Find out if they are doing a raffle (meaning they didn't get a lot), or a first come/first serve line (got adequate quantities), or doing nothing (didn't get any/just selling games).
Another popular option is to hold a "split the pot" raffle, where half of the money raised from the ticket sales goes to the winner and the other half stays with the organization.
For example, most people will find it much easier to sell $5 raffle tickets to their co-workers and neighbors than to sell tickets for a drawdown even that are $100 each.
Often times, the goal is to raise money for a charity so either spectators will be charged a nominal fee to see the entertainment, or there would be a raffle.
Raffles usually consist of a prize or a sum of money offered in a lottery, which is contingent upon a group of people buying raffle tickets.
Oftentimes, you may find companies that will donate prizes for a raffle due simply to the free advertising they will receive at the event.
The raffle winner gets half of the money that as collected from the raffle and the other half of the money goes to the soccer team.
Raffles and Contests: Scrapbooking and stamping contests may be held in addition to door prize or ticket-purchase raffle drawings.
She was gabbing and smiling as two men filled out raffle tickets.
Fred leaned back, as smug as a raffle winner.