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"31 Days of Christmas" Outdoors Raffle
This December you’ll have something to look forward to besides unwrapping those gifts under the tree! The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation’s “31 Days of Christmas” Outdoors Raffle offers 31 chances to win a prize, with a different prize available every day of the month.

Tickets are $20 each. Stop by Kane County Farm Bureau (Randall Rd. & Oak Street St. Charles) or call 630-584-8660 with VISA or MC.
Click here for a full calendar of prizes.

Winners are determined by matching the winning evening Pick 3 Illinois Lottery number (less Fireball) for that day. Do that and you’ll receive a Cabela’s gift card for the value of that day’s prize, valued from $200 to $500. There’s a lot to choose from at the World’s Foremost Outfitter, with a retail location conveniently located just off I-90 in nearby Hoffman Estates. Choose something just right for you (up to the value of your prize).

Proceeds will help the KCFB Foundation provide agricultural scholarships and internships to deserving local students.  This year the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation celebrates 25 years of promoting education, leadership development & research in agricultural fields.  Over the past quarter century, the Foundation has provided nearly $400,000 in scholarships & internships.  For the 2015-16 school year, more than $30,000 has been committed to area college students pursuing careers in Illinois’ largest industry, Agriculture.

All proceeds benefit college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs.  Click here for more information on Foundation scholarships and the names and photos of this year's scholarship recipients.

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2017 Winner's Choice Tractor Raffle

1947 Farmall Super A (with belly mower)
1953 Farmall Super C
2015 Winner's Choice Tractor Raffle grand prize winner John Van Bogart with his 1961 IH 240 Utility tractor

Congratulations to the 2017 Winner’s Choice Tractor Raffle Winners!

Grand prize:
Ken Gustafson
Ken Gustafson is the winner of a choice of a 1953 Farmall Super C or a 1947 Farmall Super A (with belly mower).
Or the grand prize winner may choose a John Deere riding lawn mower,  or $2,500 in cash.
2nd prize:
Carol Kenyon of South Elgin

Carol Kenyon is the winner of $500 in groceries
3rd prize:
Erin Manheim of St. Charles

Erin Manheim is the winner of $500 in fuel
4th prize:
Elizabeth Turk of Elburn

Elizabeth Turk is the winner of $250 in Farm  Bureau Bucks

KCFB Foundation Raffle History

In 2014, raffle winner John Van Bogart of Elburn was the grand prize winner in the Kane County farm Bureau Foundation’s 2015 Winner’s Choice Tractor Raffle, a fundraiser for college scholarships. He chose the 1961 IH 240 Utility tractor

Tens of thousands of dollars have been raised to support college scholarships and the education of Kane County youth about agriculture.

The Foundation Raffle originally started with an annual “Winner’s Choice” Tractor Raffle to raise money to fund college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs.  In 2007, the “winner’s choice” drawing for a 1953 Farmall Super H, a 2006 John Deere X324 4-Wheel Steer Lawn Tractor or $3, 000 cash was held Saturday, March 31 at the Kane County Farm Bureau’s award winning Touch-a-Tractor event.  Second prize was a JD model JS40 7hp walk behind mower. The winner of the raffle in 2007 was Dan Hartmann, coincidentally one of our 2006 scholarship recipients. 

The 2008 raffle choices were a restored 1952 John Deere B or a new Cub Cadet LT 1046 riding mower. Vicki Pelock was the Grand Prize winner on March, 29, 2008 at the Kane County Farm Bureau’s 3rd Annual Touch-a-Tractor Open House. Vicki chose the 1952 John Deere B.

Mike Probst of Elburn was named the grand prize winner in the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation’s Truck Raffle in 2009.  Mike’s name was drawn from 1,719 entries at the conclusion of Farm Bureau’s Touch-A-Tractor event on March 29.  Given a choice of a brand new Chevrolet Silverado WT or $20,000 in cash, Mike chose the cash prize. Chris Gaitsch of Dundee was chosen as the second place winner of a shiny new John Deere Pedal Tractor. The raffle generated over $10,000 for college scholarship and agricultural literacy programs.

The 2010 Grand Prize was a brand new John
Deere Gator TS 4x2 or $5,000 in cash.

The 2010 KCFB Foundation’s Farm, Food & Fuel Raffle offered three great prizes. Grand prize was the winner's choice of a new John Deere Gator TS 4x2 or $5,000 in cash.  Second prize was $100 in groceries every week for a year.  Third prize was $50 in fuel each and every month for a year. 

The Farm, Food & Fuel theme continued in 2011 and 2012. Grand prize options included a a restored 1950 Farmall Cub in 2011 and a 1957 Allis Chalmers WD-45 in 2012.

In 2013, in honor of KCFB's 100th Anniversary, the Foundation chose a grand prize with a rich history - a 1921 Ford Model T "Huckster" Produce Truck. Steve Miller of Streamwood was the big winner and chose this classic truck as his prize.

The 2013 Grand Prize
1921 Ford Model T Huckster

In 2014 the raffle featured a 1954 Farmall Super MTA, or a John Deere X300 riding lawnmower or $2,500 cash. 

2014 Grand Prize
1954 Farmall Super MTA

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