Arc Charity Raffle


Texas Gun Experience along with our partners:
Green Devil Garage and Staccato Handguns
are joining A.R.C. and the fight in recovering our lost children.


In one years’ time, approximately 840,000 children go missing or become abducted in the United States.

This means that every 40 seconds a child becomes lost.

A.R.C., The Association For The Recovery Of Children is our vanguard in recovering these lost children around the world. ARC is comprised of former and active NSA, FBI, CIA, Law Enforcement, and Military Special Forces operating around the world to recover our lost children with a 100% success rate.

 

We are offering several exciting ways to donate, In effort to raise funds and awareness.


We will be raffling off a custom hand-built motorcycle, along side a raffle for a one-of-a-kind custom engraved Staccato XC handgun, staccato’s flagship firearm. This one-of-a-kind firearm is engraved with the ARC, Green Devil and Navy Seal Logos, along with the words “Extortion 17” and the shared motto of “ Strength & Honor”.


The raffle ends on Veterans Day, November 11th.
The winner will be announced November 12th during the TGE Anniversary party.

 


ARC, The Association For The Recovery Of Children

ASSOCIATION FOR THE RECOVERY OF CHILDREN

ARC exercises a clandestine component to its operations, contracted through various sources of intelligence to facilitate the recovery of missing, abducted, trafficked, and exploited American children in the U.S. or in foreign locations.

ARC'S TEAM comes from the CIA, NSA, FBI, supervisory law enforcement, Fortune 100 corporate security, government protective services and military special forces. With offices in Los Angeles and a network of 150 experienced affiliates and operators worldwide, ARC is well-equipped to locate and recovery children no matter where they have been taken.

The Association for the Recovery of Children (ARC) is a 501(c)(3)non-profit organization formed in 1993. To date, ARC has a 100% success rate with a multitude of recoveries, which translates to the fact that no harm ever came to a child reunited with their custodial parents.

ARC is comprised of former and active intelligence, military, and law enforcement personnel dedicated to the recovery of missing and exploited American children in foreign and domestic locations. Ours is an under-the-radar operation contracted through various sources for intelligence, information as well as the recovery of missing, abducted, and exploited American children in domestic and foreign locations.

Bazzel Baz - Founder and President

 

Baz is known as “the Patron Saint for Missing Kids.” He is a former CIA Intelligence Special Operations Group Paramilitary Case Officer, recipient of the Intelligence Commendation Medal, former counter-terrorism officer in the United States Marine Corps and a graduate of The Citadel. He currently contracts as a “life guarantor” for people entering high threat environments.

 

In 1993 Baz founded the Association for the Recovery of Children (ARC), an organization comprised of former and active intelligence, military, and law enforcement personnel dedicated to the recovery of missing and exploited American children in foreign and domestic locations. In 2019, on invitation of the White House and DOJ, Baz introduced ARC’s legislative initiative involving severe penalties for those who sexually exploit any child under the age of 18 in the U.S.

 

Baz is well known globally for his expertise and extraordinary skillset. Author of "Terrorism Survival Handbook" and several other books, he has been called on by CNN, CNBC and MSNBC as an advisor and spokesperson on the war on Terrorism and Homeland Security. He is also a film and television writer, producer, and actor. Bazzel Baz co-starred as the commander of Raymond Reddington’s paramilitary group on NBC’s "The BLACKLIST" for four seasons.

Green Devil Motorcycles

GREEN DEVIL GARAGE

Opened in 2013, green devil garage is Hampton Roads’ first motorcycle repair-and-storage shop. Green devil garage is veteran owned & operated. Specializing in custom builds, motorcycle repair & service and also provide long or short term storage solutions for motorcycles, complete with maintenance. Green devil garage mission is to provide motorcycle owners affordable maintenance, repair, and worry-free storage for their bikes. Green devil garage also a full dyno shop with power vision dyno solutions for your ride.

This is a Green Devil exclusive custom hand-built motorcycle.

 

On 6 August 2011, a U.S. CH-47D Chinook military helicopter operating with the call sign Extortion 17 (pronounced "one-seven") was shot down while transporting a Quick Reaction Force attempting to reinforce a Joint Special Operations Command unit of the 75th Ranger Regiment in the Tangi Valley in Maidan Wardak province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan. The resulting crash killed all 38 people on board.

