Did you win?
Congratulations on winning a prize in the Wilkes Community College Foundation’s inaugural MerleFest Mega Raffle!
All winners will be notified by phone/email as to how and where to claim their prize. Winners are responsible for any expenses incurred in picking up their prize. Checks will be mailed to cash prize winners within 45 days of the event. Winners of non-cash prizes shall claim their prize within 30 days of the event.
Important Things to Know
Only the ticketholder whose name is on a winning ticket may claim the applicable prize. Proper identification including proof of 18 years of age or older and a social security number are required by law to claim any prize. The serial number on the email confirmation is required to claim prize.
Winners are responsible for all taxes, transfers, and fees which must be paid before receipt of the prize by the winner. Some prizes may require withholding of Federal taxes from the prize in accordance with IRS rules. All winning ticketholders must complete the necessary IRS forms in order to receive prize. (Rule 15)
Prize winners of non-cash prizes are responsible for all shipping expenses should they request the prize be shipped to them. International shipments may be subject to tariffs. (Rule 16)
Prize winners of automobiles may choose to forgo their prize and instead accept a cash prize in the amount of 50% of the recommended manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of the prize, or 60% of the price at which the prize was made available to MerleFest, whichever is smaller. (Rule 18)
See the Contest Rules tab.