-729-2025, amanda[@]lithiaeffect.com

The grand prize is a

Trek mountain bike valued at over $5000!

20 other prizes are available including bike accessories and four gift cards to Trek, Erik’s, Wheel & Sprocket Wisconsin bike shops ranging from $100 to $500

Sample Script

The raffle is a great way to tell people about youth mountain biking in your community. Need help on what to say when you sell tickets to your family, friends, and neighbors?  This will get you started… 

Hello, my name is __[your name]__.  

Have you heard of _[your team name]_ Cycling Team? 

→ If “no”, then: _[your team name]_ Cycling Team is a middle and high school mountain biking team and in the fall we race mountain bikes all over Wisconsin. We are selling raffle tickets at $10 each for a chance to win a Trek mountain bike valued at over $5000 and many other prizes. Part of the money raised from the raffle will go to our team and part will provide participation scholarships to help over 90 kids throughout the state. 

The winner will be drawn at our last race of the season on October 25th and you do not need to be present to win.

We’d love your support. Would you please support our team by buying a ticket? 

→ If “yes”, then: Great! My team and I are selling raffle tickets at $10 each for a chance to win a Trek mountain bike valued at over $5000 and many other prizes. Part of the money raised from the raffle will go to our team and part will provide participation scholarships to help over 90 kids throughout the state. 

The winner will be drawn at the end of October and you do not need to be present to win.

We’d love your support. Would you please support our team by buying a ticket?