WARRIORS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 50/50 RAFFLE
Overview: The Warriors Community Foundation 50/50 Raffle (“50/50 Raffle)”, including all tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers, and winners, are subject to these Official Rules, and to all applicable statutes, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to the California Department of Justice’s Major League Sports Raffle Program, the Rules and Regulations adopted pursuant thereto, and all other applicable rules and regulations adopted by any regulatory and/or enforcement agency having jurisdiction with respect to the activities to which these Official Rules apply.
Ticket Purchase: 50/50 Raffle fundraisers will be conducted at Warriors home games at Oracle Arena (“the arena”) throughout the 2017-18 regular season. The Warriors Community Foundation reserves the right to not conduct a raffle for any particular game. Raffle tickets will be sold from the time the doors open through the end of the 3 rd quarter. Inquiries could be directed to ticket sales staff at the staffed kiosks. The winning ticket number will be drawn at the beginning of the 4 th quarter, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and the number will be posted on the scoreboard and announced during the 4 th quarter. Raffle tickets can be purchased at 50/50 Raffle kiosks located on the Oracle Arena Concourse at Sections 125 and 200 or from a 50/50 Raffle Team Member roaming throughout the arena.
Ticket Prices: Tickets may be purchased with credit card or cash (United States ($) Dollars) as follows**:
- 3 tickets for $5
- 10 tickets for $10
- 40 tickets for $20
- 120 tickets for $50
**Ticket prices subject to change
Each ticket is a receipt for the entrant and will reflect the number of entries for that game’s raffle purchased in a single transaction. Each ticket will include unique ticket numbers (or raffle draw numbers) for each entry purchased. Entrants may purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability. All sales are final and no refunds will be made under any circumstance. A raffle ticket is not transferrable or assignable from its purchaser to any other person. Raffle ticket purchases are not donations and are not tax deductible.
Eligibility: The 50/50 Raffle is open to all ticket holders at Golden State Warriors home games age eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, except as excluded below. By purchasing a raffle ticket, the entrant agrees to abide by all terms of the Official Rules and all applicable Federal, State, Local, and Municipal Laws and regulations. Some restrictions apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees and affiliates (including board members, owners, officers, directors, commissioners, shareholders, and agents) of Prohibited Entrants and the immediate family members (i.e., spouse, parents, children, and siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) of Prohibited Entrants, are not eligible participate in the 50/50 Raffle or receive a raffle prize. For the purposes of these Official Rules, Prohibited Entrants shall include: the Warriors Community Foundation; GSW LLC and its subsidiaries (“the Warriors”); any sponsor of the 50/50 Raffle; AEG, Levy Restaurants, and any other business licensed to operate within Oracle Arena; 5050 Central and any other registered manufacturer or distributor of raffle-related products or services.
Random Drawing: Every transaction is electronically tallied. The running total is periodically displayed and updated on the scoreboard and at various locations throughout the arena. Each raffle ticket produces a counterfoil which will be intermixed into a raffle barrel. The winning ticket number is selected by a random manual drawing of counterfoil tickets from the raffle barrel. Prior to conducting the manual draw, the prize amount will be determined and publicly announced. One (1) winner will be chosen out of the pool of purchased tickets for each game during which a raffle is conducted. The Winner need not be present to claim his/her prize. The decisions of the Warriors Community Foundation are final and binding on all matters relating to any Raffle.
Winner Notification: The winning ticket number will be posted on the scoreboard and announced during the 4 th quarter. The winning ticket number will also be available at the 50/50 Raffle kiosks on the Oracle Arena Concourse at Sections 125 and 220. The number will also be posted on warriors.com/5050 within three (3) business days of the game date.
Prize: Each prize is cash and the amount depends on the amount of Raffle tickets sold on a particular day. Each Raffle winner will receive one half (1/2) of the total collected from the sale of raffle tickets by the Warriors Community Foundation on the date for which their draw number is selected (the “Prize”).
Claiming Prize : To claim a Prize, the person with the winning raffle ticket (“Potential Winner”) should go to the 50/50 Raffle kiosk on the Main Concourse or call (510) 986-5705. The purchased 50/50 Raffle ticket is the only valid receipt for claiming a Prize. The original ticket must be submitted and reflect the winning draw number. A photo copy, photograph, or reproduction of the receipt will not be accepted. The Potential Winner will be required to present identification, complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and required tax forms (supplying a valid social security number), and supply any other information requested by the Warriors Community Foundation necessary to determine eligibility and comply with applicable laws. Upon completion of the corresponding paperwork and verification of eligibility, the Warriors Community Foundation will mail a check in the winning prize amount to the winner within approximately six (6) weeks. If a Potential Winner is unable to appear in person to claim the Prize, with the prior approval of the Warriors Community Foundation, he/she may submit all necessary materials by mail or delivery service. The Warriors Community Foundation reserves the right to require Potential Winners to claim their Prize in person at Oracle Arena. If a Potential Winner is determined to be ineligible, fails to submit identification, fails to return the required documents to the Warriors Community Foundation within the specified time period, or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules as determined by the Warriors Community Foundation in its sole discretion, the Potential Winner will be disqualified, the Prize will be forfeited, and the Prize money will be donated to the Warriors Community Foundation. Potential Winners may also choose to waive their right to receive a Prize at which time the Prize from that drawing will be forfeited and the Prize Money will be donated to the Warriors Community Foundation. All Potential Winners will have until July 20, 2017 to claim their Prizes, by presenting the winning ticket and submitting all required paperwork. If a Prize remains unclaimed after July 20, 2017, the unclaimed Prize will be donated to the Warriors Community Foundation.
