Please read these Official Rules before entering the 50/50 Raffle. By purchasing a raffle ticket, you represent that you meet all of the below-stated requirements and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association, Inc., a 501(c)(6) organization
The administrator of this Southwestern Indiana Builders Association, Inc. 50/50 Raffle (the “Raffle”) is Southwestern Indiana Builders Association, Inc. with an address of 2175 N. Cullen Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715 (“SIBA”). All participants of the Raffle (“Participants”) agree to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official Rules as well as by all interpretations of these Official Rules by SIBA and by all other decisions of SIBA including resolution of disputes in connection with this Raffle, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Raffle. The Raffle is subject to all applicable Indiana laws and regulations, specifically, to the provisions of Indiana Code governing charity gaming, found at Indiana Code section 4-32.3, as well as to oversite by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
The Raffle is open to legal U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
The Raffle begins April 13, 2021 and will remain open until Sunday, June 13, 2021 6:00 p.m. Central time, or such other time as determined by SIBA in its sole and unfettered discretion (the “Entry Period”).
HOW TO ENTER
Tickets will be sold for the Raffle throughout the Entry Period. To enter the Raffle, Participant must purchase a Raffle ticket. Tickets may be purchased using cash only. Raffle tickets will be sold in the following amounts: one (1) raffle ticket for $5.00; three (3) raffle tickets for $10.00; twenty (20) raffle tickets for $20.00; or fifty (50) raffle tickets for $40.00. Raffle tickets may be purchased from SIBA or from any participating Parade Home. Visitors can call the SIBA Office for more information. There is no limit on the number of raffle tickets an individual may purchase. All raffle ticket purchases must be completed by the end of the Entry Period to be eligible for the applicable drawing.
All raffle ticket purchases are final, and no refunds or replacements will be issued.
One winner will be selected randomly at on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. CST. The winning raffle ticket number will be announced then, and the winning raffle ticket number will also be posted on all of SIBA’s social media pages. The winner need not be present when the winner is announced to win.
The holder of the winning raffle ticket must bring the winning ticket and valid ID to SIBA’s offices located at 2175 N. Cullen Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715 where they will receive additional information on how to claim the prize, or the winner may contact the SIBA Executive Director, Bill Pedtke at 812-479-6026 within thirty (30) days of the end of the Entry Period, by close of business on July 15, 2020, in order to receive more information on how to claim the prize.
The holder of a winning ticket must provide SIBA with all information required to claim a prize (including tax identification information). In the event: (i) that the winner does not contact SIBA within thirty (30) days of the end of the Entry Period (by close of business on July 14, 2021); (ii) that the winner is ruled ineligible for any reason; or (iii) that the winner declines the prize, the prize will be forfeited and will be retained by SIBA. SIBA has no obligation to contact potential winners.
SIBA, its members, or any of its entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of winner information online, or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen or misdirected winner information.
Winners may be required to sign a Declaration of Eligibility attesting to the fact that he/she is 18 years of age or older, as well as other terms and conditions as designated by SIBA and consent to the use of his/her likeness in order to collect the prize.
Each Participant who purchased a wining raffle ticket will be eligible receive one-half of the gross proceeds. The gross proceeds being the value of all monies collected from tickets purchased during the duration of the event. All remaining proceeds from the Raffle shall be retained by the SIBA to offset gaming expenses. The balance after deducting expenses shall be donated to charitable organizations as recommended by a majority vote of the SIBA Board of Directors and approved by a majority vote of the active members attending the regular or special business meeting at which the recommendations of the Board where presented.
All prizes will be delivered via check within thirty (30) days of the winner delivering the winning raffle ticket, executed Declaration of Eligibility, if so required, and all other required documents to SIBA as determined by SIBA in its sole and unfettered discretion. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Raffle winners. Unclaimed winnings will be retained by SIBA for distribution as determined by the SIBA Board of Directors in its sole and unfettered discretion, as described above.
Persons who purchase a raffle ticket may NOT opt to give away their raffle ticket to other eligible persons, in doing so the purchaser and the transferee waives any claim he/she might otherwise have to the prize. Purchasers of any raffle tickets may not re-sell their raffle tickets to other parties, and may not give a raffle ticket away to another person for the purpose of allowing that person to re-sell such raffle ticket. Any raffle ticket which has been resold in violation of these Official Rules shall be void. All individuals who re-sell, purchase, or receive a raffle ticket in violation of these Official Rules shall be ineligible to participate in the Raffle or to win a prize. A winner may transfer his/her prize to a third party provided that the following conditions are met: (a) the transferee would have otherwise been eligible to enter the Raffle; (b) the transferee shall be responsible for all taxes and costs described in these Official Rules; and (c) the transferee shall be bound by all Terms and Conditions of these Official Rules that are applicable to the winner. The winning raffle ticket numbers will be posted by SIBA to its web and social media pages.
Each Participant acknowledges that he or she has been informed that the IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances to participate in raffles, lotteries, or similar programs are not gifts and, therefore, the price of a Raffle ticket does not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution. The winner of the Raffle is responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and other government assessments on the awarded prize. Further, each winner acknowledges that federal law requires that a tax withholding on certain prize values must be collected from winners upon award or distribution. Federal and state withholding laws are subject to change without notice. The withholding laws in effect at the time each prize is claimed will be followed.
ODDS OF WINNING
The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION
By entering the Raffle, each PARTICIPANT agrees to follow these Raffle Official Rules and forever releases, discharges, and waives any and all claims, liabilities and actions of any kind, howsoever caused or arising and whether by negligence, any intentional act or otherwise, that PARTICIPANT may have or that may arise against SIBA and each of its related entities, and SIBA, directors, officers, and members (collectively, the “Released Parties”), with respect to or arising out of either (i) PARTICIPANT’S participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prize awarded in the Raffle. By entering the Raffle, each PARTICIPANT further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and their insurers against any and all damages, costs, judgments, and/or expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and other legal fees) they may incur as a result of claims made against them in connection with either (i) PARTICIPANT’S participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prize awarded in the Raffle.
Except where prohibited by law, in consideration for being permitted to participate in this Raffle and the opportunity to win the prizes offered in this Raffle, each Participant hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the Participant’s name, likeness, voice, photograph, performance, personal statements and/or biographical information in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by SIBA.
RAFFLE CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION
SIBA reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Raffle and/or change dates relating to the promotion in case of schedule changes, acts of God, force majeure events, computer viruses, bugs, corruption or unfairness of the security or administration of the Raffle, or for any other reason at the sole and unfettered discretion of SIBA.
DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW
The Raffle shall be governed by the laws of the State of Indiana without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction. Any claims regarding the Raffle that are not released, must be brought in the State or Federal Courts in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, and Participant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action. The Raffle is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Each Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action not waived arising out of or in connection with the Raffle, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this raffle, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.