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2014 Winner’s Choice Tractor Raffle
Tickets are now available for the 2014 Winner’s Choice Raffle.  Grand prize is winner’s choice of a 1954 Farmall Super MTA, or a John Deere X300 riding lawnmower or $2,500 cash.  Second prize is $1,000 in groceries, third prize is $500 in fuel and fourth prize is $250 in Kane County Farm Bureau Bucks.  All proceeds benefit college scholarship and Kane County Farm Bureau Ag literacy programs.

The Winner’s Choice Tractor Raffle is the Foundation’s primary fundraising endeavor. Last year’s raffle helped the Foundation provide college scholarships to 26 students and funded internships to help future Ag industry leaders get practical experience.

2014 Grand Prize
1954 Farmall Super MTA

The drawing takes place 3pm, Sunday, April 6 at Touch-A-Tractor at Kane County Farm Bureau.  Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25.  Call the Farm Bureau office at 630-584-8660 to purchase tickets by phone with VISA or MasterCard.

Special thanks to Blooming Color Inc. for their raffle ticket printing sponsorship.
 
The Winner’s Choice Tractor Raffle offers a chance to win one of these great prizes!
Grand prize:  Winner’s choice: 1954 Farmall Super MTA, or a John Deere X300 riding lawn mower, or $2,500 cash
Second prize: $1,000 groceries
Third prize:     $500 fuel
Fourth Prize:   $250 Farm Bureau Bucks

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.

Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation Raffle History
In the seven years that the KCFB Foundation has held its annual raffle, 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

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