The Raffle. The 2023 Great Days Ahead Raffle (the “Raffle”) is a raffle for the prizes listed below with all proceeds benefiting The December 5th Fund, a Missouri nonprofit corporation (“D5F”). A maximum of 100 tickets for the Raffle will be sold and entered to win the prizes. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $100.00 per ticket online at https://www.december5th.org/product/2023-great-days-ahead-raffle/. All sales are final. Odds of winning are based on the number of Raffle tickets sold.
Eligibility. The Raffle is only open to legal residents of the State of Missouri and the State of Illinois who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. All Raffle ticket entries must be received by D5F no later than August 31st at 11:59 p.m. All entries must be via official Raffle entry and contain the entrant’s contact information, including name, address, phone number, and email address. Only one individual’s name may be associated with each entry. Each prize will be awarded to a single winner of record on the entry. Members of the D5F Board of Directors are not eligible to enter or win the Raffle.
One Grand Prize will be awarded to one Raffle entrant and will consist of:
St. Louis Cardinals – 4 tickets (Section 160, Row 16, Seats 11-14) on Friday, September 15th, 2023 to see the Cardinals take on the Phillies + visit to the Radio Broadcast Booths Estimated value: $383.60
SLU Men’s Basketball – 4 tickets for a TBD SLU Men’s Basketball game.
St. Louis Blues – Autographed hockey stick (used during 2022-23 season), signed by forward Nathan Walker (#26) with certificate of authenticity
Bowlero – St. Peter’s – 2 hours of unlimited bowling for up to 10 guests including shoe rental at one of our Missouri Locations. Estimated value: $250.00
The Fabulous Fox Theatre – Four (4) tickets to The Fox Theatre’s presentation of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” This production will be held Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 4:00 pm OR 7:00 pm
Swing-A-Round Fun Town – Fenton – 4 VIP passes which may be used for 1 Go Kart Ride or 1 Bumper Boat Ride or 1 Bumper Car Ride or 18 Holes of Golf
The St. Louis Magic House – 4 passes to the St. Louis Magic House
Olive + Oak – $100 gift card to Olive + Oak
Signmestlouis.com – 1 package of your choice for one day placement. $100 value
Amp Up Action Park – 2 go-kart races (single or double kart) and 4 laser tag sessions. $75 value
Robust Wine Bar – $50 gift card to dine and 1 bottle of wine
Boosa Tech – $50 gift card to use towards a power bank purchase
Approximate total retail value of Grand Prize is: $3500.00. Winner will be responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the Grand Prize package.
Drawing. On or about August 31st, 2023, D5F will conduct a drawing. One raffle ticket will be selected randomly from all eligible entries received and thereafter the results of the drawing will be posted on D5F’s website. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of D5F and will not be returned. Entrants do not need to be present at the time of the drawing to win and will be contacted by phone (if a phone number is provided by entrant) and/or e-mail if they are not present when their name is drawn.
Claiming and Award of Prizes. To claim a prize, the potential winner must present photo identification, execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, which will be provided by D5F, sign IRS Form W-9, and provide any other information requested by D5F to verify eligibility and award the prize. Upon verification of eligibility and receipt of all required information and documentation, the winner of the Grand Prize shall take delivery from D5F no later than thirty (30) days after the Raffle drawing otherwise the Grand Prize will be forfeited by the winner. No substitution of prizes is offered, and prizes may not be redeemed for cash value.
Revocation of Prize. If a Raffle prize remains unclaimed by the potential winner for fourteen (14) days following the first notification attempt, or if a potential winner fails to provide proper identification or other required information and sign the appropriate forms, or if the potential winner is determined to be an ineligible entrant, then in any such case D5F shall declare the prize forfeited and proceed to conduct another drawing from the remaining eligible entries. D5F is not responsible for any problems occurring with the internet or otherwise that may affect a potential winner’s receipt of the winning notice.
Responsibility for Taxes and Other Costs Associated with Winning. Unless provided otherwise herein, all federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and other government assessments are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. All travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Grand Prize package will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
Reservation of Rights. D5F reserves the right to make final judgment on all matters pertaining to the Raffle including the right to change or modify the rules or prizes or to discontinue or extend the Raffle without prior notice. Should D5F become aware of any hacking, security breaches, or other misconduct, D5F reserves the right to discontinue the Raffle immediately. In the event D5F chooses to discontinue the sale of Raffle tickets, names may be drawn from current eligible entries. All decisions of D5F concerning any and all matters with respect to the Raffle shall be final and binding.
