Raffle Rules

These Rules bind every person (a “Ticket Holder”) who buys or holds a Raffle ticket.  IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION (“ITWomen”), a nonprofit registered in the state of Florida, is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is conducting the Scholarship Fundraiser Raffle (the “Raffle”) to raise funds for competitive scholarships for females graduating from senior high schools in South Florida who are pursuing technology and Engineering degrees in the STEM academic track. Donations for tickets for charity raffles are not considered tax deductible by the IRS. Winner is responsible for any taxes arising from the prize. Eligible Ticket entrants may obtain Raffle tickets online at RaffleCreator.com Tickets numbers will be assigned in the order that payment is received. Every ticket will be issued with a unique, discrete number assigned by the raffle program, so if an eligible person buys more than one ticket, each ticket will have a different number. The winner will be determined through the Raffle’s online platform, RaffleCreator.com, which will randomly generate the winning ticket number. All payments will be deposited upon receipt and sales are final. The Raffle winner will be posted on the Raffle website (www.rafflecreator.com) and the ITWomen.org and gala.itwomen.org websites. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION reserves the right to require evidence that a ticket holder is eligible and to void any ticket sold to a person not eligible under the requirements or who is precluded by law from holding a ticket or participating in raffles. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION reserves the right to reject any entry form that it deems defective, illegible, or ineligible.The Raffle platform will email receipts for ticket purchases to the Ticket Purchaser.  IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or non-delivered email, mail or fax messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION will make reasonable efforts to contact the prizewinner using information provided on the winning entry form. If a prizewinner does not contact IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION within 30 business days after the initial contact notifying the prizewinner then IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION will notify the prizewinner by U.S. Postal Service certified mail, return receipt requested, at the address provided by the eligible ticket purchaser. This notice shall state the prize won, the phone number of a contact person at IT WOMEN FOUNDATION and the time and location where the prize can be claimed. If the prize has not been claimed within 30 days of the date of the notice given,the prize is forfeit and IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION has the option to assign a new winner through a random  selection of the remaining ticket holders.The prizewinner agrees his/her name or picture, or voice may be used in any print, audio or visual media for promotional purposes for IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION or by ITWomen Inc on behalf of the Foundation. Each Ticket Holder and each ticket buyer agrees IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, or ITWomen, Inc., or the prize donor, its directors, or officers are not responsible for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with, or as a result of, this Raffle person’s failure to win or redeem any prize, or that person’s award of, acceptance of, or use of, any prize; and releases and agrees to indemnify, defend, protect, and hold harmless IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION and ITWomen Inc, their officers, directors, employees, agents, advertising agency, contractors, insurers, attorneys, accountants, and affiliated entities from and against all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in connection with, or as a result of, this Raffle and/or that person’s failure to win or redeem any prize, or that person’s award of, acceptance of, or use of any prize, or that person’s failure to comply with Applicable Law; and represents and warrants to IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION that he/she has read and understands these Rules and agrees to be bound by these Rules and IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION’s decisions, which are final. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION may modify the ticket purchase deadline along with the drawing date, time and location at its discretion if forces beyond its control, including extreme weather or hurricane warnings, require the event at which the drawing is to be held to be moved, delayed or canceled. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION reserves the right to modify the Rules and/or impose additional conditions, procedures, and requirements if necessary for the Raffle and the award of prizes  to comply with the laws of the State of Florida and Applicable Law. This Raffle is void where prohibited by law. IT WOMEN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION’s interpretation and application of these Rules is final.