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Ballin' in the Bayou

Ballin' in the Bayou Sweepstakes Prize Drawing

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who purchases a membership, upgrades or renews an existing membership, purchases a gift membership, or makes a gift of at least $10.00 to the KU Alumni Association between March 28 and April 11, 2022, will be automatically entered in to win the prize.

Zipchair $5,000 Prize Package*

*(Prize is a choice of one of three furniture packages each with an approximate value of $3,500 plus a shipping allowance to one location in the U.S. of up to $1,500.)

ZipChair prize package1st Package Choice**

1 Silver LoveSeat with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

1 Silver Sofa with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

1 Silver Club Chair with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

1 Game Rocker 100 with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

2 additional Jayhawk logo panels

2 Display Pillows

 

ZipChair prize package2nd Package Choice**

1 Silver Sofa with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

2 Stealth Recliners with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

2 Game Rocker 100 with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

2 additional Jayhawk logo panels

2 Display Pillows

 

 

ZipChair prize package3rd Package Choice

3 Stealth Power Plus Recliners with Kansas Jayhawk Logo Panel

3 Swing Tables

3 Tablet Holders

1 Game Rocker 100

**Note: The brand name is “Silver.” The furniture is not the color silver. The furniture is black.

By (1) purchasing, upgrading, renewing, or giving a gift of any KU Alumni Association membership or (2) making a donation of at least $10.00 to the KU Alumni Association online, over the phone, or through the mail. All transactions received during the above stated timeframe will be automatically entered. The contest drawing will be held on April 14, 2022. The winner does not need to be present to win. There is no limit to the number of memberships purchased or contributions made to be entered into the drawing. For gift memberships, both the purchaser and recipient will be entered if they are 18 years of age or older and live in the United States.

No purchase is necessary to enter. All contestants must be 18 years of age or older to participate and live in the United States. Entries may also be made by legibly printing your first and last name, complete mailing address, phone number and email address and the words “Ballin’ in the Bayou Prize Drawing” on either a 3”x5” or 4”x 6” card and mailing it to: KU Alumni Association, ATTN: Prize Drawing, 1266 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045. No facsimile, email or copied entries will be accepted. Enter as often as you like.  Each entry request must be separately mailed.  

Yes, current members can enter by renewing, upgrading or giving a gift of membership or making a gift of at least $10.00 during the contest period. Or members can enter by submitting a handwritten request (see instructions above).

The winner will be contacted by phone, email, U.S. Mail, overnight courier and/or in person at the KU Alumni Association’s option. Winner must be located and claim their prize within seven (7) days of notification, or an alternate winner will be selected.  The KU Alumni Association will either mail, email or personally provide instructions on how to claim the prize from Zipchair.  Each entrant is only eligible to win one (1) prize. Prize must be selected and ordered by September 30, 2022. If prize is not selected and ordered by September 30, 2022, it will be considered to have been forfeited with no further obligation by the KU Alumni Association or Zipchair.

The odds of winning will be determined by the number of entrants.

Official Rules and Details

Entry Period: The Ballin’ in the Bayou Sweepstakes Prize Drawing (the “Drawing”) begins on March 28, 2022 at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on April 11, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. CT (the “Entry Period”), during which time all entries must be received in order to be eligible.

Eligibility: Drawing participants must be at least 18 years old and living in the United States. KU Alumni Association employees, members of its National Board of Directors, and their immediate families are not eligible to win. Immediate family includes parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents and each of their respective spouses or households (whether related or not) of any of the preceding. By participating in the Drawing, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the KU Alumni Association, which are final.

How to Enter: There are 2 ways to enter:

(1) You will be automatically entered into the Drawing if you join the KU Alumni Association by purchasing any new memberships during the above stated timeframe; upgrade from your current membership level; renew at your current membership level; purchase a gift of any type of membership; or make a donation of at least $10.00 to the KU Alumni Association online, over the phone, or through the mail. (2) You may also be entered in the Drawing by legibly printing your first and last name, complete mailing address, phone number, email address, and the words “Ballin’ in the Bayou Prize Drawing” on a 3”x5” or 4”x 6” card and mailing it to: KU Alumni Association, ATTN: Prize Drawing, 1266 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045. No facsimile, email or copied entries will be accepted.

