N Walnut St, Carmi, IL 62821
50/50 Raffle Rules
Corn Day 50/50 Raffle
Promoter/Sponsor of this Corn Day 50/50 Raffle (the “Raffle”) is the Carmi Kiwanis Club, with an address of 304 E. Robinson Street, Carmi, IL 62821 (the “Club”). All entrants 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 the Carmi Kiwanis Club and by all other decisions of the Carmi Kiwanis Club 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 Illinois laws and regulations, specifically, to the provisions of the City of Carmi Raffle License #0224.
The Raffle is open to legal U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Members of the Carmi Kiwanis Club or any member of their household shall not be eligible to enter or win.
The Raffle begins on February 29, 2020 and will close on Saturday October 10, 2020 after completion of the main parade, or such other time as determined by the Carmi Kiwanis Club in its sole discretion (the “Entry Period”).
HOW TO ENTER
Tickets will be sold for the Raffle throughout the Entry Period. To enter the Raffle, entrant 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 $10.00. 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 on the Stage located at the intersection of South Walnut Street and Main Street in Carmi, Illinois after the conclusion of the main parade on Saturday October 10, 2020. The winning raffle ticket number will be announced then, and again multiple times throughout the evening. The winning raffle ticket number will also be placed in the Carmi Times Newspaper. Winner need not be present when the winner is announced to win.
There are two (2) ways for a winner to claim a prize: (a) if winner is present at the Carmi Corn Days when the winning raffle ticket number is announced, the holder of the winning raffle ticket must bring the winning ticket and valid ID to the main stage located at South Walnut Street and Main Street in Carmi, Illinois, where they will receive additional information on how to claim the prize; or (b) if winner is not present at the Carmi Corn Days when the winning raffle ticket number is announced, the winner may contact the Carmi Kiwanis Club (Eric Rahlfs) through the office of Conger & Elliot, Prof. Corp., located at 304 E. Robinson Street, Carmi, IL 62821 within thirty (30) days of the end of the Entry Period, by close of business on November 10, 2020, in order to receive more information on how to claim the prize.
The holder of a winning ticket must provide Carmi Kiwanis Club with all information required to claim a prize (including tax identification information). In the event: (i) that the winner does not contact Carmi Kiwanis Club within thirty (30) days of the end of the Entry Period (by the close of business on November 10); (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 the Carmi Kiwanis Club. The Carmi Kiwanis Club has no obligation to contact potential winners.
The Carmi Kiwanis Club, 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 will 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 the Carmi Kiwanis Club and consent to the use of his/her likeness in order to collect the prize.
Each entrant who purchased a winning raffle ticket will 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 Carmi Kiwanis Club to offset gaming expenses. The balance after deducting expenses shall be utilized for charitable purposes as recommended by a majority vote of the Carmi Kiwanis Club Board of Directors.
All prizes will be delivered via check within thirty (30) days of the winner delivering the winning raffle ticket, executed Declaration of Eligibility, and all other required documents to the Carmi Kiwanis Club. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Raffle winners. Unclaimed winnings will be retained by the Carmi Kiwanis Club for distribution for charitable purposes.
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 the 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 number will be posted by the Carmi Kiwanis Club in the Carmi Times Newspaper as well as on the club’s Facebook page.
The prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any expenses associated with the Raffle, unless otherwise indicated.
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 entrant 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 entrant may have or that may arise against the Carmi Kiwanis Club and each of their subsidiaries and related entities, and the Carmi Kiwanis Club members (collectively, the “Released Parties”), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant’s participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prize awarded in the Raffle. By entering the Raffle, each entrant 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/or other legal fees) they may incur as a result of claims made against them in connection with either (i) entrant’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 the Raffle and the opportunity to win the prize offered in this Raffle, each entrant hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the entrant’s name, likeness, voice, photograph, performance, personal statements and/or biographical information in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by the Carmi Kiwanis Club.
RAFFLE CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION
Carmi Kiwanis Club 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 discretion of the Carmi Kiwanis Club.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
Participation in this Raffle is void where prohibited.