Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

When is the drawing?

  • The drawing will be held on July 17, 2021, 1:00 pm CST at Gerry Lane Chevrolet, 6505 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA. 

 

Where can I purchase tickets?

 

What is the latest date I can purchase a ticket?

  • Tickets can be purchased until June 14, 2021 at 11:59pm CST.

 

Why should I buy a ticket?

  • The proceeds will benefit college scholarships, increasing youth access to educational technology, and programs of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Gamma Eta Omega Chapter.

 

How are winners notified?

  • Winners will be announced at the live raffle drawing at Gerry Lane Chevrolet, 6505 Florida Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA on July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm CST. Winners will then be contacted at the number provided on the ticket entry by 5:00pm CST.

 

Is my ticket tax-deductible?

  • The IRS has adopted the position that raffle tickets are not deductible as charitable donations for Federal income tax purposes.

 

May I purchase more than one ticket?

  • Yes, there is no limit on ticket purchases.


 

Must I be present to win?

  • No, winner does not need not be present to win.

 

Is there a minimum age to purchase a ticket?

  • Yes, you must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a ticket.

 

When will I receive a confirmation of my ticket purchase?

  • You will receive a confirmation email shortly after your ticket purchase.

 

Will I have to pay taxes if I win?

  • The IRS requires that taxes on prizes valued greater than $5,000 must be paid upon acceptance and before the prize is delivered to the winner.