Terms & Conditions Tuition Raffle

2024 Bergen Catholic Tuition Raffle Terms & Conditions

The Bergen Catholic Parents Association is excited to announce the 2024 Bergen Catholic Tuition Raffle! All proceeds of the raffle are for the benefit of Bergen Catholic’s Crusader Fund.


  • The Bergen Catholic Tuition Raffle will be drawn on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 9:00pm, at Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, New Jersey.
  • The winning ticket holder does not need to be present at the drawing to win. The winner will be notified by phone and/or email by Monday, March 25, 2024.


  • Must be a legal resident of the United States and must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to participate.


  • Tickets are one hundred dollar ($100.00) each.
  • A maximum of five hundred (500) tickets will be sold.
  • Each ticket shall represent an equal opportunity to win the raffle.
  • By purchasing a ticket, purchaser enters this raffle and accepts and agrees to be bound by all of the rules, regulations, limitations, and restrictions set forth herein.


  • The raffle prize is a fifteen thousand dollar ($15,000.00) tuition credit for the 2024-2025 school year. The tuition credit may be applied to a family’s tuition obligation at Bergen Catholic High School, or the college or private elementary or high school of your choice, for the 2024-2025 school year.
  • Only one winner will be selected. No substitutions will be made, and no cash will be given in lieu of the prize.
  • No refund or compensation will be provided if the winning ticket holder withdraws a student from Bergen Catholic High School for the 2024-2025 school year or if the student completes only part of the 2024-2025 school year. The raffle prize winner must claim the tuition credit by December 31, 2024. If the winner does not claim the tuition credit for the 2024-2025 school year by December 31, 2024, the tuition credit will be forfeited.
  • Prize winnings are considered taxable income and, as required by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of New Jersey Division of Taxation, 27% in taxes will be withheld from the prize money (24% federal & 3% state) leaving the net prize available for the tuition credit at $10,950.  The winner will be issued a Form W-2G for the 2024 tax year related to these winnings.  
  • Any tax obligations related to the prize will be the sole responsibility of the winner. The raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
  • The cost of the raffle ticket is not deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes. It is recommended that the winner consult a tax advisor.


  • The 2024 Tuition Raffle is registered under NJ LGCCC ID# 367-5-35395 (Bergen Catholic Athletic Association).
  • Raffle License #975
  • Any questions, please contact Christine Schwake in the Advancement Office at 201.634.4146 or cschwake@bergencatholic.org or the Bergen Catholic Parents Association bcpa@bergencatholic.org. Address is 1040 Oradell Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649.