Reverse Raffle

100 tickets sold - 3 drawings - 25 winners

Win lodging in Red River, Florida, Summers Mill Retreat Center, and much more!

Unlike a typical raffle, our Reverse Raffle will have 25 WINNERS left on the board! 

ONLY 100 Tickets sold -- high chance to WIN

  •       All prizes have a $100 minimum value
  •       Some have a $1,000+ value
  •       Some are priceless!

$100 per ticket

NOTE:  All proceeds go to support scholarships for our Countdown marriage preparation class for engaged couples.  


Basket Name/ThemeItems IncludedApprox Value
Trip to Red River, New MexicoA FIVE night stay at beautiful home in Red River, NM from the Mathis Family and two Red River mugs$1,290.00
Private Couple Retreat in SaladoGet away for a romantic trip at Summers Mill Retreat in Salado and enjoy a dinner at The Gin at Nolan Creek, Belton$525.00
Black Tie
Overnight Date
This is the ultimate date night. Heart of Texas Limos will drive you for three hours as you travel from dinner at 135 Prime to your getaway at the Hilton Garden Inn with complimentary breakfast.$470.00
Chef's Tasting Dinner for TwoChef prepared private in-home 3 course dinner from Shack’s Kitchen with chef Abhisek “Shack” Magan$250.00
De-kid Your CarSilver detailing package from Bulldog Automotive$140.00
Waco Social Gift BasketHis and Hers Gift Basket$120.00
Arthur Murray Dance LessonA single or a couple with two private lessons and 2 group classes$270.00
StaycationGet away for one night in a Premium King Suite at the Hilton Garden Inn! Plus enjoy a complimentary breakfast for two in the morning.$199.00
Florida Coast Getaway3 Night / 4 Day experience in the Nation's oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida$500.00
Massage EnvyEnjoy 60 minutes of blissful relaxation at Massage Envy$115.00
Feeling Pretty2 gold necklaces from Noonday and Lovely Skincare Set$161.00
Waco ToursBecome a tourist in your own town and you'll be surprised how much you learn! This 2.5 hour tour tells the restoration story of Waco – Classic Tour for 2.$158.00
Our Favorite Marriage ResourcesHand-selected marriage books from Carla and Byron plus a deluxe journals.$177.00
Downtown Double DateHead downtown with another couple and have some FUN! Enjoy a round of play in Waco Escape Room and then have dinner at J-Petal!$130.00
Self-Care Package$75 to PuraDay Spa + $30 to Talk More Meals$105.00
One Month of Date NightsWeekly date nights are taken care of for a month! Pinewood Coffee, LeMadeleine, Chuy's, A large pizza and drink pitcher at Poppa Rollo's$100.00
One Months of Date NightsWeekly date nights are taken care of for a month! LeMadeleine, Helberg BBQ, Stone Hearth, bottle of champagne, and 2 champagne flutes$136.00
The Brazos by HorsebackNothing says romance like riding off into the sunset– so join us for an unforgettable horseback ride experience with a distinctive Texas twist!$110.00
30-Gallon TreeOne 30-gallon tree from Barrera's Nursery. Does not include planting.$299.00
Barnett's Pub and Lighthouse Coffee PackageIt's a beverage-lover's dream package! This set donated by Lighthouse Coffee and Barnett's Pub.$185.00
Baylor Fan PackSport's fans will love this Baylor Athletics package including 4 Baylor T-Shirts, a Baylor baseball hat, three BU Pop Sockets, magnets and a pom in a reusable BU bag.$100.00
Brazos Sunset Boat Ride & Dinner with the WeathersbeesEnjoy the sunset from a boat ride on the Brazos (maybe even ski/wakeboard) and dinner from the Baylor Club while on the boat with Byron and Carla.priceless
Charla Holmes PhotographicOne family portrait session and an 11x14 print$450.00
Arthur Murray Dance LessonA single or a couple with two private lessons and 2 group classes$270.00
One Months of Date NightsWeekly date nights are taken care of for a month! Bangkok, Chuy's, George’s, A large pizza and drink pitcher at Poppa Rollo's$100.00


100 tickets. 3 drawings. Opportunity to buy in late. Last 25 standing win!

  • Unlike a typical raffle, in a Reverse Raffle if your ticket is drawn, you are out. Thus, the last 25 tickets left on the board at the end of the night win a prize.

  • 25 Gifts are available and 100 tickets sold.

  • Tickets will be drawn and removed twice on Friday evening. 

    • 8:05 pm – draw and remove 30 of the 100 Tickets on the board.

    • 9:25 pm – draw and remove 40 of the 70 remaining Tickets on the board.

  • At 9:30 pm, for those who have not purchased tickets or whose ticket was removed, 10 “new” tickets will go on sale for $200.  Available at the conference gift table Friday Night post-conference and Saturday morning pre-conference or until sold.

    • Thus, a maximum of 40 Tickets will be on the board.

  • On Saturday morning– the third and FINAL drawing – 15 Tickets will be drawn and eliminated, and the 25 winners will be announced on the video screens.

  • The 25 winners will select the prize they would like in numeric order, lowest to highest, and go immediately to the raffle station to select their gift. 

  • Winners select their gift at the break. Please have your options in mind so you can quickly make your selections.