WinBig.

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All TCA members who recruit one or two new members will earn one (1) chance toward the Grand Prize of the choice of a Lionel Vision Line or MTH Premier "Big Boy" for each new member recruited.

Each TCA member who helps recruit three new members will earn:

  • one year of paid TCA dues and…
  • Bonus: the member's three (3) chances toward the Grand Prize will be doubled to SIX (6)!

Two Divisions Will Win. The Division that records the largest number of new members—AND the Division that records the greatest percentage of new members—will each win their choice of either a Lionel or MTH "Big Boy."

Members—It's so simple!

1. Help a prospective new member fill out their TCA Membership Application AND…
2. Clearly print your name and TCA number at the bottom of the TCA Membership Application form. TCA Headquarters will record you as a "Win Big" participant.

Special Application Form.
This Special Application is Available Here

Divisions.

• This is every Division's chance to "Win Big"!

• The more your Division promotes participation by its members, the greater their chance to "Win Big."

• When a new TCA applicant is assigned to your Division, your Division will earn one chance to win the choice of the MTH or Lionel "Big Boy."

• Use the "Big Boy" on your club layout OR as a fundraiser OR as an award.

• Both winning Divisions will be announced at TCA National Conventions.

• Headquarters keeps score.

1.   Eligibility: "WIN BIG" is open to all TCA members in good standing. Members can win one (1) one-year paid membership in each Campaign Program Year.

 

2.   Campaign Program Year: Calculation of "WIN BIG" winners will be by applications received at TCA Headquarters, Strasburg, PA, on a Campaign Year basis starting June 1 and ending on May 31 each subsequent year.

 

3.  New Member: A "New Member" is a person joining TCA for the first time.

 

4.   Member Prizes: Any member can win! To qualify, a member will print his/her name and TCA number on the Membership Application of an Applicant. Only one TCA member name and number may be listed on any Membership Application as helping the Applicant. Headquarters staff will record. There is no other cash value to Grand Prize chances.

A)   TCA Members who recruit one or two new members will earn one (1) chance on the Grand Prize for each new member recruited as recorded on Membership Applications.

B)   Each member recruiting three (3) new members in a Campaign Year will receive a one (1) year paid TCA membership.

C)   Bonus: A member recruiting three (3) new members in a Campaign Year will receive a Bonus of three (3) additional chances for a total of six (6) chances toward the Grand Prize.

5.   Division Prize(s): The TCA Division recording the largest number of new members in a program period and the TCA Division recording the greatest percentage of new members joining in a program period will each win the choice of a Lionel Vision Line or MTH Premier "Big Boy" locomotive. There is no other cash value.

 

6.   The Grand Prize: The GRAND PRIZE of the choice of a Lionel Vision Line or MTH Premier "Big Boy" locomotive will be awarded to one TCA member from among those that have been listed as recruiting at least one new TCA member. To qualify for the Grand Prize drawing, a member will print his/her name and TCA number on the Membership Application of an applicant. Headquarters staff will record. Current members will receive one chance for the Grand Prize for each and every Application Form with their name and TCA number printed on it. There is no other cash value.

 

7.   Chances for Grand Prize: Chances for the Grand Prize will only be awarded to current members for new member applications and dues payments by applicants received between September 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019. Subsequent Campaign Years will run from June 1 to May 31 of the current calendar year.

 

8.   Final Determination: In all matters relating to this program, the decision of the National TCA Officers and our BOD are final.

 

9.   Not Eligible: TCA staff and their families are not eligible for prize awards.

 

10. Notification of Winners: All winners, both individual and Division, will be notified by letter or email. The names of winners and the prize selected will be published in TCA's National Headquarters News and will be posted on the TCA website.

 

11. The original Manufacturer's Warranty applies to ALL WIN BIG prize locomotives.

 

12. The Train Collectors Association, Inc., reserves the right to amend these rules at any time.

As the campaign progresses, you will be able to see general results here.

 

 

Print the New Member Application                       Print the Campaign Rules

 

Everyone can win.

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