Annual Draw 2023 is launched

Sligo Rovers are excited to officially launch our 2023 Annual Draw, with better prizes than ever before.

As one of the last remaining supporter-owned clubs in the League of Ireland, we rely on this and all other vital fundraisers to help make the club stronger.

When the going gets tough, we know our supporters and the wider community stand up for the Bit O’ Red, again and again.

We are extremely thankful to our dedicated team of volunteers who have begun selling door to door in the region, with a big response over the last 48 hours in Ballisodare in Sligo.

Supporting our Annual Draw really helps make us stronger, and we thank everyone who supports the draw each season.

With Stadium Infrastructure and Masterplan updates at the forefront of club’s plans, this draw is vitally important to us. The draw will take place on September 16th when we host UCD at The Showgrounds.

Last year, our Annual Draw raised a magnificent €106,690, our greatest ever tally.

This year’s top prize is €5,000 cash, which will certainly help the winner in the current climate.

Our friends from WestCoast Orthodontics have given a special prize this year, with a voucher for €2,500 up for grabs for their Practice in Sligo Town.

PetStop Discount Warehouse have once again come on board and sponsored a €1,000 voucher, with thanks to John McKeon and his staff.

There are three 2-night overnight stays available with Dublin’s Clayton Hotel, Liffey Valley (Bed & Breakfast + evening meal) donating a prize along with Letterkenny’s Silver Tassey Hotel and The Connacht Hotel in Galway.

There are other top prizes such as two corporate tickets for a Liverpool FC game at Anfield, a €200 Kates Kitchen Voucher as well as the same value of €200 for vouchers for Intersport Elverys and Ticketmaster.

Once again for 2023, the club have decided that all proceeds from the draw will be invested back into our stadium and to help deliver our Masterplan which was launched in 2021.

The Masterplan is a proposed Multi-Million Euro Redevelopment of The Showgrounds with the creation of an Academy Training Centre and hub for the North-West region of the country.

The redevelopment, when complete, plans to have a seated capacity of around 6,000, surpassing all UEFA requirements of a Category 3 Stadium, a new hybrid playing pitch and new state of the art facilities with altercations to the existing Treacy Avenue and PetStop Stands and two brand new stands on the Jinks’ Avenue side of the ground and the Churchill Road End.

Annual Draw co-ordinator Mark Cummins expresses the importance of the draw:

”Last year, we set a new record of almost €107,000 raised in our Annual Draw. We will do all we can to match that this year, with our ticket sellers maknig every effort to reach as many parts of this region as possible.

”Our supporters always get behind this and all Fundraisers and we thank them for doing so again in 2023.

”We would appeal to those supporters further afield to support our draw online by buying a ticket on our online store, where they can also buy a full book of ten tickets”.

Club Chairman Tommy Higgins:

‘’This year’s Annual Draw is vitally important to Sligo Rovers, with plans for our new Stadium now moving into the next stages. It is important to create something special for this region in the form of a state of the art facility at The Showgrounds. This facility could cater for many things such as conferences, parties, functions, gym use and much more. We would ask all supporters to take a book of tickets and sell it on behalf of your club, if you can’’.

Tickets for our Annual Draw are available now on the link below:

You can purchase a full book of tickets and sell them to your friends, family or colleagues or you can buy them individually.

Books of tickets are also available through club officials or The Showgrounds office.

We would encourage all supporters to get behind the draw and help the club with our ambitious but achievable goals with regards the Sligo Rovers Masterplan.

Sligo Rovers are a community ran club with supporters at heart and this Masterplan will provide a cultural and sporting hub in Sligo that we can be proud of.

Thank you to all our sponsors and ticket sellers for supporting us this year.