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Hope Reigns 50/50 Raffle

WIN BIG WHEN YOU PARTICIPATE IN OUR 50/50 RAFFLE

Fans may purchase 50/50 raffle tickets as soon as the doors to Citizens Business Bank Arena open up until the end of the second intermission at all Ontario Reign home games. During the third period, the winning number will be announced and posted on the main scoreboard, as well as our kiosk location. One lucky fan will win big every game!

The winner will receive half (50%) of the jackpot total from the game's raffle ticket sales and the other half (50%) will benefit the Hope Reigns Foundation.

Tickets can be purchased at our kiosk locations, located outside Section 112 at the Main Entrance and outside Section 122.

You may also purchase a 50/50 raffle ticket from one of our uniformed raffle ticket sellers located throughout the arena. Every transaction is electronically tallied and updated in real time.

 

Hope Reigns 50/50 Raffle Contact Information:

(909) 244-5634                  [email protected]

 

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Overview

Hope Reigns Charity Foundation, Inc. (“Hope Reigns Foundation”) will conduct 50/50 Raffles at Ontario Reign home games.  A 50/50 Raffle is a raffle where the prize to the winning ticket holder is one-half (or 50%) of the gross receipts generated from the sale of raffle tickets at a single Ontario Reign game.  The remaining one-half (or 50%) of the gross receipts is retained by Ontario Reign Foundation to benefit or support its charitable purposes or, in the case where Hope Reigns Foundation operates a 50/50 Raffle to benefit another charity, transferred to such charity.  All Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers and winners are subject to these Official Rules, and to all applicable statutes, rules and regulations, including but not limited to the State of California Penal Code and the California Bureau of Gambling Control rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, and all other applicable rules and regulations adopted by any regulatory and/or enforcement agency having jurisdiction with respect to the activities to which these Official Rules apply.  The 50/50 Raffle will be operated exclusively by Hope Reigns Foundation, and not by The Ontario Reign Hockey Club, LLC (the “Ontario Reign”).

Ticket Purchase

Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle fundraisers will be conducted at select Ontario Reign home games at Citizens Business Bank Arena during the 2017-2018 American Hockey League season.  Raffle tickets will be sold from when the Citizens Business Bank Arena doors open two (2) hours, or occasionally (1) hour prior to the puck drop through the end of the second intermission of home games.  The winning ticket number will be drawn at the start of the third period, and the winning number and final jackpot total will be posted on the main scoreboard and announced via the public-address system on during a time-out at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

Raffle tickets can be purchased (i) at the 50/50 Raffle kiosk behind sections 112 and 122 or (ii) from a Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle ticket seller at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

Entry

Tickets may be purchased with cash in United States dollars (U.S. $) as follows:

3 entries for $5
10 entries for $10
60 entries for $20

Raffle tickets will be sold only in areas where an event ticket is required for admission to view the game.  Tickets can be purchased using cash or credit cards from a roaming seller or kiosk.  Each ticket is a receipt for the purchaser and represents entries for that game’s 50/50 Raffle and is not eligible for any past or future 50/50 Raffle drawing.  Hope Reigns Foundation is not responsible for printing errors in any raffle-related material or any misdirected, incomplete, lost, late or illegible tickets or other errors or problems that may limit the entrant’s ability to participate in or win any 50/50 Raffle.  False or deceptive entries or acts by the purchaser will render the purchaser ineligible.  Entrants may purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability.  A raffle ticket is not transferrable or assignable from its purchaser to any other person.  All sales of raffle tickets are final; no refunds will be made under any circumstances.  Raffle ticket purchases are not tax deductible.

Hope Reigns Foundation has the right to suspend the raffle at any time during the scheduled game due to any unforeseen incidents that result in Hope Reigns Foundation being unable to conduct the 50/50 Raffle (e.g. act of God, power outage, emergency, or other unforeseeable circumstances).   In that case, the raffle ticket sales will terminate and the raffle drawing will be postponed until the unforeseen incident no longer interferes with the conduct of the 50/50 Raffle.

Eligibility

Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle is open to all ticket holders to Ontario Reign home games who: (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry and physically present at Citizens Business Bank Arena at the time of purchase; and (ii) provide valid government-issued identification.  By purchasing a raffle ticket, the entrant agrees to abide by all terms of these Official Rules applicable thereto, subject to all federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.  Some restrictions apply.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

No person affiliated with Hope Reigns Foundation, Ontario Reign, or a registered manufacturer and distributor of raffle-related products or services used for the 50/50 Raffles, including any affiliated person, any employee or agent, or their immediate family member, may participate in any 50/50 Raffle as a raffle ticket purchaser or receive a raffle prize.

Drawing

Every transaction will be electronically tallied.  The running total will be periodically displayed and updated in real time on the Citizens Business Bank Arena video display board and at various locations throughout Citizens Business Bank Arena.  The winning ticket number will be drawn by hand out of the raffle drum that contains every raffle number ticket that has printed throughout the game as the corresponding raffle tickets were sold throughout Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Raffle sales will end at the conclusion of the second intermission and the drawing will happen at the start of the third period. The winner need not be present to claim his/her prize.  One (1) winner will be chosen out of the pool of purchased ticket numbers for that game.  The decisions of Hope Reigns Foundation are final and binding on all matters relating to any raffle. 

Winner Notification

The winning ticket number will be posted on the Citizens Business Bank Arena video display board and announced via the public-address system during the third period at Citizens Business Bank Arena.  If the Citizens Business Bank Arena video display board is inoperable, the winning ticket number will be posted on the monitors at any 50/50 Raffle kiosk (location described above).  In the case of a discrepancy between the announced number and the actual number, the actual number drawn will be considered to be the valid winning ticket.  Your raffle ticket includes the email address and the phone number (909) 244-5634 that you can contact to learn the winning raffle number at the end of the game.  The winning number will also be posted on ontarioreign.com/5050 within three (3) business days of the game date.  Hope Reigns Foundation has no obligation to contact the winning ticket holder directly. 

Prize

Each prize is cash and the amount depends on the sales of the raffle tickets.  Each winning prize, in the form of a check, shall be paid to each raffle winner within four (4) to six (6) weeks via U.S. mail once the potential winner has proven eligibility and provided all documentation required by Hope Reigns Foundation and by applicable law.  Each raffle winner will receive one-half (or 50%) of the total gross receipts collected by Hope Reigns Foundation for the 50/50 Raffle on the applicable game day.  No substitutes for the cash prize will be allowed.

To claim your winning prize, potential winners should go to the Service Table outside section 108 at Citizens Business Bank Arena during an Ontario Reign home game or call (909) 912-1096. The purchased Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle ticket is the only valid receipt for claiming a prize and must be redeemed in person at either an Ontario Reign home game or the Hope Reigns Foundation office.  The potential raffle winner will be required to submit his/her valid social security number and appropriate identification to Hope Reigns Foundation and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release and all applicable tax forms.  

Failure to submit any identification or failure to return required documents to Hope Reigns Foundation within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules, or return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, may result in disqualification and the prize being forfeited.  Any forfeited prize money will be retained by Hope Reigns Foundation or, in the case where Hope Reigns Foundation operates a raffle to benefit another charity, transferred to such charity.  Potential winners may also choose to waive their right to receive a prize at which time the prize from that drawing will be forfeited and the prize money will be retained by Hope Reigns Foundation or transferred to such charity, as applicable.

All raffle winners will be subject to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and California Franchise Tax Board rules and regulations regarding gambling winnings.  Hope Reigns Foundation must comply with all reporting requirements on the prize amounts imposed by state, local and/or federal laws.  Each winner assumes all responsibility for any state, local or federal taxes, fees or other government assessments on the prize amount.  Federal tax law requires that a tax withholding on certain raffle prize values must be collected from the winner before distribution of the prize.  Each winner is advised to consult his/her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in the 50/50 Raffle.

All Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle winners will have until thirty (30) days following the conclusion of the applicable game date to claim their prize and return the Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release.  If a prize remains unclaimed after thirty (30) days following the conclusion of the date of the 50/50 Raffle, the unclaimed prize money will be retained by Hope Reigns Foundation or, in the case where Hope Reigns Foundation operates a 50/50 Raffle for the benefit of another charity, transferred to such charity.

Hope Reigns Foundation and the Ontario Reign are not responsible for any lost or stolen 50/50 Raffle tickets.

Registration Information

Hope Reigns Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is incorporated under the laws of California.  It is a separate legal entity from the Ontario Reign, the legal entity that owns and operates the Reign American Hockey League franchise.  Hope Reigns Foundation is conducting the 50/50 Raffles at Citizens Business Bank Arena with the permission of and limited assistance from the Ontario Reign, but Hope Reigns Foundation is solely responsible for the operation and conduct of Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle.  The official raffle registration number assigned to Hope Reigns Foundation is 16-0000016.  If you have any questions, please contact the State of California Bureau of Gambling Control at (916) 227-3584.

Release of Liability; Disqualification; Remedies; Other Condition

By purchasing a raffle ticket, purchasers agree to release and hold harmless Hope Reigns Foundation, the Ontario Reign, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies, and each of their respective owners, members, shareholders, employees, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) against any and all liability claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising directly or indirectly for injuries (including death), damages or losses to persons and property, which may be sustained in connection with their participation in a 50/50 Raffle or the receipt or use of any 50/50 Raffle prize, or while preparing for, participating, in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.  Hope Reigns Foundation, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.  Hope Reigns Foundation further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the 50/50 Raffle for any reason, including but not limited to if any 50/50 Raffle is not capable of completion as planned, (e.g. infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, fraud, or acts of God.  Hope Reigns Foundation will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to any 50/50 Raffle.  Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize and disclaim any implied warranty.  Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.  All disputes will be resolved under applicable California law in the County of San Bernardino, State of California, without reference to its conflicts of law principles.

Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of any 50/50 Raffle may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in the 50/50 Raffle.  Should such an attempt be made, Hope Reigns Foundation reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.

A raffle purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy for any claim against Hope Reigns Foundation arising out of the sale of 50/50 Raffle tickets or the conduct of the 50/50 Raffle shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his/her raffle ticket(s).  In no event will the Released Parties be liable to any party or ticket purchaser for any loss or injury 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.

Publicity Release

The raffle winner agrees that acceptance of the raffle prize grants to Hope Reigns Foundation the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use world-wide, in any media now known or later developed at any time or times, the winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, and biographical information for any purpose, including but not limited to in advertisements, publicity, and other communications without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

Individual in Charge of Event

The person in charge of the event is Jamie Coleman who can be reached at (909) 912-1096.

Governing Law

The 50/50 Raffle and these Official Rules are governed by and will be construed in accordance with California law, without reference to its conflicts of law principles.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Hope Reigns Foundation at (909) 912-1096.

Effective Date

These Official Rules are effective November 15, 2016.