UFC today announced a charitable partnership with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation to launch a combined online and in-venue 50/50 raffle campaign that will run throughout this fight week and will conclude with UFC® 282: BLACHOWICZ vs. ANKALAEV, which takes place on Saturday, December 10, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Starting today, fans ages 18 years or older who are in the state of Nevada at the time of purchase may buy raffle tickets online via UFC5050.com.
This collaboration with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation, a longstanding charitable partner of UFC, is a way for UFC to give back to the local Las Vegas community during fight week.
Established in 1999, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation is dedicated to supporting LVMPD area commands, special units, equipment, training, and hundreds of community engagement programs and initiatives that build relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
Raffle tickets are for sale at the following prices:
- 5 for $10
- 20 for $20
- 80 for $40
- 300 for $100
Raffle tickets are currently available online and will continue to be sold through the co-main event on the main card at UFC® 282: BLACHOWICZ vs. ANKALAEV. Purchasers must be 18 years or older to play.
The winner of the raffle will receive 50 percent of the total 50/50 ticket sales, while the remaining 50 percent will be split equally between the UFC Foundation and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation. Once the winning ticket number has been announced and posted at UFC5050.com, the winner must contact Nuria Forsyth via email at firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 days from the date of the drawing.
Winner must present the winning ticket, photo ID, and complete applicable tax information to claim the prize. Once confirmed, the winner will receive a check within 30 days from the date the prize is claimed.
If the prize is not claimed by 5 p.m. PT on January 9, 2023, the remaining net proceeds will be split equally between the UFC Foundation and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation.
For more information on 50/50 Raffle rules and regulations, please visit UFC5050.com.
Since 2018, UFC has partnered with local charities to produce nine 50/50 raffles in Las Vegas. UFC’s 50/50 raffles in Las Vegas have collectively raised more than $635,000 with net proceeds benefitting Make-A-Wish of Southern Nevada, Miracle Flights, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, Opportunity Village, Three Square Foodbank, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Southern Nevada and Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.
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