Alumni & Friends
50/50 Raffle Official Rules
A 50/50 raffle (a “Raffle”) typically occurs during games for the Colorado Rockies. Fans may purchase tickets online at rockies5050.com during home or away games. Raffle tickets may be available for purchase approximately one (1) hour prior to the scheduled start of the game until the end of the 7th inning for Single Game Raffles (defined below), or the conclusion of the game for those games included in Progressive Raffles (defined below), except for the final game of a Progressive Raffle in which the winner will be drawn for the Progressive Raffle where ticket sales will conclude at the end of the 7th inning.
The winning Raffle ticket will be drawn as described below, and one lucky fan will win half of the net proceeds from either the Single Game Raffle or the Progressive Raffle, as applicable. The other half of the net proceeds will benefit the Metropolitan State University of Denver Alumni Association (“MSU Denver Alumni Association”).
The Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Foundation (the “Colorado Rockies Foundation”) is the proud host of MSU Denver Alumni Association’s Raffle at Coors Field. MSU Denver Alumni Association pays a marketing/advertising/promotions/venue fee to the Colorado Rockies Foundation in connection with the Raffle.
ABOUT MSU DENVER ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
MSU Denver Alumni Association is conducting the Raffle in cooperation with the Colorado Rockies Foundation. MSU Denver Alumni Association is authorized by the Colorado Secretary of State office to conduct raffles under Colorado State Raffle License Number 2020-15519. MSU Denver Alumni Association is an affiliate of Metropolitan State University of Denver (the “University”). MSU Denver Alumni Association’s primary mission is to create and maintain a spirit of fellowship and good will among all of the alumni of the University.
SINGLE GAME & PROGRESSIVE RAFFLES
“Single Game Raffle(s)” means a Raffle that only includes the sale of Raffle tickets during one (1) Colorado Rockies’ home or away game. Tickets for Single Game Raffles may be available for purchase online starting approximately one (1) hour prior to the scheduled start of the game until the conclusion of the 7th inning. The winner will be selected only from those participants that purchased a Raffle ticket during the Single Game Raffle.
“Progressive Raffle(s)” means a Raffle that includes the sale of Raffle tickets over multiple Colorado Rockies’ home or away games in which the jackpot will rollover from one game to the next until the final game at which a random drawing will take place and a winner will be chosen from the pool of participates who purchased tickets during each game of the Progressive Raffle. Tickets for Progressive Raffles may be available for purchase online (for home or away games) starting approximately one (1) hour prior to the scheduled start of the game until the conclusion of game, except that ticket sales will conclude at the end of the 7th inning during the last game of the Progressive Raffle in which the winner will be drawn.
WHO MAY PARTICIPATE
Participants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry (except in the case of legal residents of certain states or Washington D.C. where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Employees, volunteers, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of MSU Denver Alumni Association 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. Only individuals physically located within the State of Colorado may purchase Raffle tickets online.
Each prize is cash and the amount depends upon the amount of Raffle tickets sold during the Single Game Raffle or as part of the Progressive Raffle. The more who participate, the larger the prize. For each Raffle (Single Game or Progressive), 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 MSU Denver Alumni Association. 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 MSU Denver Alumni Association.
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
For the 2020 Major League Baseball season, tickets may be purchased online at rockies5050.com during select Colorado Rockies’ home and away games. Tickets may be sold for Colorado Rockies select home and away games online at rockies5050.com from approximately one (1) hour prior to the scheduled start of the game to the end of the 7th inning for Single Game Raffles or until the conclusion of the game for Progressive Raffles, except that ticket sales will end at the conclusion of the 7th inning during the last game of a Progressive Raffle. All Raffles, including Single Game Raffles and Progressive Raffles, are Colorado raffles conducted by a Colorado licensee (MSU Denver Alumni Association), with drawings done in Colorado. Only individuals physically present in the State of Colorado at the time of purchase may purchase Raffle tickets online.
Each printed ticketis a receipt of the participant’s purchase and represents one (1) entry in the Raffle regardless of whether it is a Single Game Raffle or a Progressive Raffle. Tickets for Single Game Raffles are not eligible for any past or future Raffle drawing. Tickets for Progressive Raffles are only eligible for the specific Progressive Raffle during which they were purchased and not for any past or future Single Game Raffle or Progressive Raffle.
MSU Denver Alumni Association and Colorado Rockies Foundation 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 MSU Denver Alumni 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. No refunds will be made, except as otherwise determined by MSU Denver Alumni Association in its sole and absolute discretion. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax deductible.
The winning number will be selected by random drawing by computer in approximately the top of the 8th inning of the applicable game. One (1) winner will be chosen out of the pool of purchased Raffle tickets for Single Game Raffles or from the pool of purchased Raffle tickets during each game of a Progressive Raffle. The random drawing will occur at Coors Field. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received/tickets purchased. The winning number will be presented in Coors Field and posted online within thirty (30) minutes of the conclusion of the Raffle at msudenver.edu/alumni/rockies5050raffle for a minimum of thirty (30) 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 MSU Denver Alumni Association. Limit one (1) prize per person, family, or household per game or Progressive Raffle.
In general, the winning number will be selected and presented during the applicable game depending on whether the Raffle is a Single Game Raffle or a Progressive Raffle. The winning number will also be available via voicemail at 303-615-0012 and posted on the internet at msudenver.edu/alumni/rockies5050raffle within thirty (30) minutes following the conclusion of the Raffle for a minimum of thirty (30) days. The winning number and prize amount may be verified on the Raffle website msudenver.edu/alumni/rockies5050raffle. 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, MSU Denver Alumni Association will notify the Secretary of State’s Office, Raffle Division, and all proceeds will be retained by MSU Denver Alumni Association. By entering into this Raffle, each participant gives his or her express permission to be contacted by MSU Denver Alumni Association by telephone, e-mail, and/or postal mail for Raffle purposes.
TO CLAIM 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 MSU Denver Alumni 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 msudenver.edu/alumni/rockies5050raffle which must be printed and properly completed prior to emailing. These documents must be received no later than thirty (30) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 will be retained by MSU Denver Alumni Association. Neither MSU Denver Alumni Association, the Colorado Rockies Foundation, Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, Ltd., Major League Baseball, the University, Denver Metropolitan Major League Baseball Stadium District, 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. MSU Denver Alumni Association reserves the right to update, modify, or amend these Official Rules at any time without notice.
MSU Denver Alumni 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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