Car Raffle Rules and Regulations

Jun 24, 2018

Purchase one or more raffle tickets during New Hampshire Public Radio’s Summer Car Raffle and you’ll be

entered in a raffle to win one of six prizes.  To enter the raffle, at least one ticket must be purchased for $50. Additional tickets for additional costs may also be purchased. Odds of winning are based on the number of individuals contributing.  Void where prohibited.  Open only to legal residents of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont, 18 years or older.  Raffle ticket sales begin at 12:01 am on July 1, 2018 and end at 2:00 pm on July 28, 2018.  All times referenced for the NHPR Summer Car Raffle are Eastern Time.

ELIGIBILITY: Employees of New Hampshire Public Radio and their immediate family members are ineligible.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:  Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing through the utilization of random.org and announced on NHPR.  Once submitted, entries become the sole property of NHPR and will not be returned.  Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email.  If potential winner(s) cannot be reached after 10 days from first notification attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing.

EARLY BIRD PRIZES:  Purchase a raffle ticket by July 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm and you’ll qualify for the Early Bird Prizes, each for $2,000 worth of gas cards to the gas station of the winner’s choice.  Winner can choose up to two gas stations.  Participants in the early-bird raffles are automatically entered in the grand prize raffle, as well as the raffles for 2nd, 3rd and 4th prizes. Winners of the gas cards will be selected in a random drawing through the utilization of random.org.  Once submitted, entries become the sole property of NHPR and will not be returned.  Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email.  If potential winner cannot be reached after 10 days from first notification attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing.

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th PRIZES: 1st prize (also known as Grand Prize) is a vehicle valued up to $25,000 at the following Grappone Automotive Group dealerships:  Honda, Ford, Toyota, Hyundai and Mazda.  Second prize is $2,000 worth of gas cards donated by Irving Oil. Third prize is a men’s or woman’s Trek FX 2 Bike with a Yakima Rack System for roof, hatch or hitch (value: $1,000) donated by S&W Sports. Fourth prize is a Liquidlogic Inuit 14.5 kayak donated by Portsmouth Kayak Adventures (value: $950).

NHPR reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value in the event of the unavailability of a prize.

GENERAL:  By entering the raffle, participants agree that New Hampshire Public Radio, their agents and employees have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind which result from use of the prize, or by participation in the raffle.  Contributions are not tax deductible.  Prizes are non-transferable, and cannot be exchanged for cash.  No substitutions for a prize.  New Hampshire Public Radio may use winners’ names and likenesses for publicity purposes without further compensation.

IMPORTANT VEHICLE INFORMATIONWinner of a new vehicle valued up to $25,000 at Grappone Automotive Group Dealership in Concord, NH must choose and take possession of vehicle no later than September 30, 2018.  All taxes, insurance, licensing, registration, title fees, acquisition fees, destination charges, freight delivery, any other costs that may be associated with purchasing and collecting the vehicle, any costs of vehicle in excess of $25,000, and all other expenses not specified herein and related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize are winner’s sole responsibility. Grappone Automotive Group’s 3-day money back guarantee is not valid on the vehicle transaction.

IMPORTANT BIKE & KAYAK INFORMATION:  Winner of the Trek FX 2 Bike and Yakima Rack System for roof, hatch or hitch, with one bike attachment must take possession of items at S&W Sports in Concord, NH no later than September 30, 2018.  Prize includes fitting of bike & installation of rack system by S&W Sports.  Winner of the Liquidlogic Inuit 14.5 Kayak must take possession of kayak at Portsmouth Kayak Adventures in Portsmouth, NH no later than September 30, 2018.  Failure to pick up winning items by said dates will lead in forfeiture of the prizes.

IMPORTANT GAS CARD INFORMATION: Winner(s) of the gas cards must take possession of cards at NHPR in Concord, NH no later than September 30, 2018. Failure to pick up winning cards by said dates will lead in forfeiture of the prizes.

All winners of raffle items will be required to sign a receipt when raffle items are picked up.

TAX OBLIGATIONS:  All appropriate taxes and expenses as a result of winning a prize are the winner's responsibility.  For any prize valued at $600 or more, an IRS form 1099 with the above stated value will be sent to winner at year-end.  Winner will be required to submit to NHPR IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification).  Winner of the vehicle will be required to pre-pay taxes to New Hampshire Public Radio prior to September 13, 2018. Taxes are 25% of the fair market value of the chosen vehicle (up to $25,000), minus the amount of ticket purchase.  Failure to pre-pay the taxes will lead to forfeiture of the prize.  Winner cannot take possession of the vehicle until taxes are pre-paid, by check, and until the check has cleared the bank.

RESTRICTIONS: By participating in the NHPR Summer Car Raffle, a participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and by all decisions of the contest judges.

For further information, please call NHPR at 603-223-2414 or 1-800-639-4131.