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NHPR Summer Raffle Rules & Regulations 2022

Purchase one or more raffle tickets during New Hampshire Public Radio’s Summer Raffle and you’ll be entered in a raffle to win one of seven 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, 2022 and end at 12:00 pm on July 30, 2022. All times referenced for the NHPR Summer 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.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS: Winners will be announced on Friday, August 5, 2022 during All Things Considered, 4pm to 7pm, and repeated on Saturday, August 6, 2022 during Weekend Edition Saturday, 8am to 10am, and repeated on Monday, August 8, 2022 during Morning Edition, 5am to 10am. Participants do not have to be listening to win.

EARLY BIRD PRIZES: Purchase a raffle ticket by 12:00 pm on Saturday July 23, 2022 and you’ll qualify for the Early Bird Prizes, four $2,000 in gas cards to the gas station of the winner’s choice. Winner can choose up to two gas stations. (Winners will have the option of choosing $2,000 to be used in electric vehicle charging in lieu of the gas cards). Participants in the early-bird raffle are automatically entered in the grand prize raffle, as well as the raffles for 2nd and 3rd prizes. Winners of the gas cards or $2,000 in electric vehicle charging 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(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.

1st, 2nd and 3rd 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 OR $20,000 in cash. Second prize is a Trek FX2 bike and Yakima bike rack donated by S&W Sports of Concord (value: $1,180). Third prize is a 10’5” ISLE VERSA Stand-Up Paddle Board (value: $995).

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. New Hampshire Public Radio may use winners’ names and likenesses for publicity purposes without further compensation. Ticket purchases are not refundable.

IMPORTANT VEHICLE INFORMATION: If the Grand Prize winner chooses the new vehicle valued up to $25,000 at Grappone Automotive Group Dealership in Concord, NH, winner must choose and take possession of the vehicle no later than March 31, 2023.  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. 

Due to vehicle inventory, winner can choose to have a $25,000 credit to be used towards a future new vehicle order/unit in production or on in-stock if available. 

IMPORTANT $20,000 CASH INFORMATION: If the Grand Prize winner chooses the $20,000 in cash, winner must take possession of cash no later than October 31, 2022.  All taxes, and all other expenses not specified herein and related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize are the winner's sole responsibility.

IMPORTANT BIKE & PADDLE BOARD INFORMATION:  Trek FX2 Bike and Yakima Bike Rack will be available for pick-up no later than September 30, 2022. Winner of the Trek FX2 Bike and Yakima Bike Rack for trunk/hatch, with one bike attachment must take possession of items at S&W Sports in Concord, NH no later than September 30, 2022. Prize includes fitting of bike & installation of trunk/hatch bike rack by S&W Sports. Winner of the bike and bike rack will have the option of taking a $1,000 credit at S&W Sports in lieu of the Trek FX2 Bike and Yakima Bike Rack. Winner of the 10’5” ISLE VERSA Stand-Up Paddle Board must take possession of the paddle board no later than September 30, 2022. Failure to pick up winning items by said dates will lead to forfeiture of the prizes. 

IMPORTANT GAS CARD OR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFORMATION: Winner(s) of the gas cards or electric vehicle charging must take possession of cards no later than September 30, 2022. Gas cards will be sent via certified mail, or they can be picked up a NHPR, 2 Pillsbury St. 6th Floor, Concord, NH.

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

NHPR reserves the right to amend all of the prize possession dates.

TAX OBLIGATIONS: The winner is responsible for paying all appropriate taxes and expenses resulting from winning a prize. For any prize valued at $600 or more, New Hampshire Public Radio (“NHPR”) will send an IRS form 1099 noting the value of the prize to the winner and the IRS at year-end. The winner must submit to NHPR a completed and signed IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification) prior to delivery of any prize. If the winner selects the vehicle prize, the winner must prepay taxes to NHPR in the amount of 25% of the fair market value of the chosen vehicle (maximum vehicle value-- $25,000) minus the amount of ticket, prior to September 16, 2022. The winner will forfeit the vehicle prize if the winner fails or refuses to prepay the taxes prior to that deadline. If the winner pays the taxes with a check, winner cannot take possession of the vehicle until the check has been cleared by NHPR’s bank (clearing can take 7-14 days). If the winner selects the cash prize instead of the vehicle, NHPR will estimate and deduct federal withholding taxes from the cash prize, and submit such taxes to the IRS prior to or simultaneously with the delivery of the net proceeds to the winner.

Taxes on the vehicle or the cash must be paid in advance by September 1, 2022. 

RESTRICTIONS: By participating in the NHPR Summer 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 800-639-4131.

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