NOCF Raffle Rules

  1. Donation structure:
    • 90 cents of every $1 raised will go directly to the nonprofit cause as designated by each raffle
    • Approximately 7 cents of every $1 raised will be used to support the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation overhead, administrative costs, and shipping fees
    • Approximately 3 cents of every $1 raised will be used to cover Paypal fees and tax reporting
  2. Minimum purchase must be $10. This minimum ensures that the maximum percentage of each ticket purchased will benefit the designated charitable cause.
  3. Ticket purchases, though supporting nonprofit charitable causes as outlined above, are not tax deductible.
  4. Buyer’s name will be entered into raffle once for every ticket purchased. The NOVA Open Charitable Foundation will use an accurate, independently-developed electronic randomizer to select the winners.
  5. The final drawings in each raffle will be listed on the raffle item page.
  6. Winners need not be present to win.
  7. Sales will continue onsite until the dates and times listed on each raffle item page.
  8. Onsite ticket sales may occur at conventions sites.
  9. Winners’ names (plus city/state/country) will be posted on the home page of the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation ( no later than seven (7) days post drawings.
  10. NOCF will email winners using email noted in Paypal account; item will shift after confirmation of mailing address is received by NOCF.
  11. Armies will be packaged and shipped to the winners with tracking information provided to winners.
  12. No members of the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors, and no member of the NOVA Open Executive Board, are eligible to win.
  13. NOCF artists are eligible to win any item other than those they worked on.
  14. No maximum ticket purchase. No percentage chance of winning can be calculated unless ticket limits are noted on item page. Ticket purchase does not guarantee win. Ticket sales are final. No refunds.