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Grand Raffle Terms and Conditions

Evening for Excellence Grand Raffle

Terms and Conditions

By participating you agree that:

ELIGIBILITY: You must be 18 years or older to purchase a raffle entry. All Roger Bacon High School, the

Franciscan Province of Saint John the Baptist, and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati (collectively, “RBHS”) staff, board, committee members, and employees are eligible to participate and can win a prize in the raffle. Purchasers of raffle tickets must be US residents physically residing in the United States and not be precluded from participating by any governmental law or regulation. An affidavit or eligibility may be required from prize winners. NOTE, HOWEVER THAT METHOD OF PURCHASE MAY BE LIMITED BASED ON YOUR RESIDENCY. All federal, state, and local

laws and regulations apply. Raffle tickets are non-transferrable. All ticket sales are final. No refunds will be made, except under the following circumstances: any payment received after the deadline for the applicable method of entry. No other refunds are available except in the exclusive discretion of RBHS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Any questions about these Terms and Conditions should be directed to the Raffle Administrator: Wanda Hill, whill@rogerbacon.org.

RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASES: RBHS and its agents, volunteers, partners, employees, and students assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, illegible, or undelivered entries. Entries received without proper payment will be deemed invalid and shall be disqualified immediately. All purchases of tickets are non-refundable (except at the discretion of RBHS in the event of ineligibility).

Tickets may be purchased:

  • In person at Roger Bacon High School during regular business hours until 3:00 PM on Friday, April 12, 2024.
  • In person from person-to-person sales from RBHS volunteers, students, or representatives until the Draw Date.
  • In person at RBHS Evening for Excellence at 4320 Vine Street, St. Bernard, OH 45217 on the Draw Date.
  • By telephone by dialing (513 )641-1313 during the hours of 8 AM until 3 PM (EDT), Monday through Friday by speaking with a RBHS representative until Friday, April 12, 2024 (note that no tickets may be purchased by voicemail message), or
  • For Ohio residents only, via internet purchase at rogerbacon.org until noon on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

Entrants who purchase ticket entries using options (iv) or (v) must provide a valid email address since entry confirmation numbers will be sent via email. Federal law prohibits transacting raffles using US mail. RBHS can only accept donations for entries submitted through the mail. When an order is placed using options (iv) or (v), an authorized representative from RBHS will complete the ticket entry by filling in the name, address, and phone number provided and will enter the raffle ticket in the drawing. Checks should be made payable to Roger Bacon High School. Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

[Please Note: The mailing and email addresses provided during the ticket purchase shall be considered as the address for all future correspondence between RBHS and the entrant. If either of these addresses change it is the entrant’s responsibility to inform RBHS of such change, via the Raffle Administrator, see above].

RAFFLE TICKET PRICES: Donations for tickets are one (1) ticket for $50 each or five (5) tickets for $200.

DRAWING: The Draw Date is Saturday, April 13, 2024 beginning at approximately 8 PM (EDT) at the Evening for Excellence at 4320 Vine Street in St. Bernard, Ohio. Ticket sales shall cease at that time. In this raffle only one ticket will win the prize, and there is no possibility of a tie. Each ticket will be entered separately in the drawing. Each ticket has a separate and equal chance of winning as the prize is being drawn. A single entrant may purchase multiple tickets and each ticket shall be separately entered and separately eligible for winning.

GRAND PRIZE: The prize winner will have thirty (30) days from the Draw Date to make arrangements for the pick-up of their prize, site to be determined. The value of this prize is $10,000. THE WINNER SHALL BE SOLEY RESPONSIBLE FOR TAXES (INCLUDING INCOME TAX) AND SHOULD CONSULT A TAX ADVISOR WITH ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SAME.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: The winner need not be present to win. The winner will be notified by phone and by email with the required procedures to claim the prize. The winner’s name will be posted at http://rogerbacon.org within two (2) business days after the Draw Date. The winner may have up to ten (10) business days of the Draw Date to finalize the process of acquiring the prize. The winner’s name and location by city or town and photo may be printed in select media and at http://rogerbacon.org and in the news releases and other publicity for and from RBHS. If the winner is unable to be contacted or located after a period of thirty (30) days from the Draw Date, the prize will be donated to RBHS. Three (3) attempts will be made to contact the winning entry via phone, email, and registered mail at the contact information provided by the entry purchaser. To claim the prize, emailed confirmation together with a photo ID will be required. An affidavit of eligibility may be required from the prize winner.

TAXES AND IRS RULES: Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the prize. Winner will be responsible for all costs associated with retrieval and/or delivery of their prize. The cost of the raffle ticket is not tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions. Winner shall cooperate with providing necessary information for reporting of the winnings for tax purposes.

WAIVER AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Entrants, by participating (and winners, by accepting the prize) release RBHS, the Franciscan Province of Saint John the Baptist, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and each of their respective agents, staff, employees, volunteers, members and independent contractors and each of their respective officers, directors, partners, employees and agents (including advertising and promotion agencies) (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize awarded. Entrants will not hold the Released Parties responsible or liable for any or all accidents, theft, or damages resulting by their participation in this event. Entrants further agree that they did not receive any representations, warranties, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize. By purchasing a ticket, the entrant acknowledges and agrees to be bound by these rules and regulations. Any liabilities shall be limited to the price paid for ticket purchase and, in the event of any dispute, RBHS’s decision shall be final.

RELEASE: Entrants, by participating, agree to allow RBHS and its media and advertising partners to use their name, photos, videotape, likeness and statements in promotional material without compensation. RBHS will not share other personal information from entries with other organizations.

RULES: The Official Rules and the Raffle conducted pursuant thereto shall be construed and enforced accordance with and is subject to the applicable provisions of the Ohio Constitution (Section 6 of Article XV), and Ohio’s Bingo and Raffles Law (Ohio Revised Code, Title 29, Chapter 2915). If there is a conflict between these Rules and the laws of the State of Ohio, the laws of the State of Ohio shall govern. This Raffle is void where prohibited. These Official Rules may not be waived, modified, or supplemented except in writing by RBHS. RBHS reserves the right not to proceed with the Raffle in its discretion and, in such event, an entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be to receive

a refund of the cost of the entry, without interest. ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE RAFFLE OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL BE SETTLED BY BINDING ARBITRATION

ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION (PURSUANT TO ITS EXPEDITED

PROCEDURES) UNDER ITS COMMERCIAL ARBITRATINO RULES AND CONDUCTED IN CINCINNATI, OHIO,

AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT

HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT, OR

DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS RAFFLE WEBSITE, OR OTHER METHODS OF

ENTRY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE RAFFLE IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, SHOULD ANY SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, RBHS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL FROM PARTICIPATON IN THE RAFFLE. All proceeds benefit Roger Bacon High School, a non-profit corporation.

Dated: February 2, 2024