Raffle Rules and Regulations

PALS is conducting their  first fundraising ‘Classic  Car & Motorcycle Raffle’. This raffle is being conducted in accordance with California State Law, Penal Code Section 320.5, ‘Charitable Raffles’.  PALS is a 501(c) (3) no kill, non-profit organization founded in 2004 to save the lives of abandoned dogs and cats.

ELIGIBILITY
Each entrant, by entering the Raffle, agrees to abide by all of the rules and conditions contained herein, as well as all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations, and further agrees to release PALS (People Assisting Lodi Shelter) and its directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability with respect to all aspects of the Raffle including, but not limited to, the selection process. The Raffle is open to any eligible person residing in a state where the Raffle is not prohibited. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
Tickets
For each $20.00 donation, a single raffle entry will be generated for the donor.  PayPal accounts and most major credit cards are acceptable for online donations.  Raffle ticket donations may be made online at http://palslodi.org/.

Each donation shall constitute an “entry” into the raffle drawing for both the Grand Prize of the Karmann Ghia and the 2nd Place Prize of the Yamaha Special motorcycle, and the person to whom the entry is registered shall be the “entrant.”  If  an entrant’s payment is dishonored by the bank for any reason, such entrant’s Certificate of entry will be declared invalid unless full and satisfactory payment is made prior to the Raffle drawing.

PALS, its members, officers, directors, agents, and representatives and their parent organizations, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries; (ii) failed, returned, or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner; or (iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties resulting from participation in this Raffle or (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of PALS.

PURCHASES OF RAFFLE TICKETS ARE NOT TAX-DEDUCTIBLE  CONTRIBUTIONS

Drawing
Winners will be determined by random drawings of all the eligible entrants received. The drawings will be held on August 25, 2012 during  PALS ‘Hot August Nights Concert’ at Sycamore Lane Kennels, Lodi CA.

The winners, do not need to be present at the time of the drawing and will be notified by PALS within 7 business days of the drawing.  It is the responsibility of the donor/entrant to provide a valid, mailing address, phone and email address for notification.

Winners
Winners will be notified by phone, e-mail or by mail based on the information received on the Certificate. Names of winners will be available to all media and will be listed on PALS website. Winning entrants agree to allow PALS  to use their names, likeness, and any statements made by them regarding the prize for advertising or publicity purposes without compensation.

If the winner  cannot be located by September 25th, 2012, after PALS making reasonable attempts to do so, or if the winner is deemed to be ineligible, such  winner will be deemed to have forfeited his or her prize, and another subsequent winner will be selected for such prize. The subsequent winner must claim his or her prize within fourteen (14) days after notice of the award. If the subsequent winner does not claim the prize within such fourteen (14) day period, such winner will be deemed to have forfeited his or her prize and another winner will be selected in the same manner as set forth herein until a winner is determined.

Restrictions
All prize winners are responsible for all costs associated with title, registration, licensing, delivery and other applicable fees associated with their respective prizes, as well as for all local, state and federal taxes, including, but not limited to, all luxury, special and income taxes that may be applicable. Winners will be required to provide PALS  with a valid social security number and must complete all IRS and similar forms requested by PALS prior to release of their prize. Failure to do so within thirty (30) days of request shall result in an automatic forfeiture of such winner’s prize.
The winner, at his or her sole expense, may choose to have the vehicle shipped to another location for final delivery.  The winner is responsible for making any and all such arrangements.  PALS will not act as agent on behalf of the winner in arranging final transportation.

If the winner elects not to accept the vehicle, no substitution or exchange for cash or other goods will be provided.  PALS is not responsible for the vehicle’s quality nor has any responsibility to the winner for anything related to the vehicle, its operation, suitability or condition.
General Terms & Conditions
By obtaining a Raffle ticket, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations and the decisions OF PALS, which shall be final. The winner will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and a publicity release permitting PALS  to use his or her name, photograph, likeness and voice for promotional purposes in any media .

PALS is not responsible for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the winner’s acceptance or use of any prize. By entering the Raffle, each participant releases PALS, its directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, and the winner agrees to indemnify and hold PALS  harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the winner’s acceptance or use of any prize.

Disclaimer of All Other Representations and Warranties

THERE ARE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS. PALS DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE RAFFLE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. A RAFFLE PARTICIPANT’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR PALS BREACH SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE RETURN OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID FOR HIS OR HER RAFFLE TICKET(S).

IN NO EVENT SHALL PALS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURIES TO EARNINGS, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PALS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.