Frequently Asked Questions

Click on a question below and the answer will show.  This list applies to the Arizona Special Tags and general questions about the Raffle. If you have a question that is not listed below, please contact us at winbiginaz@arionabiggamesuperraffle.com

About the Drawing

If I don’t win, will I get my money back? 

No.  This raffle is separate from the regular Spring and Fall Draws and deals with a fundraiser for the Commission’s Special Tags.  If you are not drawn, you will not receive a refund.  All sales final – no refunds.

If I win, how will I know? 

Winners will be contacted by phone during and immediately following the public drawing.  A list of winners names along with their city & state will also published on this website as soon as possible following the drawing.

When and where will the drawing be held?  

A public drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, and New Mexico Elk Hunt will take place July 25, 2019 at the AZ Game & Fish Headquarters. More info HERE.  The Buy Early, Buy Often, Win Big online incentive drawings will be conducted electronically on or before the 5th of the month and announced on this website.

About The Hunt

If I win a raffle tag, where can I hunt? 

You can hunt statewide, with some exceptions.  Hunt units for each species are specified in Arizona Game & Fish Commission Order 29.  Please refer to our Rules page for more specific information about Commission Order 29 and where you can hunt.

When is the Season?  

The Season Dates for all Arizona tags in the Raffle begin on August 15, 2018 and end on August 14, 2019.

If I win a raffle tag is the hunt guided? 

No. You may hunt on your own, or choose to hire a guide to help you on your hunt.  No guide service will be provided. (Rule applies to the Arizona tags, not the New Mexico Incentive Elk Hunt)

About The Raffle

If I don’t win, will I get my money back? 

No.  This raffle is separate from the regular Spring and Fall Draws and deals with a fundraiser for the Commission’s Special Tags.  If you are not drawn, you will not receive a refund.  All sales final – no refunds.

When and where will the drawing be held?  

A public drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, and New Mexico Elk Hunt will take place July 25, 2019 at the AZ Game & Fish Headquarters. More info HERE.  The Buy Early, Buy Often, Win Big online incentive drawings will be conducted electronically on or before the 5th of the month and announced on this website.

How are the expenses of the raffle being covered?  

No administrative costs will be taken from the Special Tags raffle ticket sales. Ticket sales from optional raffles such as an optics package, incentive hunt package, as well as contributions from each of the sponsoring organizations will cover costs for publicity, printing, postage, processing, etc. All the time spent by the Board of Directors organizing and conducting the raffle is being done on a volunteer basis.

Where does the money go?  

These Special Tags were created to earn money for wildlife and wildlife management.  All the money collected per species will be spent for that species by statute.

Who is sponsoring this raffle?  

The AZ Game & Fish Commission awarded 10 Special Big Game Tags to the Arizona Big Game Super Raffle (AZBGSR) for the purpose of conducting this raffle.   The AZBGSR is a  non-profit organization.  A volunteer Board of Directors made up of representatives from  sponsoring organizations oversees the operation of the raffle.

About the Tag/License

If I win a raffle tag, can I transfer it to someone else?   

Yes, with some restrictions.  Upon notification of winning a tag, you can request the tag be issued in someone else’s name.   Once the tag is issued, there are only two ways the tag can be transferred per AZ Game & Fish Commission Rules:
1. Compassionate Transfer
2. Transferred to a Minor child or grandchild of the person the tag was issued to
For more information on tag transfer visit the AZ Game & Fish Website HERE

If I Win

If I win, how will I know? 

Winners will be contacted by phone during and immediately following the public drawing.  A list of winners names along with their city & state will also published on this website as soon as possible following the drawing.

If I win a raffle tag, can I transfer it to someone else?   

Yes, with some restrictions.  Upon notification of winning a tag, you can request the tag be issued in someone else’s name.   Once the tag is issued, there are only two ways the tag can be transferred per AZ Game & Fish Commission Rules:
1. Compassionate Transfer
2. Transferred to a Minor child or grandchild of the person the tag was issued to
For more information on tag transfer visit the AZ Game & Fish Website HERE

Incentive Prize Drawings

When and where will the drawing be held?  

A public drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, and New Mexico Elk Hunt will take place July 25, 2019 at the AZ Game & Fish Headquarters. More info HERE.  The Buy Early, Buy Often, Win Big online incentive drawings will be conducted electronically on or before the 5th of the month and announced on this website.

Regular Arizona Draw

Ticket Sales

If I don’t win, will I get my money back? 

No.  This raffle is separate from the regular Spring and Fall Draws and deals with a fundraiser for the Commission’s Special Tags.  If you are not drawn, you will not receive a refund.  All sales final – no refunds.

When can I expect to receive my tickets? 

You will not receive tickets .  All ticket orders are processed by an independent professional accounting service and tickets are computer generated with your name, address, city, state, zip, and phone number and the species/item that you have purchased a ticket(s) for.  These tickets will be placed into separate raffle barrels at the time of the public drawing.  If you purchase more than one item they will all be computer generated prior to the drawing.

Who can enter/win?

If I win a raffle tag, can I transfer it to someone else?   

Yes, with some restrictions.  Upon notification of winning a tag, you can request the tag be issued in someone else’s name.   Once the tag is issued, there are only two ways the tag can be transferred per AZ Game & Fish Commission Rules:
1. Compassionate Transfer
2. Transferred to a Minor child or grandchild of the person the tag was issued to
For more information on tag transfer visit the AZ Game & Fish Website HERE