Reverse Raffle FAQs

1. What is a reverse raffle?
A reverse raffle awards the grand prize to the last ticket drawn instead of the first. Want to know more about how it works? Check out this page.

2. Do I need to be present to win?
Nope! Your ticket admits two to the 1940s Dance AND give you one entry into the reverse raffle. You do not need to attend to still be entered into the raffle.

3. What are the odds of wining?
We are only selling 225 tickets, so you have a 1 in 225 chance of winning the $4,000 grand prize.

4. What is a golden ticket?
Before the last 10 tickets are drawn, there will be an auction of the golden ticket. This gets you back into the reverse raffle drawing, giving you a 1 in 10 chance of winning the $4,000 grand prize.

5. Can I be a sponsor?
Absolutely! Please see here for the different sponsorship levels and what each one gets you.

6. Do I have to dress in 1940s attire?
Not at all, but we encourage it. Need help perfecting your 1940s look? Check out this article.

7. Where is the event?
A. Smith Bowman Distillery, located at 1 Bowman Drive in Fredericksburg, Virginia. They have a wonderful party space that fits with our 1940s theme and gives us more than enough dancing room! Want to know more about our venue? Read this article.