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Raffle: A Trip To London and Highclere Castle

Celebrate the fascinating world of manners, style and history during a remarkable trip to London, England from July 19 to 26, 2014. You’ll fly direct to London from DFW Airport for an amazing seven-day trip!

Here are just some of the trip highlights:


  • Explore Highclere Castle and the village featured in the series Downton Abbey
  • Delve into mysteries of the “Downstairs” world as you’re taught the powerful role of the butler
  • British etiquette masters will instruct you on how to successfully navigate afternoon tea and high society
  • Enjoy an exclusive whiskey tasting
  • Discover early 20th century fashion secrets as you go behind the scenes at one of the show’s costumiers

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The raffle is now closed. The winner will be selected Wednesday, March 5 at 7pm (note new time) live on KERA 13. If you have any questions, please call 214-740-9285. The winner will be notified by telephone and/or email.

Official Rules: Employees of North Texas Public Broadcasting (NTPB) and any immediate family members residing with the employees are not eligible to participate. Also members of the NTPB Board of Directors and NTPB Community Advisory Board and any immediate family members residing with them are not eligible to participate. Must be 21 years or older to enter. The winning ticket will be drawn the evening of March 5, 2014, live on air on KERA 13. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email. Holder of the winning ticket will be required to present the ticket receipt and positive identification for verification. Winner must complete Form W-9 and sign W-2G prior to receiving the prize. Raffle ticket price is not tax deductible or refundable. The Winner will receive an 7-day trip for 2 to London, England, from July 19, 2014, to July 26, 2014, with a fair market value of $8,390. This amount, less the $100 cost of winning raffle ticket, is taxable income to the winner. Upon acceptance of trip, winner must remit cash payment of $2,321 to satisfy 28% of U.S. common tax withholding. Airfare taxes, preferred seating, and any other additional airfare expenses are responsibility of the winner. The prize is not convertible to cash, nor will credit be given toward another prize. Winner must claim the prize within five (5) business days of being notified. In the event a winner elects not to accept or claim the prize, a second drawing will be held to determine a winner. Full rules here »

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