Arizona’s Top Sports Properties Form AZSportsTogether to Raise Funds for Arizona Together Coronavirus Relief Fund
One-of-a-Kind sports experiences from each organization offered in raffle.
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the lives of Arizonans, 17 leading sports properties across the state of Arizona have formed AZSportsTogether™ in a collective effort to provide emergency relief funding.
Each organization offered a unique, elite-level, “money can’t buy” experience and Arizona residents will purchase raffle tickets for an opportunity to win. Proceeds from raffle tickets sales will be donated to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund.
Participating organizations include the Arizona Bowl, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona State Athletics, University of Arizona Athletics, Cactus Bowl, Cactus League, PlayStation® Fiesta Bowl, Grand Canyon University Athletics, Northern Arizona University Athletics, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Raceway, Phoenix Rising, Phoenix Suns, Scottsdale Charros and Waste Management Phoenix Open.
“Arizona’s sports organizations are doing tremendous work to support medical professionals, frontline workers, businesses and Arizonans facing hardship due to the COVID-19 health emergency,” said Governor Ducey. “The AZSportsTogether™ initiative will help raise money for the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund, providing much-needed aid to those in need. My thanks to the partners for coming together to find a unique way to help Arizonans.”
Fans should visit AZSportsTogether.com, where each unique sports package is listed. Raffle entries may be purchased in three price tiers: $100 for 25 tickets, $50 for 5 tickets and $20 for 1 ticket. Fans choose for which prize to place their tickets and winners will be selected at random. All purchases must be made by entrants who are located within the state of Arizona, with an Arizona IP address, at the time of sale.
The AZSportsTogether.com Coronavirus Relief Raffle is accepting entries through May 22.
The AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund provides financial support to organizations working to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 in Arizona. The fund focuses in these areas: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline medical personnel; nonprofit organizations that support the most vulnerable Arizonans through food banks, homeless shelters, domestic violence facilities, and other services; provide low- income students with technology for online learning.
Arizona Bowl: 4 Stadium Club tickets with VIP pregame party passes, including food and beverages for both, on-field experience and tour, 4 tickets for private players party
Arizona Cardinals: 4 VIP tickets with pregame hospitality in Big Red Brew Haus or Red Zone Tailgate, pregame field passes to watch teams warm up, ability to attend postgame press conference, Cardinals fan gear package
Arizona Coyotes: 4 on-the-glass tickets with BMW Club access and food & beverage, watch pregame warm-ups from the penalty box, behind the scenes tour with Tyson Nash/Paul Bissonnette, postgame player meet-and-greet, autographed jersey, stick and puck from team captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Arizona Diamondbacks: 4 premium tickets in the D-backs Dugout Box, watch batting practice/national anthem from the field, keepsake photo in the D-backs dugout, behind-the-scenes tour with Luis Gonzalez, ballpark treats delivered right to your seats
Arizona State Football: 4 game tickets in the Athletic Director’s suite with pregame sideline passes and parking pass **
Arizona State Women’s Basketball: You and a guest will attend pregame shootaround practice and pregame team meal, inside access to locker room for pregame/halftime/postgame coach talks, and seats on bench during game plus 2 tickets for other attendees, gameday polo **
University of Arizona Football: 2-4 tickets (depends on game and availability) in Athletic Director’s skybox for a home football game, experience to join the Voice of the Wildcats Brian Jeffries in the radio booth before the game **
University of Arizona Men’s Basketball: 2 middle-section tickets (depends on game and availability) for a home men’s basketball game at McKale Center, experience Arizona team introductions on court a few feet away from the bench **
Cactus Bowl: 4 premium game tickets, on-field experience during pregame, for a portion of in-game* and postgame ceremony, helmet from one of the participating teams, signed football by both head coaches, ability to attend Media Day
Cactus League: 2 Spring Training Packages for four to the team/facility of their choice, subject to availability, includes tickets, ballpark cash and Cactus League swag for four people
Grand Canyon University Athletics: 4 premium tickets to a GCU men’s basketball game with VIP parking and Lopes Club entry, honorary game ball presentation, gameday polo shirts, round of golf and lunch for 4 players at GCU Golf Course
Northern Arizona University Athletics: Travel with NAU Football team to a mutually agreed upon away game of choice, including two seats on the NAU charter plane, Friday evening entertainment, two game tickets and hotel accommodations. Typical departure time is Noon on Friday and return departs immediately following the game, with an evening landing in Flagstaff **
Phoenix Mercury: 4 premium tickets with VIP access to watch warm-ups from the court, photo with a Mercury player, parking pass, autographed jersey, prize pack, meet and greet with Hall of Famer Ann Meyers Drysdale, invitation to attend practice
Phoenix Raceway: 4 passes to the President’s Suite for the NASCAR Championship race with complimentary food & beverages, VIP rooftop seating, INfield experience, VIP parking, meet & greet with NASCAR Cup Series driver and Phoenix-native Michael McDowell, pace car ride around Phoenix Raceway, photo with the 2020 NASCAR Champion following the race, VIP viewing area for prerace ceremonies, photo in the Cactus Flagstand overlooking the start/finish line, VIP access to the Championship Party at The Barn
Phoenix Rising: Training session for 4 people, 4 personalized jerseys, signed Drogba jersey, 4 field seats
Phoenix Suns: 4 lower level tickets with dinner in new premium club, on-court access to watch pregame warm-ups, professional photo on-court, autographed jersey, private all-access tour by Alvan Adams, postgame passes
PlayStation® Fiesta Bowl: 4 premium tickets, premier pregame party tickets, on-field visit pregame and for a portion of in-game*, ability to attend Media Day and postgame press conferences, signed helmet with two head coaches
Scottsdale Charros: 4 VIP tickets to the Charro Lodge at Scottsdale Stadium with complimentary food and beverage, throw ceremonial first pitch before San Francisco Giants spring training game
Waste Management Phoenix Open: 2 Chairman’s Club passes for Wednesday that includes exclusive VIP access to hospitality venues on course including the 16th hole, Greenskeeper and Bay Club, tee box access at the 16th hole for the celebrity Shot at Glory, VIP access to Coors Light Birds Nest***
*must be 18 to be on field during game
** due to NCAA rules, individuals in grades 9-12, and junior college, are not permitted to be involved in this VIP experience
***Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21 and over venue
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