SMSU ATHLETICS: Tickets for Gold Rush Raffle now on sale; 18th annual event will be June 5

MARSHALL — The Mustang Booster Club and the Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department has announced tickets are now available for the 18th annual Mustang Gold Rush Raffle, sponsored by the Mustang Booster Club. The fundraising event is set for Saturday, June 5, at the R/A Facility on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University.

The Mustang Gold Rush Raffle is a unique and fun event to help support a great cause. A total of $6,200 will be awarded throughout the evening, along with other great prizes, all while supporting SMSU student-athletes. All proceeds from this exciting event, which includes a silent and live auction, go towards student-athlete scholarships at SMSU.

Make sure and purchase your tickets as soon as possible before all 700 are sold. Due to possible COVID crowd restrictions, individuals who purchase their tickets early will be prioritized for attending the event on a first-purchase, first-come basis.

Tickets cost just $75 and includes a chance to win the grand prize of $2,500 along with other cash prizes. Free beverages and appetizers will be served during the social hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The grand prize of $2,500 and is awarded to the last remaining ticket holder. The second remaining ticket holder wins $1,000, while the third, fourth and fifth remaining ticket holders will each win $500.

The reverse raffle will begin at 7 p.m., and that’s when the fun begins. Once the raffle starts, all the ticket numbers that have been sold will be displayed on the board and will be called out with lucky individuals winning great prizes.

The first ticket drawn, along with the 100th, 200th, 300th, 400th, 500th and 600th ticket drawn will each win $100, while the 350th ticket drawn wins $500. Other great prizes will also be given away for every 20th ticket drawn throughout the night.

Individuals attending will be entertained and have the ability to win prizes and also have a chance to enter the drawing for the mystery prize.

Help support Mustang student-athletes by purchasing a ticket from anywhere in the world. Your presence is requested but not required at the event. Individuals do not need to present to win prizes, including the grand prize.

For more information, to purchase tickets or to help sell tickets, contact the SMSU Athletics Department office at 507-537-7271, or go online at SMSUmustangs.com/GoldRush.

— Content courtesy

of SMSU Athletic



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