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2018 Fall Raffles Are Live!

Fall Raffle sales went live on Monday, October 15; they will close Sunday, November 25. More amazing work by NOCF Artist Consortium!

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The International Rescue Committee Thanks You!

The NOCF represents the world-wide tabletop wargamer community.

The IRC was a new charity supported by the Horus Heresy armies in 2017 and you raised $8,175.

Below is a thank you letter from the IRC. This is the impact that you make when you purchase raffle tickets or come up to the NOCF Lounge and drink for charity, bid on Silent Auction items or make donations.

From all of us at NOCF, thank you; we are proud to represent you!

IRC Thank You 11-2017

 

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The Deathwatch Army is SOLD OUT! Other models remain.

Raffle Tickets for the Deathwatch Army have sold out!  Thank you so much! Don’t forget the other great models we have up for raffle:

MODELS:
Bolt Action, Medium Tank T-34/85
Bolt Action model donated by James Wappel (WEBSITE). Take a chance on winning this studio painted quality miniature!

Warhammer 40k, Adeptus Mechanicus Tech-Priest Dominus
Warhammer 40,000 model from the Dave Taylor collection (WEBSITE).  Don’t miss the chance to own this beautiful model.

Warhammer 40K, Commissar
Warhammer 40,000 model donated by David Faust (FACEBOOK PAGE). The odds are in your favor to take home this amazing piece of artwork!

Remember, sales close at 12:00 Midnight EDT on November 23.
Purchase tickets for any of the Fall Raffles here.

RAFFLE RULES HERE

NOCF thanks you for your continued support!

 

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Doctors Without Borders Thanks You!

The NOCF represents the world-wide tabletop wargamer community.

Doctors Without Borders / Medecins Sans Frontieres was chosen as a premiere NOCF charity due to its worldwide reach, outstanding work, and excellent stewardship. Raffle tickets benefiting this organization have been sold in over 30 countries since 2013, and that number continues to grow. The current Fall Raffle (expected to exceed $5,000) will supplement the 2017 donations to DWB/MSF, raising total contributions over $60,000!

Below is a thank you letter from the DWB/MSF. This is the impact that you make when you purchase raffle tickets or come up to the NOCF Lounge and drink for charity, bid on Silent Auction items or make donations.

From all of us at NOCF, thank you; we are proud to represent you!

DWB Thank You 11-2017

 

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The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Thanks You!

The NOCF represents the world-wide tabletop wargamer community.

BCRF was the catalyst for the first NOVA Open “tourney in the park” back in 2009, and the NOCF Board of Directors made this tremendous research organization its first priority in 2013.  The “compassionate force” – which is you – has donated more than $25,000 to BCRF to-date. This year you helped raise $11,000!

Below is a thank you letter from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is the impact that you make when you purchase raffle tickets or come up to the NOCF Lounge and drink for charity, bid on Silent Auction items or make donations.

From all of us at NOCF, thank you; we are proud to represent you!

BCRF Thank You 11-2017

 

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Only 60 Tickets Remian!

The Deathwatch has been a huge hit, and now less than 70 tickets remain for this raffle.  Remember, sales close at 12:00 Midnight EDT on November 23.

Don’t forget the other models we have up for raffle:

MODELS:
Bolt Action, Medium Tank T-34/85
Bolt Action model donated by James Wappel (WEBSITE). Take a chance on winning this studio painted quality miniature!

Warhammer 40k, Adeptus Mechanicus Tech-Priest Dominus
Warhammer 40,000 model from the Dave Taylor collection (WEBSITE).  Don’t miss the chance to own this beautiful model.

Warhammer 40K, Commissar
Warhammer 40,000 model donated by David Faust (FACEBOOK PAGE). The odds are in your favor to take home this amazing piece of artwork!

 

Purchase tickets for any of the Fall Raffles here.

RAFFLE RULES HERE

NOCF thanks you for your continued support!

 

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The Fisher House Foundation Thanks You!

The NOCF represents the world-wide tabletop wargamer community.

So far, in 2017, you, the tabletop wargamer have raised $48,000 for charities, $9,000 of which went to Fisher House Foundation. Many of you are active and former military, and we not only thank you for your support and donations to NOCF, but also for your service.  Without men and women like you it wouldn’t even be possible for us to enjoy the freedom to play tabletop wargames.

Below is a thank you letter from Fisher House Foundation. This is the impact that you make when you purchase raffle tickets or come up to the NOCF Lounge and drink for charity, bid on Silent Auction items or make donations.

So next time you think of NOCF, think of the “compassionate force” that it represents, and none of it would be possible without you!

From all of us at NOCF, thank you; we are proud to represent you!

Fisher Thank You 11-2017

 

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The Houston Food Bank Thanks You!

The NOCF represents the world-wide tabletop wargamer community.

