Friday, January 22, 2010

Win 100 bottles of wine and a cooler!

The VSO is raffling off an instant wine cellar to support its activities around the state. Our volunteer leadership has been collecting bottles from local merchants, wineries, and private collectors for this exciting raffle. The prize also includes a storage cooler (total package value is $3500). Tickets are only $35 of 3 for $100. The drawing will be held on February 6. E-mail or call (800) VSO-9293 x 25 to purchase tickets. Keep reading for the official rules or go to our website.

VSO Instant Wine Cellar Raffle Official Rules

-- The winner will receive an “instant wine cellar” consisting of 100 bottles of wine and a wine storage cooler. The package has an estimated value of $3,500. There is no option to claim cash in lieu of the raffle prize.
-- No more than 350 raffle tickets at $35 will be sold. The chance of winning is dependant upon the number of tickets sold, and will be no less than 1 in 350. All net proceeds will support the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.
-- The drawing will be held at the 32nd Annual Waltz Night on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at the Dudley Davis Center at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The winner need not be present to win.
-- The winner is responsible for taking possession of the prize at Waltz Night, or at the Vermont Symphony Orchestra office in Burlington, Vermont, within 90 days of the raffle drawing, at which time the winner shall be the legal owner of the prize.
-- Ticket purchasers must be at least 21 years of age. It is illegal for persons under the age of 21 to purchase or consume alcohol.
-- Full-time and part-time employees of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, VSO musicians, and other contracted employees of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and their families are not eligible to enter the raffle.
-- Pursuant to current tax law, raffle ticket purchases do not qualify as charitable contributions.
-- The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is not liable for any loss, injury, or other issues related to the prize, its warranty, or its quality.
-- Prize is transferable, but solely by the raffle winner, and the winner must notify the Vermont Symphony Orchestra if a transfer is to take place, and who the new claimant will be. The transferee must be at least 21 years of age.
-- The prize winner is responsible for payment of all associated taxes, including income taxes, with respect to the prize, and agrees to provide the Vermont Symphony Orchestra with any related documentation requested.