The Condors Community Foundation is a non-profit organization established by the Bakersfield Condors for the purpose of hosting Condors fundraising events that benefit the community. The CCF have helped the Condors donate over $400,000 in cash and goods to charitable organizations and non-profits throughout Kern County last season.
50/50 RAFFLE – OFFICIAL RULES
The Condors Community Foundation (“CCF”) will conduct “50/50” raffles (“Raffles”) at select Bakersfield Condors home games (“Games”). The CCF conducts the Raffles with the permission of the Bakersfield Condors, but the CCF is solely responsible for the operations of the Raffles. A “50/50” Raffle is a raffle in which the gross sales from the Raffle are split 50 percent each between the winning ticketholder (minus any applicable withholdings) and the CCF or eligible recipient organization as defined by Penal Code section 320.3, subdivision (d)(4)(A), which uses its share of the proceeds for charitable purposes. Each Raffle, and all tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers, winners and other aspects of the Raffle, are subject to these Official Rules, California Penal Code Section 320.6, all regulations adopted pursuant thereto, and any and all other applicable laws and regulations. For additional inquiries about the Condors Community Foundation 50/50 Raffle program please email: (email@example.com).
Eligible Organization: The Condors Community Foundation is a California non-profit organization, which operates under IRS Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt status and which raises money for distribution to charitable organizations. The CCF is registered to conduct such Raffles under California’s Major Leagues Sports Raffle program.
Entry Period: At select home games played at Mechanics Bank Arena (“Arena”), 50/50 Raffle tickets are sold throughout the concourse from when doors open through the end of the 2nd Intermission (“Entry Period”)
In the event a scheduled game is not played for any reason, there will be no Raffle conducted. If for any reason the Entry Period commences and the Game gets postponed due to weather or any other unforeseeable circumstance, the Entry Period would conclude three hours from the time the doors open. If the Game is canceled prior to the end of the 2nd intermission, the Entry Period shall be deemed to have ended at the formal PA announcement, and winner will be selected from the tickets purchased up until that point.
Tickets: 50/50 Raffle tickets (“Tickets”) may be purchased using cash or credit card. No discounts or complimentary tickets will be provided. All Raffle ticket sales are final, and no refunds will be issued.
Prices are as follows: (A) Ten tickets (10) for Ten dollars ($10); (B) Forty tickets (20) for Twenty dollars ($20); (C) One-hundred tickets (100) for Forty dollars ($40) Ticket prices and quantities are subject to change at the sole discretion of the CCF in the occurrence of a special event or promotion. Each ticket number purchased will provide one entry in the drawing for the Game’s Raffle. Raffle tickets can only be purchased inside the Arena during the Entry Period. Tickets are sold at two main kiosks located by section 109 near the front arena doors, and section 117 near the Club Room and Kids Zone. In addition, there is also four mobile 50/50 team members who roam the arena throughout the Arena during the Entry Period.
Eligibility: Each Raffle is open to all of Game’s ticketholders who: (I) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the Game date; (II) are physically present at the Arena to purchase the ticket; and (III) provide valid government-issued identification upon request. (IV) are not employed by or affiliated with the eligible organization, and or beneficiary of the registered event, affiliated sports team, or the registered manufacturer and distributor of raffle-related products or services may participate in any registered event as a raffle player or receive a raffle prize and such persons are classified as “Prohibited Entrants”.
Prohibited Entrants are the following entities and their affiliates: the Bakersfield Condors or Condors Community Foundation, Ascend Fundraising Solutions, AEG Management Bakersfield, Aramark, any other business licensed to operate within the Arena and/or the Bakersfield Convention Center. Raffle ticket numbers are only valid for the date on the ticket. At the discretion of the CCF, a ticket is void and its holder is ineligible to win the Prize if a ticket was improperly issued, printed in duplicate or in error, counterfeited, stolen, illegible, or altered. The CCF will have no liability with respect to such a ticket. Unauthorized persons copying, selling or altering Raffle tickets or otherwise undermining the legitimate operation of a Raffle are subject to prosecution.