So far, in 2017, you, the tabletop wargamer have raised $48,000 for charities, $5,000 of which went to the Houston Food Bank. Initially the Houston Food Bank was not one of the summer charities, but due to the massive damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in August and early September things changed and a dozen NOVA Open attendees living in the Houston area were forced to cancel. While at NOVA Open (August 29th – September 2nd) the NOCF Board of Directors heard about this and decided to run a one-day fundraiser for HFB; a great organization supporting the victims and families of the hurricane.

You all were extremely generous in your giving and we raised $5,000 that night.  Below is a thank you letter from the Houston Food Bank. This is the impact that you make when you purchase raffle tickets or come up to the NOCF Lounge and drink for charity, bid on Silent Auction items or make donations.

So next time you think of NOCF, think of the “compassionate force” that it represents, and none of it would be possible without you!

From all of us at NOCF, thank you; we are proud to represent you!

HFB Thank You 11-2017

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10 Days Left!

THE FALL RAFFLE SEASON:

Purchase tickets for any of the Fall Raffles here.

 

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NOCF Fall Raffles are Live!

NOCF Fall Raffles are live!

The fall raffles are:

ARMY:
The Deathwatch
MODELS:
Bolt Action, Medium Tank T-34/85
Warhammer 40k, Adeptus Mechanicus Tech-Priest Dominus
Warhammer 40K, Commissar

Purchase tickets here.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13: Fall Season Ticket Sales Go Live
  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23:  Sales Close at 12:00 Midnight EDT
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24:  Raffle Drawings / Winners Posted before 12:00 Noon EDT

RAFFLE RULES HERE

NOCF thanks you for your continued support!

 

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NOCF Fall Raffle News

NOCF is Back with New Fall Raffles!

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13: Fall Season Ticket Sales Go Live
  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23:  Sales Close at 12:00 Midnight EDT
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24:  Raffle Drawings / Winners Posted before 12:00 Noon EDT

RAFFLE RULES HERE

NOCF thanks you for your continued support!

Have thoughts of the oncoming winter got you down? Well despair not! What better way to prepare for the cold than with a few NOCF Fall Raffles?

Spend those long dark cold nights inside playing tabletop wargames with new models won in our raffles. Shove it friend’s faces after you win and shout, “Look! Not only did I beat you handily, but I did it with much better painted minis than you have!”

Maybe it’s best not to gloat, but it would be advisable to purchase massive quantities of raffles tickets here . Take your best shot!

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Magnus wants you to know he’s had his own personal photo shoot

More pictures of Magnus the Red have been uploaded. You can see them the same place as always you filthy heretics, where you buy tickets, here. The Crimson King demands your servitude…(more like, we at NOCF humbly request you purchase some tickets to this exquisite model to help continue to support charity, but that doesn’t really go well with the theme of The Great Betrayal.)

 

 

 

 

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Dates of Raffle Drawings

Stay Tuned for continuing news on NOCF’s 2018 Raffles.

2018 Fall Raffles
Tickets Go on Sale: October 15, 2018 (12:00am)
Drawing: November 25, 2018 (11:50pm)

  • Winners need not be present to win
  • Winners’ names (plus city/state/country) will be posted at: http://novaopenfoundation.org/past-winners 
  • Winners will be notified by email – using their PayPal email address no later than Tuesday, 10/27
  • Winners must verify their mailing address before NOCF can ship
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Summer 2017 Charity Army Raffles

The 2017 Charity Army Lineup
Raffles Go Live Saturday, July 1, 2017
00:01am EST

  • 40K Necrons – “The Golden Dynasty”
  • Flames of War – “Monty’s Desert Rats” & “Rommel’s Afrika Korps”
  • 30K Sons of Horus – “Speartip of the Warmaster”
  • 30K Mechanicum – “The Hammer of Omnissiah”
  • X-Wing Squadron – “Organa’s Angels”
  • Warmachine/Hordes Cygnar – “Stryker’s Irregulars”
  • Blood Bowl Game Set and Pitch – from Stiff Neck Studios
  • A New Guild release, pro-painted – from Steamforged

The 2017 Charity Model Raffles
Go Live Same Time
Artists Donating Models Include:

  • Roman Lappat
  • Duncan Rhodes
  • Alan O’Bryan
  • Torlap “Thor” Intararangson
  • Patrick Chambers
  • Drew Palies
  • John McAvoy
  • And More!

 

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A Star Wars™ Destiny Charity Collection – Raffle Opens April 19!

 

When members of the community offer help, donations and products, to support the fundraising efforts of the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation, it renews the energy of the volunteers who do the work of the organization. We extend a special thank you to Kris Sherriff, who donated this amazing and complete Awakenings Set.

Desiny is one of the hottest selling card games of the year, and this collection includes everything you need to jump in and start playing competitively immediately. If you missed out on picking up Star Wars™: Destiny Awakenings when it hit shelves in December (no doubt because it sold out so quickly), now is your chance to not only catch up – but to help raise funds for the incredible work that DWB/MSF does around the world!

