According to the current statues posted by the official website for the Florida Legislature: a "drawing by chance,” “drawing,” or “raffle” means an enterprise in which, from the entries submitted by the public to the organization conducting the drawing, one or more entries are selected by chance to win a prize. An organization which is exempt from federal income taxation may conduct a drawings by chance, pursuant to the authority granted by this section, if the organization complies with a list of items.
The Rotary Club of Windermere is a 501c3 organization and has published this rules document to govern a raffle to be held in conjunction with Spring Fest 2015. The rules based on the FULL criteria in the State of Florida Statue and they are published on this website. All brochures, advertisements, notices, tickets disclose this website. The rules governing the conduct and operation of the drawing for the Rotary Club of Windermere.
The drawing for $1,000 to be awarded onsite via a check from the Rotary Club of Windermere. Winner will be chosen on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Pines at Windermere at 9:30 pm and the prize will be awarded on site. In accordance with statute, there is no purchase or contribution necessary to enter. A minimum donation of $100 per person is suggested. A ticket purchase does not automatically guarantee entry into the raffle. To enter completion of name and contact information in a legible format on the back is required. Additionally an alternate entry can be mailed to:
Rotary Club of Windermere
PO Box 687
Windermere, Florida 34786
All entries either ticket or alternate will be placed in a large glass vase at the Aprils 17th event and representative from the Rotary Club of Windermere will draw in a public setting. Must be 18 or older to be awarded. Winner may not be predetermined by means of matching, instant win, or preselected sweepstakes. Statues says we can NOT require an entry fee or donation rather we should suggest a minimum donation, we have suggested $100 per person. We will not arbitrarily remove or disqualify any entry or discriminate in any manner. Winners we be posted at www.windermereevents.com.