NHPBS Car Raffle Rules and Regulations

Purchase one or more raffle tickets during the New Hampshire PBS Car Raffle and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win one of three great prizes.  The NHPBS Car Raffle tickets are $50 each or you can buy three tickets for $100.  Odds of winning are based on the number of tickets sold.  Void where prohibited.  Open only to legal residents of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont, 18 or older.  Raffle ticket sales begin at 12:01 pm on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  All times referenced for the NHPBS Ticket to Ride Car Raffle are Eastern Daylight Time.

ELIGIBILITY: Employees of New Hampshire PBS 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 on October 17 2018 and announced on nhpbs.org. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of NHPBS and will not be returned.  Winners will be notified by phone 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(s) will be selected by random drawing.

INCENTIVES:  Purchase a raffle ticket by Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by 11:59 pm and you’ll qualify for an early-bird drawing for $1,000 cash, donated by Enterprise Bank.  Participants in the early-bird drawings are automatically entered in the grand prize drawings.  The winner of the early-bird drawing will be selected in a random drawing through the utilization of random.org on October 4, 2018.

PRIZES: Grand prize is up to $25,000 towards the purchase of any new vehicle sold by the Grappone Automotive Group (Ford, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, or Scion) donated by Grappone Automotive Group. 1st Prize: A Package of Downeaster Amtrak tickets and 2 night stay at Omni Park House in Boston. 2nd Prize: 1 night stay at Omni Mt Washington, including ski passes. 3rd Prize: Two tickets to Silver Fountain Inn Murder Mystery Night - includes dinner and one night stay for two. 4th Prize: One night stay at Mill Falls at the Lake- winner can choose from any one of their four inns in Meredith, NH. NHPBS 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 PBS, its 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 not interchangeable, and cannot be exchanged for cash.  No substitutions for a prize are allowed.  New Hampshire PBS may use winners’ names and likenesses for publicity purposes without further compensation and by entering, participants consent to such use.

IMPORTANT CAR INFORMATION:  Upon grand prize winner being notified, winner can choose any new vehicle sold by the Grappone Automotive Group of Bow, NH and have up to $25,000 credited towards the Grappone Upfront Price of their selected vehicle.  If the winner selects a vehicle that costs less than $25,000, no refund of the difference will be offered.  Winner must take delivery of the car by December 16, 2018.

TAX OBLIGATIONS:  All appropriate taxes and expenses as a result of winning any 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 the winner at year-end.  Winners will be required to submit to NHPBS IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification).  The winner of the car will be required to pre-pay taxes to New Hampshire PBS prior to taking possession of the car or by November 18, 2018, whichever occurs first.  The prepaid tax amount is  25% of the $25,000 credit towards the car, minus the amount of ticket purchase, regardless of the winner’s actual tax treatment.

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

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