Split the Pot
At every Indy Fuel home game, the Junior Fuel Hockey Club will conduct a 50/50 raffle with fifty percent of the game’s ticket sales going to one lucky fan and the remainder going to support local area youth hockey programs. 100% of the net proceeds from the raffle will be used to support efforts to grow recreational and developmental youth hockey throughout Central Indiana.
How to Purchase
Tickets will be sold by youth hockey volunteers in the lobby and throughout Indiana Farmers Coliseum prior to and during each game.
- 3 for $5
- 10 for $10
- 40 for $20
- 60 for $25
Winner Announcement & Redemption
During the third period, the prize amount and winning number will be announced. The lucky winner can claim their prize at the kiosk located in the lobby of the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The winner does not need to be present to win and will have 30 days to claim their prize by e-mailing our Youth Hockey Ambassador, Judi Kremer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Winner does not need to be present to win
- All participants must be 18 years of age or older to enter
- Employees of the Indiana Hockey Club, LLC are not eligible to enter
- Volunteers of the Junior Fuel Hockey Club working the event are not eligible to enter
- Only cash sales are accepted
2016-17 Split the Pot Winners
|10/14/16||$2,000||$1,000||Carrie Jo DeStefano|
|12/22/16||$1725||$862.50||Winner has not come forward yet (30 days to claim prize)|
Junior Fuel Hockey Club 50/50 Raffle Official Rules
Please read these Official Rules before entering the 50/50 Raffle at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum (the “Raffle”). By purchasing a raffle ticket, you represent that you meet all of the below-stated requirements and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Junior Fuel Hockey Club (the “Administrator”), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, or its representative.THIS RAFFLE IS IN NO WAY ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY INDIANA HOCKEY CLUB, LLC.
1. THE RAFFLE: The 50/50 Raffle at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum is a raffle whereby tickets are sold throughout the Indiana Farmers Coliseum and the immediately surrounding areas before and during Indy Fuel home games. During the third period, the winning raffle ticket number will be announced via the Public Address System and/or the venue video boards. One fan who purchased a raffle ticket will receive half of the net proceeds minus any related expenses from the raffle ticket sales for that particular game (the “Prize”). All remaining proceeds from the Raffle shall be retained by the Junior Fuel Hockey Club., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and the Administrator of the Raffle, for use in its charitable activities to grow and develop youth ice hockey in the Central Indiana area. Each Raffle begins approximately ninety (90) minutes prior to puck drop in the lobby and concourses of the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on the day of Indy Fuel home games and ends at the beginning of the third period of such games (each a “Raffle Period”).
2. ELIGIBILITY: An individual must be eighteen (18) years of age or older and a U.S. Citizen to participate. Residents of Rhode Island or Puerto Rico are not eligible to enter. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) or their immediate family members or household members who have, within the past six (6) months, performed services for Indiana Hockey Club, LLC (“Club”) or the ECHL, Inc., or any organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, or promoting the Raffle, are not eligible to enter “Immediate family members” means parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months in the preceding one (1) calendar year. By participating in the Raffle, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects. By participating in the Raffle, participants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Administrator, Club, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, retailers, agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Raffle or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of prizes.
3. ENTRY: You may enter the Raffle, if you meet the eligibility requirements, by agreeing to follow these Official Rules and purchasing Raffle tickets (thus becoming a “Participant”) in one of the following amounts: One (1) Raffle ticket for Two Dollars ($2.00), three (3) Raffle tickets for Five Dollars ($5.00), ten (10) Raffle tickets for Ten Dollars ($10.00), forty (40) Raffle tickets for Twenty Dollars ($20.00), or 60 raffle tickets for $25 from the Raffle staff located throughout the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Also, there is no limit to the number of Raffle Tickets an individual may purchase. The purchase of a game ticket or any other item from Administrator or Club is not required to enter the Raffle. All Raffle ticket purchases must be completed by the end of the applicable Raffle Period. All Raffle Ticket purchases shall be final, and no refunds or replacements will be issued. Raffle Tickets are only valid for the drawing held on the date of purchase. Administrator and any related entities are not liable for any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undelivered, or destroyed tickets regardless of cause or person responsible including, but not limited to, any problem or technical malfunction of any computer, online system or server or technical problem or traffic congestion on the Internet.
4. DRAWING: A prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Raffle tickets purchased during each Raffle Period. The drawing will be held during the third period of the applicable game and will be conducted by the Administrator whose decision is final and binding. The selected Raffle ticket will be announced via the public address system and/or the Indiana Farmers Coliseum scoreboard.
5. CLAIMING A PRIZE: To claim a prize, the holder of the selected Raffle ticket (“Prize Claimant”) must contact Administrator and present the winning Raffle ticket in-person at the 50/50 kiosk located in the lobby of the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on game days or at the Indy Fuel office, located at 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205 during normal business hours within thirty (30) days of the applicable drawing. Each Prize Claimant must provide Administrator with all information required to claim a prize (including tax identification information). The Prize Claimant will be required to execute a Prize-Acceptance Affidavit and Release (“Affidavit”) prior to receipt of the Prize. In the event a Prize Claimant: (a) does not notify Administrator within thirty (30) days of the drawing; (b) is ruled ineligible for any reason; (c) refuses the prize; (d) does not return an executed Affidavit, the Prize will be forfeited and will be retained by Administrator for charitable use. Administrator has no obligation to contact potential winners. All prizes will be delivered via check within thirty (30) days of the winner delivering the winning Raffle ticket, executed Affidavit, and all other required documents to Administrator. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Raffle winners. Unclaimed winnings will be retained by the Administrator; or (d) does not provide the required tax identification information.
