the event

annual water fowl derby
& Raffle

Jan. 27, 2024


Since 2015, Hunters with Mission has held our annual Water Fowl Derby and raffle, bringing together hunters and their families from several states for a common goal of raising funds for Metropolitan Mission in India. The good times, heartfelt mission, and great prizes continue to grow the event. Each event exceeds the expectations of both the organizers, the attendees, and the mission. We invite you to join us again as we have an amazing time raising money for a great cause.

The Big Win

The 2023 Hunters with Mission waterfowl derby champions, was team BTB! Blain Conrad, Tyler Canon, and Billy Bunyard. These guys scored 523 points, which is #2 on the HWM all-time leading scores!

The 2023 inaugural Big Goose contest win went to Pete Tucciarello with a weight of exactly 13lbs.


Rules and scoring

Contest rules and scoring are strictly adhered to and comply with state and local laws. We ask that all hunters behave ethically and adhere to the rules to ensure that everyone has a great time while raising funds for an amazing cause.

Raffle Prizes

This year’s featured raffle prizes include prizes like a two-night coon hunt with Brent Reaves, a high-quality custom blade from Scissortail Bladeworks (winner of Forged in Fire), artwork from Tony Thomas Art, a Handmade Leather Waterfowl Tote from Cache River Leather and more. You can buy tickets for featured prizes online and participate virtually.


Are there other raffle prizes available at the event?

Yes. There will be a plethora of other raffle prizes at the event including guns, hunting gear, and more. Unfortunately due to legal restrictions and logistical difficulties, you must be in attendance to purchase and win tickets for any raffle prizes whose tickets are not sold on our website.

When is the cutoff time for online raffle ticket purchases?

11:49 pm on the 24th.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. Lone Cherry Church in Havana, KS is the umbrella non-profit that processes all financial contributions and transactions for Hunters with Mission. If you require additional documentation concerning your donation, please email us at with your name and brief details of your donation.

Do I need to be a hunter to go to the banquet?

No, we welcome anyone to come and enjoy the banquet, free dinner, and enter into the raffle prize fun.