With Arizona Big Game Super Raffle

FAQs

This list applies to the arizona special tags and
general questions about the raffle

Where does the money go?

The Arizona Special Big Game Tags were created to earn money for wildlife conservation. 100% of the funds collected through ticket sales for each species will be spent on conservation for that species according to Arizona statutes/rules.

How are the expenses of the raffle being covered?

No administrative costs will be taken from the Arizona Special Big Game Tag ticket sales. Ticket sales from optional raffles such as an optics package, incentive hunt package, as well as contributions from sponsors 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.

I don’t live in Arizona. Can I enter the drawing?

Non-residents may enter, however you must be present in the state of Arizona at the time you purchase tickets.

Is there any limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase?

No.

Is there a limit on the number of tickets that will be sold?

No. The more tickets sold, the more money generated for wildlife management.

Are there any refunds?

NO – all sales are final.

When is the deadline for ordering?

Deadlines TBA

Will I receive a receipt or confirmation?

Your receipt is your online sales receipt and/or credit card statement.

When can I expect to receive my tickets?

You will not receive tickets. Your receipt is your online sales receipt and/or credit card statement.

When and where will the drawing be held?

Drawings for the 2022-2023 campaign TBA

Do I need to be present to win?

No.

If I win, how will I know?

Winners will be contacted by phone and mail. A list of winners will also published on this website as soon as possible following the drawing.

Can an individual win more than one prize?

Yes.

If I win an Arizona Special Big Game Tag can I sell it?

No, Arizona Special Big Game Tags cannot be sold.

If I win an Arizona Special Big Game 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, however the tag must be issued within 30 days of the raffle drawing. Once the tag is issued, there are only two ways the tag can be transferred per AZ Game & Fish Commission Rule R12-4-121:

  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 an Arizona Special Big Game Tag, do I need to purchase a hunting license?

Yes, you are required to purchase an AZ hunting license.

If I win an Arizona Special Big Game 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 Special Big Game Tags in the 2022-2023 campaign begin on August 15, 2023 and end on August 14, 2024. Season dates for any incentive or bonus prize hunts that may be offered in addition to the Arizona Big Game Special Tags will be specified in the description for those hunts.

If I win an Arizona Special Big Game Tag is the hunt guided?

Only the Jaws & Paws Raffle package for Javelina, Mt. Lion and Bear includes guide service. No guide service will be provided for the other Arizona Special Big Game Tags. Any incentive or bonus prize hunts that may be offered in addition to the Arizona Special Big Game Tags will specify what, if any, guide service will be included with the prize.

Since Arizona has a “Once in a Lifetime” bag limit on Buffalo and Desert Bighorn Sheep, will winning an Arizona Special Big Game Tag prevent me from drawing a Sheep or Buffalo tag in the future?

No. Arizona Special Big Game Tags are not governed by yearly or lifetime bag limits.

If I win an Arizona Special Big Game Tag does this impact my ability to hunt that species in Arizona’s regular draw, if I draw a tag?

No. The Arizona Special Big Game Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw. Theoretically, you could win an Arizona Special Big Game 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 an Arizona Special Big Game Tag will it impact my Bonus Points in Arizona’s regular draw?

No. The Arizona Special Big Game Tags are separate from the regular Spring & Fall Draw. Your Bonus Points will not be affected by winning a tag in the Arizona Big Game Super Raffle.

If I have already taken a Sheep or Buffalo in Arizona, can I enter to win one of these in this raffle?

Yes. The Arizona Special Big Game Tags are not governed by yearly or lifetime bag limits.

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