OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (herein referred to as “the Sports Foundation” and/or “GNOSF”), organized in August of 1988, is a non-profit 501c (4) organization whose mission is to attract and manage sporting events that have a positive economic impact on the State of Louisiana and the Greater New Orleans area. The Sports Foundation is conducting this raffle as a way to raise funds to pursue its mission. The official Rules and Regulations of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation’s Premier Season Ticket Raffle  (“GNOSFPST”) are set forth below. By purchasing a raffle chance, you agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations. The GNOSF’s interpretation and application of the Rules and Regulations shall be final. In the event of any dispute, a reasonable interpretation or determination by the GNOSF regarding the application of these Terms & Conditions is final and binding in all matters related to the Raffle. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW AND OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

License:

The raffle is conducted pursuant to Louisiana Lawful charitable gaming license number E0010138.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to purchase an entry, you must be at least 18 years old at the time entry is purchased, and a living resident of the United States. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. The raffle is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the GNOSF are not eligible to win. Any other legal resident of the United States of America is eligible for prizes.

Entries:

Entries may sell out before the date of the raffle drawing. The chances of winning are based on the number of entries sold. If fewer entries are sold, the chances of winning the Grand Prize and other prizes improve. Winning entry will be drawn on Saturday Dec. 21, at approximately 9pm, during the third quarter of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Winner will be announced live at the drawing, posted on GNOSPORTS.com and all #GNOSPORTS social media channels, and notified by email and phone. After 30 days,  any unclaimed prizes will be forfeited, and a secondary drawing will be held at a date, time and location to be determined.

 

How to Purchase:

  1. Entries may be only be purchased online, www.gnosports.com/win, by phone (504-525-5678). Raffle entry sales will begin on September 5th at 11:00am and end at 8:00 PM CST on December 21st, unless another time frame is designated for the sale of the Raffle entries by the GNOSF in its sole discretion. Chances may be paid by credit card only. All entry purchases are subject to these Rules and Regulations.

  2. Raffle entries will be sold as described below. Only one (1) entry is required to be purchased by an eligible individual to enter the raffle. However, there is no limit to the number of raffle entries an eligible individual may purchase. Each raffle entry is purchased for a price of $100.00.

  3. All raffle entries purchases are final and non-refundable.

 

Prizes:

  1. There will be one (1) winner who will receive two (2) tickets to each of the following events:

    1. 2020 College Football Playoff Championship game

    2. 2020 Women’s Final Four

    3. New Orleans Saints 2020 Regular Season

    4. New Orleans Pelicans 2020 Regular Season

    5. LSU Tigers 2020 Football season

    6. LSU Tigers 2020 Basketball season

    7. LSU Tigers 2020 Baseball season

    8. Tulane Green wave 2020 Football season

    9. Tulane Green wave 2020 Basketball season

    10. Tulane Green wave 2020 Baseball season

    11. 2020 Zurich Classic - VIP 18th Green

  2. In addition, the winner may also receive other event chances associated with the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation throughout the year.

  3. Total minimum ARV of this prize is $19,000

  4. All federal, state, and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winners’ sole responsibility. No portion of the raffle entry price may be deducted as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.

  5. No Prize or any portion thereof is redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prizes except that GNOSF reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant sports teams and/or third parties.

 

Drawing:

One (1) winning raffle entry will be randomly drawn by the GNOSF at 9:30pm on December 21st, 2019. The winning entries name will be (i) announced during the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, (ii) posted at the GNOSF website (www.gnosports.com/win and @GNOSPORTS social media channels for a period of thirty (30) days after the drawing. The potential winner does not need to be present to win. The potential prize winner must comply with all terms and conditions to these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.

  1. The potential winner will be required to deliver to an authorized GNOSF representative (A) Proof of identification
    (B) an executed liability, publicity release in the forms(s) provided by the GNOSF, and (C) if the applicable, executed IRS forms as provided by the GNOSF. The liability/ publicity release must be executed and delivered to the authorized GNOSF representative at the time of surrender of the original winning raffle chance.

  2. If the potential prize winner does not surrender the original winning raffle chance to the GNOSF before the end of the prize Expiration Date, or if the potential prize winner is found to be not eligible, or if the potential prize winner does not comply with the official rules, then the potential prize winner may be disqualified and the prize forfeited. If the potential winner does not claim the prize before the Expiration Date, the potential winner will be deemed to have forfeited his or her prize and another potential winner will be selected for such prize.

 

Agreement to the Official Rules and Decisions:

By participating in the raffle, each raffle entry purchaser fully and unconditionally agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of GNOSF (including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of raffle chances, the verification of the winning raffle chance, and the redemption and award of the prize), which are final and binding in all respects.

 

Communication and Privacy:

By entering the raffle, raffle participants agree to receive email newsletters, updates, and/or other promotional communications periodically from GNOSF. Raffle participants can opt-out of receiving communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

 

Release:

Raffle participants agree to be bound by these rules. By entering the raffle, each raffle participant releases and discharges the GNOSF, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this raffle, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “GNOSF entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this raffle, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”) Except where prohibited: (i) entry into the raffle constitutes the consent of the raffle participant, without further compensation, to use his/her name, likeness, biographical data, and contact information for editorial, advertising, marketing, publicity, and administrative purposes by the GNOSF and/or others authorized by the GNOSF; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any winner of the GNOSF entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this raffle and the use, misuse, or possession of any prize; (iii) any potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number) and a liability/publicity release; and (iv) if prize involves travel or activities, any potential winner and travel companion (if applicable) may be required to execute releases of the GNOSF from any and all liability with respect to participation in such travel/activities and/or use of the prize. Affidavits and release must be returned within five (5) days from the date that GNOSF first tries to notify the potential winner. GNOSF may conduct a background check to confirm any potential winner’s eligibility and compliance with these rules. By entering, raffle participants agree to cooperate reasonably with any such background check. If the prize includes participation in any public event(s) or publicity, or if GNOSF Entities intend to publicize the winner in any way, and if a background check reveals that a potential winner has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of any GNOSF entity, as determined by GNOSF in its discretion, the potential winner may be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

Disclaimers:

  1. GNOSF is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, ineligible or incompletely received, for any reason; (ii) GNOSF, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for tampering with the entry process or the operation of the website or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the raffle; (iii) GNOSF further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the raffle if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of force majeure or technical failures of any sort; (iv) GNOSF entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this raffle, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may cancel, terminate, or modify this raffle based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. In no event will GNOSF be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules; (v) in the event this raffle is cancelled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (iii), GNOSF, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein; (vi) GNOSF entities make no warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, as regards this raffle or the merchantability, quality, or fitness for a particular purpose regarding any prize or any component of any prize; and (vii) the value(s) of the prize(s) set forth above represent GNOSF’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by GNOSF are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.  

 

Disputes:

Raffle participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this raffle or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Louisiana.

 

Official Rules:

These official rules are available at www.gnosports.com/rulesandregulations

 

Restrictions:

The winner shall not be considered a season ticket holder in connection with any season tickets won in connection with this raffle.  Therefore, the winner shall not have the same rights and privileges as a season ticket holder in connection with season tickets won.  The winner is not entitled to any additional tickets including tickets to post-season games.  The issuers of the tickets won reserve the right to revoke all remaining tickets issued by such issuers if the winner sells any of the issuers’ tickets to a third-party.

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320 Metairie-Hammond Hwy. Suite 300

Metairie, LA 70005

Phone: 504-525-5678

Fax: 504-324-0948

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