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Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Dick Vitale Gala Car Raffle!

To make a raffle ticket donation, please click "Register Now" to create an account. Then, add a raffle ticket(s) to your shopping cart and agree to your purchase. Please do not hesitate to contact or call the Gala Office line at (941) 350-0580 with questions.


OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 years of age and older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. No purchase or contribution is necessary to participate in the drawing and a contribution will not increase your chances of winning. Sweepstakes sponsored by the V Foundation for Cancer Research (Sponsor). Employees, Officers and Directors, as well as their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and others living in their same household, whether related or not, of the V Foundation for Cancer Research or the Dick Vitale Gala, are not eligible to enter. All taxes, title, registration fees, and like amounts in connection with the prizes are the winner’s sole responsibility. Only licensed drivers (license cannot be suspended), 18 years of age and older at time of donation are eligible to participate and enter. The Dick Vitale Gala & the V Foundation for Cancer Research reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules, any applicable laws, or who makes any misrepresentations relative to this drawing. Prize winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility.

HOW TO ENTER AND WIN: To enter the drawing, go to, but again, the drawing is void where prohibited. Entries by mail must be postmarked by April 20, 2020 and received no later than 12:00pm ET on April 29, 2020. The Grand Prize drawing for the Dick Vitale Gala Car Raffle will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020 drawn at random at approximately 8:30 p.m. at the Dick Vitale Gala at The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida, except this date and all other dates stated in these rules may be extended in the Dick Vitale Gala’s absolute discretion. The winner does not need to be present to win. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, late, damaged, destroyed, or delayed entries or postage due mail or for unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, online failures, hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances or other communications failures or circumstances affecting receipt of entries or entrants’ ability to participate in this drawing. To enter without a donation, send a letter stating that you wish to obtain a “no donation” entry with your name, address and phone number and a stamped, self- addressed envelope to: The Dick Vitale Car Raffle c/o Mary Kenealy Events, 1290 N. Palm, Suite 107, Sarasota, FL 34236. Only one “no donation” entry per household. A winner’s list may be obtained by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513

PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING: Grand Prize: One Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the ticket holders. The Grand Prize winner will win a red 2020 Mercedes C300 Cabriolet Convertible with an MSRP of $56,375. THERE SHALL BE NO SUBSTITUTIONS OF AUTOMOBILES; NO CASH REFUNDS, AND NO OTHER CASH SUBSTITUTIONS. The Grand Prize winner assumes and must pay all fees and charges (including, but not limited to, tags and license), local, state and federal taxes when the car is transferred to the winner. In addition, all costs of car ownership, such as (without limitation) insurance and delivery are the Grand Prize winner’s sole responsibility. The Dick Vitale Gala and the V Foundation for Cancer Research assume no responsibility for a prize winner’s tax obligations and suggest you consult your tax advisor. Winner must claim prize within 30 business days of the official Grand Prize drawing or a new winner will be selected. Winner need not be present to win. The Sponsor will acquire the prize with a portion of the proceeds from the donations made in conjunction with this drawing and the Dick Vitale Gala. All taxes, costs, and fees incurred for title and registration are the responsibility of the winner. Winner is solely responsible for all other costs and liability incurred in claiming, and using the prize. All unspecified expenses and taxes are winner’s sole responsibility. IRS Form W-2g or 1099 will be issued to winner for the value of the prize. The IRS requires withholding estimated taxes on the winnings prior to release of the prize. No prize substitution or cash equivalent of prize. No prize transfer. A maximum of 1500 number of entries are expected. Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received, with the maximum odds of 1:1500.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering, entrants accept and agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Winner will be notified by telephone and by certified letter from the V Foundation for Cancer Research and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and a publicity release, where legal, within 7 days of notification. In the event of noncompliance with requirements, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. By accepting the prize, except where prohibited by law, winner agrees to the use of his or her name and/or photograph for advertising/publicity purposes without further compensation or notice. By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the V Foundation for Cancer Research and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the directors, officers, agents and employees of any such entity (collectively, the “released parties”) from any and all liability arising from participating in the drawing and/or acceptance, possession or use/misuse of prize, regardless of whether such claims are founded in whole or part upon alleged negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct of any of the released parties, and including, without limitation, liability for any personal injury, damage or loss. The Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the drawing; to be in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any activities intended to disrupt or interfere with the proper play of the drawing or defraud the Sponsor in any way will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The drawing is subject to all applicable laws of the United States and is void where prohibited. ANY CLAIMS OR CONTROVERSIES RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM THIS SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND INTERPRETED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF Florida WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CONFLICTS OF LAW PRINCIPLES THEREOF AND SHALL BE BROUGHT IN THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN Sarasota County, Florida. EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO THAT VENUE AND JURISDICTION AND THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS AND WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS.

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