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

When and where will the drawing be held?  The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA. 

The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA.

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.

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.

If I win a raffle tag is the hunt guided? For winners of the 10 Arizona Special Tags in the main drawing the answer is 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. Any incentive or bonus prize hunts that may be offered in addition to the 10 Arizona Special Tags will specify what, if any, guide service will be included with the prize. 

For winners of the 10 Arizona Special Tags in the main drawing the answer is 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. Any incentive or bonus prize hunts that may be offered in addition to the 10 Arizona Special Tags will specify what, if any, guide service will be included with the prize.

About The Raffle

When and where will the drawing be held?  The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA. 

The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA.

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 Websit

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 a raffle tag does this impact my ability to hunt that species in Arizona’s regular draw, if I draw a tag? No.  The Special Raffle Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw.  Theoretically, you could win a raffle tag and be drawn in the regular draw for the same species.  If that happened, you could harvest two animals of that species in the same year.

No.  The Special Raffle Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw.  Theoretically, you could win a raffle tag and be drawn in the regular draw for the same species.  If that happened, you could harvest two animals of that species in the same year.

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 Websit

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?  The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA. 

The Paws & Jaws drawing will be December 7, 2020, time and place TBA.  The drawing for the 10 AZ Big Game Species, the Swarovski Optics Package, the New Mexico Elk Hunt and the Alaska Dream Hunt will take place July 21, 2021, time and place TBA.

Regular Arizona Draw

If I win a raffle tag does this impact my ability to hunt that species in Arizona’s regular draw, if I draw a tag? No.  The Special Raffle Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw.  Theoretically, you could win a raffle tag and be drawn in the regular draw for the same species.  If that happened, you could harvest two animals of that species in the same year.

No.  The Special Raffle Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw.  Theoretically, you could win a raffle tag and be drawn in the regular draw for the same species.  If that happened, you could harvest two animals of that species in the same year.

Ticket Sales

When is the deadline for ordering? 

Deadline to enter the Jaws & Paws drawing is December 1, 2020 at 10:00 pm (Arizona/MST)

Mail orders for the main drawing must be RECEIVED at our PO Box by July 9, 2021.  Online orders will be accepted until 10:00 pm (Arizona/MDT) on July 11, 2021.

When can I expect to receive my tickets? 

You will not receive tickets .  Your receipt is your canceled check, credit card statement, or online sales receipt. All ticket orders are processed by an independent professional accounting/data 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 shortly before the public drawing.  If you purchase more than one item they will all be computer generated prior to the drawing. These tickets will be placed into separate raffle barrels at the time of the public drawing.  Our procedures are audited annually to ensure all orders placed result in printed tickets that are included in the drawing.  All raffle tickets are retained and available for inspection for 1 year following 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 Websit

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