FootballMania College Edition

The perfect fundraiser for communities that love college football. You earn 70% profit with each $20 CharityMania Ticket sold. We offer both a $20 and $10 ticket for this fundraiser. Get all the details below.


Ticket status: Available – get your tickets and begin selling them now!
Game Start Date:
September 21, 2017

How FootballMania works

CharityMania Fundraisers overview

FootballMania College Edition Sweepstakes Overview Video

This short 2 minute video is a great way to learn how the FootballMania game is played.

See the video for the $10 version here.

FootballMania Game Cards Details

Game Start Date: September 21, 2017
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FootballMania is an exciting sweepstakes fundraiser based on college football. All sweepstakes game cards have an equal chance to win prize money based on the performance of the random football teams printed on the back. Game cards contain 3 random teams in each of 10 weeks of the college football season (you get 3 new teams each week). To play the game, participants simply add up the points scored by their 3 teams. Every week, the 25 highest scoring game cards and the 5 lowest scoring game cards all win prizes. In addition, two grand prizes are awarded at the end of the season. There are 4,960 unique game cards, each of which has a minimum 1 in 17 chance to win a prize during the season. View detailed prize money amounts below.

Game Start Date: September 21, 2017
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FootballMania is an exciting sweepstakes fundraiser based on college football. All sweepstakes game cards have an equal chance to win prize money based on the performance of the random football teams printed on the back. Game cards contain 3 random teams in each of 10 weeks of the college football season (you get 3 new teams each week). To play the game, participants simply add up the points scored by their 3 teams. Every week, the 25 highest scoring game cards and the 5 lowest scoring game cards all win prizes. In addition, two grand prizes are awarded at the end of the season. There are 4,960 unique game cards, each of which has a minimum 1 in 17 chance to win a prize during the season. View detailed prize money amounts below.

FootballMania Fundraiser Profit and Costs

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Profit
Determining your profit with FootballMania is easy. To raise money, you sell CharityMania Tickets for $20 and keep 70% of the money you collect. Ticket holders receive over $20 worth of premium digital music downloads (read why the music is important for this fundraiser), and they are entered into the FootballMania sweepstakes. Sell 10 tickets or 10,000 tickets… you make $14 on every ticket. It is really that simple.

Costs
You determine how many CharityMania tickets you need and then purchase them from us for 19¢ per ticket (to cover the printing costs) plus shipping and a $10 handling fee per order. You then sell each CharityMania ticket for $20. With each sale you pay $6 to CharityMania to cover the costs of the music downloads, the management of the sweepstakes, and any prize money your game cards may win. The remaining $14 is your profit! Sell 10 tickets or 10,000 tickets… you pay $6 for only those tickets you sell. View our Financial Flowchart for more details about payments and when they are made.

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Profit
Determining your profit with FootballMania is easy. To raise money, you sell CharityMania Tickets for $10 and keep 65% of the money you collect. Ticket holders receive over $10 worth of premium digital music downloads (read why the music is important for this fundraiser), and they are entered into the FootballMania sweepstakes. Sell 10 tickets or 10,000 tickets… you make $6.50 on every ticket. It is really that simple.

Costs
You determine how many CharityMania Tickets you need and then purchase them from us for 19¢ per ticket (to cover the printing costs) plus shipping and a $10 handling fee per order. You then sell each CharityMania Ticket for $10. With each sale you pay $3.50 to CharityMania to cover the costs of the music downloads, the management of the sweepstakes, and any prize money your game cards may win. The remaining $6.50 is your profit! Sell 10 tickets or 10,000 tickets… you pay $3.50 for only those tickets you sell. View our Financial Flowchart for more details about how and when payments are made during the fundraiser.

FootballMania Winners and Prize Money


How the prize money works
Sweepstakes participants can win $1,000s in cash prizes based on the number of points scored by the college football teams printed on the backs of their Sweepstakes Game Cards. Each week CharityMania calculates the winning game cards. We then send you the prize money so that you can send it to the winners with a personalized letter thanking them for their support. Every week, the 25 highest scoring game cards, and the 5 lowest scoring game cards all win prizes… a new chance in each of the 10 weeks of the sweepstakes! There are 4,960 unique game cards, each of which has a minimum 1 in 17 chance to win a prize during the season.

