March Madness Raffle

Benefitting Andrus Elementary School

Andrus Elementary PTA Hosts First Ever March Madness Raffle!

The Annual Soda Pop Hop Auction and Raffle has been a huge hit with our students and families for the past 5 years. However, in 2021 we need to try something new and we think you will LOVE IT! This year our event is moving entirely online and instead of just one day, there will be 31 days of prizes. Also new this year, anyone can purchase a raffle ticket. (If you are entering the raffle from outside the greater Treasure Valley, please provide a local contact who is willing to accept a larger prize on your behalf.) don't have to be present to win! That means no late night event that you have to stay at until all the winners are announced.

Purchase Your Raffle Tickets Early for the Most Chances to Win!

  • Tickets are $15 dollars

  • You can purchase multiple tickets!

  • Every ticket purchased before March 1st, 2020 will be entered in the raffle for all 31 days. Tickets purchased after March 1st will be entered in the raffle for each day following the day of purchase until March 31st. After March 31st, 2020, this event is closed :(

  • No need to be present to win the prize! All winners will be listed on this page, and will receive an email or text notification. If you live outside the Treasure Valley, some prizes aren't practical to ship. If you win one of those prizes, you will need to provide someone local we can send the prize to.

Raffle ticket purchases can be made online here:

Share the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets with your friends and family for an opportunity to win $100!

Any Andrus family that purchases or refers ten (10) or more raffle tickets will be entered to win the $100 prize, announced on April 2nd.

Thank You to Our Amazing Event Sponsors!

Thank you to the following sponsors that made this event possible! 2020 was a challenging year for many businesses - please go out of your way to support businesses like these that choose to support Andrus Elementary even during difficult times!

ACME Bakeshop

Purchase ACME baked goods at your local Boise Co-Op and the Boise Farmer's Market


Done for you meal plans and grocery lists make meal planning easy and fun!

Reed's Dairy

Farm fresh, delicious local dairy and ice cream. Enjoy weekly milk delivery to your doorstep, or delicious ice cream and more from the counter at their Meridian store!

1735 W Chinden

Two Rivers Salon and Spa

Located just off the Boise River, the 7,800 square foot Two Rivers facility includes six massage rooms, four esthetic rooms, eight pedicure stations, eight manicure stations, and fifteen stylist’s chairs. Two Rivers Salon & Spa believes in beauty and in creating a space where our guests can indulge!

661 S Rivershore Ln

Children's Museum of Idaho

The Children’s Museum of Idaho is a place where children learn through play in environments and experiences created just for them.

790 S Progress Ave, Meridian


Lego enthusiasts can find their home among the inspiring Lego creations at Bricknowlogy! This local treasure offers your favorite building bricks alongside birthday parties, summer camps, and events.

228 E Plaza Dr

The Front Door

Great pizza and fantastic downtown atmosphere at The Front Door

105 S 6th Street

Guido's Pizza

Guido's serves up their famous foldable slices at their store on Chinden. Go grab a pie today!

12375 W Chinden

i9 Sports - Boise / Meridian

The i9 Sports team of the Boise/Meridian area prides itself on offering quality youth sports programs for boys and girls ages 3-14. No matter the program your child participates in, our #1 priority is ensuring that all families participating in i9 Sports programs throughout the Treasure Valley have a fun, well-organized and safe experience that teaches young athletes the fundamentals of the game, healthy competition, and good sportsmanship.

Todd Stewart Salon

TS Salon is your Cut and Color Specialty Salon. Come experience our friendly atmosphere as guests and leave as friends.

180 W State St


Toytown is Idaho's favorite independently owned speciality toy and game store!

3327 N Eagle Rd #120

Boise Cities Krav Maga

Boise Cities Krav Maga Family Self Defense Centers is the most experienced Krav Maga facility in Idaho.

#128 & 130 3210 East, W Chinden Blvd

Bogus Basin

Year round summer fun on the slopes whether it is affordable family skiing and tubing in the winter, or the miles of bike trails and fun summer experiences like the coaster!

