A total of 36,488 raffle tickets for Arizona’s big game were purchased in 2017, raising $673,600 for wildlife. The breakdown by species is listed below.
|Species||Tickets Sold||Funds Raised|
|Desert Bighorn Sheep||6757||$168,925|
Every dollar raised above goes directly to wildlife and wildlife management for the particular species! All operating expenses were covered by our sponsors, and sales from our special raffles for a Swarovski Optics package (fully donated by Swarovski), and a New Mexico Trophy Elk Hunt (donated by Mangas Guide Service) which generated an additional $95,240 and $103,360 respectively.
In 2017 41.2% of all tickets were purchased by AZ residents with 33.3% of the prizes won by AZ residents. Over the history of the raffle through 2017, 45.2% of the tickets were purchased by Arizona residents and Arizona residents won 44.1% of the prizes.