Entry purchaser, and anyone to whom an entry purchaser legally transfers an entry, must be
an individual 18 years or older at time of entry purchase. Only one (1) individual may be
identified as the purchaser (or buyer) of the raffle entry. All federal, state and local
laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Entries may be purchased via the Internet, call center, or at designated drop-off center(s). The House of Dreams Giveaway ("Raffle")
is conducted in English. Ticket confirmation
number(s) will be given to all purchasers at the billing address provided during the purchase.
All email communications, including the email ticket purchase confirmation, will be sent to the
email address supplied during the purchase. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to provide a
valid, deliverable mailing address and/or email address on this site during the registration/ticket purchase process. House of Dreams Giveaway (HDG) and its agents, Board, vendors,
volunteers and members assume no liability
for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, undelivered entries or entries
without proper payment received, which entries shall be deemed invalid and shall be immediately
disqualified. By entering the
Raffle, the entry purchaser acknowledges that he or she is aware of, and agrees to abide by,
the Official Raffle rules and regulations.
Key eligibility and prize drawing dates are as follows:
Customer Appreciation Drawings
Winning certificate numbers for the Customer Appreciation Prizes will be announced on
Every Month During 2013.
All entries will be eligible for these drawings.
Winning certificate numbers for all remaining prizes, including the Grand Prize, will be announced on September 31, 2013.
All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on
Septemner 17, 2013 to be eligible for these drawings.
Prizes with the lowest retail value will be drawn first progressing in order to the Grand Prize.
After each draw, the winning certificate number will be returned to the draw for all remaining
eligible prize drawings.
HDG reserves the right to accept or reject any raffle entry, modify or extend individual drawing
deadlines, and/or add additional prizes or drawings at any time, in their sole discretion.
RETURN AND CANCELLATION POLICY
non-refundable, for that reason no refunds will be given or be made, the proceeds are donated to a world wide relief fund that helps many affected by tragedy and disaster. Feel good that you are helping that effort.
The total number of prizes awarded in the 2013 House of Dreams Giveaway
shall be dependent on the total number of valid entries received. The chance of a valid
single ticket entry winning a prize shall be no less than 1-in-15. To receive a detailed
explanation of how the odds are determined and/or calculated, please go to the contact page and submit a request with a valid email address. Prizes may not be
exactly as shown, are based on manufacturer availability and may be substituted with a prize
of similar value or with the cash equivalent by HDG. The approximate value of all combined
prizes is over $1,100,000 MSRP (manufacturer's suggested retail price) and is based on
estimated MSRP pricing at the time of prize selection and 40,000 valid Raffle entries received.
All MSRP's are rounded to the nearest dollar. In the event of a winning entry having more than one name, HDG will award
the prize to the first name listed on the entry. Records of HDG shall be deemed correct if
there is any discrepancy. HDG is not responsible for resolving any disputes that may arise from
different individuals listed on a valid Raffle certificate. With proper transfer documents
bearing notarized signatures, as required by the Raffle, a prize may be transferred. 5th Ticket
prizes for all drawings, except the Grand Prize Drawing, shall only be applicable to a purchaser's
5th ticket, provided that said 5th ticket is valid and is determined by the HDG to have been
purchased prior to the applicable drawing deadline.
The winner of the 1st Ticket Grand Prize ("Grand Prize") is entitled to receive up to $1,000,000
towards the actual construction costs of a dream home built by an active, accredited licenced and insured Contractor that is approved by HDG ("Builder") or one of the
two cash alternatives detailed in (i) and (ii) below. The Grand Prize winner shall provide HDG with
written notice of their selected payout option within 48 hours otherwise they will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be drawn.
The two cash alternatives available to the Grand Prize winner are (i) the payment of the Grand Prize
via twenty (20) equal payments that are each equivalent to five (5%) percent of the Grand Prize amount
awarded pursuant to these rules, which payments will be made annually beginning with the first payment
made within 30 days of HDG receiving written notification of this option being selected, and shall be
payable via an annuity purchased in the Grand Prize winner's name; or (ii) a one-time lump sum cash
payment equal to seventy (70%) percent of the Grand Prize amount awarded pursuant to these rules. If the
dream home is selected, then the Grand Prize winner must be a party to an enforceable, non-contingent
home building agreement with a Builder ("Agreement") within sixty (60) days from the date of
the Grand Prize Drawing, and construction must be scheduled to commence on or before one hundred eighty
(180) days from the date of the Grand Prize Drawing. The Grand Prize winner must also comply with all
terms stated in the Official Raffle Rules. If any of the conditions above are not met, then the Grand
Prize winner shall automatically receive the payout option detailed in (ii) herein in full satisfaction
of the Grand Prize. If fewer than 40,000 tickets are sold in the 2013 House of Dreams Giveaway Raffle, then all applicable drawings will be held as
scheduled and all prizes will be awarded as advertised to maintain the 1-in-50 chance to win with the
exception of the Grand Prize. In the case of under 40,000 tickets being sold in the 2013 House of Dreams
Giveaway Raffle by the aforementioned deadline, the Grand Prize amount awarded to the Grand Prize winner
of the 2013 House of Dreams Giveaway shall equal the greater of $100,000 or fifty (50%) percent of
the Net Proceeds from the 2013 House of Dreams Giveaway ("Net Profits"). The Net Proceeds
shall be determined by HDG's certified public accounting firm on or before December 31,
2013, and their determination shall be final and binding. All other rules shall apply as stated including,
without limitation, the application, payment and timing of the available cash alternatives as stated in (i)
and (ii) herein relative to the Grand Prize.
Winner(s) are also solely responsible for any and all
state or local license, title, registration, taxes, or fees associated with the prize won, as well as insurance
(proof of which must be shown prior to delivery) and pickup or delivery costs, as well as
any non-standard options chosen by the winner and negotiated. Subject
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
All winners will be notified in via email or by phone of the prize won and any requisite procedure to claim the prize.
All prizes, will be sent to the winner's home address only. Except for the Grand Prize winner,
winners of all prizes shall have forty-eight (48) hours from notification of winning, to inform HDG of their choice
to take the prize, accept the cash alternative or select any other offered alternatives, if any. If a selected winner is unable
to be contacted or located after a period of four (4) days from the draw date of any Raffle drawing, the prize or its
cash equivalent will be deemed to have been donated to HDG for use by their charitable foundation. All winners, by
entering, authorize HDG to publish their name and likeness on the website and for it to be used in other promotional
materials by HDG.
TAXES AND IRS RULES
All winners shall be responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments
and like charges associated with the prizes. All cash prizes will be paid net of applicable income tax withholding.
WAIVER/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Entry purchasers, by participating (and winners, by accepting a prize) release Dream Home Giveaway (Dreamhomegiveaway.com), and
its respective board, committee members, volunteers, partners, vendors, agents, representatives, sponsors, service
agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents,
including advertising, public relations, direct marketing and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with
respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize(s) awarded and also acknowledge that
they did not receive any representations, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to
any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. Any liability of HDG shall be
limited to ticket price paid and in the case of any dispute, HDG's decision shall be final. HDG reserves the right
to modify or amend the Official Raffle Rules without notice at any time. For the Official Raffle Rules, go to