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Law enforcement support Special Olympics with Pigskin Madness raffle

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CASPER, Wyo — Special Olympics Wyoming has announced its annual game-of-chance fundraiser Pigskin Madness 2020. This game runs concurrent with the professional football season, according to a release from Special Olympics Wyoming marketing & communications coordinator Erin Gamroth.

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will be held virtually this year. Pigskin Madness will raise funds for the same cause.

From the release:

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Each raffle ticket is unique, has four randomly selected professional football teams and is valid for each of the 17 weeks of regular season play (different each week). At the end of every week, all the scores on your ticket are added together, and the 7 tickets with the highest (and lowest) scores win more than $500 in cash prizes. Each ticket has seven chances to win each of the 17 weeks of the professional football season. Individual winners will receive their prize money in the mail.

Erin Gamroth, marketing and communications manager at Special Olympics Wyoming

“There are 120 chances to win back your $20. Remember: one ticket can keep winning again and again for the entire 17 weeks,” Gamroth said.

Pigskin Madness 2020 tickets are $20 each and must be purchased by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 9. Tickets can be purchased from any Wyoming Law Enforcement Torch Run officer, Special Olympics Wyoming Area Directors, Local Coordinators, or from the Special Olympics Wyoming office by phone: (307) 235-3062, email, or order form on the Special Olympics website.

Results will be posted weekly on the Special Olympics Wyoming Website by the end of the day on Tuesdays, Winners will receive their prize money by check in the mail the same week.

From the release:  

The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)

The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics is the movement’s largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle, at its most basic level the Torch Run is an actual running event, in which officers and athletes run the Flame of Hope™ to the Opening Ceremonies of local Special Olympics competitions and State and National Games. Annually, more than 85,000 dedicated, compassionate and volunteer law enforcement officers participate in the torch run throughout 35 nations, 12 Canadian provinces, and 50 US states. Since its inception worldwide, the Torch Run revenues globally are more than $794 MILLION for Special Olympics. In Wyoming, the Law Enforcement community has raised more than $1.5 million, since 1987to support our Special Olympics athletes.