Get Your Tickets Today!

To purchase tickets, find your favorite school listed below and contact the ticket coordinator. Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25.

Tickets are on sale through participating schools starting Tuesday, September 15 through Sunday, October 25. The drawing will be held at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk at 1pm on Sunday, November 1, 2020.

Tickets will also be sold on the day of the drawing at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Proceeds from tickets sold on the day of the drawing will benefit the Santa Cruz County Office of Education Special Education Department.

About Drive For Schools

Founded in 2005 by Subaru of Santa Cruz and now sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Drive for Schools successfully raised over $690,000 for local schools in 2019 and more than $6.8 million total since 2005.

All elementary, middle and high schools in Santa Cruz County are invited to participate. Best of all, each participating school keeps every dollar they earn AND they decide how best to spend the money.

This year's grand prize is $25,000 cash. We will no longer be offering a car as a grand prize. We will also give away five $1,000 cash prizes, plus many additional prizes.

The grand prize and cash prizes are provided by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. All other prizes are generously donated by other local businesses. We are grateful for their support!

Go to the latest list of fabulous prizes ⇨

Participating Schools as of September 21, 2020




Alternative Family Education Consuelo Holguin [email protected]
Alianza Charter School Wendy Baltazar [email protected]
Aptos High School Rachael O'Hara [email protected]
Aptos Jr High School Kelly Mennie [email protected]
The Bay School Andrea Gold [email protected]
Bayview Elementary School Karen Benitez [email protected]
Baymonte Christian School Lisa Margiotta [email protected]
Bonny Doon Elementary School Cassandra Harmon [email protected]
Bradley Elementary School Norma Nohrden [email protected]
Branciforte Middle School Laura Jones [email protected]
Brook Knoll Elementary School Lindsey Rice [email protected]
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy Jacqueline Alcalá [email protected]
Cesar Chavez Middle School Jason Rooney [email protected]
Del Mar Elementary School Marilyn Rockey [email protected]
Delaveaga Elementary School Mary Lieby [email protected]
E. A. Hall Middle School Lisa Path [email protected]
Freedom Elementary School Gloria Puga [email protected]
Gault Elementary School Ashley Crawford [email protected]
Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School Laura Lucas [email protected]
Good Shepherd Catholic School Rita Spalding [email protected]
Green Acres Elementary School Rebecca Dominguez Taylor [email protected]
H. A. Hyde Elementary School Brooke Hofkins [email protected]
Happy Valley Elementary School Caroline Frier [email protected]
Harbor High School Chandra Morvay [email protected]
Holy Cross School Monica Terrazas [email protected]
Linscott Charter School Kristie Fowler [email protected]
Live Oak Elementary School Greg Stein [email protected]
Main Street Elementary School Amy Beck [email protected]
Mar Vista Elementary School Tricia Aminifard [email protected]
Mintie White Elementary School Vicki Hallof [email protected]
Mission Hill Jr High School Steve Sikes [email protected]
Monarch Community School Jessy Lawless [email protected]
Moreland Notre Dame Kris Burkett [email protected]
Mountain Elementary School Emkay Forest [email protected]
Mount Madonna Linda Manzur [email protected]
New Brighton Middle School Cory Montanez [email protected]
Ocean Alternative Education Susan Finnegan [email protected]
Ohlone Elementary School Jean Gottlob [email protected]
Orchard School Manila Bol [email protected]
Pacific Elementary School Lynne Martinez [email protected]
Pajaro Valley High School Julie Brusa [email protected]
Rio Del Mar Elementary School Victoria Haller [email protected]
Salesian Elementary & Jr High School Sr. Maria Luong [email protected]
San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School Jenn McIntyre [email protected]
San Lorenzo Valley Middle School Tamara Stolzenthaler [email protected]
San Lorenzo Valley Charter School Danelle Matteson [email protected]
San Lorenzo Valley Nature Academy Lori Hede [email protected]
Santa Cruz County Dept Of Special Ed Sharon  deJong [email protected]
Santa Cruz Gardens Drea Bibl-Lambros [email protected]
Santa Cruz High School Kelly Zilliacus [email protected]
Santa Cruz Waldorf Alicia Benoit [email protected]
Scotts Valley High School Lorraine Strassman [email protected]
Scotts Valley Middle School Monica Aldana [email protected]
Soquel Elementary School Jennifer Flaniken [email protected]
Soquel High School Christie Donaldson [email protected]
Spring Hill Elementary Liz Ryan [email protected]
St. Abraham's Classical Christian Academy Peter Bobbitt [email protected]
St. Francis High School Nicole Dewig [email protected]
Twin Lakes Christian School Danae Miller [email protected]
Valencia Elementary School Darcy Pruitt [email protected]
VHM Christian School Sherry Boles [email protected]
Vine Hill Elementary School Austin Kish [email protected]
Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts Diana Verastica [email protected]
Westlake Elementary School Amy Dahlen [email protected]
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The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is grateful for the generosity of Mission Printers, Dell Williams Jewelers and the many local businesses that donate prizes. We would also like to thank all of our media sponsors for their support of Drive for Schools.

