NOVEMBER 2020 RAFFLE DISCLAIMER
Please note that the drawing date has been moved to December 18, 2020.
Good Shepherd Catholic Parish, Bethlehem Center of Visalia & George McCann Memorial Catholic School of Visalia, hereafter referred as THE BENEFACTORS in this disclaimer note, is a non- profit corporation organized under the laws of the state of California and the United States of America. These Rules govern the Bethlehem Center Gala raffle and, by purchasing a raffle ticket, you agree to be bound by these Rules.
You must be 18 years of age or older and must qualify under California law to purchase a raffle ticket and participate in this raffle.
The purchase price for one raffle ticket is $20.00. Tickets must be paid in advance by cash or check. If an entrant’s check is dishonored by the bank, the entry ticket will be invalid unless full payment is received by THE BENEFACTORS on or before December 16, 2020, prior to the time the raffle closes.
No more than 3,000 tickets will be sold. Any monies turned in after the raffle closes will be returned to the entrant. All tickets will be recorded in the order received. An original Raffle ticket stub with a matching number is required to redeem prizes.
If 3,000 raffle tickets are sold before the raffle closes, each ticket will have a 1-in- 3,000 chance in winning, and the prizes will be as follows:
First Prize: 2017 Ford Focus having a minimum fair market value of $8,300. The VIN: 1FADP3K24HL277828
Second Prize: $1,000 in Cash
Third Prize: $500 in Cash
The Winner will be determined by random drawing. The drawing will take place on November 12, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. PST and will be streamed live on Facebook and https://www.bethcenter.org. Winners will be notified by telephone. Prizes can not be redeemed for cash. Valid picture id of the raffle purchaser and the matching stub is required to claim the prize.
Winner will assume and be responsible for all licensing, registration, title, license plate, and all other fees, including local, state, and federal taxes, including without limitation all applicable sales, use, income, and special taxes. THE BENEFACTORS specifically disclaims all expressed or implied warranties, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding the Ford Focus vehicle.
If THE BENEFACTORS has not received by 5:00 p.m. PST, November 1, 2020, at least 1,000 valid raffle tickets and full payment, therefore, THE BENEFACTORS may, at its sole and absolute discretion, cancel the raffle and withdraw the prizes or decide to delay the drawing until the minimum has been purchased. In such an event, THE BENEFACTORS will consider the raffle tickets sold thus far towards delayed drawing.
Purchasers of raffle tickets must legibly write their full name and telephone numbers on each detachable ticket stub. If more than one name is stated on the stub, the first listed name shall be the Entrant. THE BENEFACTORS shall, will, and can have no obligation for payment or delivery of any prize to any person other than the entrant. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to allocate any such prize among the participants in any multiple party entry.
The winner of the raffle must claim the prize within 30 days of the drawing. If the winner does not claim the prize within 30 days of the drawing, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to a back up drawing held at the original drawing time.
Any drawing may be postponed due to weather or any state of emergency declared by state or county local authorities. In such an event, a new date, place, and time for the drawing will be determined by THE BENEFACTORS, which will be published in THE BENEFACTORS website.
Any and all disputes, claims, and controversies concerning this raffle shall be submitted to and resolved by binding arbitration, to be conducted under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association and the Uniform Arbitration Act, 42 Pa. C.S.A. §7301, et seq. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on all parties.
The safekeeping of Raffle Ticket is the purchaser’s sole responsibility. Any attempted transfer, purchase, sale, or auction of Raffle Ticket constitutes fraud by attempted seller and attempted buyer of Raffle Ticket and renders Raffle Ticket void. Raffle Tickets obtained from unauthorized sources are void. The raffle Ticket stub is void and will not be accepted if THE BENEFACTORS determines in its sole discretion that the stub has been tampered with, altered, counterfeited, forged, or is otherwise irregular or invalid nor is THE BENEFACTORS responsible for stubs that are lost, damaged, destroyed, stolen, incomplete or illegible; and, in all such cases, such stubs are void and THE BENEFACTORS shall have no liability in conjunction with same. In such event or if THE BENEFACTORS otherwise has reason to believe that someone has tampered with a Raffle Ticket (including stub) or the Raffle generally or otherwise attempted to defraud THE BENEFACTORS in any way, THE BENEFACTORS will disqualify such person and may otherwise seek to protect its rights via all available legal remedies, including possible criminal prosecution. THE BENEFACTORS further reserves the right to confiscate and retain any Raffle Tickets suspected of being invalid. In no event will THE BENEFACTORS award more than one (1) Grand Prize, Two (2) Second Prize, and Three (3) Third Prize. Should a printing, programming, or other error result in multiple winning Raffle Ticket stubs for any of the prizes, only one (1) of each Raffle Prize so affected will be awarded in a random drawing from among the holders of all such “winning” stubs for the affected Raffle Prize. THE BENEFACTORS disclaims any liability for typographical, printing, production, or other errors with Raffle
Tickets, with the understanding that THE BENEFACTORS’ sole liability for a defective or irregular Raffle Ticket is replacement with another ticket (provided supplies last) or the refund of the purchase price of such Raffle Ticket.
TICKET MAY NOT BE MAILED UPON PURCHASE. CREDIT CARDS NOT ACCEPTED AS FORM OF PAYMENT.