Windy City Corvettes, inc. Raffle Rules

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Windy City Corvettes, inc. (WCC) CORVETTE/CASH RAFFLE begins on July 31, 2016 and ends on July 30, 2017. The raffle is licensed through an application by Illinois Spina Bifida Association. The raffle drawing is July 30, 2017 at approximately 2pm (CDT) at Bill Kay Corvettes and Classic Cars, 2100 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, IL. 60515. The Grand prize is, at the sole option of the winner, the choice of a NEW Corvette* (*a $54,000 certificate toward the purchase of a NEW Corvette) or $45,000 in cash. If the Corvette is chosen, delivery of the vehicle will be from Bill Kay Chevrolet. Three additional cash prizes will also be awarded during the annual Bill Kay Chevrolet Corvette show in the amounts to be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of WCC. All proceeds will benefit the Illinois Spina Bifida Association and other local charities. A maximum of 999 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased by mail, internet ( or in person. A list of all prize winners will be posted on the raffle website on or about August 15, 2017. The raffle is void where prohibited by law.


The raffle is open to all persons age 18 and over who have U.S. or Canadian addresses. Members of the Windy City Corvettes are prohibited from the raffle; however their families can purchase tickets and have the same a chance to win as all other entrants. Grand Prize winners need not be present to win.


Raffle tickets donation is one hundred ($100.00) dollars each. The ticket purchase price does not qualify as a charitable contribution. Personal checks for ticket purchases should be made out to "ISBA/Windy City Corvettes Charity Account." Internet and mailed entries and payment must be received by WCC no later than 6 PM (CDT) on Friday, July 22, 2017. All entries must include payment by personal check, bank check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card is accepted for payment). For credit card purchases, the raffle ticket purchaser must provide their full name, billing address, telephone number of the cardholder, the credit card number and expiration date per the requested information on the entry form. For any raffle ticket request and payment received after 1000 tickets have been sold, the purchaser will be contacted and offered a ticket for the following year raffle. No other refunds will be made, except as otherwise determined by WCC in its sole and absolute discretion. Subject to availability, purchasers may buy as many tickets as they wish. WCC reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify: false entries, entries suspected of being false, illegible entries, defective entries, incomplete entries, physically altered entry forms, and entries that do not include valid or complete payment. WCC is not responsible for printing errors in any Raffle-related material or for lost, late, misdirected or non-delivered mail or corrupt internet messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines. All entries become the property of WCC and will not be returned. WCC reserves the right to withdraw this offer at anytime. If for some reason the raffle is cancelled prior to the drawing, all ticket purchases will be refunded.


Grand Prize: The Grand Prize winner will have the choice of a NEW Corvette (“Grand Prize Certificate” of $54,000 toward the purchase of a NEW Corvette) or $45,000 cash ("Cash Grand Prize"). The election of this prize choice must be submitted in writing to WCC no later than fifteen (15) days after the Grand Prize drawing. If the Grand Prize winner fails to notify WCC of the decision to select the vehicle within this time period, it will be deemed that the Cash Grand Prize was selected. If the Grand Prize winner elects to receive a vehicle, they must make a payment of tax, equivalent to the required tax withholding based on the fair market value of the vehicle, as required by the Internal Revenue Service. WCC will issue a W2G for the fair market value. WCC will pay $54,000, which is an estimated base MSRP cost of a NEW Corvette as determined by Bill Kay Chevrolet. The Grand Prize winner assumes any additional expense. The vehicle is untitled and provided as New Condition by the Dealership with acceptable delivery mileage and will be supplied with the manufacturer’s warranty and other guarantees as provided by the manufacturer. All winners are subject to relevant federal, state and local taxes and other expenses. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for costs of title, tax, license and registration fees if it is the elected prize, as well as transport of the Vehicle and any costs involved in its transport and or storage. Any other fees, in connection with the Grand Prize, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. The Cash Grand Prize option will be in the amount of $45,000. Three additional cash prizes will be delivered to selected winners by U.S. mail to the name and address provided on the Entry form. Payment will be done in the form of a check made payable to the name provided on the Entry Form. WCC will issue IRS Form W2G for any prizes of $600 or more.


Raffle ticket purchasers whose ticket numbers are drawn at the Prize Drawing will be deemed the winner of the prize for that particular selection. These winners will be notified by email, telephone and/or U.S. Mail using the information provided on the Entry Form. If any winner cannot be located or fails to respond to attempts to contact them within thirty (30) days after WCC's first attempt to contact them, such winners will be deemed to have forfeited their prize. Another winner will not be drawn. The prize may be forfeited if the winner: cannot be reached or cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason. Winners grant permission for the use of their names, photographs/likenesses for advertising and promotion for this and similar promotions without compensation, unless prohibited by law.


The Raffle is subject to these Official Rules. These Official Rules shall not be changed by any oral statement made by any person acting on behalf of WCC. By participating, ticket purchasers agree to the following:
  1. To be bound by these complete raffle rules and the decisions of WCC shall be final and binding.
  2. To waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Raffle or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law.
  3. By accepting a prize, the winner agrees to release WCC, its officers and members, representatives and agents, and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the raffle from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorneys' fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any raffle-related activity or participation in this raffle.
  4. Except where prohibited by law, the winners purchase of a raffle ticket and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for WCC to use the winners name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state address for promotional or advertising purposes in connection with this Raffle on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, now or hereafter known, in perpetuity, without review, permission or further compensation.


Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners. Selected winners will receive an IRS Form W2G and the amount of the winnings (at the Estimated Retail Value) will be reported to the IRS of any awarded prizes of $600 or more. Each ticket purchaser is advised to consult his or her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the tax liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in this raffle. The ticket purchase price does not qualify as a charitable contribution.


Raffle ticket purchasers information collected during a purchase will only be used to contact the winner of the raffle and internally for future raffles. No information will be sold or shared with any third-party websites or companies.


WCC reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the raffle or violating these Official Rules, and reserves the right to cancel the raffle should it suspect fraud or for reasons out of the control of WCC. Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this raffle will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Illinois. Any claim(s) or controversy between any of the raffle participants and WCC arising out of or relating to the raffle and or the raffle rules and regulations will be settled by binding arbitration administered in Kane County, IL by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules. Any Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator maybe entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Caution should be taken for any attempt to deliberately damage or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Raffle. Any such attempts maybe in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in the Raffle. Should any attempt be made, WCC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages, including all fees, such as attorney fees and court costs, to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution. A raffle winner’s sole and exclusive remedy for any claim against WCC arising out of the sale of raffle tickets or the conduct of the raffle will be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for the raffle ticket(s). In no event will WCC, its directors, officers, agents or representatives be liable to any party for any loss or injury to earnings, profits or goodwill, or for any incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages of any person or entity whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
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