National Wheelchair Basketball Association Raffles Off $1.8 Million St. Louis Dream House or $1.3 Million in Cash

Some lucky person with a $150 raffle ticket will win an exquisite $1.8 million St. Louis dream home or $1.3 million in cash, in the St Louis Dream House Raffle to benefit The National Wheelchair Basketball Association. Individuals can purchase their $150 raffle tickets for a chance at the dream house, along with a thousand other prizes, including cars, vacations and jewelry. A total of 1,000 prizes will be awarded, making the odds of winning a prize 1 in 50.

The grand prize is a luxurious 7,800 square-foot custom home located in Chesterfield on an acre of land.  The home includes 5 bedrooms and 7 baths, a gourmet chef’s kitchen, an exquisite master suite with fireplace, entertainment room, theater, workout room, custom library and wine cellar.

“As our largest fundraising initiative, the St. Louis Dream House Raffle proceeds will help The National Wheelchair Basketball Association continue to provide rehabilitation and recreation for more than 2,400 members with disabilities playing on teams throughout the country, including three teams here in St. Louis,“ said Randy Schubert, Executive Director of The National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association will sell up to 50,000 tickets for The St. Louis Dream House Raffle.  As incentive to purchase tickets early, the raffle includes cash prizes of up to $25,000 over three early bird drawings for tickets purchased before the deadlines of March 1, March 29 and April 26. Other early bird prizes include the winner’s choice of a Mini Cooper, Toyota Prius or a Ford Mustang and trips to Paris, France; Alaska; Australia or New Zealand; Cayman Islands or Barbados; Beijing, China and more.

The grand prize drawing deadline is May 24 and the drawing will be held on June 8.  For a complete list of prizes go to

Any individual who buys three or more tickets is automatically entered into a multi-ticket drawing for a chance to win a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 Roadster or $50,000 cash. Multiple tickets purchased at the same time are eligible for discounts.

If ticketholders refer a friend to purchase a ticket, they will be included in the Refer-a-Friend drawing and given the chance to win $15,000 cash or a Smart Car.

For photos and descriptions of the Dream House, go

To enter the Raffle, go to and register online or call 1-888-316-5514. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years or older, have US residency and meet other requirements in the Rules and Regulations as specified on

The St. Louis Dream House Raffle sponsors include the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

About the National Wheelchair Basketball Association:

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is the oldest and largest sports organization for people with disabilities in the United States. Founded in 1948 to provide rehabilitation and recreation to World War II veterans, it now has 2400 members playing on 200 teams throughout the country. In St. Louis, three teams represent the association. The NWBA is committed to providing opportunities to individuals with physical disabilities who benefit from the power of teamwork and sport.