PIERRE – The Hunt for Habitat raffle sends four lucky hunters on a once-in-a-lifetime hunt. They aren’t the only winners though, everyone who enjoys the South Dakota outdoors is a winner. This is because all the proceeds from this raffle go to enhancing habitat across the state.
In three years, the Hunt For Habitat has raised over $1.1 million for habitat improvements across the state.
GFP officlals say they want to keep the momentum and put more quality habitat and access on the ground.
There are two separate raffles to pick from:
Three winners will receive one “any elk,” one “any deer” and one “any antelope” license. The winners of these packages will select either the 2022 or 2023 seasons to use each tag. These licenses are valid for any open season and location. Winners can also choose to hunt with any weapon that is legal and valid for the time period and location. No more than one of the winners may be a nonresident.
A separate raffle winner will receive a Custer State Park trophy buffalo license. This license is good for either 2022 or 2023. This package is also open to nonresidents.
Tickets are $10 for South Dakota residents and $20 for nonresidents. There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be purchased by an individual.
The deadline to enter the Hunt for Habitat raffle is July 11. Winners will be drawn immediately following the raffle closing date.
The money raised by the Hunt for Habitat raffle will directly support habitat programs on both public and private lands in South Dakota.