SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Northeast Wisconsin Chapter

1. WINNER OF RAFFLE OR OTHER PRIZES

  • The SCI Northeast Wisconsin Chapter (Chapter) must report raffle winning to the IRS on Form WG2 Miscellaneous Income. In order to claim your prize, a “Prize Claim Receipt” and / or Federal Firearms Form, must be completed with your name, address, social security number and other required information.
  • Winners and bidders must meet all age requirements and be in compliance with all local, state and federal laws.

2. PAYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF ITEMS

  • Payment must be made the day of purchase.
  • All non-hunt items must be picked up the day of sale or raffle. Items or hunts left in Chapter’s inventory, either unpaid or uncollected, will be deemed ‘no sale’ or ‘uncollected’ items and hunts subject to Chapter's disposal at will.

3. ITEMS

  • Packing or transportation of all items is completely independent of Chapter and are the sole responsibilities of purchaser or raffle item winner. Chapter assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss that may occur during packing or transportation.
  • Items may be removed only after paying for them and completing the “Prize Claim Receipt” and / or Federal Firearms Registration Form, as required.

4. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

  • All items are sold or raffled ‘as is’. Chapter does not make or express any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the item or hunt’s description, genuineness, attributions, provenance, or condition. Any warranties with respect to items or hunts are those solely and expressly supplied by the manufacture or donor.
  • The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In case of dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have the sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder.
  • After each item’s sale, the successful bidder will be given a ‘Buyer’s Agreement’ for signature. For silent auctions, the ‘Silent Auction Bid Sheet’ is considered a Buyer’s Agreement to purchase the indicated item. All Buyer’s Agreement signatures are legal and binding.
  • Silent auction bidding will be closed at the time the Silent Action bid Sheet is collected.
  • All sales are final and there will be no exchanges or refunds.
  • Chapter does not guarantee the satisfaction to either donor or purchaser.
  • It is purchaser’s responsibility to contact hunt or trip donor immediately and make all arrangements for hunt or trip and the application of necessary paperwork for licenses, visas, passports and permits.
  • Chapter reserves the right to withdraw any donated hunt or item from auction that does not receive its minimum bid.
  • All raffle and auction transactions are subject to age requirements and all local, state and federal laws.
  • Chapter is a 501(c) 4 corporation and donations may not be tax deductible.

5. SPECIAL NOTES TO REMEMBER

  • African Hunts: If you are interested in bidding on a African Safari and are unfamiliar with the daily fee / trophy fee system outfitters use, please talk to an SCI member who has been there or one of the outfitters prior to the auction to make sure you understand what is and what is not included in the donation.
  • All Hunts: Unless otherwise stated, assume that the license / tag fees and taxes are not included in the donations. Also, unless stated, it is the hunter’s responsibility to apply for and secure licenses, confirm dates with the outfitter and take the hunt / trip for the time period listed in the description of the donation. Unless otherwise stated all monies stated in discreptions are in US dollars. It is also asumed that transportation to and from hunting location is not included in the donation along with any before or after lodging and meals.
  • The Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of Safari Club International reserves the right to add, delete, modify or change any offering or offerings prior to the auction.

6. SILENT AUCTION RULES

  • When there is 2 minutes left to the Silent Auction an Official will announce it and tell any one standing directly near an auction item to bid and stand back!
  • Auction Officials will disqualify the bid of any person who attempts to block any other bidder. If a persons bid is disqualified, the bid of the next person immediately preceding it will be honored.
  • In the event of a dispute, the Auction Official shall have the final authority to determine the winning bidder.
  • If the Auction Official determines that more than one person is still actively pursuing an item they will be allowed to keep bidding until the last and highest bid has been made. That bidder will be the winner.

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