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Dream Cottage - Rules and Regulations

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  • Purchaser must be 19 years of age or older
  • Privacy. At Big Brothers Big Sisters we respect your privacy. We do not sell, rent or trade our mailing lists. The personal information collected will be used to process ticket orders and to contact you for future Dream Cottage draws. The names and cities of winners will be published on the website, Social Media, MBS Radio Stations and in the Guardian newspaper.
  • Each ticket is eligible for all prizes except where they may be late for the current Early Bird draws.
  • Ticket stub(s) will not be included in any draw until the funds are in the Agency’s bank account.
  • Ticket entitles winner to have Cottage moved anywhere on PEI before October 31st 2017. Should there be a delay in moving the cottage, the Winner will be responsible for costs incurred, if any, from the delay.
  • Winner’s cottage site must be accessible and appropriate. The winner agrees to pay any and all costs incurred as a result of the winner’s site not being easily accessible or appropriate for relocation.
  • Should the winner sell the cottage the purchaser’s cottage site must be reasonably accessible and appropriate. The purchaser agrees to pay any and all costs incurred as a result of the Purchaser’s site not being easily accessible or not appropriate for relocation. 
  • The Dream Cottage may be put on concrete blocks, sauna tubes or a foundation. If a crane is required to place the cottage on sauna tubes or a foundation, the additional cost will be the responsibility of the winner or in the case of a sale, the purchaser.
  • Purchase of the Furniture Tag option entitles the winner to the furniture on display in the cottage. No exchange of furniture is permitted.
  • Provided the winning ticket is tagged with the Furniture Tag, Big Brothers Big Sisters PEI will give the winner whose ticket also has the furniture tag seven (7) days to accept, in writing, a $70,000 cash prize payable within 7 days, instead of the furnished cottage. This option is available to a Furniture Tagged ticket holder only.
  • Purchase of the Additional Appliances Tag option entitles the winner to a washer, dryer, and dishwasher or $3,000 cash.
  • Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded.
  • All prize values stated are approximate. Prizes awarded may not be exactly as illustrated.
  • Draw date for the Dream Cottage will be moved up if all tickets are sold prior to the final draw date.
  • Members of the Board of Directors and paid staff of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Prince Edward Island, their spouses and any dependant children living at home are excluded from the draw.
  • After each Early Bird draw, the winner’s name is recorded and their ticket will be returned to the draw drum to be eligible for all subsequent draws.
  • Early bird draws include tickets sold up to an including May 24, June 21, July 19, and August 23
  • WestJet Early Bird draw. WestJet Gift-of-Flight Voucher - One roundtrip flight for two guests to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination. No cash value. Restrictions and blackout dates apply. (Excludes WestJet Vacations, Charter and code share partner flights.)
  • In the event the winning ticket has more than one name Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI will award the prize to individuals noted on the ticket.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters can only speak to the person or persons named on the ticket.
  • As stated in the PEI lottery Licensing rules … if the prize remains unclaimed for six months after a draw, another draw shall be made. If after ninety days the prize is still unclaimed the value of the outstanding prize shall be included in the proceeds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI.
  • The draw will be held at the cottage and will be open to the public.
    1. Any member of the public can witness the draw.
    2. One member of the board of directors will be present.
    3. Two paid staff from Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI will be present.
    4. Campaign sponsors will be invited to the draw.
    5. Radio will be invited to attend and will be asked to announce the winner of the draw on air.
    6. Print sponsors will be asked to take a photo to print in newspaper.
    7. A non-ticket owning member of the City of Charlottetown Police department will be invited to make the draw and should be wearing a short-sleeved shirt. If not possible, the chair of the board will make the draw.
    8. Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI will videotape the draw.

 

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