The complete collection details can be viewed HERE.

Check out details of raffle and actual photos HERE.
Buy Tickets starting April 19, 2017 HERE.

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WRATH of KINGS Goritsi Faction Werewolves – Raffle Opens April 17!

Cool Mini Or Not (CMON), working with the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation, reaches out to tabletop wargaming community to help raise funds for DWB/MSF, and have provided Wrath of Kings models from a favorite faction to support the cause!

Painted by Neil Szabo ( http://almostperftec.blogspot.comand Greg Zuniga 

Wrath of Kings is a fantasy skirmish miniatures game where players take command of the armies from one of the five kingdoms of Arikania, as they vie for the throne of the Ancient King!  Neil Szabo and Greg Zuniga, two exceptional miniatures artists, painted up four of the wonderful Werewolf Specialists from the popular House Goritsi faction. The models brought to life by Neil and Greg are Goral the Rampager, Pack Master Kozakar, a brutal Shieldbreaker, and the swift Scourge Hound! 

Check out details of raffle and actual photos HERE.
Buy Tickets starting April 17, 2017 HERE.

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DARK AGE “Path to Glory” – Goes Live April 17!

Cool Mini Or Not (CMON) is once again working with the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation to raise funds for DWB/MSF. This year, they have supplied their new Starter Set, Dark Age’s “Path to Glory.”

Painted by Dave Taylor (davetaylorminiatures.blogspot.com)
and Jason Craze (slowfusegaming.com)

Dark Age is a gritty, D20-driven, sci-fi skirmish miniatures game which takes place in a very unique setting. Dave and Jason painted up this brand new, 2-player starter set, Path to Glory! These two veteran painters brought the forces of St. Isaac and the Ice Caste Dragyri to life for the lucky winner of this exceptional set!

Check out details of raffle and actual photos HERE.
Buy Tickets starting April 17, 2017 HERE.

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BURNING OF PROSPERO: Just 5 Days & Only 400 Tickets Remain!

What Do You Win?

The Horus Heresy “Burning of Prospero” Game Set with:

  1. 48 professionally painted plastic Citadel miniatures, both Thousand Sons & Space Wolves
  2. 16-page book detailing the story
  3. 32-page rulebook for the game
  4. 15 psychic power cards
  5. 36 warp energy and willpower cards
  6. 5 double-sided board tiles
  7. 24 dice
  8. GW transfer sheet
  9. KR Multicase transport carrier
  10. Trenchworx and DarkWolf Studios vexilla specials
  11. Two sets of custom made acrylics by TNT Laser Works
  12. And the knowledge you helped raise (if all tickets sell) almost $5,000 for Doctors Without Borders!
TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD IN 31 U.S. STATES & 15 COUNTRIES?  ARE YOU REPRESENTED?!

BUY TICKETS TODAY – CLICK HERE!

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The Fun is in the Stats!

The NOCF exists to represent the compassionate nature and generosity of the worldwide tabletop gamer. Are we doing that?  Absolutely!
Ticket sales for our 30K Charity Special of Horus Heresy “Burning of Prospero”
have been sold in 28 US states and 13 countries:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IS YOUR STATE OR COUNTRY REPRESENTED?  IF NOT, BUY TICKETS TODAY – CLICK HERE!
ONLY 600 TICKETS REMAIN ~ ONLY 1000 WILL BE SOLD
THE MORE YOU BUY, THE GREATER YOUR CHANCES
Proceeds will benefit Doctors Without Borders.

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Burning of Prospero: Tickets on Sale Today!

30K Charity Special of Horus Heresy “Burning of Prospero”
Learn More

BUY TICKETS – CLICK HERE!
ONLY 1000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD

Winner Drawn at LVO on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at 3pm PST
(need not be present to win; NOCF will ship worldwide)

Proceeds will benefit Doctors Without Borders.

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SHOP AMAZON FOR CHARITY!

The holidays are upon us! Did you know you could support the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation with every gift you buy this year? It’s easy ~ just shop Amazon.Go to smile.amazon.com and choose the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation as your preferred organization. After that, a percentage of every purchase made through Amazon Smile will be directed straight to NOCF!

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-1895821

Remember, only purchases at smile.amazon.com, (not www.amazon.com or the mobile app,) supports your charity.

Thank you for all your support!
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Tabletop Wargamers Making a Difference!

The NOCF will be making combined donations to DWB, BCRF and Fisher House – in the name of the Compassionate Force of Tabletop Wargamers Worldwide – in excess of $25K this year. How much in excess? The Archaon raffle will determine that!

Tickets are still on sale to win this amazing first-ever Games Workshop donated studio mini (go ahead and laugh, it’s over 13″ tall!)  through 9/30/2016 at midnight.  More after that raffle closes!! The season’s not over until some lucky tabletop wargaming wins this incredible model – there’s still time. GREAT ODDS: Only 2000 tickets will be sold.  BUY TICKETS HERE.