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Events

The North Carolina Education Lottery sponsors a variety of community events throughout the state to help raise awareness about our products and beneficiaries.

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival 2016

Fayettville Dogwood

April 22nd – April 24th
Fayetteville, NC

Come and celebrate the 34th Anniversary of the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival with the North Carolina Education Lottery! The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is a free event that has quickly developed into one of the top events in the southeast and provides an outlet for local and national musicians, artists, arts and crafts vendors and food vendors. The festival features weekend-long live entertainment with Chris Janson playing a free concert on Friday, April 22nd sponsored by the North Carolina Education Lottery.

Remember to visit the NCEL booth on the main midway to learn about all of the lottery’s exciting games. With a $7 dollar purchase you can spin the prize wheel for a chance to take home great NCEL merchandise!

For more information, please visit the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival website at www.faydogwoodfestival.com

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

zMax 4Wide zMax Dragway

April 22, 2016 – April 24, 2016
zMax Dragway
Concord, NC

Got the need for speed? Race down to the North Carolina Education Lottery mobile display unit in Concord, NC for the fifth annual NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Friday, April 22nd through Sunday, April 24th. Located directly across from Charlotte Motor Speedway, the zMax Dragway races 4-wide at speeds over 300mph! These 40,000 horse-powered racing machines are engineering spectacles! See the fastest in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories! Bring some earplugs and a neck brace, because it’s FAST and LOUD!

Stop by the NCEL mobile display unit to learn about our newest games, purchase $7 worth of tickets and play our “Buy, Spin, and Win” promotion to win some great NCEL merchandise.

For more information, please visit the Charlotte Motor Speedway: website at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Coca-Cola 600 Weekend

Coca-Cola 600

May 26, 2016 – May 29, 2016
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery as we take part in NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. During this weekend, the NCEL will be present during the LiftMaster Pole Night (Thursday), Hisense 300 (Saturday), and the Coca-Cola 600 (Sunday) just outside of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Avenue of Flags. Stop by our trailer and learn about the newest instant scratch off tickets and draw games and enjoy the BUY, SPIN & WIN promotion for your chance to win NCEL merchandise!

For more information regarding the Coca-Cola 600 weekend, please visit the Charlotte Motor Speedway website at: www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

NCEL 200 / NASCAR All-Star Weekend

NCEL 200

May 20, 2016 – May 21, 2016
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery as we present the NCEL 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. During this weekend, the NCEL will be in attendance during the NCEL 200 (Friday) and the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Saturday) just outside of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Avenue of Flags. Don’t forget to stop by our trailer and learn about the newest instant and draw games and enjoy the BUY, SPIN & WIN promotion for your chance to win NCEL merchandise!

This year the North Carolina Education Lottery selected two Lucke-Zone members to be the Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter for the NCEL 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race held on May 20, 2016. This once in a lifetime opportunity is a unique way of experiencing racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The winners will receive the complete VIP experience during the event, including pit passes, a behind the scenes look at all the action and access to the exclusive pit suites for a bird’s eye view of the race with their closest friends. The winners will also receive a VISA gift card, hotel accommodations on the night of the NCEL 200 and a ticket package to NCEL 200 Camping World Truck Series race, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star race, NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 300 race and the Sprint Cup Series Coca Cola 600 race.

For more information regarding the NASCAR All-Star weekend, please visit the Charlotte Motor Speedway website at: www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets

November 2015 - April 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
Charlotte, NC

Join the North Carolina Education Lottery during the Charlotte Hornets 2015-2016 season. Stop by our booth located outside Section 103 within the arena and learn about new exciting NCEL games. Enjoy the BUY, SPIN & WIN promotion for your chance to win the newest NCEL merchandise.

Schedule
vs. Atlanta Hawks Sunday, November 1st 2:00pm
vs. Boston Celtics Saturday, December 12th 7:00pm
vs. Toronto Raptors Thursday,December 17th 7:00pm
vs. Atlanta Hawks Wednesday,January 13th 7:00pm
vs. New York Knicks Saturday, January 23rd 7:00pm
vs. Washington Wizards Saturday, February 6th 7:00pm
vs. Indiana Pacers Friday, March 4th 7:00pm
vs. New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday, March 9th 7:00pm
vs. Denver Nuggets Saturday, March 19th 6:00pm
vs. Orlando Magic Wednesday, April 13th 8:00pm

For more information, please visit the Charlotte Hornets website at: www.hornets.com

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes

November 2015 - March 2016
Raleigh, NC

Attention all Hockey fans, are you ready for the 2015-2016 Carolina Hurricanes Hockey season? Come out and join the North Carolina Education Lottery at selected games for your chance to Buy, Spin, and Win! Our booth will be located on the main concourse along the north end at Section 110. Not able to come to one of our selling nights? Lucky for you we have a Lottery Vending Machine located on the main concourse across from section 127. The Vending Machine will be available throughout the 2015-2016 season including concerts.

Schedule
vs. Philadelphia Flyers Saturday, November 14th 7:00pm
vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Friday, November 20th 7:00pm
vs. Montreal Canadiens Saturday, December 5th 7:00pm
vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, January 12th 7:00pm
vs. New York Rangers Friday, January 22nd 7:00pm
vs. Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday, January 26th 7:00pm
vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday, February 21st 7:00pm
vs. Boston Bruins Friday, February 26th 7:00pm
vs. Buffalo Sabres Tuesday, March 22nd 7:00pm
vs. New York Rangers Thursday, March 31st 7:00pm

Charlotte Checkers Hockey

Charolotte Checkers

November 2015 - April 2016
Bojangles Coliseum
Charlotte, NC

Come watch the Charlotte Checkers take to the ice. Be sure to stop by the North Carolina Education Lottery booth on the main concourse during select Charlotte Checkers home games this season. Drop in to learn about our exciting games, and don’t forget to participate in our Buy, Spin, and Win promotion. The North Carolina Education Lottery is a proud sponsor of the Charlotte Checkers.

Schedule
vs. Manitoba Moose Saturday, November 7, 2015 7:00pm
vs. Ontario Reign Saturday, December 5, 2015 7:00pm
vs. Ontario Reign Sunday, December 6, 2015 5:00pm
vs. Lake Erie Monsters Saturday, December 19, 2015 7:00pm
vs. Chicago Wolves Friday, January 22, 2016 8:00pm
vs. Lake Erie Monsters Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00pm
vs. San Diego Gulls Friday, February 12, 2016 7:00pm
vs. San Diego Gulls Saturday, February 13, 2016 7:00pm
vs. Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday, March 5, 2016 7:30pm
vs. Milwaukee Admirals Saturday, April 9, 2016 7:00pm

For more information about the Charlotte Checkers, visit their website at http://gocheckers.com/home/.