FIAT Fundraiser Official Rules

Giving Animals a Better Tomorrow

Yes, I want to be entered to win a 2013 FIAT or a $10,000 cash prize!

If you would like to have the hard copy raffle ticket stub for your records, they will be available for you to pick up at the Manchester Animal Shelter (490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester NH). You will still be entered in the raffle if you choose not to pick up your ticket stub. After your payment is received, a member of FMAS will contact you via email to confirm your entry. Please note that the winner is responsible for all taxes. Please click the submit button to confirm that you've read and agreed to the 2013 Fiat Raffle Rules below and to proceed to check-out. By hitting the Submit button below, you will be taken to a PayPal payment page where you can purchase your ticket for the raffle via your PayPal account or with a Credit Card.


2013 FIAT Raffle Rules

1. By purchasing a raffle ticket, you agree to be bound by these rules. 2. Employees and board members of FMAS, along with their household members,  are not eligible to win. 3. All proceeds from the sales of all raffle tickets shall be used to fund FMAS’s charitable activities in the Manchester area. 4. The purchase price for one raffle ticket is $75.00. A maximum of 500 tickets will be sold for this raffle. If 500 tickets are sold before the raffle closes, each ticket will have a 1 in 500 chance of winning. 5. In order to purchase a raffle ticket, you must be at least 18 years old and be a legal resident of the United States, with a valid address. 6. If an entrant’s check or credit card is dishonored by the bank or credit card company, the raffle ticket will be invalid unless full payment is received by FMAS prior to the time of the drawing. 7. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Tickets are non-transferable. The person designated on the ticket must claim the prize. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax deductible contributions to FMAS. 8. The winner will win his or her choice of a new 2013 FIAT 500 Pop with automatic transmission having an appraised fair market value of $18,400 or a $10,000.00 cash prize. 9. The last day to obtain tickets is immediately prior to the drawing on October 26, 2013. 10. The winner will be determined by random drawing.  The winner will be drawn on October 26, 2013 at the 5th Annual Wine & Chocolate Fundraiser, located at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester, New Hampshire.   Winner need not be present to win. 11. The winner will be notified using the name, address, and phone number(s) written on the ticket stub.  Purchasers of raffle tickets must legibly write their full names, addresses, and telephone numbers on each raffle ticket. If more than one name is listed on a raffle ticket, the first listed name shall be the entrant. FMAS shall, will and can have no obligation for payment or delivery of any prize to any person other than the entrant. If it the sole responsibility of the entrant to allocate any such prize among the participants in any multiple party entry. In the event that FMAS is unable to contact the winner it is the sole responsibility of the winning ticket holder to contact FMAS to claim his or her prize. 12. Raffle is void where prohibited. It is permitted through the City of Manchester, NH  where the drawing will be held. 13. If the winner elects the Fiat 500 Pop as the prize, the transfer will be done at Holloway FIAT, located at 915 Gold Street, Manchester, NH  03103. The winner can select the color of the vehicle desired, subject to availability.  Any options or upgrades will be made at the winner’s expense and negotiated directly with Holloway FIAT. The winning ticket must be verified by FMAS before the winner makes contact with Holloway FIAT if electing the FIAT 500 Pop as the prize.  14. FMAS limits any and all liability to the purchase price of the ticket obtained. 15. The winner must complete a Form 5754 and attest to her or his identity under pains and penalties of perjury. The winner shall state the identity of any others entitled to the prize on said form. 16. The Internal Revenue Service requires that income taxes on prizes valued at greater than $5,000 must be paid before FMAS (or Holloway FIAT) may deliver the prize to the winner. Therefore, the winner must pay applicable taxes to FMAS before the prize is released to the winner. The winner must submit in writing which prize she or he has chosen. 17. In the event the winner elects to convey the prize as a donation to FMAS, the winner may do so by signing an agreement to transfer the prize to FMAS. 18. Winner will assume and be responsible for all licensing, registration, title, license, plate, dealer preparation, shipping, and all other fees, as well as local, state and federal taxes, including without limitation all applicable sales, use, luxury, income and special taxes.  FMAS expressly disclaims all expressed or implied warranties, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding the 2013 Fiat Pop vehicle. 19. Tickets may be purchased online at, at the Manchester Animal Shelter, located at 490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH, Holloway FIAT, located at 915 Gold Street, Manchester, NH or from an authorized representative of FMAS or its designees.  Tickets purchased online may be picked up at the Manchester Animal Shelter or from an authorized representative of FMAS or its designees. 20. The winner must claim his or her prize and the transfer of the prize must be completed within 90 days of the scheduled date the ticket is drawn. Winner must present her or his winning ticket receipt and valid state identification or passport, and must complete all required paperwork mentioned in these rules at the Manchester Animal Shelter and/or Holloway FIAT to claim the prize. Exceptions will be made for active duty military personnel on deployment out of the country. If the winner does not claim the prize within 90 days of the drawing, by responding to telephonic or written notice from FMAS or otherwise, the prize will be forfeited and will be retained by and benefit FMAS. 21. If FMAS has not received by 5:00 p.m. EST on October 26, 2013 at least 250 valid raffle tickets and full payment therefor, FMAS may, at its sole and absolute discretion, cancel the raffle and withdraw the prizes or decide to delay the drawing until the minimum number of raffle tickets have been purchased. In such event, FMAS will refund in full all monies collected to all persons who made payment, if they do not want to participate in a delayed drawing or if the raffle is cancelled. 22. The drawing may be postponed due to weather or any state of emergency declared by the Mayor of Manchester, the Chief Executive of Hillsborough County, the Governor of New Hampshire, or the President of the United States. In such event, a new date, place and time for the drawing will be determined by FMAS, which will be announced on FMAS’ website, Facebook page, and which will be posted at the Manchester Animal Shelter. 23. By entering this raffle, each raffle ticket purchaser indemnifies and holds harmless FMAS, Holloway FIAT, and their affiliates, directors, trustees, officers, and agents from any and all liability for injuries, loss or damages of any kind caused by participating in the raffle, winning, accepting, possessing, using, or misusing any prize. 24. Any and all disputes, claims and controversies concerning this raffle shall be resolved under New Hampshire law and in the courts of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

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