Rules/regulations

50/50 Raffle Official Rules

YOUTH SPORTS 50/50 RAFFLE

A Youth Sports 50/50 raffle ("Raffle") typically occurs during  games for the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Mammoth and Colorado Rapids.  Fans may purchase tickets online at www.5050colorado.com  The winning ticket will be presented as described below, and one lucky fan will win half of the net proceeds from that game's raffle ticket sales.  The other half will benefit youth sports programs and other designated charities in Colorado.

ABOUT CAHA

Colorado Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) is conducting the raffle in cooperation with Kroenke Sports and Entertainment.  CAHA is authorized by the Colorado Secretary of State office to conduct raffles under Colorado State raffle license number 2022-16938.  CAHA is the Colorado Affiliate for USA Hockey and USA Hockey is the National Governing Body for amateur hockey under the United States Olympic Committee.  CAHA's primary mission is to administer, promote and grow amateur hockey in the State of Colorado.  Over 90% of CAHA's members are youth 18 years old and younger.

RAFFLE PERIOD

“Raffle Period” means the designated length of each Raffle.  Generally, Raffles will begin at 9:00 a.m. MST on the first day of each month the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets or Colorado Mammoth have an official game and concludes on the last day of said month that the either Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets or Colorado Mammoth have a game; (home or away) at the beginning of the final period or quarter of said game.  The winner will be selected only from those participants that purchased a Raffle ticket during that Raffle Period.

WHO MAY PARTICIPATE

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.  Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of CAHA are not eligible to participate in the raffle or win a prize.  By entering the Raffle, participants agree to abide by all the terms of these Official Rules.

CASH PRIZE

Each prize is cash and the amount depends upon the number of Raffle tickets sold during the Raffle Period.  The more who participate, the larger the prize.  For each Raffle, one (1) winner will receive a cash prize of half of the net proceeds.  The net proceeds are the gross pool minus fees and operating costs.  The remaining half of all the net proceeds will benefit youth sports programs and other designated charities in Colorado.

Each winner assumes all responsibility for any state, county, local, or federal taxes, fees, or withholdings.  Each winner is advised to consult his or her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in the Raffle.  No substitutes for prizes allowed by any potential Raffle winner. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and redemption and use not specified herein as being provided including, but not limited to, lodging, transportation costs to and from any event, meals, gratuities, and other expenses incurred by accepting any prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner and are not included with the prize. Potential Raffle winners may waive their right to receive a prize (i.e., decline the prize), at which time the prize from that drawing date will be forfeited and the prize money will be retained by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.

"NON CASH" PRIZE(S)

Raffle tickets that meet certain eligibility requirements may also be awarded entry or entries into separate bonus drawings for more "non cash" prizes such as team fan item or other non cash items.  All winning raffle tickets for "non cash" prizes remain eligible and will be included in the subsequent cash prize drawings for the applicable Raffle Period.

Each winner assumes all responsibility for any state, county, local, or federal taxes, fees, or withholdings.  Each winner is advised to consult his or her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in the Raffle.  No substitutes for prizes allowed by any potential Raffle winner.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and redemption and use not specified herein as being provided including, but not limited to, lodging, transportation costs to and from any event, meals, gratuities, and other expenses incurred by accepting any prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner and are not included with the prize. Potential Raffle winners may waive their right to receive a prize (i.e., decline the prize), at which time the prize from that drawing date will be forfeited.

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Raffle tickets may be sold online at www.5050colorado.com and in-person during the Raffle Period.   In-person Raffle tickets may be purchased from uniformed and credentialed CAHA raffle ticket sellers located throughout Ball Arena or Dick's Sporting Goods Park or online at www.5050colorado.com.

Each printed ticket is a receipt of the participant’s purchase and represents one (1) entry in the Raffle for the Raffle Period. Tickets for Raffles are only eligible for the current Raffle Period and not eligible for any past or future Raffle Period drawing.

The Colorado Amateur Hockey Association, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE) and Kroenke Sports Charities (KSC) are not responsible for (i) printing errors in any Raffle-related material or any misdirected, incomplete, lost, late, or illegible tickets, (ii) for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable, or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, telephone systems, wireless or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in  wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications, or (iii) other errors which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in or win any Raffle.  All entries become property of the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association and will not be returned.  Participants may purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability and until the closing of the Raffle Period.  No refunds will be made, except as otherwise determined by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association in its sole and absolute discretion.

CASH PRIZE RANDOM DRAWING

The winning number will be selected by random drawing by computer on the last day of the designated Raffle Period at approximately 5:30 p.m, except when the Raffle Period concludes on a day of a Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets or Colorado Mammoth game, when the winning number will be selected at the conclusion of the game.  The Random Drawing will occur at Ball Arena near Section 360.   One (1) winner will be chosen out of the pool of purchased Raffle tickets throughout the designated Raffle Period.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received/tickets purchased during the Raffle Period.  The winning number will be presented in Ball Arena and posted online within thirty (30) minutes of the conclusion of the Raffle at 5050Colorado.com for a minimum of thirty (30) calendar days.  WINNER DOES NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO REDEEM.  The winner will have thirty (30) calendar days to claim their prize.  If no winner claims the prize, the money will be retained by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.

