2021 Wisconsin League Raffle INFO SHEET

Team keeps 50% of sales up front!
This year teams will turn in 50% sales to the Wisconsin League at each race. Like last year, ticket sales will be tallied after each race to measure which team is in the lead to win the team prize.

  • Checking out and distributing tickets
  • Collecting money and returning 50% to the Wisconsin League at races and year end
  • Communicating raffle updates and standings to the team and communicate any team raffle needs back to the Wisconsin League (contact: Suzy Karlovich)
  • Tracking individual sales (if team is interested)
  • Collecting and turn in all unsold tickets at the last race of the season

Your team must assign a Team Raffle Lead to run the raffle program within the team.
Find out who your Raffle Lead is for your team, they are responsible for:

  • Checking out and distributing tickets
  • Collecting money and returning 50% to the Wisconsin League at races and year end
  • Communicating raffle updates and standings to the team and communicate any team raffle needs back to the Wisconsin League (contact: Suzy Karlovich)
  • Tracking individual sales (if team is interested)
  • Collecting and turn in all unsold tickets at the last race of the season

The student-athlete who sells the most tickets wins a prize!
Teams that are interested can track individual sales. The student-athlete with the most sales at the end of the season will win a $200 gift card. There are four additional chances to win $50 by turning in the most tickets at each of the first four races. Your team will receive an excel template to help track total team and individual sales.

Like last year, the team that sells the most tickets (as percentage of student-athletes) wins a prize! The deadline to win the team prize is the second to last race of the season – Nordic Mt on Oct 17th. This will allow the winning team to plan if the prize is a ride with a pro athlete at state.

Prizes: More prizes than last year – over 20 prizes!

WHAT STAYS THE SAME AS 2020:

  • The Wisconsin League will use raffle proceeds to fund scholarships in 2021. In 2021 we will grant scholarships to 90+ student-athletes thanks to earnings from the 2020 raffle.
  • Tickets are $10 each or 12 tickets for $100. Drawings will be held at the awards ceremony at the last race of the year. Do not need to be present to win.
  • 50% of raffle earnings are for the team to use at their discretion.
  • We will measure the team that sells the most tickets as a percentage of student-athletes on the team, they will win $500 for a team party!
  • Teams will get 12 tickets for each student-athlete to start the season. Additional tickets will be available upon request until all tickets are passed out.

Questions? Need tickets? Send email to Suzy Karlovich at raffleticketsmtb@gmail.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 over 20 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 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?

→ 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 over 20 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 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?

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