6. ODDS: Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of Raffle tickets purchased in each Raffle Period.
7. TAXES: Each Participant acknowledges that he or she has been informed that the IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances to participate in raffles, lotteries, or similar programs are not gifts and, therefore, the price of a Raffle ticket does not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution. The Prize Claimant is responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and other government assessments on the awarded prize. Further, each Prize Winner acknowledges that federal law requires that a tax withholding on certain prize values must be collected from winners upon award or distribution. Federal and state withholding laws are subject to change without notice. The withholding laws in effect at the time each prize is claimed will be followed.
8. TRANSFER OF RAFFLE TICKET OR PRIZE: Persons who purchase a Raffle ticket may opt to give away their Raffle ticket to other eligible persons, but in doing so the purchaser waives any claim he/she might otherwise have to the prize. Purchasers of any Raffle tickets may not re-sell their Raffle tickets to other parties, and may not give a Raffle ticket away to another person for the purpose of allowing that person to re-sell such Raffle ticket. Any Raffle ticket which has been resold in violation of these Official Rules shall be void. All individuals who re-sell, purchase, or receive a Raffle ticket in violation of these Official Rules shall be ineligible to participate in the Raffle or to win a prize. A winner may transfer his/her prize to a third party provided that the following conditions are met: (a) the transferee would have otherwise been eligible to enter the Raffle; (b) the transferee shall be responsible for all taxes and costs described in these Official Rules; and (c) the transferee shall be bound by all terms and conditions of these Official Rules that are applicable to the winner.
9. PARTICIPANT’S GRANT OF LICENSE: By participating in the Raffle or accepting a Prize, each Participant hereby irrevocably and perpetually grants to Administrator, and its designees a worldwide license to use, publish, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute and publicly display any images or likenesses taken or captured of the Participant in connection with his or her participating in the Raffle or receiving a Prize (collectively, the “Images”), in any form, media or content which now or hereafter exists, for advertising, promotional or any other commercial purposes as well as non-commercial purposes. This includes full permission, except where legally prohibited, to use such winner’s name, address (city and state only), photograph, voice and/or other likeness, and prize information. Each Participant waives any compensation for any use of such Images, and the Images can be used without notice, review or approval in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and in perpetuity. Each Participant hereby releases and waives any claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities and causes of action arising from the Administrator’s, or its designee’s, uses of the Images, including, without limitation, any claims for defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, publicity, personality, or exploitation of the Participant’s name or likeness.
10. RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY: By participating in the Raffle, the Participant on Participant’s behalf and on behalf of the Participant’s spouse, assigns, guardians, administrators, executors and legal representatives hereby releases, waives, discharges, covenants not to sue, and indemnifies Administrator, the Indy Fuel, the ECHL and its member clubs, Pointstreak 5050 together with all of their past, present or future predecessors, successors, assigns, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities and persons, owners, shareholders, members, partners, trustees, elected officials, directors, managers, employees, servants, principals, agents, consultants, contractors, representatives, Administrators, and insurers from any claim or loss arising out of or related to the Participant’s participation in the Raffle, acceptance of the Prize, or any exercise by the Administrator of any of its rights set forth herein or the Official Rules of the Raffle, including, but not limited to, any claims related to (i) any injury to the Participant (including death) or the Participant’s property that occurs in connection with participation in the Raffle, receiving the Prize or any related activities, (ii) any failure to report and pay any income taxes arising from acceptance of the Prize, and (iii) the Participant’s acts or the acts of any other party with respect to the Participant’s receipt of the Prize, or participation in the Raffle, regardless of whether any such claims are caused in whole or in part by the negligence of any entity or person released hereunder.
11. DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW: The Raffle shall be governed by the laws of the State of Indiana without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction. Any claims regarding the Raffle that are not released, must be brought in the State or Federal Courts in Marion County, Indiana, and Participant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action. The Raffle is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Each Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action not waived arising out of or in connection with the Raffle, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this raffle, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
12. DISQUALIFICATION; CHANGES: Administrator reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the ticketing process or the operation of the raffle, re-sells his or her Raffle ticket, violates the Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Administrator reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, cancel, suspend or modify the Raffle or these Official Rules or disqualify any individual or ticket for purposes of protecting the integrity of the Raffle or addressing changes in business operations or other circumstances, to the extent allowed under applicable law. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE RAFFLE IS A VIOLATION THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
13. CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR; WINNERS LIST: Administrator of the Raffle is the Junior Fuel Hockey Club 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and the address of its headquarters is 9022 E. 126th Street, Fishers, IN 46038 You may obtain a list of the winning raffle ticket numbers by sending a request (identifying the “50/50 Raffle Contest”) to Judi Kremer, Indiana Hockey Club, LLC at 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205. The winning raffle ticket numbers also will be posted on the web page of the Indy Fuel at www.indyfuelhockey.com.
14. OFFICIAL RULES: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a letter and self-addressed stamped envelope requesting a copy to: Judi Kremer, Indiana Hockey Club, LLC, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205.