Raffle Rules Details
(a) No other purchase is required to participate in the St. Damian Parish Raffle; void where prohibited.
(b) For further information, call the Damian Parish Center at 708-687-1370 (Mondays Though Saturdays during business hours)
(c) The official St. Damian Parish Raffle Rules are summarized as follows:
(i) There will be a maximum of (40) cash prizes awarded
(ii) The final date for purchasing a Raffle ticket is Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 8 PM CDT, or the date on which all 2,000 Raffle tickets are sold, whichever occurs sooner.
(iii) You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to purchase one or more Raffle tickets; you must provide your personal SSN in order to claim a (cash) Raffle prize.
(iv) To enter the Raffle, fill-in the contact info form with the desired quantity of tickets; and amount enclosed, and bring the completed form along with a check payable to St. Damian Church to the Parish Center, 5250 W. 155th Street, Oak Forest, IL during business hours.
(v) A maximum of 2000 Raffle tickets will be sold. For each Raffle ticket purchased, the estimated odds of winning each Raffle prize are as follows:
Grand Prize ($50,000): 1 in 2,000; 2nd Prize ($10,000): 1 in 2000; 3rd Prize ($5,000): 1 in 2,000; 4th Prizes ($1,000): 3 in 2,000; 5th Prizes ($500.00) 1 in 200; 6th Prizes ($250.00) 7 in 2,000. The odds of winning one of the (10) weekly Early Bird Prizes (each $250) is not determinable in advance, as it is dependent on the cumulative number of tickets sold to date as the Raffle progresses.
(vi) The following raffle Prizes will be awarded based on a random drawing at the St. Damian Block Party on Saturday evening, August 26, 2017 (winners need not be present in order to win); Grand Prize ($50,000); Second Prize ($10,000); Third Prize ($5,000); Qty. 3- Fourth Prizes (each $1,000.00); Qty. 10 - Fifth Prizes (each $500.00); Qty. 14 - Sixth Prizes (each $250.00).
(vii) A total of ten (10) $250.00 "Early Bird" Raffle prizes will be awarded, randomly selected from among the Raffle tickets purchased to date; one (1) of these prizes will be drawn at Noon on consecutive Mondays commencing May 8, 2017, and ending on July 10, 2017. Winners will be notified and must visit the St. Damian Pastoral Center during normal business hours in order to claim their "Early Bird" prizes.
(viii) Form W-2G will be filed for cash prizes, in accordance with applicable IRS guidelines.
(ix) Proration of Cash Prizes: In the event that fewer than 1,600 of the 2,000 authorized Raffle tickets are sold by the August 26th drawing date, the cash prizes listed above and on the face of each Raffle ticket will be determined and pro-rated based on the percentage of the tickets actually sold prior to the Raffle drawing on Saturday evening, August 26, 2017. [For example, if only 1000 of the 2000 tickets were ultimately sold, then the Grand Prize through 6th prize will be pro-rated at 50 percent ([1,000/2,0000] x 100% of their stated value.] Provided that if 1,600 or more Raffle tickets are sold, then all herein-described cash prizes will be awarded at their stated value.]
(X) Go to www.DamianRaffle.com website for a complete listing of the St. Damian Parish Raffle rules.