Roaring Springs

Water slides, lazy river, and summer fun oh my! Get your summer passes now and enjoy a splash at a Treasure Valley family staple!

440 W Overland Rd

March Madness Daily Prizes!

March 1st

i9 Sports Boise/Meridian SEASON registration - $130 value

Year round sports opportunities abound for youth through i9 Sports. The winner of this prize will receive the opportunity to enroll in a season of a sport of their choosing!

Congrats Kaya R for winning the March 1 prize!

March 2nd

4 Passes to Children's Museum of Idaho - $32 Value

The Children’s Museum of Idaho is a place where children learn through play and exploration in environments and experiences created just for them. The interactive exhibits are designed to be manipulated by children and guided by an adult (parent, grandparent, caregiver). This hands-on approach inspires young minds to take an active role that stimulates learning.

Congrats Kaylee and Max K for winning the March 2 prize!

March 3rd

Jetson LED Light up Jupiter Kick Scooter for kids - $30 value

Ride the sidewalk in style with the Jupiter Kick Scooter. LED Lights on the wheels and frame!

Congrats Nicole R. for Winning the March 3 Prize!

March 4th

Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavor @ Reed's Dairy in Meridian - priceless!

Reed's is home to the best made-from-scratch ice cream in the Treasure Valley and is offering a priceless prize: a chance to make your own custom ice cream flavor using any of the ingredients they have available. The winner will take home a 2.5 gallon tub of their creation to share with family and friends, or keep all to themselves!

Congrats Anita for Winning the March 4 Prize!

March 5th

Lunch is On Me! - $100 value

A collection of gift cards to Freddy's, McDonald's, Panera, Costa Vida and Wendy's

Congrats to Ethan R!

March 6th

Five Carwashes at Fast Eddy's - $60 value

Get a sparkling clean car at the #1 rated car wash in Meridian!

Congrats to Faye K!

March 7th

Cricut Explore Air 2 Emerald Machine - $300 value

Get ready to experience an even faster and more intuitive cutting machine. Cricut’s Explore Air 2's multiple cutting modes give you even more freedom to personalize the way you design and create. Includes Cricut Lightgrip Cutting Mat, Emerald Green Foil Iron-On, Light Gold Foil Iron-On, and a Cricut Gold Weeding Tool.

Congrats to Kim and Isaac R!

March 8th

Lifetime 44" Adjustable Portable Basketball Hoop - $102 value

Enjoy hours of fun and outdoor activity with the Lifetime 44" Portable Adjustable Height Basketball Hoop System. It features an impact backboard that provides solid bounce-back for authentic rebounding to help make the game exciting. Fill the 27-gal base with water or sand to enhance stability and help it remain upright, so you can continue to play on windy days. Since it doesn't require a concrete foundation, this Lifetime portable basketball system is easy to relocate as needed. You can adjust its position any time you want for an optimal shot. It boasts a 2.75" round telescoping pole so that the height can be adjusted for children of all ages and skill levels. This handy piece of outdoor sporting equipment is an ideal choice for play in the backyard or driveway. The Lifetime 44" portable basketball system requires some assembly.

Congrats to Meghan, Payton, and Logan L!

March 9th

One Year Subscription CookSmarts Meal Plan Subscription - $90 value

Never ask what's for dinner again! CookSmarts provides weekly affordable meal plans customized to your diet preferences. Ready to get out of that dinner rut and save money too? Check out their sample menus here: Read about features here:

Congrats to Cienna, Whitaker, and Mashall J!

March 10th

Karaoke Machine, Bluetooth, CD, USB, Microphone - $70 value

Includes CD, Bluetooth, and USB input for all kinds of Karaoke fun. Built-in speaker and microphone, plus RCAL cables to connect to your television set for scrolling lyrics.

