Raffle Rules

More Than A Pink Ribbon Awards Raffle

OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final as to all matters related to the Raffle. The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

SPONSOR: Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation

DONOR: Diamond’s Direct

NET PROCEEDS: All net proceeds of the Raffle will benefit Sponsor, a 501(c) (3) charity, and the programs that Sponsor supports. Programs include, but are not limited to, breast health education and advocacy as well as support for diagnostic testing for breast cancer in the state of Virginia.

PRIZES (One): One winner will receive a 14 karat white gold diamond cluster pendant. The Prize is awarded “AS IS”, and Sponsor and the Released Parties (defined herein) expressly disclaim any warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, relating to the Prize in any way. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer the Prize or redeem the Prize for cash.

ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER: During the Entry Period specified below, Raffle tickets may be purchased in accordance with these Official Rules on the Internet or in person, by following the instructions at www.vbcf.org. Raffle tickets may be purchased ONLY BY PERSONS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Internet sales of Raffle tickets are open ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF VIRGINIA. This Raffle is VOID OUTSIDE VIRGINIA AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED BY LAW. The following persons are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in the Raffle or to win any Prize: Employees of Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation or Fink’s Jewelers.

PURCHASING RAFFLE ENTRIES:  Raffle entry of at least $30.00 by eligible persons (see “ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER” above) from 5:30 p.m. on September 23, 2021 (“Start Date”), through Midnight on October 1, 2021 for online purchases (the “End Date”) and the period referred to as the “Entry Period.” The Internal Revenue Service takes the position that no portion of the Raffle Entry price will qualify as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.

VALIDITY AND ELIGIBILITY OF ENTRIES: Sponsor shall be the sole judge of the validity and eligibility of all Entries. Entries which have been or appear to be tampered with are void. All Entry purchases shall be final, and no refunds or replacements will be issued by Sponsor.

DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from eligible Entries received (the “Drawing”). The Drawing will be held at Noon on October 4, 2021 on VBCF’s Facebook Live. 

NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS: Owners of eligible Entries need not be present to win. The winning Entry will be determined and contacted by VBCF for prize delivery.

TAXES: All federal, state and local income taxes are the sole responsibility of Official Winner.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Released Parties (defined below under “RELEASE OF LIAIBLITY”) are not responsible for: (1) Entries which are stolen, lost, damaged, illegible, given away or no longer in the purchaser’s possession; (2) Entries that have been or may have been tampered with or re-sold in violation of these Official Rules; (3) Entries, payments for Entries or any other Raffle-related communications which are lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, not fully captured, or garbled as a result of any failure or problem whatsoever with the availability, functionality, operability or use of any network, server, ISP, website, Internet connection, computer, telephone, cable or satellite modem or connection, hand-held mobile device or any other computer equipment or connection, whether or not caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by viruses, worms, or malfunctions affecting a network, server, ISP or any equipment or programming used in or associated with the Raffle; (4) the inability of a purchaser or prospective purchaser of an Entry to connect or stay connected to the Internet, to log on to any website, or to participate in or complete any online communication or activity related to the Raffle; (5) any other errors of any kind, whether human, typographical, printing, mechanical, or electronic in nature, which relate to or are connected with the Raffle (collectively, as described in clauses (1) through (5), “Errors”), including without limitation, Errors in Raffle-related materials or in the administration of the Raffle, such as Errors in processing Entries, identifying Potential Winners, determining Official Winners, or announcing or delivering Prizes; or (6) any injury or damage to any person’s computer equipment related to or resulting from participation in this Raffle, the use of any website associated with the Raffle, or the downloading of any materials from such website(s). Anyone who tampers with or abuses any aspect of the Raffle or associated website, as determined in Sponsor’s sole judgment, will be disqualified from participation in the Raffle and if applicable, will be deemed to have forfeited all claims to any Prize. If any portion of the Raffle is compromised, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, by a virus, worm, bug, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Raffle, or the proper submission or capture of Entries (collectively, a “Compromising Event”), then Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or terminate the Raffle, and to select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received before the known occurrence or discovery of such Compromising Event.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Entrants, by participating in the Raffle, agree that Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation and Fink’s Jewelers, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, shareholders, members, consultants and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability for injuries, losses, costs, expenses or damages of any kind, including damages for death, personal injury, property damage or property loss, resulting from, whether in whole or in part or directly or indirectly, participation in this Raffle or the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Entry or Prize.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Each Official Winner, by accepting his/her Prize, grants Sponsor, Sponsor’s designees and affiliates, Donor, and Donor’s designees and affiliates full permission, except where legally prohibited, to use that Official Winner’s name, address (city and state only), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and Prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation and without notice, review or approval, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet and world wide web, in perpetuity.

COPYRIGHT: All Raffle materials are copyrighted by Sponsor, and may not be copied, reproduced or used for any purpose without Sponsor’s express prior written consent.

GOVERNING LAW; SEVERABILITY: The Raffle and these Official Rules shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds that any provision of these Official Rules, or their application to a particular persons or circumstances, is invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then the remainder of these Official Rules, and the application of all of these Official Rules to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected by that determination, and shall remain enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.