Arizona Matsuri

2021 Virtual Raffle

2021 Arizona Matsuri Raffle Winners

GRAND PRIZE

ONE ROUND-TRIP ECONOMY AIR TICKET TO JAPAN

on Japan Airlines
from either LAX via Narita, Haneda or Kansai;
SFO via Narita or Haneda; or San Diego via Narita

courtesy Japan Airlines (JAL)

WINNER
Jonathan Johnson
(AM21-16277)

SECOND PRIZE

TWO ROUND-TRIP DOMESTIC AIR TICKETS

on American Airlines (Main Cabin)
to the U.S. lower 48 states, Caribbean,
Bermuda, Bahamas, Canada, or Mexico

courtesy American Airlines (AA)

WINNER
Bory Reth
(AM21-17399)

THIRD PRIZE

ONE ROUND-TRIP DOMESTIC AIR TICKET

win an e-certificate from H.I.S International Tours
good for a free air ticket for travel within the
U.S. lower 48 states, Caribbean, or Mexico

courtesy H.I.S International Tours

WINNER
Nicolas Pesu
(AM21-15147)

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Japanese Drumming Lesson

win one of two $40 gift certificates for 2 for a Japanese Taiko drumming lesson at Fushicho Daiko Dojo

courtesy Fushicho Daiko Dojo

WINNERS
Cori Bigham (AM21-12624)
James Kosky (AM21-14459)


Hana Japanese Eatery

win one of two $100 gift certificates
for Hana Japanese Eatery
in Phoenix, AZ

courtesy Hana Japanese Eatery
and JACL Arizona Chapter

WINNERS
Shimako Shimizu (AM21-18238)
Brittani Kluttz (AM21-18144)

Samurai Comics

win a gift bag of store goodies, a poster, or a $50 gift certificate to spend at any Samurai Comics location

courtesy Samurai Comics

WINNERS
GIFT BAG: Cindy Louie (AM21-11650)
POSTER: Dain Q Gore (AM21-17020)
$50 GIFT CERTIFICATE: Pamela Pennington (AM21-13572)

Sakana Sushi & Grill

win one of six $10 gift certificates for Sakana Sushi & Grill in Scottsdale, AZ

courtesy Sakana Sushi & Grill

WINNERS
Doris Asano (AM21-13804)
Wesley Ong (AM21-15688)
Shari Capra (AM21-16539)
Teri Ishimatsu (AM21-18839)
Ofelia Canez (AM21-16830)
Michael Tang (AM21-15606)

Sushi Sen

win one of four $25 gift certificates for Sushi Sen in Scottsdale, AZ

courtesy Sushi Sen

WINNERS
Paula Wegner (AM21-18639)
Kevin Uehara (AM21-13249)
Mark Mathis (AM21-17585)
Masako Takahashi (AM21-12296)

Asahi Bakery

win one of five $30 bakery gift certificates for Asahi Bakery in Phoenix

courtesy Asahi Bakery

WINNERS
Glenna Tarango (AM21-12389)
Ryan Wells (AM21-11296)
Kelly Arwari (AM21-15486)
Luke Delnoce (AM21-10899)
Erica Sugiyama (AM21-10192)

Pat on the Back

win one of five $10 gift certificates to use towards a purchase on the Pat on the Back website

courtesy Pat on the Back

WINNERS
Betty Okuma (AM21-17751)
Jaxson Crawford (AM21-10351)
Shari Tagashira (AM21-17720)
Andrew Wuensche (AM21-12812)
Louis Nicholls (AM21-12753)

New Tokyo Food Market

win one of two $50 gift certificates to New Tokyo Food Market in Phoenix

courtesy JACL Arizona Chapter

WINNERS
Brittani Kluttz (AM21-18213)
Jordan Allard (AM21-16727)

OBON Sushi + Bar + Ramen

win one of two $50 gift certificates to OBON Sushi + Bar + Ramen

courtesy JACL Arizona Chapter

WINNERS
Amber Walker (AM21-10967)
Naomi Nakagawa (AM21-18350)

Hiro Sushi

win a $100 gift certificate to Hiro Sushi in Scottsdale

courtesy JACL Arizona Chapter

WINNER
Yutaka Ito (AM21-15552)

Signed Baseball Books

win one of two books about baseball, signed by author, Bill Staples, Jr. 

courtesy JACL Arizona Chapter

WINNERS
Paula Wegner (AM21-18672)
Cindy Louie (AM21-11673)

Yamato Japanese Restaurant

win one of two $25 gift certificates to Yamato Japanese Restaurant in Tuscon 

courtesy Yamato Japanese Restaurant

WINNERS
Trent Colwell (AM21-17908)
Jennifer Turner (AM21-12986)

Fugetsu-Do

win one of eight packages of fresh assorted mochi (Japanese confectionery) from Fugetsu-Do

courtesy Fugetsu-Do

WINNERS
Kelly Arwari (AM21-15514)
John Sachen (AM21-13167)
Jennifer Hammond (AM21-13925)
Linda Fou (AM21-14604)
Michael Tang (AM21-15644)
Marilyn Tang (AM21-17249)
Glenna Tarango (AM21-12385)
Hiromi Cisneros (AM21-14831)

Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe

win one of two $25 gift certificates to Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe in Phoenix

courtesy Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe

WINNERS
Justin Yong (AM21-16634)
Glitter and Acrylic (AM21-11787)

