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Police Blue Nation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the state of Connecticut. These Rules govern the raffle and, by purchasing a raffle ticket, you agree to be bound by these Rules.

1. You must be 18 years of age or older and must qualify under Connecticut law to purchase a raffle ticket and participate in this raffle. Contest not valid where not legal. Winner must be able to fulfill all Federal, State and Local legal requirements for a handgun purchase. Winner must provide the address of an FFL holder local to him who will accept shipment of the prize. Winner must pay any fee(s) charged by the FFL to legally transfer the prize to the winner. If the FFL is unable to legally transfer the prize to the winner (due to a failed NICS check or due to other legal constraints) then the winner must pay return shipping on the prize and a second drawing will take place.

2. The purchase price for one raffle ticket is $10.00. If an entrant’s check or credit card is dishonored by the bank or credit card company, the entry ticket will be invalid unless full payment is received by Police Blue Nation, Inc. by April 1, 2020, prior to the time the raffle closes.

3. No more than 800 tickets will be sold. Any monies turned in after the raffle closes will be returned to the entrant. All tickets will be recorded in the order received. An original Raffle ticket is required to redeem the prize.

4. If 800 raffle tickets are sold before the raffle closes, each ticket will have a 1-in-800 chance in winning, and the prizes will be as follows:

    First Prize: Radical Firearms *AR Model RF-15, Remington 870 Pump Shotgun and Ruger SR-1911 9mm.
                    *(For non-compliant states, the AR will be exchanged for the Ruger PC Carbine).
    Second Prize: Smith & Wesson Victory .22 and a Ruger Mini-14.
    Third Prize: Sig Sauer P-320 9mm.
    Fourth Prize: Springfield 1911 Range Officer .45 ACP.
    Fifth Prize: Ruger 308 American with a Vortex Crossfire 3-9x40 Scope.

5. The Winner will be determined by random drawing. The drawing will take place on April 14, 2020, at approximately 11:00 a.m. EST. Winners will be notified by telephone or/and e-mail or/and mail. For non-compliant states, prizes can be redeemed for cash.

The cash equivalent for the above-mentioned prizes are as follows:

    First Prize: TBA
    Second Prize: TBA
    Third Prize: TBA
    Fourth Prize: TBA
    Fifth Prize: TBA

Valid picture id of the raffle purchaser is required to claim the prize.

6. Winner will assume and be responsible for all licensing, registration, title, shipping and all other fees, and local, state and federal taxes, including without limitation all applicable sales, use, luxury, income, and special taxes. Police Blue Nation, Inc. specifically disclaims all expressed or implied warranties, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding all firearms.

7. If Police Blue Nation, Inc. has not received by 5:00 p.m. EST, March 31st, 2020, at least 500 valid raffle tickets and full payment therefore, Police Blue Nation, Inc. may, at its sole and absolute discretion, cancel the raffle and withdraw the prizes (mentioned in disclaimer clause 4) or decide to delay the drawing until the minimum has been purchased. In such an event, Police Blue Nation, Inc. will consider the raffle tickets sold thus far towards delayed drawing.

8. Purchasers of raffle tickets must legibly write their full names, addresses and telephone numbers on each counterfoil/registration form. If more than one name is stated on a counterfoil/registration form, the first listed name shall be the Entrant. Police Blue Nation, Inc. shall, will and can have no obligation for payment or delivery of any prize to any person other than the entrant. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to allocate any such prize among the participants in any multiple party entry.

9. The winner of the raffle must claim the prize within 30 days of the drawing. If the winner does not claim the prize within 30 days of the drawing, the prize will be forfeited and proceeds will go to the Police Blue Nation, Inc. fund.

10. Any drawing may be postponed due to weather or any state of emergency declared by state or county local authorities. In such an event, a new date, place and time for the drawing will be determined by Police Blue Nation, Inc., which will be published in the Police Blue Nation, Inc. website.

11. Any and all disputes, claims, and controversies concerning this raffle shall be submitted to and resolved by binding arbitration, to be conducted under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association and the Uniform Arbitration Act, 42 Pa. C.S.A. §7301, et seq. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on all parties.

12. The safekeeping of Raffle Ticket stub is the purchaser’s sole responsibility. Any attempted transfer, purchase, sale or auction of Raffle Ticket constitutes fraud by attempted seller and attempted buyer of Raffle Ticket and renders the Raffle Ticket void. Raffle Tickets obtained from unauthorized sources are void. Raffle Ticket stub is void and will not be accepted if Police Blue Nation, Inc. determines in its sole discretion that stub has been tampered with, altered, counterfeited, forged or is otherwise irregular or invalid nor is Police Blue Nation, Inc. responsible for stubs that are lost, damaged, destroyed, stolen, incomplete or illegible; and, in all such cases, such stubs are void and Police Blue Nation, Inc. shall have no liability in conjunction with same. In such event or if Police Blue Nation, Inc. otherwise has reason to believe that someone has tampered with a Raffle Ticket (including stub) or the Raffle generally or otherwise attempted to defraud Police Blue Nation, Inc. in any way, Police Blue Nation, Inc. will disqualify such person and may otherwise seek to protect its rights via all available legal remedies, including possible criminal prosecution. Police Blue Nation, Inc. further reserves the right to confiscate and retain any Raffle Tickets suspected of being invalid. In no event will Police Blue Nation, Inc. award more than one (1) Grand Prize, One (1) Second Prize, One (1) Third Prize, One (1) Fourth Prize and One (1) Fifth Prize. Should a printing, programming or other error result in multiple winning Raffle Ticket stubs for any of the prizes, only one (1) of each Raffle Prize so affected will be awarded in a random drawing from among the holders of all such “winning” stubs for the affected Raffle Prize.

Police Blue Nation, Inc. disclaims any liability for typographical, printing, production or other errors with Raffle Tickets, with the understanding that Police Blue Nation, Inc.’s sole liability for a defective or irregular Raffle Ticket is replacement with another ticket (provided supplies last) or the refund of the purchase price of such Raffle Ticket.

About Us

As a non-profit organization, the mission of The Police Blue Nation Organization is to unite all law enforcement agencies nationwide and to help meet the needs of those law enforcement officers injured or killed in the performance of their duty.

Our Address

PO Box 149
Hartford, CT 06101
United States

Phone

860.883.5072

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