She was gabbing and smiling as two men filled out raffle tickets.
Fred leaned back, as smug as a raffle winner.
Find out if they are doing a raffle (meaning they didn't get a lot), or a first come/first serve line (got adequate quantities), or doing nothing (didn't get any/just selling games).
Raffles and Contests: Scrapbooking and stamping contests may be held in addition to door prize or ticket-purchase raffle drawings.
Another popular option is to hold a "split the pot" raffle, where half of the money raised from the ticket sales goes to the winner and the other half stays with the organization.