Raffle Rules

The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary Baby Shower Official Raffle / Auction Rules & Regulations

The Baby Shower Auction and Raffle is a fundraising activity in support of The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary (“Catty Shack”) which is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a company address of 1860 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, FL 32205. All money raised from the event, including the raffle and auction, will go to the care of animals at Catty Shack. Bids and raffle tickets may be entered/purchased on Saturday, March 9, 2013 (12:00 – 3:00 PM) and Sunday, March 10, 2013 (1:30 – 5:00 PM). The drawing will be held at the Catty Shack Ranch at approximately 5 PM, after gates are closed. The winners for the raffle will be selected through a random, blind drawing of ticket entries from tickets purchased at the event. The winners for the auctions will be determined by highest bidder per auction piece. Winners do not need to be present to win; all winners will be contacted via phone within a week after the drawing. The prizes: Over twenty local and national businesses have donated a variety of prizes, including gift baskets, gift cards, and service vouchers (photography, etc.). Participants may choose which items they wish to try to win. If no bids or tickets are placed for an item after end-of-day Sunday, that item will not be offered as a prize. Entry and Tickets: Members of the Board of Directors and Catty Shack volunteers, their spouses, and family are allowed to participate and eligible to win prizes. Ticket and bid entries must be completed, returned to and received by Catty Shack before 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 10, 2013. No additional purchase or contribution is necessary to participate in the raffle other than the price of the raffle ticket. Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets. There are no limit to tickets entered. Event tickets ($10) include tours of the ranch, public viewing of the cubs, and other festivities. The IRS has taken the position that purchases of raffle tickets are not tax-deductible contributions. Only ticket holders with validly obtained tickets are eligible to participate in the raffle. Refunds: All raffle ticket sales are final. No refunds will be made. No other refunds are available.