2021 Friendly City Fortune Raffle Rules


  1. Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a ticket(s). 
  2. Unsold tickets become the property of Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR). 
  3. When nine (9) tickets are purchased, the tenth (10th) one is free. 
  4. Two 4-digit numbers per ticket. Tickets numbered 0000-9999. Only 5,000 tickets will be sold. Each ticket represents two chances, equaling 10,000 chances. Numbers will be drawn at random using an electronic bingo ball blower for all
    drawings, including the early birds. All winning numbers for the early bird drawings are eligible for future drawings.
  5. Only one ticket holder per ticket. For example: “Mr. and Mrs.” is not acceptable; no multiple names per ticket as only
    one person can claim the drawn prize. Tickets cannot be purchased in another person’s name.
  6. A link to the live stream of the July 31, 2021 drawing will be posted on www.friendlycityfortune.com. 
  7. Each ticket holder is eligible to win 2 (two) prizes per ticket, one for each unique number printed on their ticket(s). Each
    unique ticket number can only be drawn once during the July 31, 2021 drawing. In the event that the same ticket
    number is drawn twice, only the first draw is eligible for a prize.    
  8. Ticket holders who purchase ticket(s) online, will receive their receipt and digital copy of their ticket with their unique
    ticket numbers via email and may request to pick up their physical tickets by emailing downtownharrisonburg@gmail.
    com. If requested, tickets will be available for pickup at Steven Toyota starting on the Tuesday following the day they
    placed their order or between 10-11 a.m. on July 31, 2021 at the raffle drawing location. Ticket holders
    must present photo identification when picking up tickets and the name on the photo ID must match the name on the
    ticket. If purchased at a Sales Location, the ticket purchaser will keep the top portion of the ticket. The ticket stub will be
    returned to HDR and be registered for the drawing. If purchased by a Sales Associate, your ticket stub will be turned
    into HDR by the Sales Associate, and you will receive the top portion of your ticket. All ticket stubs must be received by
    July 29, 2021 to guarantee a place in the drawing. 
  9. HDR reserves the right to postpone the Friendly City Fortune Raffle for any reason; all registered ticket holders who
    provide an email address will be notified by email, for others, the notice will be on www.friendlycityfortune.com. 
  10. HDR reserves the right to cancel the Friendly City Fortune due to insufficient ticket sales. 
  11. In the event that a prize is not available, a substitution of a like prize will be made. 
  12. Depending on the value of the prize, winners will be required to submit a W-9 or be subject to federal income tax withholding.
    Form W-2G will be submitted annually to the IRS. Federal income tax must be withheld from the winnings and remitted to the IRS if the proceeds exceed $5000. Taxes withheld from raffle winnings will be submitted to the IRS via Form 945 annually. 
  13. If a prize winner chooses to, or is unable to accept a non-cash prize for any reason, the prize winner will be made a
    cash offer equal to 50% of the retail price. Winners must make final decisions about claiming their prize(s) by August 23, 2021.
    If a winner doesn’t respond by that date, a check for 50% of the prize retail value will be issued. 
  14. You need not be present to win. You will be notified as to how and/or where to claim your prize. Any expense incurred
    with the pick-up of the prize will be the responsibility of the winner. Only the ticket holder whose name is on the winning ticket
    may claim the prize. Photo identification will be required at the time of picking up the prize.
  15. The winning list of numbers will be made available on www.friendlycityfortune.com during the event. 
  16. If available, tickets may be sold online on July 31, 2021, prior to the event. HDR reserves the right to end ticket sales at
  17. Tickets purchased by credit card or check are not valid until the credit card transaction or check has cleared. 
  18. All HDR employees and members of the HDR board of directors, as well as their children and spouses, are not eligible
    for this drawing.
  19. HDR or any other person, organization, or business sponsoring or participating in the Friendly City Fortune, does not
    assume liability for any claims for injury or other damages arising out of the possession of any ATV’s, motorcycles,
    vehicles or any other prize obtained through this ticket, and by accepting this ticket, the holder acknowledges that
    limitation of liability. 
  20. Purchase and use of this ticket signifies agreement to the following: 
    1. This ticket cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed, and is valid only for the event for which it is issued.
    2. This ticket is not transferable or redeemable for cash. No refunds or exchanges. 
    3. Reproduction of this ticket is not permitted. 
    4. Rules may be amended at any time. All revisions will be posted on www.friendlycityfortune.com.
    5. Disputes must be made in writing by sending an email to hdr@harrisonburgva.gov no later than August 1, 2021.
  21.  Your contact information will be added to the HDR mailing list. Your information will not be shared. You may
    unsubscribe at any time.