2012-13 National Raffle


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And the winners are . . .

The winners and selected prize:

1 – Benjamin Moore – Milwaukee WI – ORVIS UPLANDER SHOTGUN

2 – Joe Prechodnik – Cedarburg WI – KANSAS QUAIL HUNT

3 – Mike Helms – Rochester MI – NATIONAL GROUSE & WOODCOCK HUNT

4 – Brian Klein – New Berlin WI – SOUTH DAKOTA PHEASANT HUNT

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and thank you to all of our ticket purchasers!

RGS News

Tickets can be purchased via phone at RGS HQ 1-888-564-6747 until 5 pm Eastern DST June 27, 2013 or online until 8 am Eastern DST June 28, 2013.

Four chances to win. WINNER'S CHOICE! - first winner selects choice of 4 prizes, second winner selects from remaining 3, etc.

Prizes to include:

First prize: Orvis Uplander Deluxe; a 20-gauge over-and-under with 28" barrels, which will be produced in a limited edition of 10.

Orvis Uplander Deluxe limited edition


  • Italian-made,
  • entirely unique hand-engraved woodcock and grouse exclusive to this Orvis limited edition,
  • these highly detailed engravings are set among a traditional English-style scroll and bouquet engraving, on
  • hand-polished coin finish receiver, side plates and fore-end iron,
  • deluxe Turkish Circassian walnut stock and forearm,
  • precision-cut 26 lines-per-inch checkering,
  • matching wood butt plate,
  • natural oil finish -- hand-rubbed to a stunning luster
  • long tang trigger guard,
  • solid, tapered top rib,
  • high-luster deep blue finish on barrels, and
  • a velvet-lined leather case.
  • Orvis Uplander Case

The retail value of this gun is $7,995.00. Orvis Company, Donor.

    Second prize: South Dakota pheasant hunt at Pine Shadows Daybreak lodge near Frederick.

Pine Shadows Guides

During the 2013-14 season, two people will enjoy three days and four nights hunting pheasant on Orvis-endorsed wingshooting grounds.

Orvis Endorsed Dog Breeder

All meals, lodging, ammunition, dogs, guides, and bird-cleaning included as well as airfare up to $1,000; upon arrival, transportation to and from airport and hunting grounds provided. Visit www.pineshadows.com/Daybreak for more information. The value of this package is over $7,000. Pine Shadows Daybreak, Hunt Donor.

    Third prize: Kansas quail hunt with certified Orvis wingshooting guide Steve Grossman.

Wild bobwhite flush

Two hunters will spend three days and four nights during the 2013-14 season in southcentral Kansas near Medicine Lodge, hunting wild bobwhite over English setters on over 22,000 acres - including open prairie, river bottoms and draws of cedar. Two hunters per guide,

Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Guide

double guns only and fresh dogs will be on the ground all day long. All meals and airfare up to $1,000 is included. Visit www.doublegunbirdhunts.com for more information. The value of this package is $5,800. Double Gun Bird Hunts, Hunt Donor.

    Fourth prize: Attendance for two people at the 2013 National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

MN grouse and woodcock hunting

Three days/4 nights October 8-11, 2013 at the Sawmill Inn, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Deluxe, guided hunt includes double occupancy lodging at the Sawmill, Outdoor Festival at the local gun club and two full days of grouse and woodcock hunting with experienced guides and trained bird dogs. All meals, bird cleaning, transportation to and from hunting areas, many extras and airfare up to $1,000 is included. The value of the hunt is $3,450. The winner of this prize has the option of waiving the hunt in lieu of $2,500 cash - your choice!


Purchase your tickets by calling RGS HQ at (888) 564-6747 or online. The donation is $20.00 per ticket; with up to 10,000 tickets to be sold. Four winners will be drawn on June 28, 2013.

All raffle participants will receive a free issue of Orvis News.

Winners responsible for applicable taxes.

*Void where prohibited by law.


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