General Terms. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax deductible. All entrants, by virtue of their entry in the Raffle, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described in these 2022 Great Days Ahead Raffle Official Rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of the persons verifying eligibility, which will be final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Raffle. Winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, and D5F reserves the right to revoke any prize or remove an entry if the entrant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements or if the entry or winning ticket has been damaged or altered. D5F and its officers, directors, agents, volunteers, independent contractors, representatives, and any other individuals or companies participating in the design, administration, or fulfillment of the Raffle (collectively “Releasees”) are not responsible for: (i) any difficulties that an entrant may experience obtaining a Raffle ticket; (ii) any typographical, human, or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration, or execution of the Raffle, or verification or announcement of prize/prize winner; (iii) any failure of communications, failure of the internet or D5F’s website, or other technical malfunctions; (iv) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (v) any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, misdirected, or stolen Raffle ticket entries, all of which will be void. Any Raffle ticket that is illegible, damaged, mutilated, manipulated, duplicated, forged, counterfeited, altered, copied, tampered with in any manner, obtained in a manner outside legitimate methods as stated in these Official Rules, or distributed where prohibited by law will be considered void and will not be eligible for prize redemption. The maximum number of prize awards is limited to the prize list and quantity as stated in these Official Rules, and D5F is not obligated to award more than the stated quantities. The headings and captions used in these Official Rules are for reference purposes only and should not have any effect on the interpretation of these Official Rules. If any portion of these Official Rules is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
Release of Liability. BY ENTERING THE RAFFLE, EACH ENTRANT, AS A CONDITION OF HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE RAFFLE, AGREES THAT THE RELEASEES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGES, EXPENSES OR COSTS OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RAFFLE OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A PRIZE OR PARTS THEREOF INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, SUITS, INJURIES, LOSSES AND DAMAGES RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGE TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT (WHETHER INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL), WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY OR OTHER THEORY, EVEN IF CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY OR ALL OF THE RELEASEES. BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE, EACH WINNER RELEASES THE RELEASEES FROM ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE/MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITIES (INCLUDING ANY PROPERTY LOSS, DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH). RELEASEES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO WINNERS OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR FAILURE TO SUPPLY A PRIZE OR ANY PART THEREOF, BY REASON OF ANY ACTS OF GOD, ANY ACTION, REGULATION, ORDER OR REQUEST BY ANY GOVERNMENTAL OR QUASIGOVERNMENTAL ENTITY (WHETHER OR NOT THE ACTION, REGULATIONS, ORDER OR REQUEST PROVE TO BE INVALID), EQUIPMENT FAILURE, TERRORIST ACTS, WAR, FIRE, FLOOD, EARTHQUAKE, UNUSUALLY SEVERE WEATHER, EMBARGO, LABOR DISPUTE OR STRIKE (WHETHER LEGAL OR ILLEGAL), LABOR OR MATERIAL SHORTAGE, TRANSPORTATION INTERRUPTION OF ANY KIND, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND RELEASEES’ SOLE CONTROL.
Publicity Release. Except where prohibited, by accepting a prize, winners consent to the use by D5F and its designees of their names and/or likeness for all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without limitation and without additional compensation, notification, or permission.
Privacy Statement. Entrants agree that entry into the Raffle results in their agreement with the following: D5F shall have the right to retain and use entrant information, including email addresses, to inform entrant about D5F news, events, and promotions. D5F does not sell personal information or share personal information with any unaffiliated third party groups.
Warranty Disclaimer. The Grand Prize package is awarded “AS IS” without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Releasees make no warranties, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, respecting the performance or use of the prizes, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, and the winner must look solely to the manufacturers for such warranties, if any.
Applicable Law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and D5F in connection with the Raffle, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law, rules or provisions (whether of the State of Missouri, or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Missouri. The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entrants hold all responsibility to comply with any applicable federal, state, or local laws in connection with their entry.
Disputes. Each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action 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, and any judicial proceedings shall take place in federal or state court in St. Louis County, Missouri; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Raffle, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DECEMBER 5TH FUND BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($500.00).