2022 Virtual Raffle
2022 Arizona Matsuri
Thanks to all of you for your generous support during the 2022 Arizona Matsuri Virtual Raffle! Special thanks to all of our sponsors that donated such generous prizes this year!
Please find the list of winners below each of the prizes on this page. You will be contacted by email and/or phone to arrange delivery if you have won.
50,000 FLIGHT MILES TOWARDS A TICKET TO JAPAN
on Japan Airlines
50,000 Japan Airlines (JAL) flight miles that can be used within the next 3 years,
enough to get a round trip ticket to Japan from the west coast ($1,200 value)
courtesy Japan Airlines (JAL)
Robin Kolwicz / AM22-25681
JAPANESE DRUMMING LESSONS AT FUSHICHO DAIKO DOJO
win four Japanese Taiko drumming lessons at Fushicho Daiko Dojo for two people ($200 value)
courtesy Fushicho Daiko Dojo
Virginia Migliazza / AM22-21444
FREE ADMISSION TO THE JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF PHOENIX
win one (1) of four sets of 5 guest passes for free general admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix (during regular operational hours)
Marilyn Tang / AM22-26022
Jessica Mann / AM22-24251
Michele Halverson / AM22-25825
Jorly Chatouphonexay / AM22-22435
Asahi Beer Swag Bagwin one (1) of six Asahi Beer Tote bags including set of three logo beer mug, two black t-shirts, pen, bottle opener, and sunglasses courtesy Asahi Beer U.S.A. Inc. WINNERS Marilyn Tang / AM22-25977 Charles Gebhardt / AM22-22956 Monique Clement / AM22-23135 Shari Capra / AM22-23303 Ken Ariza / AM22-26365 Jennifer Dorris / AM22-25470
Asahi Bakerywin one (1) of five $30 bakery gift certificates for Asahi Bakery in Phoenix courtesy Asahi Bakery WINNERS Judy Karnia / AM22-23508 Kelly Brubaker / AM22-20270 Pat Carper / AM22-22893 Shari Capra / AM22-23280 Dani Hoots / AM22-23458
Ken Koshio CDwin one (1) of ten CDs of music by artist Ken Koshio (up to $25 value each) courtesy K2Enterprise WINNERS Michael Nickerson / AM22-24179 Killashandra Weisenberger / AM22-25698 Mika Kikuchi / AM22-25082 Jennifer Dorris / AM22-25473 Lucas Kraft / AM22-23889 Sara Fujimura / AM22-21013 Doris Asano / AM22-23199 Kathy Duda / AM22-26601 Ryoko Matsumura / AM22-20155 Jonathan Fultz / AM22-24829
Ken Koshio T-shirtwin one (1) of five differently designed Ken Koshio t-shirts courtesy K2Enterprise WINNERS Anna Leon / AM22-23316 Wesley Golding / AM22-26765 Rebecca Domigan / AM22-24994 Jyunko Johnson / AM22-22367 Atsuya Ichida / AM22-26992
Taiko Drumming Lessonwin one (1) of five free Taiko lessons from Ken Koshio courtesy K2Enterprise WINNERS Darian Grigsby / AM22-23569 Yutaka Ito / AM22-20718 Steven Montiel / AM22-27014 Claudia Kaercher / AM22-25360 Trevor Baughn / AM22-26906
Sakana Sushi & Grillwin one (1) of five $20 gift certificates for Sakana Sushi & Grill courtesy Sakana Sushi & Grill, Scottsdale WINNERS Alyssa Nguyen / AM22-20167 Phil Okuma / AM22-23642 Kelly Moeur / AM22-21615 Virginia Migliazza / AM22-21506 Claudia Kaercher / AM22-25399
Phoenix Sister Cities Membershipwin one (1) of three Phoenix Sister Cities 1 Year Individual Memberships courtesy Phoenix Sister Cities Himeji Committee WINNERS Duke Pham / AM22-21726 Ethan Carroll / AM22-20286 Nadine Ellingson / AM22-25111
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix Membershipwin one (1) of five one-year family memberships ($70 value each) to the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix courtesy Doris Asano WINNERS Denise Fuse / AM22-26281 Jeffrey Raskin / AM22-21199 Teri Ishimatsu / AM22-25180 Mari Kaneta / AM22-22013 Michelle Hasegawa / AM22-21802
win one (1) of three Yukata (cotton kimono with sash)
courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt
Amanda Farnsworth / AM22-26412
Valerie Softley / AM22-25306)
Melissa McClure / AM22-23731
Darumawin one a large or a small daruma courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt WINNERS Nae Sato / AM22-21827 Kelly Arwari / AM22-20551
Wind Chimeswin one (1) of three wind chimes courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt WINNERS Ryan Wells / AM22-23589 Jessica Mann / AM22-24339 Yutaka Ito / AM22-20660
Hanging Furoshikiwin one (1) of two hanging furoshiki (two designs) courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt WINNERS Kristina McGaha / AM22-21323 Calvera Edwards / AM22-23745
Divided Serving Dishwin one (1) of three divided serving dishes courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt WINNERS Jane Cowley / AM22-21377 Lucas Kraft / AM22-23828 Nathaniel Wagner / AM22-22693
win one (1) of four sets of origami (3 packs each)
courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt
June Turner / AM22-24031
Dianne Numkena / AM22-24396
John Sachen / AM22-24525
Monique Clement / AM22-23086
Baseball Capwin one (1) of seven baseball caps with Japanese kanji courtesy Kiyoko Goldhardt WINNERS Michele Halverson / AM22-25817 Linda Grilli / AM22-26505 Katrina Vanderhulst / AM22-26117 Denise Fuse / AM22-26273 Kelly Moeur / AM22-21595 Hiromi Rozell / AM22-21956 Dimitri Tallnova / AM22-24595
Hello Kitty Bicyclewin a lightly used, custom painted Hello Kitty Beach Cruiser bicycle with basket (approx. $400 value) courtesy Ilene Takiguchi WINNERS Ryan Wells / AM22-23581
2022 Ikebana Calendarwin one (1) of two 2022 calendars featuring beautiful Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement) photos. courtesy Consulate General of Japan, Los Angeles WINNERS Linda Billington / AM22-23899 Heather McLean / AM22-22493
French Milled Soapswin 1 box of 3 perfumed French-milled soaps, or 1 box of 4 perfumed French-milled soaps, Paris. courtesy Anonymous WINNERS Karen Yamasaki / AM22-20391 Lyndsey Hoffman / AM22-20874
Raffle Rules & Information
- 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 27, 2022 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 Monday, February 28, 2022.
- 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 in 1984 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 2022 Raffle Ticket sales will close at 4:45 pm Arizona Time (MST) on Sunday, February 27, 2022. 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 Monday, February 28, 2022.