The USO of North Carolina and their sponsors, Triumph and Triumph Raleigh and Citrix, are teaming up to host a motorcycle raffle. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the USO of North Carolina. *Raffle ends March 17, 2018.
Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a raffle ticket. Tickets may sell out before the close of raffle. The maximum number of tickets sold is 3000. Tickets will not be sold after March 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm. Drawing will be held at 1:00 pm on March 17, 2018 at Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh. Drawing is open to the public. Winner need not be present to win. This offer is void where prohibited by law.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for raffles for valuable prizes are not gifts and do not qualify as deductible, charitable contributions. The winner is responsible for the payment for all local, state and federal taxes. Tickets may not be purchased by groups or entities. USO of NC employees, spouses and children are excluded from participating.
USO of North Carolina
Salute to Freedom Triumph Motorcycle Raffle Official Rules and Regulations USO of North Carolina (USO of NC), a tax exempt organization under Section 501©(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is conducting a raffle pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes § 14-309.15, Raffles. The Rules and Regulations of the raffle are set forth below. By purchasing a raffle ticket, a raffle ticket recipient agrees to be bound by these rules and regulations.
A random drawing raffle will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Triumph and Triumph Raleigh located in Raleigh, North Carolina at 1126 S. Saunders St., Raleigh, NC 27603. Tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. noon on September 22, 2017. All decisions of USO of NC are final.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken the position that amounts paid for chances in raffles, lotteries or similar drawings for valuable prizes are not gifts, and consequently do not qualify as deductible charity contributions.
The Grand Prize winner shall assume all fees, local, state, and federal taxes. Such fees may include, but are not limited to: income taxes based on the value of the motorcycle, closing costs, title insurance, and transfer, tax, tag and fees which must be paid when the motorcycle is transferred to the winner. The USO of NC takes no responsibility for any tax liabilities or costs. Consult your tax adviser. This offer is void where prohibited by law, and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
BY ENTERING THIS RAFFLE, ENTRANTS ACCEPT AND AGREE (1) TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE RULES, LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS SET FORTH HEREIN AND (2) THAT THEIR NAMES AND/OR LIKENESSES MAY BE DISCLOSED TO AND USED BY THE NEWS MEDIA AND MAY OTHERWISE BE USED BY USO of NC FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES AND IN LISTS, ARTICLES, AND/OR PICTURES OF PRIZE WINNERS TO BE PUBLISHED IN PRINT MEDIA, ONLINE, AND ANNOUNCED ON THE USO OF NC WEBSITE. USO of NC’S INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE FINAL.
BY ENTERING THIS RAFFLE, EACH PARTICIPANT RELEASES USO OF NC, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND CAUSED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE RAFFLE OR WINNING ANY PRIZE OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, AND EACH WINNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD USO of NC HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND RISING IN CONNECTION WITH OR AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN THE RAFFLE OR THE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.
Purchase of Tickets: Each ticket is $10.00. All amounts paid must be in US dollars. The maximum number of tickets sold will be 3,000. Only natural persons may enter. No entity may purchase a ticket. If the name of more than one person is submitted with a ticket and that ticket is selected as a winning ticket, then the person named first will be deemed the holder of record of that ticket and declared the winner. Division of prize by a group obtaining a ticket in common shall be the sole responsibility of the person named as the holder of record of that ticket should that ticket be selected as a winner. The cost to purchase a raffle ticket is not tax deductible. USO of NC reserves the right to reject any entry form that is submitted with payment that does not constitute “good funds.” All defective or physically altered entry forms will be immediately disqualified as determined by USO of NC. All orders for tickets must be received by the indicated deadline. USO of NC assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or non-delivered mail, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadline. The deadline for receiving raffle ticket orders is 12:30 p.m. on March 17, 2018. A RAFFLE PARTICIPANT’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR USO of NC’S BREACH OR OTHER CLAIM AGAINST USO OF NC RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR THIS RAFFLE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE RETURN OF THE DONATION FOR HIS OR HER RAFFLE TICKETS. IN NO EVENT SHALL USO of NC, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURIES TO EARNINGS, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. How to Obtain a Ticket:
An individual can purchase as many raffle tickets as he or she may wish, subject to availability. To obtain a raffle ticket, use one of the following methods:
Go to go.rallyup.com/usoofnc, and submit your order in accordance with the instructions provided.
Tickets requests via email will be directed to go.rallyup.com/usoofnc, where you can submit your order in accordance with the instructions provided.
