Rules

CAVALIERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ONLINE 50/50 RAFFLE
 

OFFICIAL RAFFLE RULES

 

1.       Description: The Cavaliers Community Foundation Online 50/50 Raffle (the “Raffle”) is an online fundraiser conducted by the Cavaliers Youth Foundation d/b/a Cavaliers Community Foundation, an Ohio non-profit organization (“CCF”).  By purchasing a ticket for the Raffle (“Raffle Ticket”) in accordance with these Official Raffle Rules, each eligible entrant (each, an “Entrant”) represents that they meet all of the below-stated eligibility requirements and agrees to be bound by these Official Raffle Rules, by all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations, and by the decisions of CCF or its authorized representative.

 

2.       Raffle Period: The Raffle begins on May 12, 2021 at 11:00:00 AM EST and ends on May 18, 2021 at 11:45:59 PM EST (the “Raffle Period”).

 

3.       To Enter: Entrants may enter the Raffle by purchasing Raffle Tickets within the Territory (as defined below) (a) via the Cleveland Cavaliers mobile application (the “Cavs App”), and (b) online at www.cavs5050.com, in one of the following amounts:

 

  • three (3) Raffle Ticket for $5;
  • ten (10) Raffle Tickets for $10;
  • fifty (50) Raffle Tickets for $20; and
  • one hundred twenty (120) Raffle Tickets for $40.

 

Territory” means the State of Ohio, excluding the Excluded Territories (as defined in Section 17 below).

 

All Raffle Ticket purchases must be made during the Raffle Period.  CCF, its representative(s) and/or any related entities are not liable for any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undelivered, or destroyed Raffle Tickets regardless of cause or the person responsible, including, but not limited to, any problem or technical malfunction of any computer, online system, or server or technical problem.  No refunds are made, except as otherwise determined by CCF in its sole discretion.

 

4.       Eligibility: The Raffle is open to all individuals who (a) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of Raffle Ticket purchase, (b) are located within the Territory, and (c) purchase a Raffle Ticket via the Cavs App or online at www.cavs5050.com.  Owners, directors, officers, and employees (and their parents, siblings, spouses, and children) of CCF, its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and its advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to enter the Raffle.

 

5.       Random Drawing: Every transaction is electronically tallied.  The running total from Raffle Ticket sales are periodically displayed online at www.cavs5050.com.  All qualifying (i.e., in accordance with Section 4 above) Raffle Ticket purchases made within the Raffle Period are printed out and placed into a drum.  The winning Raffle Ticket is manually drawn from the drum at random from among all such qualifying Raffle Tickets.  The drawing will be conducted on or about December 30, 2020.  The drawing is conducted by CCF whose decision is final and binding.

 

6.       Prize:  The selected Raffle Ticket number will be posted on www.cavs5050.com.  The Entrant that purchased the Raffle Ticket with the corresponding winning Raffle Ticket number (the “Winner”) receives Fifty Percent (50%) of the net proceeds (total collected by CCF minus any related expenses from the Raffle Ticket sales) for the Raffle Period (the “Prize”).  All remaining proceeds from the Raffle are retained by CCF.

 

7.       Claiming the Prize: To claim the Prize, the Winner must contact Bethany Soukup at bsoukup@cavs.com or (216) 420-2309.  The winning Raffle Ticket is the only valid receipt for claiming the Prize.  Each Winner must provide CCF with all information required to claim the Prize (including tax identification information).  Upon the request of CCF, the Winner must sign and return to CCF a liability/publicity release and/or affidavit of eligibility (the “Required Documentation”) by a date determined by CCF in in form and substance satisfactory to CCF in order to be eligible to receive the Prize.  If (a) any of the Required Documentation is not completed, signed, and/or returned within the stated time, (b) the Winner is deemed by CCF to be ineligible or not to have complied with these Official Raffle Rules, or (c) the Winner refuses to accept or fails to claim the Prize, then the Prize will be forfeited by the Winner and retained by CCF.  The Prize will be delivered via check within thirty (30) days of the Winner delivering the winning Raffle Ticket and executed Required Documentation to CCF.  For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Winner.

 

8.       Odds of Winning: Odds of winning are based on the total number of qualifying Raffle Tickets purchased in each Raffle Period.

 

9.       Taxes: Each Entrant acknowledges that they have been informed that the IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances to participate in raffles, lotteries, or similar programs are not gifts and, therefore, the price of a Raffle Ticket does not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution.  The Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and other government assessments on the awarded Prize.  Furthermore, the Winner acknowledges that federal law requires that a tax withholding on certain prize values must be collected from them upon award or distribution.  Federal and state withholding laws are subject to change without notice.  The withholding laws in effect at the time the Prize is claimed will be followed.  Winners of prizes over Six Hundred Dollars ($600) will receive a W-2G form from CCF.  Taxes will be withheld in accordance with IRS and State of Ohio guidelines.

 

10.     Transfer of Raffle Ticket: Raffle Tickets may not be resold to any other party.  Any Raffle Ticket which has been resold is void.  All individuals who re-sell, purchase, or receive a Raffle Ticket in violation of these Official Raffle Rules are ineligible to enter the Raffle or to win the Prize.

 

11.      Entrant Grant of Rights: Raffle entrance and/or Prize acceptance constitutes a release granting CCF the right to use each Entrant’s name, likeness, statements (if true), biographical information, voice, and cities and states of residence for advertising, marketing, and publicity purposes on a worldwide basis (without review by the applicable Entrant) and in all forms of media, without compensation, remuneration, or other authorization.  CCF expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability in connection with injury or loss to any person or property relating to redemption of the Prize.  CCF makes no representations or warranties in connection with the Prize.  Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.  Each Entrant hereby releases and waives any claims (actual or alleged), demands, damages, losses, liabilities and causes of action arising from (in whole or in part) or in connection with CCF’s use (or its designee’s use) of such Entrant’s name, likeness, statements (if true), biographical information, voice, and cities and states of residence, including, without limitation, any claims for defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, publicity, personality, or exploitation of such Entrant’s name or likeness.