March 11th

Instant Pot - $67 value

Instant Pot VIVA Black Stainless 6-Quart 9-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Cake Maker, Egg Cooker, Sauté, with Sous Vide and Sterilizer

March 12th

Texas Roadhouse Gift Card - $50 value

Delicious dining experience at Texas Roadhouse

March 13th

Craftsman V20 6-Tool 20-Volt Max Power Tool Combo Kit with Soft Case (Charger Included and 2-Batteries Included) - $300 value

V20 Cordless 6 Tool Combo Kit (2 Batteries) provides the tools, batteries and charger you'll need to get your job done. The combo kit provides a solution for all of your drilling and fastening needs.

  • CMCD700 20V Drill/Driver: POWERFUL MOTOR: Provides 280 UWO of power and 2 speed gearbox ranging from 0-350 RPM and 0-1,500 RPM for demanding tasks

  • CMCF800 20V Impact Driver: MAXIMUM TORQUE: Provides 1,460 in-lbs of torque 2,800 RPM and 3,100 BPM for heavy duty fastening

  • CMCS300 20V Reciprocating Saw: SPEED: 1-in stroke length running at 3,000 SPM's for speed of completing applications

  • CMCS500 20V Circular Saw: CROSS CUTTING: 6-1/2-in blade running at 4,200 RPM's for cross cutting or ripping 2x material

  • CMCE500 V20 Oscillating Tool: OPTIMAL CONTROL: Variable speed from 8k to 18k OPM provides optimal control in a variety of applications using the universal Tool-Free attachment system

  • CMCL020B 20V Task Light: IMPROVED VISIBILITY: 140 lumens for improved visibility

  • Also includes (2) CMCB202 Li-Ion Battery; (1) Li-Ion Charger; (1) Storage Bag; (1) PH #2 Bit; (1) Double Sided Bit; (1) 6-in Reciprocating Saw Blade; (1) 6-1/2-in Circular Saw Blade; (1) Bi-Metal Blade; (1) Sanding Platen; (3) Sandpaper

  • 20V MAX battery, maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts, nominal voltage is 18

March 14th

Todd Stewart Salon Package

Todd Stewart Salon has put together a styling package that includes salon shampoo, conditioner, and styling products plus a brush and flat iron!

March 15th

Pickleball Family Starter Pack - $200

Includes four paddles and 8 outdoor pickle balls plus a carrying case to keep it all together!

March 16th

Idaho Get Out Pass - $120 value

Enjoy $2000 worth in free admission to attractions throughout Idaho AND at Lagoon Amusement Park in Utah. A partial list of sites includes:

  • Jump Time Meridian

  • Urban Air

  • Idaho River Sports

  • Fast Lane GoKart Racing

  • Treasure Valley Skate

See the full list of attractions here:

March 17th

Bricknowlogy Gift Card PLUS ToyTown Toys - $60 Value

First you get a $25 gift card toward any purchase at Bricknowlogy in Eagle, ID. THEN, you get a collection of awesome crafts and projects from ToyTown. Fantastic gift for kids of all ages!

March 18th

Bagel Making Lessons from Mike Runsvold of ACME Bakery - priceless!

Michael Runsvold is a James Beard Foundation “Outstanding Baker” semifinalist and Idaho native. If you win this prize, then you can have an award-winning baker visit your Treasure Valley home for breakfast! Your immediate family (4-8 people) will learn how to form bagel dough, shape it, boil it and bake it! CDC protocols for the pandemic will be observed.

March 19th

Fuel Your Day with Local Flavor Faves - $55 value

Get your go-go juice after you make it through the Andrus drop-off line at Human Bean Chinden location, or at any of their locations throughout the Treasure Valley. You just can't go wrong with those chocolate covered beans!

Rush Bowls on State Street is the best place in town for delicious Bowls and Smoothies. Try an Oasis Bowl for a little taste of Heaven.

March 20th

Five Carwashes at Fast Eddy's - $60 value

Get a sparkling clean car at the #1 rated car wash in Meridian!