Tickets may be purchased directly from or ordered through any approved local events and USO of NC Raleigh center. All entries must include payment by cash, check or credit card and must include the requested entry information upon purchase.
All checks should be made payable to “USO of NC.”
All raffle ticket purchasers will be required to submit their name, email address, and phone number.
No refunds will be made except under the following conditions: (a) The ticket order with payment is received after 3,000 tickets have been purchased or (b) the ticket order is received after 12:30 p.m. on March 17, 2018. No other refunds are available except at the exclusive discretion of USO of NC. USO of NC assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or non-delivered mail or email or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadline.
Selection of Winner: The Motorcycle Raffle random drawing will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from all eligible and properly completed raffle tickets. Winners need not be present to win. The random drawing is open to the public. Winners will be notified according to the contact information provided to USO of NC at the time of obtaining a ticket. If the prize winner cannot be located by 5:00 PM on April 17, 2018, after making an attempt to make contact through the information provided at the time of receipt of the raffle ticket or should the prize winner not claim the prize within 10 days of the prize drawing date, the prize will be forfeited and another winner may be randomly selected by USO of NC. In addition to the winner’s name being posted on the USO of NC website, the name of the winner of the prize may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to USO of NC at PO Box 91443, Raleigh, NC 27675 within one week of the drawing.
In order to collect his or her prize, a raffle ticket winner may be required to sign and deliver to USO of NC: (a) a sworn affidavit of eligibility in accordance with these Rules and applicable law, including without limitation that he or she is at least 18 years old at the time he or she entered to win the winning raffle ticket; (b) such written information as is required by any applicable tax and/or real estate laws, including without limitation his or her Social Security Number; © proof of identity in forms satisfactory to USO of NC showing that the person claiming the prize is the same person who is named on the winning raffle ticket; and (d) the winning raffle ticket stub. Winners may be required to submit a W-2G, Form 5754 or similar tax form for tax withholding purposes. Winning Odds: The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of raffle tickets distributed. As an example, if 3,000 tickets are distributed, the odds of winning the Grand Prize is 1 in 3,000. If fewer tickets are distributed, the chance of winning the Grand Prize improves. Eligibility: Anyone 18 years of age or older at the time of obtaining his or her raffle ticket may enter. Members of the USO of NC Board of Directors, authorized agents and employees thereof, consultants, attorneys, independent accountant firm members and the immediate families of the aforementioned (or significant others living in the same household) are excluded from participating in the raffle and are not eligible to win a prize. The raffle is void where prohibited or restricted by law. An affidavit of eligibility may be required from the prize winner. Prize: The Grand Prize is a new 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber® motorcycle from Triumph and Triumph Raleigh. The retail value of the Grand Price is $12,000. If fewer than 1,000 tickets are distributed by March 16, 2018, USO of NC reserves the right to extend the entry deadline an additional 100 days. General Terms and Conditions: THE MOTORCYCLE, IF ACCEPTED BY THE WINNER, WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS”. NEITHER USO OF NC NOR Triumph and Triumph Raleigh MAKES OR PROVIDES ANY REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE MOTORCYCLE, AND NEITHER USO of NC NOR Triumph and Triumph Raleigh ACCEPTS LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION OR CONDITION OF THE MOTORCYCLE. NEITHER USO of NC NOR Triumph and Triumph Raleigh WARRANTS THAT THE MOTORCYCLE IS OF MERCANTILE QUALITY OR THAT IT CAN BE USED FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES ARE GIVEN AND NO AFFIRMATION OF USO of NC OR Triumph and Triumph Raleigh BY WORDS AND/OR ACTIONS WILL CONSTITUTE A WARRANTY. At the time of transfer of the motorcycle, all federal and state income taxes based on the value of the Grand Prize will be due from the Grand Prize winner. Neither USO of NC nor Triumph and Triumph Raleigh represents, warrants or guarantees that the Grand Prize winner will be able to sell the motorcycle for any particular value, nor is there any guarantee that the IRS will accept a particular value of the motorcycle for the purpose of determining any income tax that may be due from the winner. USO of NC takes no responsibility for any tax liabilities. Consult your tax adviser if you have any questions.
ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS CONTRACT, OR THE BREACH THEREOF, SHALL BE SETTLED BY BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION (PURSUANT TO ITS EXPEDITED PROCEDURES) UNDER ITS COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES, AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR MAY BE ENTERED IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF WAKE, NORTH CAROLINA, WHICH SHALL HAVE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION THEREOF.
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