Casualties from the event included:

      • 15 United States Navy SEALs and one Military Working Dog handler from the Naval Special Warfare Development Group's Gold Squadron
      • 2 U.S. Navy SEALs from Naval Special Warfare Group 1
      • 4 U.S. Naval Special Warfare support personnel: Two EOD, one Cryptologic, and one Information systems technician
      • 3 U.S. Army Reserve personnel (Aircrew) from the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment
      • 2 U.S. Army personnel (Aircrew) from the 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, part of Colorado Army National Guard
      • 2 U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen from the 24th Special Tactics Squadron
      • 1 U.S. Air Force Combat Controller from the 24th Special Tactics Squadron
      • 7 Afghan National Army Commandos, part of the Afghan National Army
      • 1 Afghan civilian interpreter Sayed Jawid Sadat
      • 1 U.S. Military Working Dog (Bart)

The 31 American deaths represent the greatest loss of U.S. military lives in a single incident in the, by then, decade-long war in Afghanistan that began in 2001.

Their deaths are the greatest single loss of life ever suffered by the U.S. Special Operations community in the 24-year history of the U.S. Special Operations Command.


Patrick Tozzi - Founding Owner, Lead Fabricator, & Designer

 

Opened in 2013, green devil garage is Hampton Roads’ first motorcycle repair-and-storage shop. Green devil garage is veteran owned & operated. Specializing in custom builds, motorcycle repair & service and also provide long or short term storage solutions for motorcycles, complete with maintenance. Green devil garage mission is to provide motorcycle owners affordable maintenance, repair, and worry-free storage for their bikes. Green devil garage also a full dyno shop with power vision dyno solutions for your ride.

Staccato Firearms

STACCATO 2011 HANDGUNS

100% American made; Staccato continues to evolve the platform they created over a quarter of a century ago by building 2011® handguns that are duty-ready. This means delivering all of the shootability, accuracy, and speed of their competition legacy, but with “out of the box” consistency and reliability required by law enforcement’s high qualification standards. To achieve this, Staccato has invested in research and design, and brought precision manufacturing to the art of gunsmithing. The result is a world-class line-up of 2011® handguns that are reliable, insanely accurate, durable, and easy to shoot well.

The Staccato P is approved for duty by more than 325 law enforcement agencies and carried by elite units like the Texas Rangers and the US Marshals Special Operations Group, as well as thousands of officers across the country. The Staccato P has never failed a law enforcement department evaluation, including drop, accuracy, reliability, and endurance testing. Civilians serious about protection and defense know that the Staccato P is the option trusted by those who put their lives on the line every day.

STACCATO XC

The Staccato XC is more than a gun – it’s a truly memorable experience. From elite shooters to everyday range shooters, the Staccato XC delivers incredibly flat and fast shooting. Hitting the target — even for novices — is easy to do. Built with an integrated compensated barrel and a balanced trigger, the XC gives shooters a leg-up on their peers. The increased confidence shooters gain with the XC also makes it a sound choice for home defense.


Raffle Ticket Purchase/Donation

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Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

1. Eligibility
ARC Charity Raffle (the "Contest") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Texas Gun Experience and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2. Sponsor
The Contest is sponsored by Texas Gun Experience, located at 1901 S Main st, Grapevine, Texas 76051.

3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Contest Period
The Contest begins on April 01, 2022 at 12:00 am CST and ends on November 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm CST (the "Contest Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: On-Site & Online

5. How to Enter
On-Site: This method of entry will be available at Texas Gun Experience, 1901 S Main st, Grapevine, Texas 76051.
Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (https://texasgunexperience.com/arc-charity-raffle) and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit.

No limit on entries per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6. Prize Drawing
On or about November 12, 2022, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about November 12, 2022. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

7. Winner Notification
The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand and First Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.

8. Prizes
Grand Prize (1) - 2007 Rigid Motorcycle, Custom Extortion 17 build (winner responsible for any taxes and fees).
Grand Prize (2)- Custom Staccato XC Handgun.

9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

11. Disputes
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Texas.

12. Privacy
Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor's privacy policy.