March 21st

Organic Origins Spa Package - $200 value


March 22nd

One Month Unlimited Krav Maga Family Pass - $249 value


March 23rd

Summer Outdoor Fun for Two! Roaring Springs Passes and Bogus Unlimited Summer Activity Passes - $155 Value

Roaring Springs is our local sprawling water park with a wave pool, lazy river rafting & lots of waterslides, plus food & drink! This prize includes two passes to enjoy!

The Bogus Unlimited Day pass is an awesome way to get away from the summer heat! Why experience the fun just once, when you can enjoy the activities as much as you want all day long! The UNLIMITED DAY PASS is the key to a day full of excitement all on a single ticket! INCLUDES UNLIMITED ACCESS TO: Glade Runner – Idaho’s only Mountain Coaster, Scenic Chairlift, Summer Tubing

March 24th

LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Child 75318 Collectible Buildable Toy Model for Ages 10+ (1,073 Pieces) - $100 value

Turn the cuteness factor up to the max with this LEGO Star Wars The Child (75318) build-and-display model. Authentic details of this popular character, affectionately known as Baby Yoda, are recreated in LEGO style, with posable head, ears and mouth for different expressions, plus the Child’s favorite toy a gearshift knob (element included) for it to hold just like it does in Star Wars: The Mandalorian. A super gift idea for kids aged 10+ and any Star Wars fan, it includes clear building instructions so even LEGO beginners can enjoy the fun, creative process. This buildable model also comes with an information sign and the Child LEGO minifigure to complete a charming display. The LEGO Group has been recreating iconic starships, vehicles, locations and characters from the legendary Star Wars universe since 1999. LEGO Star Wars has become a hugely successful theme, with a wide range of sets for play and display to excite fans of all ages.

March 25th

Pizza Passport - $300 Value

With the pizza passport you can get a taste of the iconic, the classic, the unexpected and the awarded pizzas restaurants of the Treasure Valley.

March 26th

15 Box Lunches from Brickyard Steakhouse and Reef - $200 value

15 scrumptious box lunches delivered to any Boise address courtesy of The Brickyard Steakhouse and Reef. (As an editorial side-note: mac n' cheese lovers should make it a priority to get downtown and order up a bowl at The Brickyard. Yes, they have delicious steaks and everything else, but the mac n' cheese is to die for.)

March 27th

Ultimate Outdoor Firepit Set - $500 value

Gather around the Solo Smokeless Firepit and roast smores on the four included marshmallow roasters, or make a special treat in the two included pie cast iron pie irons. Comes with everything you need to enjoy your super-portable firepit with the family in the backyard or on the trail for a camping trip. Just add wood and a match and enjoy the slow, smoke-free burn!

March 28th

Two Rivers Spa Classics Massage and Facial Package - $300 Value

Let the stress melt away during a 50 minute Swedish Massage, pamper your face with the Mandarin Classic Facial, and get ready for summer with a Deluxe Pedicure, & House Manicure. Your gift also includes polishes and cuticle oil!

March 29th

PYHIGH Indoor Cycling Stationary Exercise Bike, Comfortable Seat Cushion, Ipad Holder with LCD Monitor for Home Cardio Workout Bike - $350 value

This is a highly-rated exercise bike perfect to add to your home workout routine!

March 30th

Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two - $600 Value

Enjoy a hot air balloon flight over the beautiful Treasure Valley with Idaho Balloon Adventures. This is a breathtaking, once in a life time experience to share with someone you love!

March 31st

Nintendo Switch - $300 value

Nintendo Switch comes with two Joy-Con that can each act as a standalone controller with an analog stick, a full complement of face and shoulder buttons, built in motion-sensing technology and new HD Rumble. They can be inserted into a Joy-Con grip accessory to be used like a traditional controller, held comfortably in each hand for independent left and right motion controls, or shared between two players for instant multiplayer gaming in front of the TV or out on the go.