FAQ’s

What is SNCBAA?

The State of Nevada Council on Black American Affairs (SNCBAA) is an affiliate of the Western Region Council on Black American Affairs (WRCBAA), the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA), and a council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). SNCBAA is the first of its kind in the State of Nevada working collaboratively with educational, business, and public service institutions with compatible goals to improve educational opportunities for Black American students and professional development opportunities for Black American faculty, staff and administrators.

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Why should I become a member?

You wish to supports the purposes, programs and activities of the SNCBAA.

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Is the SNCBAA focused only on African Americans?

Yes, the State of Nevada Council on Black American Affairs serves as a collaborative voice, promoting the academic success of African American students, faculty, staff and administrators.

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How are board members selected?

Current board members nominate future board members when openings on the board become available.

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What programs does SNCBAA offer?

Developing collaborative relationships with educational, business, and public service institutions with compatible goals.

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Does SNCBAA sponsor any events?

Yes, networking events that maximize the achievement of career goals for African American/Black students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

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What are the raffle rules and guidelines?

SNCBAA is proud to announce our quarterly raffles. The drawings will be held throughout the year within 10 days after the close of the financial quarter. Need not be present to win. Must be 18 years or older to buy a ticket. Proceeds to benefit SNCBAA.

Official Rules

SNCBAA quarterly Raffles are being conducted by SNCBAA, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization under the laws of the State of Nevada.

Ticket purchaser must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

There is no limit to the number of tickets one (1) person may purchase.

Raffle tickets are $5.00 each. Raffle tickets may be purchased by cash, checks or money order (made payable to SNCBAA). Should the purchaser’s check not be honored by the bank, the ticket will become void and withdrawn from the drawing. By IRS declaration, ticket purchases for valuable prizes are not eligible for charitable tax deductions.

Odds of winning are 1:500.

Prizes vary by quarter, value does not exceed $200. Prizes are not redeemable for cash value.

The winner will be determined by random drawing. Winners need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by via phone  within 7 days of the drawing..

The prize winner is solely responsible for all local, state and federal taxes, title, transfer fees, license duties, insurance and all expenses incurred in claiming their prize. The Internal Revenue Service requires that any prizes valued at $600 or more be issued a Form W-2G, and requires that 25% of total winnings be withheld for federal taxes on prizes of $5,000 or more. The Prize winner understands, acknowledges, and agrees that any prize winner to receive a prize which exceeds $600 will hereby release and discharge SNCBAA, and any additional sponsors, their employees, agents, officers, directors and legal representatives and assigns from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses arising from or caused by the award of such prize, including, but not limited to the payment of any and all taxes that are due.

Prize must be claimed within 30 days of drawing. Any unclaimed prize after that date will constitute forfeiture and be transferred to SNCBAA as a donation.

SNCBAA, its Board of Directors, and its agents assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, or entries without payment which will be deemed invalid and disqualified.

The decisions and rules of SNCBAA are final on all matters concerning the raffle.

Void where prohibited by law.

A copy of these rules is posted at www.sncbaa.org

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