 

12.     Raffle Conditions: The Raffle is governed by and subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.  By entering the Raffle, Entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Raffle or in these Official Raffle Rules.  Any violation of these Official Raffle Rules may result in disqualification and any violation of these Official Raffle Rules by the Winner shall disqualify the Winner from the Raffle and all privileges as the Winner of the Raffle shall be immediately terminated.  ENTRANTS RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS CAVALIERS YOUTH FOUNDATION, CAVALIERS HOLDINGS, LLC, CAVALIERS OPERATING COMPANY, LLC, THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION AND ITS MEMBER TEAMS, NBA PROPERTIES, INC., AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INJURY, OR LOSSES, TO ANY PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH), OR PROPERTY, OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY RAFFLE-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE RAFFLE.

 

13.     Disqualification; Changes: CCF may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the operation of the Raffle, re-sells a Raffle Ticket, violates these Official Raffle Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.  CCF may, in its sole discretion, cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Raffle or these Official Raffle Rules, or disqualify any individual or Raffle Ticket for purposes of protecting the integrity of the Raffle or addressing changes in business operations or other circumstances, to the extent allowed under applicable law.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE RAFFLE IS A VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RAFFLE RULES AND OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CCF MAY SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

14.     Governing Law; Disputes: The Raffle is governed by the laws of the State of Ohio without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction.  Any claims regarding the Raffle that are not released, must be brought in the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio or the Court of Common Pleas, General Division, for the State of Ohio, Cuyahoga County, and each Entrant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action.  The Raffle is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law.  Each Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action not waived arising out of or in connection with the Raffle or the Prize shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Raffle, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances may Entrant obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  IN NO EVENT SHALL CCF OR ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO ANY INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THE RAFFLE.

 

15.     Privacy; License to Use Entrant Personal Information: Entrant Participation in the Raffle and all Entrant information collected by CCF, is subject to the NBA.com Network Privacy Policy, which is available online at http://www.nba.com/news/privacy_policy.html

 

16.     Sponsor; Winning Numbers List: To obtain a list of the winning Raffle Ticket numbers, please send a request to: Cavaliers Youth Foundation 50/50 Raffle, 1 Center Court, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, Attn.: Bethany Soukup, together with a stamped, self-addressed envelope.  The winning raffle ticket numbers also will be posted at www.cavs5050.com.

 

17.     Excluded Territories: “Excluded Territories” means those areas listed below.

 

 

EXCLUDED TERRITORIES

 

Zip Code

City

County

43402

Bowling Green

Wood

43403

Bowling Green

Wood

43406

Bradner

Wood

43407

Cygnet

Sandusky

43412

Curtice

Ottawa

43416

Elmore

Ottawa

43420

Fremont

Sandusky

43430

Genoa

Ottawa

43431

Gibsonburg

Sandusky

43432

Graytown

Ottawa

43435

Helena

Sandusky

43436

Isle Saint George

Ottawa

43442

Lindsey

Sandusky

43443

Luckey

Wood

43445

Martin

Ottawa

43447

Millburg

Wood

43449

Oak Harbor

Ottawa

43450

Pemberville

Wood

43451

Portage

Wood

43452

Port Clinton

Ottawa

43456

Put In Bay

Ottawa

43457

Risingsun

Wood

43460

Rossford

Wood

43462

Rudolph

Wood

43465

Walbridge

Wood

43466

Wayne

Wood

43469

Woodville

Sandusky

43504

Berkey

Lucas

43515

Delta

Fulton

43521

Fayette

Fulton

43522

Grand Rapids

Wood

43525

Haskins

Wood

43528

Holland

Lucas

43532

Liberty Center

Henry

43533

Lyons

Fulton

43534

Mc Clure

Henry

43537

Maumee

Lucas

43540

Metamora

Fulton

43542

Monclova

Lucas

43551

Perrysburg

Wood

43558

Swanton

Fulton

43560

Sylvania

Lucas

43566

Waterville

Lucas

43567

Wauseon

Fulton

43569

Weston

Wood

43571

Whitehouse

Lucas

43604

Toledo

Lucas

43605

Toledo

Lucas

43606

Toledo

Lucas

43607

Toledo

Lucas

43608

Toledo

Lucas

43609

Toledo

Lucas

EXCLUDED TERRITORIES CONT’D

 

Zip Code

City

County

43610

Toledo

Lucas

43611

Toledo

Lucas

43612

Toledo

Lucas

43613

Toledo

Lucas

43614

Toledo

Lucas

43615

Toledo

Lucas

43616

Oregon

Lucas

43617

Toledo

Lucas

43618

Oregon

Lucas

43619

Northwood

Wood

43620

Toledo

Lucas

43623

Toledo

Lucas

44841

Kansas

Seneca

45001

Addyston

Hamilton

45002

Cleves

Hamilton

45003

College Corner

Butler

45013

Hamilton

Butler

45030

Harrison

Hamilton

45052

North Bend

Hamilton

45053

Okeana

Butler

45056

Oxford

Butler

45064

Somerville

Butler

45303

Ansonia

Darke

45311

Camden

Preble

45320

Eaton

Preble

45321

Eldorado

Preble

45331

Greenville

Darke

45332

Hollansburg

Darke

45338

Lewisburg

Preble

45346

New Madison

Darke

45347

New Paris

Preble

45362

Rossburg

Darke

45381

West Alexandria

Preble

45382

West Manchester

Preble

45390

Union City

Darke

45846

Fort Recovery

Mercer