Elite Independent Percussion’s 

2015 Saints Season Ticket Raffle Official Rules & Regulations 


Elite Independent Percussion’s 2015 Saints Raffle is a fundraising activity conducted by the Youth Organization (Elite Independent Percussion). These Official Rules & Regulations govern the conduct of the Raffle and together with the decisions of the Elite Board of Directors are binding on everyone who purchases a Raffle ticket and/or who is named on a Raffle ticket. These Rules may not be waived, modified or supplemented except by the Board in writing. These Rules apply to any and all individuals selling Raffle tickets and anyone on the official Raffle sub‐committee of the Organization


TICKET COST AND ODDS OF WINNING: The ticket price is $20.00 per ticket. A maximum of 1,500 tickets will be sold. Ticket sales will cease if the maximum number of qualified entries is reached. Any requests and payments received following the cut off time or after the sale of 1,500 tickets will be returned to the sender. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received and accepted by the stated cutoffs for each respective drawing. However, the odds of winning will never be greater than 1,500 to 1. 


GRAND PRIZE DRAWING: The Grand Prize drawing for the Raffle will be held on Sunday, May 31st, 2015, at approximately 2:00 PM during the Annual Elite Banquet at Fontainebleau State Park (62883 LA-1089, Mandeville, LA 70443). This date and all other dates stated in these Rules may be extended at the absolute discretion of the Organization. The winning ticket will be drawn at random from a raffle drum containing all eligible Raffle tickets. The drawing for the prize is open to the public; however, the winner does not need to be present to win. 


Grand Prize: The Grand Prize is a pair (2) of 2015 Saints Regular Season Tickets. Tickets will be Guaranteed in the Lower Levels (Sections 101 - 156)


Cutoff for purchases: Ticket requests by mail or e‐mail must be received before 5:00 PM CST on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. Tickets may be purchased in person, including at the Banquet until 12:00 PM CST, Sunday, May 31st, 2015. As noted above, a limited number of tickets will be sold for the Raffle. Therefore, all tickets may sell out before the day of the Grand Prize drawing. 


Substitute Grand Prize in event of non‐sellout of tickets: If fewer than 750 Raffle tickets are sold, the Boosters reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to substitute 50% of the gross sales revenue from the tickets sold as of the time of the entry deadline as the Grand Prize in lieu of the Saints Season Tickets. In the event that the Organization exercises its right to award 50% of gross sales revenue from tickets sold in lieu of the Season Tickets, no additional cash or prizes will be provided to the Grand Prize winner. 


OTHER PROVISIONS: By participating, you agree that all ticket purchasers and the person named on each Raffle ticket accept and agree (1) to be bound by all the rules, limitations and restrictions set forth herein, and (2) that their names and/or likenesses may be disclosed to and used by the media and may otherwise be used by the Organization, for publicity purposes.Winners agree to sign a publicity release without any further compensation. The Grand Prize winner will be published on the Organizations website (www.Eliteperc.com). The Organization’s interpretation and application of the rules and regulations shall be final. Additionally, all participants release Elite Independent Percussion, and each of their respective directors, officers, contractors and agents from any and all liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. Each winner agrees to indemnify and hold Elite Independent Percussion and each of their respective directors, officers, contractors and agents harmless from any and all losses, damages, costs, expenses, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the winner's acceptance or use of any prize. 


ELIGIBILITY: Raffle ticket purchasers and the person named on a raffle ticket must be at least 18 years of age at the time of purchase. Raffle tickets may not be purchased in the name of a business, trust, corporation, or other entity, or wherever prohibited by applicable law. Members of the official Raffle sub‐committee are not eligible to win any prize in the Raffle. Prizewinners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility. Offer void where prohibited by law. 


TICKETS: Tickets may be purchased in person by cash, check; or by mail with a check. You have not entered the Raffle until your entry submission, with full payment has been accepted by the Organization. All entries must be fully completed in order to be eligible including the printed name, address, phone number, and email of the entrant. Acceptance of your entry submission will be communicated to you by delivery of a ticket stub or by written confirmation via e‐mail from the Organization. If a submission is accepted it will be deemed to have been accepted on the date and time on which the submission was received by the Organization regardless of the date that the Organizations notifies you of the acceptance of your submission. You may buy as many tickets as you wish, subject to availability, until all 1,500 tickets have been sold. Each Raffle ticket will be entered separately in the drawing. Each Raffle ticket is a separate and equal chance to win the prize offered. 

To order tickets by mail, use a ticket request form, which can be downloaded from www.Eliteperc.com. Send completed forms with payment by check made out to “Elite Independent Percussion”, 161 Swallow St. Covington, La 70433. 


When a Raffle ticket order is placed by mail and funds have cleared, the Boosters will complete the raffle ticket for the purchaser by filling in the name, address, email address and phone number. The Organization will then place each completed raffle ticket stub in the secured raffle barrel and mail the ticket(s) to the purchaser. The purchaser may choose to receive an email from the Organization confirming the ticket purchase and providing the ticket number(s) in lieu of receiving the physical ticket. If for any reason a check does not clear the purchaser’s bank, the ticket purchase is null and void. Additionally, all defective or physically altered request forms are subject to disqualification at the discretion of the Organization. Prior to the prize drawing, the Organization will make a reasonable effort to notify any individual who submits such an entry form, or one which has been rejected because the funds did not clear, that the entry has been rejected. Any cure to the problem shall be considered a new order and processed in the order received. All requests for tickets for the drawing must be received and/or purchased by the indicated deadline(s). 


REFUNDS: All Raffle ticket sales are final. No refunds will be made except that any ticket request with verified payment received after 1,500 tickets have been sold or after the Grand Prize Drawing deadlines set forth herein will be returned or destroyed with notice to the purchaser. No other refunds are available. The Organization assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or non‐delivered mail or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines. A Raffle participant's sole and exclusive remedy for a breach by the Organization shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his or her Raffle ticket(s). In no event shall the Organization, or their respective directors, officers, contractors, members, committee members, agents, advisors, or representatives be liable to any party for any loss or injuries to earnings, profits or goodwill, or for any incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages of any person or entity. 


NOTIFICATION AND CLAIMING OF PRIZES: If the winner is not present at the 

drawing, the Organization shall notify the winner by telephone and certified mail within thirty (30) days of the drawing. Grand Prize winner will also be posted on the groups website. The winner must claim the prize within sixty (60) days of the drawing. The winner will need to provide proper identification to the satisfaction of the Organization. 

If a winner does not wish to claim the prize but wishes to donate it to the Organization, the winner shall provide a written and notarized statement within the sixty (60) day period stating that the winner wishes to donate the prize to Elite Independent Percussion. 

If a Raffle winner does not claim the prize or donate it to the organization within sixty (60) days of the original drawing, the organization will retain the prize or reschedule a drawing date. 


This Raffle is conducted for the benefit of Elite Independent Percussion and its members, 


Any questions regarding the Raffle or the purchase of Raffle tickets can be directed to  (337) 804-2385 or elitepercussion@gmail.com