Football, hockey, volleyball, basketball and more. The lottery is behind U student athletes and researchers all year long.


Come on out to support your favorite team. You can find us at select games. Keep an eye on our Events page to find out where we’ll be next.

Can’t get to a game? Watch game day highlights on Sights and Sounds of the Gophers, sponsored by the lottery.


The lottery also helps sponsor many U projects through the Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund. 2022 U projects supported by lottery dollars include providing geologic atlases for improved management of ground and surface water ($3,092,000), pollinator education in science classrooms ($366,000), sustainable irrigation management ($1,139,000), and trout stream habitat restoration ($319,000). You can see the entire list of all 27 projects funded in 2022 here.


Join us and “Row the Boat” for our Gopher Athletes and know that lottery support for the U improves the lives of all Minnesotans.