Guaranteed Winners Program
If your organization wants more winners, we also offer an optional Guaranteed Winners Program that will award a prize to your organization’s highest scoring card each week.


How the prize money works
Sweepstakes participants can win $1,000s in cash prizes based on the number of points scored by the college football teams printed on the backs of their Sweepstakes Game Cards. Each week CharityMania calculates the winning game cards. We then send you the prize money so that you can send it to the winners with a personalized letter thanking them for their support. Every week, the 25 highest scoring game cards, and the 5 lowest scoring game cards all win prizes… a new chance in each of the 10 weeks of the sweepstakes! There are 4,960 unique game cards, each of which has a minimum 1 in 17 chance to win a prize during the season.

Guaranteed Winners Program
If your organization wants more winners, we also offer an optional Guaranteed Winners Program that will award a prize to your organization’s highest scoring card each week.

Video: How to Get Started with FootballMania

Get Started with FootballMania

This short video explains the next steps to get started with our great FootballMania fundraiser.

Quick Facts and Printable Brochures

FundraiserTicket
availability*
Game
begins
Profit per
ticket sold
Example
game card
FootballMania 17 Week ($25 and $20)Available Feb 2018Sep 770%View card
FootballMania 10 Week
     - $20 fundraiser
     - $10 fundraiser
Order NowOct 26
70%
65%

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FootballMania 5 Week ($10)Order NowNov 3065%View card
FootballMania College
     - $20 fundraiser
     - $10 fundraiser
Order NowSep 21
70%
65%

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FootballMania SuperMatch ($5)Order NowFeb 570%View card
*ticket availability status indicates when your organization can order tickets and have them delivered to you.  You can sell the tickets to raise money up until the “Game begins” date (and sometimes after).

 

A great overview of CharityMania and how our fundraisers work. Use it when you are discussing CharityMania with others.

This PDF contains the important facts, such as prizes, profit, and start dates for the $20 FootballMania College fundraiser.

This PDF contains the important facts, such as prizes, profit, and start dates for the $10 FootballMania College fundraiser.

Our other FootballMania games

Different fundraisers for different interests and times of the year.

Full Season, 17 Week Edition
Our flagship game and most popular fundraiser. Choose between our $20 and $25 fundraisers. Game card holders can win prizes in all 17 weeks of the pro football season. You earn 70% profit with each CharityMania Ticket you sell.
Ticket Status – Available February 2018

10 Week Edition
Get 7 extra weeks to sell before the sweepstakes begins. This is really helpful for schools and other organizations that start fundraising in the late summer or fall. You earn 70% profit with each $20 CharityMania Ticket sold.
Ticket Status – Available Now!

5 Week Edition
This $10 fundraiser offers all the same FootballMania excitement but takes place over a shorter duration of time. This is really helpful for schools and other organizations that start fundraising in the late summer or fall and need more time to sell tickets. You earn 65% profit with each $10 CharityMania Ticket sold.
Ticket Status – Available Now!

SuperMatch “Squares Pool”
This popular, $5 fundraiser is based on the exciting “Squares Pools” games played during pro football’s championship game. Take advantage of this unique event and unique fundraiser to raise money! You earn 70% profit with each $5 CharityMania Ticket sold.
Ticket Status – Available Now!

What Do Our Customers Say About Our Fundraiser?

