A friend of mine is sponsoring this raffle for a great prize, and I suspect there are readers here who would find this helpful:
Now that the prices for San Francisco are out, it might be a good time
to enter the Valley Forge Romance Writers Rafflemania (yes, we do have
a license for this, and it’s RWA approved):
Valley Forge Romance
Writers Presents The 1st Annual VFRW Writer’s Rafflemania!
$ 1,500.00 Check
To Defray Your Costs For 2008 RWA
National Conference Fee!
Held In San Francisco, CA
July 30 – August 2,
4 Nights Hotel Accommodations!
Roundtrip Airfare To San
Raffle tickets cost $5.00 each or (3) for $10.00.
Valley Forge Romance Writers’ website www.vfrw.com for
information or send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to VFRW Rafflemania,
PO Box 248, Lenni, PA
Grand Prize drawn on March 28, 2008.
Any checks received after
March 1, 2008 will be returned.
Prize is non-transferable.
must be postmarked by February 29, 2008.
Valley Forge Romance Writers’
The Prize: Winner will receive a check in the amount
of $1,500.00 to be
used for one 2008 RWA National conference registration
fee, one single room,
including tax, single room rate for July 30 through
August 2nd, 2008 at the
San Francisco Marriot, the conference location, and
one round trip coach
class airfare. Winner is responsible for making their
own reservations and
itinerary. The total amount awarded will be $1,500.00
regardless of total
cost of conference, hotel and flights to winner. No
amount over $1,500.00
will be reimbursed and any extra monies due are the
sole responsibility of
the winner. Prize package is non-transferable for any
To Enter: All raffle sales are final.
There will be no refund of
raffle chances for any reason. By entering the
raffle you acknowledge that
you have read and agree to the conditions and
rules as listed on the VFRW
website and/or VFRW Rafflemania flyer. Raffle
chances are valid only for the
San Francisco, 2008 RWA National Conference.
Contest is open only to residents of the United States and members in
standing of Romance Writers of America who are at least 18 years old as
February 29, 2008. All funds must be received in US currency drawn on a
bank or money order.
To enter USING WHITE 3"X5" CARD(s), Print The
Name, Address, Phone Number
Place your raffle cards in an envelope along with a check or
money order for the appropriate amount.
Make Check or Money Order payable
Mail your 3"X 5" card(s) and check or money order to:
P.O. Box 248
Lenni, PA 19052
A confirmation of receipt
will be sent out via email but raffle chances will
not be valid until all
funds clear. If a check is returned for insufficient
funds, the entrant will
be notified by email that they are no longer
eligible and the check will be
shredded. It is up to the entrant to send
another check to re-enter the
contest (including any NSF fees incurred by
VFRW) postmarked by the deadline
of February 29, 2008.
Any raffle entries received that are not on white,
3"X5" cards will be
pulled, the entrant notified and given a chance to
correct the error before
the contest deadline. If the entrant does not
provide the correct 3"X5" card
entry postmarked by the February 29, 2008
deadline, the check will be
shredded and the entrant will not be
for the drawing.
The Drawing: All 3"X5" raffle tickets will be placed in
a large bin for a
random drawing on March 28, 2008. Winner will be notified
by phone on or
about March 28, 2008.
The Winner: For IRS tax
purposes, the winner must supply in writing his/her
social security number
before receiving the prize check. A
1099 form will be issued to the winner by
Valley Forge Romance Writers. If
the winner does not supply his/her social
security number in writing by
April 15, 2008 to the president, vice-president
or treasurer of VFRW, the
prize is forfeit. Any and all taxes are the
responsibility of the winner.
The winner agrees to allow VFRW to use his/her
name and/or likeness for
Winner agrees to hold
VFRW blameless for any credit card finance charges
incurred, and from
liability for events beyond control, including an act of
cancellation and/or hotel overflow. If the official
conference hotel site
does not have any rooms available, the winner is
welcome to make reservations
at an overflow hotel; however, no amount above
the $1,500.00 will be
Questions: may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org