All entries become the property of KU Alumni Association and will not be acknowledged or returned. No facsimile or copied entries will be accepted. Enter as often as you like. Each entry request must be separately mailed. KU Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail entries. Entries received after expiration of the Entry Period will be deemed invalid.

No purchase or payment is required to enter the Drawing, nor does a purchase or payment increase your chance of winning a prize.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:  Each entry is a chance to win the Prize as follows:

Zipchair $5,000 Prize Package*

*(Prize is a choice of one of three furniture packages each with an approximate value of $3,500 plus a shipping allowance to one location in the U.S. of up to $1,500.)

KU Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event an offered prize is unavailable. No substitution or transfer of prize is permitted except as provided herein. KU Alumni Association is not liable for any damage to any prize occurring during delivery to the winner’s address. There will be no cash alternatives.

Selection of Winner: You have not yet won. One winner will be determined by a random selection from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Selection will take place on April 14, 2022, at the KU Alumni Association’s satellite offices, 1000 Sunnyside Rd, Lawrence, KS 66045. Winner selection will be conducted by the KU Alumni Association. By participating, you agree to be bound by the selection of the winner by the KU Alumni Association, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Winner need not be present to win. After the drawing, winner will be notified based on the name and information on the entry.  Winner notification will be made by telephone, email, U.S. Mail, overnight courier, and/or in person at KU Alumni Association’s discretion.

To redeem the prize, winner must be located and claim their prizes within seven (7) days of notification or all claims to prizes are forfeited and alternate winner will be selected. When claiming a prize, a photo ID and signed Affidavit of Eligibility may be required at the discretion of the KU Alumni Association.

The winner of the Drawing is responsible for the reporting, filing and payment of all applicable federal, state, and local taxes on receipt of the prize. The costs for goods or services not specified in these official rules are each winner’s responsibility. The KU Alumni Association will either mail, email, or personally provide instructions on how to claim the prize from Zipchair.

In the event the winner is unable to use the prize, the KU Alumni Association is not obligated to provide an alternative prize. Prize must be selected and ordered by September 30, 2022. If prize is not selected and ordered by September 30, 2022,  it will be considered to have been forfeited with no further obligation by the KU Alumni Association or Zipchair.

The winner agrees that the KU Alumni Association may use his/her name address, photograph or videotape likeness and statements for publicity purposes and agrees to sign a publicity release without  any further compensation as a condition of entering the contest.

KU Alumni Association’s decisions are final: The KU Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify illegible, incomplete, misdirected, late, or falsified entries and is not responsible for such entries, whether or not such circumstances were caused in any way by KU Alumni Association.  KU Alumni Association is not responsible for the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, mail, or Internet service, or unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Drawing.

By entering this Drawing, you acknowledge that the KU Alumni Association and its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for, any warranty or representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness, or merchantability of any aspect of any prize.

The KU Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry determined to be in violation of the letter and spirit of the official rules. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and is void where prohibited, taxed to the KU Alumni Association, or otherwise restricted.

Winner List: The winner’s name will be available following the verification of the winner and the awarding of the prize. You may also request a copy of the Official Rules or the winner’s name by sending a self-addressed, #10 business-size envelope to: KU Alumni Association, ATTN: Prize Drawing, 1266 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045. Indicate “Rules” and/or “Winner’s List,” as appropriate, on the front of your outer mailing envelope, in the lower left-hand corner. All other Drawing inquiries may also be directed to this address.

Use of data: KU Alumni Association will collect personal data about you in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review KU Alumni Association’s privacy policy at kualumni.org.  By participating in the Drawing you hereby agree to KU Alumni Association’s collection and usage and release of your personal information as described in its privacy policy and as authorized in these rules.

Sponsor: The KU Alumni Association is the official sponsor of this contest.  Zipchair is not a participant in the Drawing and does not otherwise endorse, support, or sponsor the Drawing.

All proceeds benefit the KU Alumni Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

These official contest rules may not be waived, modified, or supplemented except by the KU Alumni Association. No modifications on these official contest rules shall be enforceable unless made by the KU Alumni Association in writing.