Prize Amount: Half of the amount of the gross proceeds from the sale of tickets to each Raffle shall constitute the Raffle’s prize (the “Prize”). The other half shall be retained by the CCF for distribution to charitable organizations in accordance with applicable law. Prize winners will be subject to all withholding tax and other federal, state and local tax requirements. Pursuant to IRS regulations, the CCF will be required to withhold taxes on Prizes with net proceeds (Prize minus ticket cost) over $5,000 and report this amount to the IRS. The organization will issue IRS-required documentation to Prize recipients as necessary by January 31 of the year after the year of the raffle.
Drawing and Notification of Prize Winner: Following the conclusion of the Entry Period, the gross receipts from that Game’s raffle will be tallied, and the prize amount of the Raffle will be determined. During the 3rd period, the winning ticket number will be drawn through a random drawing of all Raffle ticket numbers sold that day. Ticket holders need not be present at the time of the drawing in order to win. In the event of a weather delay, the CCF may, in its sole discretion, modify any pre-determined schedule with respect to the Entry Period and/or the Drawing. The winning Raffle ticket number will be announced during the 3rd period. The winning ticket number will be (a) posted on the Arena scoreboard and at the 50/50 Raffle kiosk(s) located at Section 109 & 117, (b) announced via the Arenas public address system, and (c) posted online at the Bakersfield Condors/CCF 50/50 Raffle page ( http://condors.ms.5050central.com/ )
Claiming a Prize: Winning ticket holder can claim the prize by one of the following ways. (I) Customer service desk behind section 108. (II) Condors office located at 1001 Truxtun Ave Bakersfield, CA 93301 Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. (III) by phone (661) 324-7825 or by email: (firstname.lastname@example.org). To prove entitlement to any Prize the winning ticket holder must do the following (I) present/surrender the winning Raffle ticket for validation; (II) complete and sign the Prize Claim Form; and (III) complete and sign all applicable tax forms. Once these steps have been completed, a check in the amount of the Prize (minus any applicable tax withholding) will be made available for pickup or mail no later than 1 week thereafter. Winner has 30 days from the raffle date to claim prize and complete required documentation. Any Prize that is not properly claimed within 30 days of game, and any Prize check mailed that is returned undeliverable, shall be deemed forfeited and the Prize amount shall be retained by the CCF.
Publicity Release: By purchasing a Raffle ticket, each ticket holder agrees to have his or her name, photograph, image and likeness, and voice published, broadcast and otherwise reproduced by the CCF, the Bakersfield Condors and the other AHL Entities in any media or format, worldwide, for publicity and promotional purposes, without notice, review or approval and without further payment or consideration, for an unlimited duration.
Release: Each person who purchases a Raffle ticket, together with his or her personal representatives, heirs, successors and assigns, agrees to defend, indemnify, release and forever discharge the Bakersfield Condors, Condors Community Foundation and the respective present and future affiliated entities, owners (direct and indirect), officers, directors, employees, agents and committees of the foregoing persons or entities (together, the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, injuries, losses, damages or liabilities of any nature whatsoever to persons or property, which such Participant may now or hereafter assert, including but not limited to claims for injury, death, illness or damages, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in any Raffle and from acceptance, receipt, ownership, possession, misuse or use of any Prize.
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution: Any disputes in any way concerning these Official Rules or any Raffle shall be resolved in the State of California and governed under California law, without reference to its conflicts of law principles. As a condition of entering a Raffle, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, controversies, or causes of action arising out of or relating to a Raffle or any Prize awarded (“Claims”) shall be (a) 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 (b) settled by binding arbitration in Kern 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.
Disclaimer: The Released Parties have made no representation, warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, in law or in fact, relative to the operation of the Raffles or to any Prize, and are not responsible for any errors in Raffle operations, Prizes or materials. The CCF may modify, suspend or postpone any Raffle to the extent in its judgment necessitated by, infection, tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention or technical failure or by force majeure or any other reason beyond its reasonable control. Any failure to enforce any provision of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
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