Rules and Regulations
NO CONTRIBUTION OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Florida Panthers Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation ("Sponsor"), is sponsoring single-prize chance drawings ("Raffle") to be conducted in connection with each Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. ("Panthers") National Hockey League ("NHL") game ("Game") played during the 2019-20 NHL season (the "Raffle Period"). The “Entry Period” for each Game begins twenty-four hours prior to scheduled Game time and ends at the beginning of the third period. A list of Games scheduled to be played during the Raffle Period are available at www.floridapanthers.com or by telephone at (954) 835-7000 during the Panthers' regular business hours. Game dates and times are subject to change. If a scheduled Game is not played for any reason, there will be no Raffle conducted on the date of that Game.
ELIGIBILITY: At time of entry, entrants must be at least eighteen  years of age. Sponsor has the right to request photo identification from any person desiring to enter the Raffle. Raffle is void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Online: No purchase or contribution is necessary to enter or to win. A person may obtain an official ticket for the Raffle to be conducted for that particular Game (“Ticket”) by visiting www.flapanthers5050.com. Each Ticket will bear a unique identification number ("Ticket Number") and those numbers shall be used to determine the winner of the Raffle. DATA CHARGES MAY APPLY TO USE OF MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RAFFLES. To enter, an eligible entrant must be present in the "Raffle Area" (as that term is defined below) during the relevant Entry Period. The Raffle will be offered to individuals located within a 75 mile radius of the BB&T Center (the "Raffle Area") at the time of entry. Online entry is void outside the Raffle Area and where prohibited by law, rule, or regulation.
No Purchase or Contribution Entry: There is a maximum of one (1) free Ticket Number per eligible person per Entry Period. A Ticket Number may be requested during the Entry Period by completing and submitting an official raffle form available available here at the security entrance of the BB&T Center. A request for and receipt of a Ticket Number constitutes the entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules, including all entry requirements. Tickets may only be obtained for the Raffle to be held for the Game on that date and may not be obtained for future Raffles.
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION OF PRIZE WINNER: For each Raffle, the potential winner of the Raffle "Grand Prize" (as that term is defined hereinafter) will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period and the winning Ticket Number ("Winning Number") will be posted online at https://www.nhl.com/panthers/community/5050raffle and on Twitter @FlaPanthersCARE (the "Notification"), during the third period of the Game being played on that date. The winning number can also be obtained by calling (954) 835-7000 during business hours and asking to speak to a representative of the Florida Panthers Foundation ("Representative"). The holder (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules), ("Raffle Winner") of the Ticket bearing the Winning Number (the "Winning Ticket") will be sent an email to the address indicated on the entry form and called within twenty-four hours of the drawing. The Raffle Winner can also contact the Sponsor by sending an email to email@example.com. In order to be eligible to claim the Grand Prize, the Raffle Winner must contact a Representative at 954-835-7000 during business hours within seven (7) business days after the Raffle was held (“Claims Period”) Any transportation or other expenses required for the Raffle Winner to make delivery of the Ticket shall be the Raffle Winner's sole responsibility and will not be furnished or paid for by Sponsor or Panthers. Non-winning Tickets from one Raffle do not carry-over to and are not eligible for any subsequent Raffle.
GRAND PRIZE: The holder of the winning Ticket shall be entitled to receive, upon compliance with these Official Rules, fifty percent (50%) of the Net Raffle Proceeds (the "Grand Prize"). “Net Raffle Proceeds” shall mean the total Raffle proceeds collected through donations less a maximum of eight percent (8%) to cover royalties, staffing, and other equipment-related costs. Sponsor is required by law to withhold and remit to the Internal Revenue Service on the Raffle Winner's behalf an amount equal to twenty-four percent (24%) of the Grand Prize if the Grand Prize is greater than $5,000 and if the Raffle Winner is a citizen or resident alien of the United States with a Social Security Number (different rules as promulgated by the Internal Revenue Service apply for nonresident aliens and for resident aliens and citizens of the United States who do not have a Social Security number).
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS AND ODDS: The Grand Prize is not transferable or assignable and cannot be substituted for another prize. Any and all taxes, fees, and other costs including but not limited to federal and, if applicable, state and local income and withholding taxes that may arise and be due or asserted on the value of the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of each Raffle Winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable Raffle.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: Each Raffle Winner agrees that acceptance of the Grand Prize grants to Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use world-wide, in any media now known or later developed at any time or times, such Raffle Winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, and biographical information for any purpose, including but not limited to in advertisements, publicity, and other communications without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
RELEASE: BY ENTERING THE RAFFLE, ALL ENTRANTS, INCLUDING THE RAFFLE WINNER, AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, PANTHERS, SUNRISE SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT, LLC, ARENA OPERATING COMPANY, LTD, BUMP WORLDWIDE, INC. AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS ("RELEASED PARTIES"), FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO, OR ARISE OUT OF, PARTICIPATION IN THE RAFFLE OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE, MISUSE, NON/USE, OR POSSESSION OF THE GRAND PRIZE, OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Raffle or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees and costs.
DISCLAIMER: Released Parties are not responsible for any errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Raffle, the processing of entries, the Notification, any other announcements or telephone or in-person conversations relating to the Raffle or in any Raffle-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, or suspend any Raffles should Sponsor determine, in its sole discretion, that any virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention or other causes have corrupted or affected the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Raffle. In such case, Sponsor will select the Winning Number from among all eligible entries received prior to the aforesaid action taken by Sponsor. Released Parties are not responsible for, and Sponsor reserves the right to correct, typographical, clerical or printing errors in any Raffle-related materials, including these Official Rules. Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any events beyond the control of Sponsor which may cause the Raffle to be stopped, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, nor are the Released Parties responsible for any failure of any Ticket to be delivered on account of technical problems or human error, or any combination thereof. Sponsor may exclude, disqualify or terminate participation in the Raffle to any entrant who, in Sponsor's sole discretion: (a) ignores these Official Rules; (b) acts in a manner Sponsor determines to be not fair; (c) acts with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or the Sponsor; (d) acts in any other disruptive manner; or (e) tampers with the entry process. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen Tickets. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Raffle, which changes will become effective upon publication of revised Official Rules at https://www.nhl.com/panthers/community/5050raffle.
CAUTION: ANY ACT OR ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAFFLE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY RAFFLE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited by law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants, the potential winners and Sponsor in connection with any Raffle, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction) that might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to any Raffle or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of Florida located in Broward County.
WINNER'S IDENTITY: For the name of the Raffle Winner of any of the Raffles, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Florida Panthers Foundation, Inc., One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323 and identify the particular Game for which the name of the Raffle Winner is to be provided.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Raffle is Florida Panthers Foundation, Inc., One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323. A COPY OF SPONSOR'S OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.