JDRF 2013 FORD ESCAPE RAFFLE (hereafter referred to as "JDRF Raffle") CONTEST RULES, DETAILS, & RESTRICTIONS
Published on JDRF Gala website and referenced on raffle tickets.
1. The JDRF Raffle Grand Prize will be 2013 Ford Escape.
Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility. Under
no circumstance shall there be any prize substitutions or cash
equivalent distribution to entrants whose tickets are drawn.
Winner shall assume and be responsible for all licensing, registration,
and all other fees, and local, state and federal taxes, including
without limitation all applicable sales, use, luxury, income and
special taxes as well as insurance as required by law.
4. There may be additional prizes available through the JDRF Raffle
drawing. In the event additional drawings are held, all raffle tickets,
including those drawn for other prizes, shall be included in the Grand
5. The purchase price of one raffle ticket
is $10.00. Payments may be made by credit card by calling 225-932-9511.
Tickets may not be purchased online. We accept only VISA, MasterCard,
Discover, and American Express credit cards. Checks or money orders
should be made payable to "JDRF" located at 9457 Brookline Avenue Baton
Rouge, LA. 70809. Upon receipt of either a credit card payment, or
other acceptable form of payment, ticket stub(s) will be mailed within 7
working days to entrant. If an entrant's check or credit card is
declined by the bank, the raffle tickets purchased by the entrant shall
be declared invalid unless and until full payment is made prior to the
actual drawing. Likewise, any dishonored check will be considered an
invalid entry and the entrant will be notified by mail. Payments are not
tax-deductible contributions. All ticket purchases are final and
6. The JDRF Raffle ticket sales will run from January 25, 2013 to April 27, 2013.
7. The JDRF Raffle drawing will be held no later than 11:00 PM at the JDRF 12th
Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala held at the Heard residence located
at 18850 Old Perkins Road East Baton Rouge, LA. 70810 on April 27,
2013. The purchaser(s) of the winning ticket need(s) not be present to
win. Winner shall be notified at the telephone number provided on
winner's raffle ticket stub. In the event that the winning ticket
contains unverifiable information deeming it impossible to identify the
winning entrant within four (4) weeks after the drawing, or the winning
entrant is unreachable, the winning entrant may be disqualified and
shall forfeit all interest in the prizes. In such instances, subsequent
drawings shall be held until a qualified identifiable winner is
8. In the event that more than one name may be
stated on the winning raffle ticket(s), the winner(s) must provide the
Social Security number for the designated winner. Delivery of the prize
will be made solely to the entrant declared as the winner. It is the
sole responsibility of the entrants in a multiple party entry to
allocate the prize among themselves, with one and only one entrant
designated as the winner.
9. Entrants must be 21 years of
age or older, the established legal gambling age in Louisiana, and must
be a U.S. resident (excluding Puerto Rico). Employees of the Louisiana
Chapter of JDRF and Hollingsworth Richards Mazda, Hollingsworth Richards
Ford, Hollingsworth Richards Honda, and other related business entities
and the immediate family members of any persons domiciled with any such
employee, are not eligible to win or enter.
10. Names of
the winner(s) will be available to the media and all raffle participants
via the JDRF Baton Rouge website (www.jdrf.org/batonrouge) for a
minimum of 60 days after the end of the raffle.
must take delivery from Hollingsworth Richards Ford located at 7787
Florida Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA. 70806 within four (4) weeks of the
drawing. Winner shall be responsible for taking delivery of the Grand
Prize, and shall be responsible for all arrangements and costs
associated with taking delivery, including but not limited to
shipping/transport. Should the winning entrant be unable to take
delivery of the Grand Prize within four (4) weeks of the drawing due
solely to the winner's inability to do so, the winner shall relinquish
the prize and eligibility for the prize. In such instance(s), entrant
shall be refunded the raffle ticket purchase price, and subsequent
drawings shall be held until a qualified winner is identified. Under no
circumstance shall there be any prize substitutions or cash equivalent
distribution to entrants whose tickets are drawn.
The winner shall be subject to any and all applicable withholding taxes
as required by the I.R.S. and other local and/or state governing taxing
authorities based upon the taxable value of the Grand Prize. Winner
shall pay estimated Federal income tax (25% of stated value of Grand
Prize) to JDRF upon delivery of the prize. JDRF shall transmit the
payment of taxes to the I.R.S., and shall send winner the required 1099,
reflecting the taxes paid by the winner. Raffle ticket purchases (game
of chance) are not tax-deductible.
13. JDRF DISCLAIMS
ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING MAZDA
MOTOR COMPANY, HOLLINGSWORTH RICHARDS MAZDA, AND ALL OTHER THIRD PARTIES
PARTICIPATING IN THE RAFFLE.
14. The decisions of JDRF and its Auditors and designated personnel shall be final on all matters concerning the drawing.
15. The purchase of tickets for this raffle is void where prohibited by law.
16. Operated under Louisiana Gaming License Number E0004510 and East Baton Rouge Parish Charitable Gaming Permit Number 691.