Knights of Columbus Council #6090, IL
Knights of Columbus Council #6090, IL
FootballMania is a GREAT way to make extra funds; it is easy, it keeps people interested in the program, and it gives a number of people a chance to win!
Friends of Father Murphy, CA
Friends of Father Murphy, CA
You guys are the best at what you do. Also you make things so easy for us.
St. Dismas Parish, IL
St. Dismas Parish, IL
FootballMania is the easiest fundraiser we have ever done. We have gained over $24,000 and the best part is you don’t need to know anything about football to win!
VFW Post 5151, IL
VFW Post 5151, IL
At VFW Post 5151 we have used CharityMania twice in the past and will use you again this year. In my option it's a no brainer to use CharityMania as a fundraiser. We trust CharityMania and it's a simple formula to use to raise funds.
ACE Gymnastics USAG Teams, NJ
ACE Gymnastics USAG Teams, NJ
I have been doing this fundraiser for years, I have continued every year because it is successful. Specifically it gets the dads involved in a fundraiser for the group.
Riverton Youth Baseball , IL
Riverton Youth Baseball , IL
We love using CharityMania for our baseball organization's fundraising.
Fierce All Star Cheer, CA
Fierce All Star Cheer, CA
Parents love this fundraiser!
Dwight Music Boosters, IL
Dwight Music Boosters, IL
This was the first time our organization has ever used CharityMania and it has by far been the best fundraiser I have been involved in.
Lollipop Cooperative Preschool, OH
Lollipop Cooperative Preschool, OH
We chose CharityMania as our fundraiser because the tickets are easy to sell, there's cross gender interest and the return to us is 70%. Last year we had nearly $3,000 in prize money won. We have been very successful using this fundraiser for our school!
St. William School, IL
St. William School, IL
CharityMania's FootballMania is a favorite fundraiser for our school and parish. People ask about it for months ahead of time! The guaranteed winner program is the best!
Milwaukee Women's Bowling Association, WI
Milwaukee Women's Bowling Association, WI
Our Milwaukee Women's Bowling Association is always looking for ways to increase our funding. This was easy AND safe. And coming from a "football enthusiastic area" made our sales much easier.
Cherokee Ice Hockey Club , NJ
Cherokee Ice Hockey Club , NJ
We made our parents sell just 5 tickets each and we made over $6300 profit for our Hockey Club!
Marlton Cooperstown Teams, NJ
Marlton Cooperstown Teams, NJ
BaseballMania was an easy and profitable fundraiser for our organization. We exceeded our goal by selling both paper and electronic tickets.
Auxiliary To MFD L215, WI
Auxiliary To MFD L215, WI
VERY Easy, Fun, Fundraiser for ALL involved (Sellers & Players alike)! Awesome!
Hyde Park Little League, NY
Hyde Park Little League, NY
I'm a returning user of CharityMania because it offers the best return. The fact that you also can win some cash playing the game is a bonus to people. Hands down its one of the easiest fundraisers out there.
St. Agnes School, PA
St. Agnes School, PA
CharityMania was by far one of the easiest fundraisers we have ever done. As a small school, we have never been able to sell 500 of anything. But we did for this fundraiser! This is one fundraiser we will be sure to repeat.
A grammar school in Maryland
A grammar school in Maryland
We now only have to run one fundraiser, FootballMania, rather than 10 small fundraisers like cookie dough, candles, and scratchers.
Local 215 Milwaukee Professional FireFighters, WI
Local 215 Milwaukee Professional FireFighters, WI
We returned with CharityMania because it is a FUN, Well Organized, Simple, Profitable, extremely EASY & Great Customer Service Fundraiser!! I LOVE CharityMania!
Finesse Fastpitch Girls Softball, MI
Finesse Fastpitch Girls Softball, MI
This was an absolute home run fundraiser for us last year! We raised $11,000 on sales of less than 800 tickets! This year we stepped it up even more and exceeded $17,000 in profit!
Northwest Chargers Hockey, IL
Northwest Chargers Hockey, IL
I think this was my 5th year using CharityMania. The reason I choose this fundraiser is because it is easy, and we have made the most money from it. I am always telling people about using you guys! 🙂
Miamisburg Wrestling, OH
Miamisburg Wrestling, OH
We raised over $23,000… 3 times as much as any other fundraiser we have ever done. We are using the money to fund the first dedicated wrestling room our program has ever had. We will definitely use CharityMania in the future.
Knights of Columbus  9193, NJ
Knights of Columbus 9193, NJ
Everyone likes football and likes games of chance, so the tickets are easy to sell.
Knights of Columbus Council 6100, NJ
Knights of Columbus Council 6100, NJ
Foolproof fundraiser, small start-up costs, big profit! We tried it once and we're hooked, 5 years strong...
LITH Travel Baseball 15U Thunder, IL
LITH Travel Baseball 15U Thunder, IL
We like the fact that the 70% return is one of the best in the fundraising industry. Means less fundraising. Keep it that way and we keep coming back year after year.....
A grammar school in Maryland
A grammar school in Maryland
We now only have to run one fundraiser, FootballMania, rather than 10 small fundraisers like cookie dough, candles, and scratchers.



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