NON CASH PRIZE RANDOM DRAWING

The winning numbers for non cash prizes will be selected by random drawing by computer.  Drawings will occur at Ball Arena near Section 360.   Winners will be chosen out of the pool of eligible purchased Raffle tickets during Raffle Period.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received/tickets purchased.  The winning number will be presented in Ball Arena and posted online within thirty (30) minutes of the conclusion of the Non Cash prize random drawing at 5050Colorado.com for a minimum of thirty (30) calendar days.  WINNER DOES NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO REDEEM.  The winner will have thirty (30) calendar days to claim their prize.  If no winner claims the prize, the item(s) will be retained by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.

WINNING NUMBER

In general, the winning number will be selected and presented during the applicable game depending on the designated Raffle Period. The winning number will be posted at 5050Colorado.com within thirty (30) minutes following the conclusion of the Raffle for a minimum of thirty (30) calendar days. 

The winning number and prize amount may be verified on the official Raffle website 5050Colorado.com  The winner does need not be present to win and will have thirty (30) calendar days to claim the prize.  If a winner has not claimed the prize within thirty (30) calendar days of conclusion of the Raffle, the winner’s eligibility will be forfeited.  If no winner produces a valid winning raffle ticket within thirty (30) calendar days, the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association will notify the Secretary of State’s Office, Raffle Division, and all prizes/proceeds will be retained by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.  By entering into this Raffle, each participant gives his or her express permission to be contacted by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association or Kroenke Sports and Entertainment by telephone, e-mail, and/or postal mail for Raffle purposes.

CLAIMING THE PRIZE BY EMAIL

The winner must send via email: (a) a photocopy of their valid government issued identification showing the claimant is eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry and the name must match with the ticket purchase; (b) a photocopy of the original and official Colorado Amateur Hockey Association winning Raffle ticket; (c) properly completed IRS tax forms; and (d) a signed waiver. The ticket must be visible, complete, and all writing legible including the bar code. The required IRS tax forms and waiver are found on the website 5050Colorado.com which must be printed and properly completed prior to emailing. These documents must be received no later than thirty (30) calendar days from the conclusion of the raffle. A photocopy of the original and official raffle ticket, completed IRS forms, completed waiver form and a photocopy of the winner’s government issued identification must be emailed to: winner@5050Colorado.com 

GENERAL RULES

The winner must claim their prize within the specified time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in a disqualification and prize forfeiture.  The cash prize will be paid to the winner by check via U.S. Mail within four to six (6) weeks from date the winner claims the prize.  In the event of a forfeiture or unclaimed prize, all prize amounts and/or items will be retained by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.  Neither the Colorado Amateur Hokey Association,  Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, Kroenke Sports Charities, Colorado Avalanche, LLC, The Denver Nuggets LP, The Colorado Mammoth. National Hockey League, National Basketball League, National Lacrosse League, or Bump Worldwide, Inc. (collectively, the “Released Parties”) is responsible for or shall have any liability whatsoever for lost or stolen tickets, tickets damaged to the point of illegibility, or tickets redeemed in error by its agents or after the deadline.  Tickets will be void and prize shall not be paid/redeemed if there is proof the ticket was stolen, unissued, ineligible, altered, counterfeit in whole or in part, defective, printed in duplicate or printed/produced in error.  Unauthorized persons copying, selling, or altering tickets are subject to prosecution.  All costs and expenses associated with claiming the prize and any and all applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner.

By participating in the Raffle, each participant (i) is bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, (ii) irrevocably grants (and agree to sign any additional documents required to formalize, effect, or perfect such consent) a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, transferrable, sublicensable, worldwide license to the Released Parties and their subsidiaries, affiliates, nominees, licensees, other designees and those acting with their authority or consent, and their respective successors, assigns, legal and personal representatives, to use, copy, modify, create derivative works, display, alter, distort, transmit, perform, distribute, and otherwise use my name, image, and/or likeness (whether photograph, film, recordings, tape, and/or video), biographical information, and voice now and at any time in the future whether for commercial or other purposes, in any and all advertising, publicity, trade, promotional, sponsorship (including local and/or national television stations, radio stations, online, or print publications that may be covering the Raffle or any event at which the Raffle may take place) or any other means without compensation, notice, or approval and further disclaim any ownership rights in the content of such advertising, publicity, trade, promotional, sponsorship material or other use; (iii) represents and warrants they will not copy or otherwise reproduce or duplicate any ticket in an attempt to alter the raffle in any way; and (iv) expressly agrees to indemnify, defend, hold harmless, waive, and release the Released Parties and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, trustees, members, managers, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives, insurers, and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Raffle, and all of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, partners, managers, officers, directors, members, employees, agents, insurers, representatives, licensees, dealers, retailers, printers, and advertising and promotion agencies for any injury, claim, damage, cause of action, suit, arbitration, governmental proceeding, or loss which may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Raffle or from the receipt or use of any prize or any travel or activity related to the claiming, receipt, or use of any prize. 

All tickets, transactions, participants and winners associated with the Raffle are subject to federal and state law, applicable City of Denver ordinances, and these Official Rules and any lawful changes thereof. The Colorado Amateur Hockey Association reserves the right to update, modify, or amend these Official Rules at any time without notice.

The Colorado Amateur Hockey Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Raffle for any reason including, but not limited to, if any Raffle is not capable of completion as planned including, without limitation, infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort, fraud, or acts of God, war, terrorism, or cancellation of the game, after the approval of the Secretary of State’s office.

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CAHA website: www.5050Colorado.com 

50/50 Raffle Hotline: 720.931.2003

Claims & Other Forms

Claim Instructions
50:50 Winner Release
IRS 5754 Gambling Winnings
IRS W9