Kayak-Canoe Raffle Rules and Conditions

Sound Rivers, Inc

Official Kayak/Canoe Raffle Rules

September – October 2016

Raffle Item: Wood kayak/canoe handcrafted by Ed Rhine

Benefitting: Sound Rivers

Price of raffle ticket: $20.00

Odds of winning:   Odds of winning depends upon the number of raffle tickets sold. No more than 500 raffle tickets will be sold.

Expected Drawing Date:  October 22, 2016

Method by which the winners will be determined and the raffle will be conducted:

The drawing for the kayak-canoe is planned to occur at the Washington NC Dragon Boat event on October 22 following conclusion of the races, unless insufficient number of tickets have been sold. Winners need not be present to win. The winner will be determined by a random drawing of stubs from purchased tickets. If not present at the time of the drawing, the winner will be notified via contact information supplied during ticket purchase. The kayak/canoe is provided without warranty and will be available for pick-up in Washington, NC or Chocowinity, NC.  Prize winner will be responsible for all applicable shipping costs if shipment is desired.

Must be 18 years or older to purchase raffle tickets or claim raffle prize.

Contingency plan for the raffle if drawing is not conducted as planned:

If the Dragon Boat event on October 22, 2016 is cancelled for any reason, or the raffle cannot be conducted on that date as planned, the raffle will be completed on the next available business day at noon in Sound Rivers’ offices. If the Sound Rivers offices are not available due to some misfortune, another location in Washington, NC will be selected and the drawing held their on the first available business day following October 22, 2016.

If fewer than 250 tickets have been sold by October 22, 2016, drawing may be postponed for up to one month.  If the drawing is delayed, drawing will be held in the Sound Rivers’ offices or other suitable location in Washington, NC or Chocowinity, NC at a time and date to be communicated at least 48 hours in advance on the Sound Rivers website and Facebook page.

No cash equivalent available:

No cash equivalent is available in lieu of the kayak/canoe.  If the kayak/canoe has been damaged or destroyed before the drawing or prior to pick-up by or shipment to the winner, the winner will be entitled to a cash settlement of $1,500.

Redemption Claim period:

Winner will have thirty (30) days from the notification of winning to confirm his/her address and his/her acceptance of the prize. If we are unable to contact winner within thirty (30) days from the drawing date of the raffle, or if the selected winner declines acceptance of the prize, an alternate winner will be chosen from the remaining entries.

If arrangements to pick up the prize or to have it shipped at the prizewinner’s expense cannot be made with the winner within sixty (60) days of the drawing, Sound Rivers shall conduct another drawing using the original pool of ticket entries. This process will be repeated until a winner is located and the prize accepted.

Statement of eligibility, release of liability and publicity release required:

As a condition of being awarded the prize, winner will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability waiver and sign a publicity release. If the winner is unwilling to sign the affidavit, the winner will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be drawn from remaining entries.

Refund Policy:

No ticket refunds will be given.

Effective date of these rules: August 31, 2016

Ticket purchase locations:

Tickets are available at Cotton Patch Landing, 2018 Cotton Patch Rd, Chocowinity, NC 27817 and in the Sound Rivers, Inc. office at 108 Gladden St., Washington, NC  27889.  Additional raffle ticket outlets may be added.

Tickets are also being sold by various individuals working to SAVE BLOUNTS CREEK.

More pictures showing construction of the kayak/canoe and information about the threat to Blounts Creek are available at www.facebook.com/saveblountscreeknc and at www.soundrivers.org.