COVID-19 Updates
Home News State announces fourth winner of Vax 2 the Max sweepstakes second round
Matt Bieber
505-470-2290 Office

State announces fourth winner of Vax 2 the Max sweepstakes second round


Each winner takes home $250,000 

SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico confirmed the fourth winner in the second drawing of the Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes, a $10 million cash sweepstakes funded by federal stimulus and intended to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations. 

The fourth confirmed winner in the July 2nd drawing is: 

  •  Jocelyn Kidd from Las Cruces 

Non-winning entries will be carried over to each successive $1 million drawing. New Mexicans who have opted in to the sweepstakes do not have to opt in again to remain eligible for future drawings. Vaccinated New Mexicans who have not yet opted in to the sweepstakes still can opt in for future drawings at The deadline to opt in for each drawing is 6 p.m. the night before the drawing. 

Three more $1 million Friday drawings, with four regional $250,000 winners each, will occur throughout the summer, each conducted by the New Mexico Lottery on behalf of the Lujan Grisham administration. 

The next $1 million drawing is scheduled for July 16, followed by drawings scheduled for  July 23 and July 30. 

A grand prize drawing of $5 million is scheduled for early August.  

The sweepstakes and other financial incentives have contributed to increased interest in vaccinations statewide.  

New Mexicans who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination may opt in to the sweepstakes at To be eligible for the $5 million grand prize, New Mexicans must have completed their vaccination series. New Mexicans can schedule their shots at

The rules and regulations of the sweepstakes are available here.

Media Contact

We would be happy to provide additional information about this press release. Simply contact Matt Bieber at 505-470-2290 (Office) with your questions.

Versión en Español

En un esfuerzo para hacer que nuestros comunicados de prensa sean más accesibles, también tenemos disponibles una versión en español. Por favor presione el enlace de abajo para acceder a la traducción.

El estado anuncia al cuarto ganador del segundo sorteo de Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes