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VFW 101 & VSA Raffle
ONLINE TICKET SALES
Raffle ticket purchasers NEED NOT be present to win. Winning ticket will be drawn on December 23rd at 3:00pm Mountain Time. Raffle drawing will occur at VFW Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Online ticket sales will end at 3:00pm on December 22nd to ensure all online sales are recorded and entered into the raffle. Raffle tickets purchased online are processed and translated into physical tickets by the organization. You will receive an email receipt after your purchase detailing your transaction, contact information, a Transaction ID and your ticket numbers. The transaction id is not the actual ticket number(s), but rather an identifier linked to the raffle ticket number(s) that is/are assigned in the order in which they are processed. Requests for information can be done by replying to the email raffle purchase receipt or by directly contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests will be completed no later than 24 hours from the end date/time of online raffle ticket sales and before the drawing itself. The winner of the raffle will be subject to any federal, state and local taxes, sales tax and registration of the motorcycle.
Online purchase will incur a 2.9% + 30 cent processing fee.
Email receipts come from email@example.com so please check your spam, bulk, "Promotions" tab (Gmail) or reach out to VFW Post 101 at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a new one. The original printed raffle ticket stub will be retained by VFW Post 101 and the other half entered into the drawing. U.S. Postal regulations prohibit the mailing of raffle tickets. Raffle tickets purchased in-person are entered directly and the stub handed off to the purchaser.
This raffle is conducted under Colorado Raffle License No. 2021-15991.
CONTACTING THE WINNER
Winner will be contacted via phone and then email and US Postal Service. Winner must provide proof of identity (i.e. State Drivers License) to verify raffle ticket purchase and match the winning ticket stub.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?
Winners who have not claimed their prize within 20 days of the applicable draw date will be notified by U.S. Certified Mail, return receipt requested. The notice will include information regarding the prize won, a contact person’s email and the time and manner by which the winner may claim the prize. If a winner fails to claim a prize within 30 days of receiving this notification, VFW 101 may retain the prize.
Raffle proceeds benefit Veteran programs provided by Post 101, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Veteran Sheepdogs of America.
Raffle ticket purchases are not tax-deductible for income tax purposes. However, a winner may deduct the cost of a winning ticket from the value of the prize awarded in determining the amount to include in taxable gross income with respect to the prize. Winners should consult a tax advisor for guidance. Raffle prize winnings are considered income and are generally subject to federal and state income taxes and may be subject to state and local sales or use taxes.
For questions about raffles with VFW Post 101, please email email@example.com