COEUR D'ALENE, Wash. -- North Idaho University will host the 20th anniversary of Really Big Raffle of July 10 at Fort Sherman Park.
It has been 20 years since 100 people gathered on the soccer field at North Idaho College with tickets in hand to see if they won the first house raffled off as a fundraiser benefiting local students.
Tickets are now on sale for the drawing that will be held July 10 at NIC's Fort Sherman Park.
This year the grand prize Coeur d'Alene home is located in the Coeur d'Alene Place neighborhood valued at $250,0000. Additional prizes include a $20,000 car, a $10,000 boat, a $3,500 vacation and a $2,000 shopping spree.
Those who buy a ticket before May 31 will also be entered to win a 55" flat screen TV and a custom steel outdoor smoker.
Tickets for the drawing can be purchased at North Idaho community outlets including Super 1 Foods, Trading Company Stores, Steins Family Foods, Lake City Ford, Buck Knives, Stock Building Supply, the NIC Foundation Office and the NIC Workforce Training Center.