2014 Rotary Raffle
2014 Classic Car Raffle Official Rules - Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Waukegan
The Rotary Club of Waukegan is a charitable organization located in Waukegan, IL. Our mission is to foster the ideals of community service, promote high ethical standards in business and professions, and advance understanding, goodwill, and peace through fellowship of persons united by serving local and global society.
The Rotary Club of Waukegan provides financial and/or personal support to non-profit, charitable, and non-political organizations providing life essential and life enhancement services such as Feed the Hungry, Literacy programs within the jurisdictions of the Waukegan Public Library and Waukegan School District #60, Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts, Waukegan Park District, Polio Eradication, Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA), and other local and global charities.
For each $20.00 donation, a single raffle entry will be generated for the donor. For each $100.00 donation, 6 raffle entries will be generated for the donor. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Rotary Club of Waukegan. A "donation" shall not occur and be binding on the Rotary Club of Waukegan until funds received for the same have cleared the bank. Credit cards accepted for in-person donations are VISA MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Raffle donations may be made in-person to members of the Rotary Club of Waukegan. Checks or money orders may be mailed to the Rotary Club at the address shown below. Donations are not tax deductible.
Each donation shall constitute an "entry" into the raffle drawing, and the person to whom the entry is registered shall be the "entrant." Although more than one name may be provided on the entry registration form, the entry shall be registered to the first name listed, who shall constitute the sole Entrant for that ticket. The winning Entrant shall be the "winner" of the prize. Transfer of prize ownership will be made to the Entrant. The winner must supply his/her social security number before the prize is tendered. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to allocate a winning prize to other participants in case of a multiple entry registration, and the winning Entrant shall hold harmless The Rotary Club of Waukegan in case of conflicting claims or disputes among multiple claimants.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW
This raffle is conducted in accordance with gaming laws enacted and enforced by the City of Waukegan, Lake County, Illninois and void in areas prohibited or restricted by law. Raffle promoters and/or the Rotary Club of Waukegan are not responsible for lost or stolen entries. Raffle entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of the Rotary Club of Waukegan, if attempts are made to disrupt the Raffle or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If the above occurs, the Rotary Club of Waukegan reserves the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention in a manner, determined solely by the Rotary Club of Waukegan that is fair and equitable to Raffle participants.
The Rotary Club of Waukegan, its members, officers, directors, agents, and representatives and their parent organizations, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries; (ii) failed, returned, or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner; or (iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties resulting from participation in this Raffle or otherwise; (iv) errors in transmission; (v) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Rotary Club of Waukegan that may cause the Raffle to be disrupted or corrupted (vi) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of a prize, or from participation in the Raffle; or (vii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Raffle.
QUANTITY OF ENTRIES
The maximum number of entries offered via donation is 5,000. Requests for entries and therefore donations received after all entries are assigned or following the drawing, will be returned to the entrant(s).
Entrants must be legal residents of the United States and 18 years of age or older on, or before, September 20, 2014. The Entrant must supply his/her social security number to receive prize. If an Entrant's check or credit card is dishonored prior to the drawing, the entry ticket will be declared invalid, until a replacement donation is received. All check or credit card charges found dishonored after the drawing must be honored. A $20.00 charge will be assessed for non-sufficient funds or stop payment checks.
The raffle drawing will take place on September 20, 2014 at a location determined by the Rotary Club of Waukegan. If not depleted prior to the official prize drawing, entries will be available via in-person donation until the time of the drawing. Mailed donations must e received by 1:00p.m. CDT on Friday, September 20, 2014. The winner does not need to be present at the time of the drawing and will be notified by the Rotary Club of Waukegan within 7 business days of the drawing. It is the responsibility of the donor/entrant to provide a valid mailing address, phone and/or email address for notification.
The prize winner for the September 20, 2014 drawing will be awarded a 1965 Ford Mustang with an official appraisal value of no less than $10,000. In lieu of the car, the winner has the option of taking a cash prize of $10,000.
The winner must present his/her entry stub when claiming the prize. The winner must claim the prize within 14 days from notification, per directions provided in the notification letter. He/she is responsible for accepting the prize on a date, time and site within Lake County, IL. designated by the Rotary Club of Waukegan. Failure to claim the prize within 14 days from notification will result in forfeiture of the prize and refund of the winning ticket donation of $20. A new winning ticket will then be drawn. This process will continue until a qualified winner claims the prize.
All federal, state and local income, gaming and/or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the the prize, are the responsibility of the holder of the winning ticket. The IRS has taken the position that amounts donated for chances to participate in raffles, lotteries or similar programs are not gifts and, therefore, the price of the entry does not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution. Winner must complete a W-9 form before receiving prize. For further information, consult your qualified financial advisor.
In the event a minimum of $13,000 in donations under this raffle are not received by September 13, 2014, the Rotary Club of Waukegan reserves the right to withdraw the car prize and $10,000 cash prize option. In this case fifty percent (50%) of the net proceeds up to $5,000 will be paid to one winner.
WAIVER/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Entrants release the Rotary Club of Waukegan, board of directors, committee members, officers, volunteers, and representative agents from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession of the prize. Any liability of the Rotary Club of Waukegan shall be limited to the donation amount. In case of a dispute, the Rotary's decision shall be final. The Rotary Club of Waukegan is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.
Entrant agrees to allow the Rotary Club of Waukegan to use his/her name and/or image without any compensation for any promotional activity related to this or any future raffle. Any and all addresses and contact information of the purchaser will not be released to the public.
Rotary Club of Waukegan
P.O. Box 8728
Waukegan, IL 60079-8728