Kafuh Chopsticks Set

win a set of 5 wooden Kafuh chopsticks

courtesy Julie Rish

WINNER
Amy Beatty (AM21-17416)

Rabbit Furoshiki

win a “Furoshiki” (square cloth) with rabbit motif; chirimen fabric

courtesy Julie Rish

WINNER
Shari Capra (AM21-16544)

Red Plum Blossom Furoshiki

win a “Furoshiki” (square cloth) with red plum blossom motif; cotton fabric

courtesy Julie Rish

WINNER
Leslie Becerra (AM21-17977)

Tenugui (Hand Towel)

win a “Tenugui” (hand towel) with Japanese umbrella motif; cotton gauze fabric

courtesy Julie Rish

WINNER
Sandra Ferniza (AM21-14348)

Japanese Decorative Fan

win a Japanese decorative fan with bamboo stand

courtesy Julie Rish

WINNER
Monique Clement (AM21-18485)

Pink Pepper dba Thai E-San

win one of eight $25 gift certificates to Thai E-San restaurant  in Phoenix

courtesy Pink Pepper dba Thai E-San

WINNERS
Doris Asano (AM21-13856)
Marilyn Tang (AM21-17315)
Angelica Gutierrez (AM21-17676)
Tamra Larrabee (AM21-13999)
Rebecca Domigan (AM21-18966)
Shari Capra (AM21-16526)
Michelle Bitting (AM21-15028)
Dennis Wier (AM21-10867)

SugoiHQ Prize Packs

win either a  t-shirt and stickers or a keychain charm 3-pack from SugoiHQ

courtesy SugoiHQ

WINNER
T-SHIRT/STICKERS: Hirofumi Yamakawa (AM21-11698)
3-PACK KEYCHAIN CHARMS: Michael Nickerson (AM21-15054)

Soulful Sumi Calligraphy

win one gift certificate for 4 online calligraphy lessons 

courtesy Soulful Sumi Calligraphy

WINNER
Yoko Oba (AM21-14544)

Ken Koshio T-shirt

win one of two Ken Koshio design t-shirts

courtesy K2Enterprise

WINNERS
Jacob Wilkinson (AM21-15852)
Michael Levack (AM21-13755)

Taiko Drumming Lessons

win one of two gift certificates for Taiko lessons from Ken Koshio 

courtesy K2Enterprise

WINNERS
Karie Matsuishi (AM21-18102)
James Kosky (AM21-14458)

Ken Koshio CD

win one of ten CDs of music by artist Ken Koshio

courtesy K2Enterprise

WINNERS
Cathy Adam (AM21-13472)
Jane Cowley (AM21-10945)
Sonya Evans-Linsell (AM21-14650)
Cassandra Zink (AM21-11243)
Heidi Jannenga (AM21-10104)
James Berry (AM21-11320)
Cori Bigham (AM21-12653)
Teri Ishimatsu (AM21-18858)
Jaxson Crawford (AM21-10306)
Dianne Numkena (AM21-13964)

Ken Koshio 3-CD Set

win a 3-CD set of music by artist Ken Koshio

courtesy K2Enterprise

WINNER
Kelly Arwari (AM21-15418)

Meifu Shinkage Ryu Lessons

win gift certificates for a month of free lessons in the Japanese art of Meifu Shinkage Ryu

courtesy Meifu Shinkage Ryu Arizona Keikokai

WINNER
Robin Kolwicz (AM21-18829)

High-T Snacks

win one of six packs of senbei snacks

courtesy High-T Snacks

WINNERS
Caitlyn Kolesar (AM21-14065)
Fernando Ramos (AM21-17083)
Michael Levack (AM21-13606)
Eric Nelson (AM21-16847)
Jane Lee (AM21-17803)
Melissa Varnadore (AM21-15651)

Raffle Rules & Information

Rules:

  • The Arizona Matsuri Raffle is open to Arizona residents ONLY, who are 18 years of age or older (void where prohibited).
  • We accept payment in U.S. Dollar via credit card.
  • All sales are final – there will be no refunds.
  • There is no limit on the number of tickets that can be purchased.
  • All entries must be received by Sunday, February 28, 2021 by 4:45 PM Arizona Time (MST).
  • You do not need to be present to win. Winners will be contacted via email or telephone. 
  • Winners will also be posted on our website and Facebook page by 6:00 pm Arizona Time (MST) on Sunday, February 28, 2021. 
  • Prizes will be mailed or delivered directly to winners.
  • All regulations pursuant to A.R.S. §13-3302(b) are strictly adhered to.

About the Arizona Matsuri Raffle:

The Arizona Matsuri is a 501©(3) non-profit organization that was launched 37 years ago by volunteers in the community who wanted to promote and share authentic Japanese culture, arts and food with the local community through an annual Japanese festival.

What is the Raffle For?

The raffle is designed to earn operating costs for Arizona Matsuri’s use towards the fees for infrastructure, licensing, and event insurance needed to secure the festival for the following year. The management of the raffle is overseen by volunteer Board of Directors and volunteer members of the Arizona Matsuri Steering Committee.

When is the Drawing?

Arizona Matsuri 2021 Raffle Ticket sales will close at 4:45 pm Arizona Time (MST) on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Winning tickets are randomly selected utilizing online raffle software. Winners will be contacted via email. Winners will also be posted on our website and Facebook page by 6:00 pm Arizona Time (MST) on Sunday, February 28, 2021.