WIN A HISTORIC GOLD MINE!
Overlooking the famous Rogue River
Just 12 miles from the
historic Zane Grey cabin, where the author wrote Rogue River Feud
Winner of the grand prize "PYX" mine will receive title by quitclaim deed from the Josephine County Historical Society.
This deed is for a mineral claim of approximately 20.66 acres, and shall have all rights to use and possession of this land for the purpose of extracting its' mineral wealth.
Owner shall be entitled to all rights afforded by the mining laws, and obligated to perform such work (improvement) to the property in order that the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) will waive the annual renewal fees or to pay such licensing fees if work has not been performed. Currently the fees are approximately $140.00 or $140.00 worth of improvement in labor hours or equivalent.
Winner of this claim will have the right to possess or sell, and title may pass again by quitclaim deed.
Maximum number of tickets sold will be 1999. Drawing will be held after all tickets are sold or April 30, 2014, whichever comes first.
Tickets may be purchased at our Research Library
Tuesday - Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm
or online using Paypal
$5.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $25.00
Josephine County Historical Society
512 SW 5th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Please be sure to include your telephone number and email address. Email address will only be used to provide you with your ticket numbers or contact you if you win.
All raffle tickets will have a unique identifying number on them. For each ticket you purchase, the Josephine County Historical Society will retain a ticket with the same number that will be entered into the drawing. Online purchases will be assigned numbers, and the numbers will be emailed to you after you make the purchase. The actual tickets will be held for you at the Society's Research Library. If you are paying by check, you will not be issued tickets until your check has cleared.
If you are not able to stop in and pick up your actual ticket, that will not be a problem because we will email you the ticket numbers.
Purchaser agrees to be bound by the Gold Mine raffle rules listed below.
Ticket price is $5.00 each, or 6 tickets for $25.00.
Maximum number of tickets to be sold is 1999.
Ending date is when all tickets are sold or April 30, 2014, whichever comes first.
Raffle is open
to all persons age 18 and older. Print
name, phone number and email address on ticket. Make certain to notify us of changes in contact information.
Tickets must be purchased in Oregon, but residency is not required. Need not be present to win.
Title to the mine shall be taken in the name on the raffle ticket stub, and is not transferable or assignable.
Prizes will not be issued to anyone other than the entrant(s) whose name is on the ticket stub.
Online ticket purchasers may use our Paypal system. Online tickets must be purchased in multiples of six. Tickets will be held for pickup at the Josephine County Historical Society’s Research Library, but will not be sent by U.S. mail. Images of the tickets will be emailed to the purchaser.
Title to the mine will be by quitclaim deed, and winner will have an approximate 20 acre mineral claim, subject to all rules and regulations for annual renewal and claim maintenance as required by law.
Winner of grand prize (gold mine) may opt for a $550.00 cash alternative in lieu of mine.
Twenty additional prize drawings will be awarded.
Winners will be notified, and prizes must be redeemed within 30 days of notification.
Some of the additional prizes include:
Click on the PDF below to download a copy of the rules.