Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Dream House Raffle

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Dream House Raffle - Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
Dream House Raffle - Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Dream House Raffle?

The Denver Dream House Raffle raises funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver in its continuing effort to help children and teens in metro Denver. In addition to supporting Boys & Girls Clubs, the raffle will be giving away over 2,750 prizes, of which the grand prize is a Denver Dream house or $2 million cash.

Who can buy a raffle ticket?

Any person 18 years of age or older is eligible to enter the raffle. BGCMD employees and board members are not eligible to win a prize. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. The raffle is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

How do I purchase raffle tickets?

Tickets can be purchased three ways:

How much does a raffle ticket cost?

How many raffle tickets will be sold?

Only 55,000 tickets will be sold. The chances of winning are based on that number. If fewer tickets are sold, the chances of winning the Grand prize and other prizes improve. Purchasing more than one ticket increases the chances of winning.

What are the prizes?

The Denver Dream House Raffle features over 2,750 prizes including bonus drawing prizes.

How long will it take to receive my ticket receipt?

If an e-mail address is provided at the time of purchase, ticket receipts are sent via email shortly after an order is processed. Ticket receipts may also be picked up in person from the Boys & Girls Clubs main office, located at 2017 West 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204. All tickets purchased before an entry deadline are included in a drawing even if the customer's portion of the ticket arrives after the drawing date.

Is this Dream House Raffle legal?

Yes it is. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is licensed by the Colorado Secretary of State's Office, Licensing Division, to conduct this charitable raffle. License Number 2017-11415.

How many raffle tickets can I buy?

There is no limit to the amount of tickets an individual may purchase, however only 55,000 total tickets will be sold for this raffle.

What are the odds of winning?

The odds of winning the Dream House or $2,000,000 are based on the number of tickets sold. If all tickets are sold the odds of winning the Grand Prize are 1 in 55,000. There are 2,750 other prizes also available making the odds of winning a prize 1 in 20.

How many prizes are awarded?

What are the Early Bird Drawings?

There are two Early Bird Drawings. If you purchase a ticket before an early bird deadline you are included in the early bird drawing, the subsequent early bird drawings AND included in the grand prize drawing. All tickets entered into the early bird drawings, as well as early bird drawing winners are included in the grand prize drawing.

What is the Multi-Ticket Drawing?

Any individual who is named on three or more tickets will be entered into the Multi-Ticket Drawing, subject to the following; to be eligible entrants must be named on three or more tickets during the same order, using one method of payment, using the same name on each ticket, and the same mailing address for each eligible ticket. For each eligible ticket assigned, a corresponding eligible ticket stub will be added into the Multi-Ticket Drawing. Three tickets assigned will have three ticket stubs entered into the Multi-Ticket Drawing. Four tickets assigned will have four ticket stubs entered into the Multi-Ticket Drawing, etc. Multiple tickets purchased at the same time are eligible for discounts. 3-packs are available for $400 and 5-packs are available for $550.

What is the 50/50 Add-On Drawing?

Who benefits from this raffle?

The prize winners as well as Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.

When does the raffle start and when does it end?

The raffle begins on January 16, 2017 and ticket sales end on April 21, 2017. If all tickets are sold before the April 21 deadline, the raffle will end sooner.

When & where will the prize drawings be held?

Do I have to be present to win?

No.

Will the drawings be audited?

Yes, an independent raffle auditor will audit the raffle as well as supervise the early bird drawings, the multi-ticket drawing, the 50/50 add-on drawing, and the grand prize drawing.

How will the winners be notified?

Winners will be notified by phone or email based on the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. The winning names will also be posted on this website shortly after the drawing.

Are raffle tickets tax-deductible?

No. The IRS does not allow raffle tickets to be a tax-deductible contribution.

Are raffle prizes considered income?

Yes. In addition, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will withhold required federal taxes for all prizes valued above $5,000 in accordance with federal law and the organization will remit the balance of the cash prizes to the winner. All prize winners of $5,000 or more may be required to submit a W9 in order to be awarded the prize.

Are there legal rules and regulations?

Yes. They may be viewed under the Rules and Regulations section of this web site.

How do I redeem my prize?

Prize winners will be contacted according to the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. In addition to a list of winners posted on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver raffle web site, a list of winners may be obtained from BGCMD by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Raffle, 2017 West 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, within one week of the Grand Prize Drawing date.

How do I get more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver?

Please visit GreatFuturesDenver.org or call 303-892-9200.

How can I make a tax-deductible contribution to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver?

Please visit https://my.bgcmd.org/ or call BGCMD to donate by phone at 303-892-9200.

Additional Questions?

Please visit the Rules and Regulations section of this web site or contact: office@milehighraffle.com.