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Wichita Art Museum (WAM) Northern Italy Getaway Official Terms and Conditions

State of Kansas Raffle License #RAF000226

Thank you for supporting the Wichita Art Museum’s Northern Italy Getaway (the “Raffle”), conducted by Wichita Art Museum (“WAM” or “Sponsor”). Your purchase of one or more raffle ticket(s) signifies your full and unconditional agreement to the following Terms & Conditions.

In the event of any dispute, a reasonable interpretation or determination by the WAM regarding the application of these Terms & Conditions is final and binding in all matters related to the Raffle.

How to Enter

• Participants can enter the Raffle by purchasing tickets at a cost of $1,000 per ticket. Multiple tickets can be purchased by a single participant. A maximum of 300 tickets will be available for purchase.

• Tickets may be purchased at Persons must provide all required information to be eligible to enter and win. Incomplete, illegible, corrupted, or untimely entries are void and will be disqualified.

• A ticket represents a chance to win the opportunity to accept an offer of the stated prize. All sales of tickets are final, and no refunds will be paid, except in WAM’s sole and absolute discretion.

• Tickets, prizes, receipts, and any winner’s rights are not transferable.

• Sponsor reserves the right to reject any ticket reservation request that is submitted with payment that does not constitute “good funds.” A ticket issued in exchange for a check returned for “insufficient funds,” or for a credit card charge that was declined, invalid, stolen, or unauthorized is void and cannot be a winning ticket.

• The IRS has ruled that a payment for a raffle ticket is a tax-deductible charitable contribution only to the extent the amount of the payment exceeds the price of the ticket.

• All ticket reservations must be received and/or purchased by the indicated deadline. Any orders received after these deadlines will be ineligible. WAM assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected email messages or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines.


Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. Tickets may sell out before the date of the raffle drawing. The chances of winning are based on the number of tickets sold. If fewer tickets are sold, the chances of winning the prizes improve.


• To be eligible to purchase a ticket and win any prize, you must be at least 18 years old at time of ticket purchase or the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, whichever is older as of the date of entry, and a living resident of the United States. The following persons, their employees and immediate family members, are not eligible to purchase a ticket(s): employees of Wichita Art Museum (WAM), employees of Hospitality by Elderslie. “Immediate family members” includes the spouse of the employee. The definition of “immediate family members” also includes individuals for whom an employee is the current legal guardian and individuals who reside in the same house as employee or immediate family member whether they are related. (“Step” relationships are also covered by this definition). The determinations of WAM are final and binding with respect to any matter arising out of the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions.

• A ticket purchased by an ineligible person is void and cannot be a winning ticket. No refunds will be made to ineligible purchasers, except in WAM’s sole and absolute discretion.

• Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all eligibility requirements set forth herein through the raffle drawing. WAM reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

The Drawing

• The winning ticket for each prize will be selected by a random drawing on the date of the raffle drawing. The date of the raffle drawing is subject to all laws, regulations and Acts of God that would render the drawing illegal, unreasonable or impractical. WAM will select the name of potential winners of the prizes in a random drawing from all eligible raffle tickets. All tickets have an equal chance to win. Ticket purchasers need not be present to win.


• Odds of winning a prize depends on the number of valid raffle tickets sold. The chances of winning are based on the number of tickets sold. If fewer tickets are sold, the chances of winning improve.

• Each prize will be awarded to only one (1) winner.

• Sponsor will notify each winner in writing by sending a Winner Notification Agreement (“WNA”) by secure electronic communication, FedEx, or certified U.S. mail, return receipt requested, to the email and/or mailing address provided by the purchaser. Each winner must accept the prize, “as is,” by signing the WNA and returning it to WAM within ten (10) days after the date the WNA was received by the winner. If a winner cannot be contacted by certified mail or email, fails to accept the prize, is disqualified for any reason, or in the case of a prize that includes travel, the winner and his/her companion are unavailable to travel within any period specified by Sponsor, the prize is forfeited, and no substitute or alternative prize will be provided. A forfeited prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected by random drawing or in accordance with applicable gaming agency regulations.

• Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for WAM to use the winner’s name, picture, video image, and relevant quotes for promotion. Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the stated prize is not reasonably available. Travel prizes are subject to availability, and other restrictions may apply.

• The winner of each prize shall have no rights in or to the prize itself until the winner has been verified as eligible by WAM, has timely executed the WNA and returned it to WAM, and until delivery of the prize to the winner has been completed. Until that time, as between WAM and the winner, each prize remains the sole property of Sponsor.



Taxes/Prize Restrictions

• All fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of Prize not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to, financing charges, change of air travel fees, additional ground transportation, automobile insurance, meals not at the Villa, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees and/or other expenses, are the responsibility solely of winner. Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, WAM reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or components of a prize(s). Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Raffle. If, by reason of a print or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be chosen at random in accordance with the winner selection method described above from among all eligible claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available.

Wichita Art Museum (WAM) is responsible for associated federal income tax liabilities directly associated with the Prize. The Winner is required to provide to WAM all requested information for related W-2G and/or Form 5754 and/or other related tax forms for tax purposes before the Prize is awarded.

• Conclusion of trip is required to be before December 31, 2025.

Release and Limitation of Liability

• Each winner hereby releases and holds Sponsor harmless with respect to any claims related to the Raffle. A raffle entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of duty or conduct related to the Raffle shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his or her raffle tickets. In no event shall Sponsor be liable to any person for any loss or injuries to earnings, profits, or goodwill, or for any incidental, special, punitive or, consequential, or other damages of any person or entity whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of the Raffle, use or ownership of the prizes.

General Conditions

• If, for any reason, the Raffle is subjected to infection by computer virus or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or suspected fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which call into question the fairness or legality of this Raffle, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and (a) cancel or terminate the Raffle (or any portion thereof); (b) modify the Raffle or suspend the Raffle and then resume the Raffle in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (c) award the prize from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of impairment, and all eligible entries received. WAM reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Raffle at any time without notice. WAM’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Raffle.

• By purchasing a ticket, participants agree to abide by these Official Rules. The Raffle is conducted in support of WAM’s mission to connect people, ideas, and art through remarkable experiences. This promotion is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, any third party.