Applicable Laws: The 50/50 Raffle is governed by California Law through the Department of Justice’s Major League Sports Raffle Program. All winners will be subject to any tax withholding requirements established by the Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), or the State of California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”). The Warriors Community Foundation will complete and file IRS form W-2G and FTB Form 592, and withhold Federal income tax of 25% and California income tax of 7% from the winner’s proceeds in accordance with IRS and FTB guidelines and regulations for prizes at $600 and above for Federal income tax withholding purposes, and for prizes at $1,500 and above won by non-California residents for California income tax withholding purposes. Prize winners who are non-resident aliens for tax purposes will be subject to all applicable withholding and reporting requirements. Except as provided herein, each Raffle winner assumes all responsibility for any state, county, or Federal taxes, fees, or withholdings. Each Winner is advised to consult his/her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in the 50/50 Raffle. No substitutes for prizes are allowed by any potential 50/50 Raffle winner. The Warriors Community Foundation and the Golden State Warriors are not responsible for any lost or stolen 50/50 Raffle tickets.
Warriors Community Foundation Registration Information: The Warriors Community Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization existing under the laws of California. The Warriors Community Foundation is conducting the 50/50 Raffle at Oracle Arena with the permission of and limited assistance from the Golden State Warriors and AEG, but the Warriors Community Foundation is solely responsible for the operation and conduct of the 50/50 Raffle. The official registration of the Warriors Community Foundation may be obtained from the Bureau of Gambling Control in the California Department of Justice. Registration does not imply endorsement. The Warriors Community Foundation’s Bureau issued registration numbers will be listed on each raffle ticket.
Agreement to Official Rules, Binding Nature, Release, Indemnification: By purchasing a Raffle ticket, each purchaser fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Warriors Community Foundation, which are final and binding. Furthermore, each purchaser agrees to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Warriors Community Foundation, the Golden State Warriors, AEG, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, and each of their respective shareholders, employees, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) against any and all liability claims, actions, losses, damages, lawsuits, costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) of any kind whatsoever arising directly or indirectly for injuries (including death), damages, or losses to persons and property, which may be sustained in connection with the 50/50 Raffle, participation in the 50/50 Raffle, receipt or use of any prize, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity. The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage, whether to entrant or any other person or to any property, related to or resulting from entrant’s participation in the 50/50 Raffle, and/or acceptance of any prize or use of the prize. By participating in the 50/50 Raffle, entrant expressly assumes all liability and responsibility for entrant’s participation and agrees that participation is solely at entrant’s own risk.
Tampering; Limitation of Liability: The Warriors Community Foundation, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. The Warriors Community Foundation further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the 50/50 Raffle for any reason, including, but not limited to if any 50/50 Raffle is not capable of completion as planned due to infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort, fraud, acts of God, or any other reason. If for some unforeseen reason (e.g. weather delay, power outage, emergency, or other reasonably unforeseen event) the registered event is not completed on the calendar day the registered event’s raffles tickets are sold, the selection of the winning raffle ticket from that registered event will be completed, if possible, the first business day when normal operations resume, and notice of the winning draw number will be posted to warriors.com/5050. The Warriors Community Foundation will not be responsible for typographical, printing, or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules, in the announcement of the winning draw number, printed tickets, or in other materials relating to any 50/50 Raffle; or for Entries that are lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, ineligible, or contain other problems that may limit the entrant’s ability to participate in or win any Raffle. Any ticket found suspect will be void. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the buyer ineligible. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning any prize and disclaim any implied warranty. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Dispute Resolution : These Official Rules shall be governed by, construed, and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State. As a condition of entering the 50/50 Raffle, each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, controversies, or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Raffle or any Prize awarded (“Claims”) shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Oakland City and Alameda County, California before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of any 50/50 Raffle may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in the Raffle. Should such an attempt be made, the Warriors Community Foundation reserves the right to seek remedies 50/50 and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution. A 50/50 Raffle entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy for any claim against the Warriors Community Foundation arising out of the sale of 50/50 Raffle tickets or the conduct of the 50/50 Raffle shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his/her 50/50 Raffle ticket(s). In no event shall the Released Parties be liable to any party or ticket purchaser for any loss or injury 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 advised of the possibility of such damages.
Effective Date of the Rules: These Official Rules are effective as of May 26, 2016. The Warriors Community Foundation reserves the right to modify these Official Rules at any time.
Publicity Rights: By accepting a Prize, each Winner agrees to allow the Released Parties or their designee the perpetual right to use each Winner’s name, biographical information, photos, likeness, and statements for the promotion, trade, commercial, advertising, and publicity purposes, worldwide, at any time or times, in all media now or hereafter developed, including but not limited to radio, television, the Internet, without notice, review, or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
Questions: If you have any questions, please contact the Warriors Community Foundation at email@example.com.