Raffle Rules


Drawing

Key eligibility and Grand Prize drawing dates are as follows:

Eligibility

Ticket purchaser and anyone to whom a ticket purchaser legally transfers a ticket must be an individual 18 years or older at the time of ticket purchase. All federal, state and local laws and regulations shall apply to this raffle. Tickets may be purchased at St. Tom’s or at special events using cash, check (payable to St. Tom’s), or debit card. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to ensure that accurate first name, last name, a valid deliverable mailing address, current email address and contact phone number are provided. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue and its respective board, staff, volunteers, representatives and members shall have NO liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible tickets or tickets without proper payment received, in which case tickets shall be deemed in-valid and shall be immediately disqualified. Similarly, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue staff are excluded from entering the 2020 $50K Raffle. By entering the Raffle, the ticket purchaser acknowledges that he or she is aware of, and agrees to abide by, the Official Rules and Regulations.

Grand Prize Drawing

Winning ticket number for the 2020 $50K Raffle will be announced on Friday, June 26, 2020. All tickets must be purchased between the dates of Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 to Friday, June 26 at 5:00 p.m. to be eligible for the drawing. Ticket purchases by mail must be received in the St. Tom’s Office by the end of business day on Friday, June 26. The winning ticket will be drawn on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:00 pm EST, prior to the St. Tom’s Drive-In Movie Night, and the Grand Prize winner will be notified. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue reserves the right to validate, and thereupon reasonably accept or reject any raffle ticket, modify or extend prize drawing deadlines, and/or add additional prizes or drawings at any time, in their sole discretion.

Cost of a Ticket

Each ticket costs $100 USD, and there is no limit on the number of tickets a single individual can purchase. The more tickets you purchase, the more chances you have to win $50,000. A reminder, all net proceeds raised in the 2020 St. Tom’s $50K Raffle are used for Purdue Catholic Students (PCS) purposes and are intended to serve Purdue Catholic Students. The maximum number of raffle tickets sold will be 1,000 (one thousand). Tickets can be sold for debit card, check, and by cash only when a St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue staff, board member, or certified volunteer is able to correctly record applicable information. Any amount paid towards purchase of a raffle ticket(s) does not qualify for St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue tax deductions.

Return and Cancellation Policy

All purchases of the 2020 St. Tom’s $50K Raffle are final and non-refundable; and may not be cancelled once processed.

Prize

The total number of prizes awarded in the 2020 St. Tom’s $50K Raffle will be one. The chances of a valid single raffle ticket entry winning the Grand Prize will be 1-in-1,000. In the event of a winning entry having more than one name, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue will award the prize to the first name listed on the ticket. Records of St. Tom’s shall be deemed correct if there is any discrepancy. St. Tom’s is not responsible for resolving any disputes that may arise from different individuals listed on a valid Raffle ticket. The winner of the Ticket Grand Prize (“Grand Prize”) is entitled to receive $50,000.00 USD. The Grand Prize winner must also comply with all terms stated in the 2020 St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue Official Raffle Rules and Regulations.

Notification of Winner

The Grand Prize winner will be notified in writing or by phone of the prize won and any requisite procedure to claim the prize. Winner of the Grand Prize must take possession of the prize and shall have Thirty (30) calendar days from notification of winning, to inform St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue of their acceptance. If the Grand Prize winner is unable to be contacted or located after a period of Sixty (60) calendar days from the draw date of 2020St. $50K Raffle drawing, the prize winnings will be deemed to have been donated to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue to fund the activities of the organization.

Taxes and Regulations

Grand Prize Winner will be responsible for taxes associated with the Raffle Prize and is solely responsible for tax of 25% the value of the Raffle Prize. Raffle Grand Prize equals $50,000.00 USD. Tax estimate corresponds to a value of $12,500.00 USD. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for other tax requirements associated with the prize.

Waiver/Limitation of Liability

Ticket purchasers, by participating (and winner, by entering 2020 St. Tom’s $50K Raffle) release and waive any claims against St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue and its respective board, staff, committee members, sponsors, volunteers and service agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising, public relations, direct marketing and promotion agencies, for any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize awarded and also acknowledge that they did not receive any representations, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. Any liability of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue shall be limited to ticket price paid and in the case of any dispute, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue decision shall be final. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue reserves the right to modify or amend the 2020 St. Tom’s $50K Raffle official rules and regulations without notice at any time.

End of Official Raffle Rules and Regulations