Contest Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Participation in this contest constitutes full acceptance of all rules. This contest is void in New York, Florida, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. military installations and outside of the United States. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

To obtain a complimentary ticket, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Marcy Brenkwitz, Attn: Drive for Schools, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, California, 95060, USA
Telephone: (831) 460-3345

Website: beachboardwalk.com/driveforschools
Email: [email protected]

Dates: The sweepstakes begins on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, and ends at 1pm, Sunday, November 1, 2020. In addition to the tickets sold in participating schools, tickets will be sold on the day of the drawing, November 1 at 1pm, at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Proceeds from tickets sold on the day of the drawing will benefit the Santa Cruz County Office of Education Special Education Department.

Prize: Grand Prize consists of one $25,000 cash prize. Additional prizes will be listed soon.

Grand Prize will be drawn first followed by the additional prizes. Each purchased ticket is eligible to win only once.

Entries: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. Entrants must meet insurance requirements and have a valid driver license. All entries and information therein become the property of the Sponsor. This sweepstake is open to all legal residents of the United States except where prohibited by law and the following individuals: Karley Pope and Marcy Brenkwitz of the Santa Cruz Seaside Company. Odds are based on the number of entries received.

Winner: The winner will be drawn on or about Sunday, November 1, 2020. The winner need not be present at drawing to win and will be notified via telephone or mail within 15 days of the drawing. The grand prize winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within fourteen (14) days following confirmation of the prize by the winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

The grand prize winner will be required to sign a Release of Liability and photography release agreeing to the use of his or her name and likeness for publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation. The grand prize winner must provide all necessary Federal and State tax-reporting information and proof of proper insurance before receiving the prize. All local, state, and federal taxes, and fees apply and are the winner's sole responsibility. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items once in the winner's possession. Prize winners release sponsors of any liability incurred in connection with the acceptance of the prize. No transfer or substitution of prizes allowed. To obtain a written notification of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a written request to: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz California, 95060.

Limitations of Liability: Acceptance of the prize constitutes a release of Santa Cruz Seaside Company and all affiliated contest co-sponsors, its agents, and employees from all responsibility to the winner.

General Terms and Conditions: By entering this contest, each participant agrees to these rules, and the decision of the sponsor, will be final. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and their affiliated co-sponsors, their employees, affiliates, contractors, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be held liable for: (1) Late, lost, misdirected, incorrect, or incomplete entries. (2) Any equipment malfunction, such as the Internet, network, server, telephone, etc. (3) Any injuries, loss, or damage caused or created as a result of the prize, acceptance of the prize, or use of the prize. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk reserves the right to modify this contest at any time in the event of an uncontrollable circumstance.

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