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At the South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation, we know how important it is to pass on our outdoor heritage.  That is why our mission is to enhance outdoor recreation while preserving our parks and wildlife for future generations.  We take satisfaction in knowing that we help to make Great Places Happen through our work and we encourage you to get out there and enjoy them! We have compiled a great package for our raffle winner that places them in the heart of one of the pinnacle events of the year in our most treasured state park.   Good luck to you as you enter to win a weekend to remember at the Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park!

Prize Package Includes 

 

 

Three nights lodging during in a Custer State Park Game Lodge Cabin the

WORLD FAMOUS  2023 Buffalo Roundup (September 28th - October 1st)

  Three-room log cabin. Two separate bedrooms, one with two queen beds and the other with one queen bed and a sofa         sleeper (double).

  • Includes a Full Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven/Stove, Microwave, Toaster, Coffee Pot, Hair Dryer, Flat Screen TV, Table & Chairs, outdoor fire pit, and picnic table.

  • Two entrances to the cabin - a front porch, and a back door.

  • Basic eating/cooking utensils and daily housekeeping service provided.

  • Rollaway and crib service ($)

  • Paved walking path to the State Game Lodge Restaurant, Lounge, Coolidge General Store.

  • One full bath.

Custer State Park Jeep Tour & Chuckwagon Cookout

Our buffalo safari tour will take you where only we can go: off-road. Trek through the park in an open-air jeep in search of pronghorns, elk, and the noble buffalo. Along the way, our guides will share historical and educational facts about the park and wildlife—and help you spot the critters.

But it doesn't stop there. This tour then meets up with the Chuckwagon Cookout in the mountain canyon for a chuck wagon feast and live entertainment with some Western flair. You’ll also get your own souvenir cowboy hat and bandanna to play the part.  

Meal Vouchers

One (1) $100 gift certificate for the Dockside Grill at Legion Lake and four (4) meal vouchers for the Arts Festival BBQ provided for use between September 28th - October 1st 2023. 

Souvenir Basket 

A gift basket with various souvenirs from South Dakota merchants and Custer State Park gift shops will be provided to winner.  Delivery upon arrival to lodging location.  

Transferrable Park Pass

Hang tag license which can be moved to different vehicles. Valid only for the vehicle in which it is displayed. Grants the same access as annual entrance license. (to be provided upon arrival and valid forward from October 1, 2023 through May 2025 

This prize package is valued at approximately $2,500.  

Raffle Terms & Conditions 

 

OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in The South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation’s Buffalo Roundup Rendezvous Raffle, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final as to all matters related to such Raffle. Each Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

SPONSORS: South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation

 

RAFFLES: Unless otherwise determined by South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation, in its sole discretion, South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation will operate one (1) Raffle during the period beginning August 22, 2023 through September 15, 2023. 

 

ODDS: The odds of winning depend on the number of tickets purchased in the applicable Raffle.

 

PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive a prize package with an approximate value of $2,500. This prize package has a zero (0) cash value. 

 

PROCEEDS: The Net Proceeds of this Raffle will benefit South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

 

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Online. Raffle tickets may be purchased online until 11:59 pm on September 14, 2023 by visiting https://South Dakota-parks-and-wildlife-foundation.square.site/product/roundup-rendezvous-raffle/5?cs=true&cst=popular  (the “Website”) and following the directions to purchase a Raffle ticket.  A printed copy of the receipt email provided for the winning Raffle ticket must be presented to South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation staff upon request.  Participants seeking to purchase Raffle tickets online must fully complete their purchase using the procedures specified on the Website.  All online ticket purchase requests are subject to verification by Sponsor and no sale is final until such Raffle ticket purchase request is accepted by Sponsor. Note there may be a delay in e-mail deliveries during times of high Website traffic.  E-mails delays will not impact a purchaser’s chances in the Raffle. All online purchases require a valid e-mail address for the purchaser and all online purchasers’ consent to e-mail communication related to such transaction. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential Raffle winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the e-mail address submitted at the time of purchase provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

 

Raffle tickets are non-refundable.  Sponsor may suspend or stop the sale of Raffle tickets at any time in its sole discretion. Raffle tickets may be purchased ONLY BY INDIVIDUAL PERSONS WHO ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER as of the date of purchase. The following persons are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in any Raffle or to win any Prize: current employees, officers, directors, shareholders, and agents of Sponsor, any third party payment processor involved in the Raffle (collectively, the "Ineligible Parties"), and household members of any Ineligible Party.

 

DRAWING: One (1) winning ticket number will be randomly selected by Sponsor on Friday, September 15, 2023. Winner will be announced on September 15, 2023 and contacted via the telephone number and email address provided when purchasing the winning ticket. 

 

HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: A copy of the winning Raffle ticket receipt email must be presented to the South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation at the time of redemption. In addition to presenting a valid winning Raffle ticket receipt, a potential winner must present/complete the following items to claim the prize: (i) a valid government-issued photo identification showing age of eighteen (18) years or older as of the date of purchase.  ALL WINNINGS MUST BE CLAIMED AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PRESENTED TO SPONSOR WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF THE APPLICABLE RAFFLE DRAWING.  Failure to claim the prize, to submit any required document within the specified time period, or any other noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.  The lodging portion of this prize package is valid only September 28 - October 1, 2023. 

 

VALIDITY AND ELIGIBILITY OF RAFFLE TICKETS: All Raffle ticket purchases are final, and Sponsor will not issue any refunds or replacements.    

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Released Parties (defined below under "RELEASE OF LIABILITY") are not responsible for (1) Attempted online purchases, payments or any other Raffle-related communications which are lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, miSouth Dakotairected, undelivered, not fully captured, or garbled as a result of any failure or problem whatsoever with the availability, functionality, operability or use of any network, server, ISP, website (including the Website), Internet connection, computer, telephone, cable or satellite modem or connection, hand-held mobile device or any other computer equipment or connection, whether or not caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by viruses, worms, or malfunctions affecting a network, server, ISP or any equipment or programming used in or associated with the Raffle; (2) the inability of a purchaser or prospective purchaser of Raffle ticket to connect or stay connected to the Internet, to log on to the Website, or to participate in or complete any online communication or activity related to the Raffle; (3) any other errors of any kind, whether human, typographical, printing, mechanical, or electronic in nature, which relate to or are connected with the Raffle (collectively, as described in clauses (1) through (3), "Errors"), including without limitation, Errors in Raffle-related materials or in the administration of the Raffle, such as Errors in processing Raffle entries, identifying potential winners, determining official winners, or announcing or delivering prizes. If any portion of the Raffle is compromised, in Sponsor's sole judgment, by a virus, worm, bug, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in Sponsor's sole judgment, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Raffle, or the proper submission or capture of Raffle entries (collectively, a "Compromising Event"), then Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or terminate the Raffle, and to select the winner from among all eligible, non-suspect Raffle entries received before the known occurrence or discovery of such Compromising Event.  Sponsor may also determine to refund all Raffle ticket purchases in lieu of naming an official winner. Anyone who tampers with or abuses any aspect of the Raffle or the Website, as determined in Sponsor's sole judgment, will be disqualified from participation in the Raffle and, if applicable, will be deemed to have forfeited all claims to any prize. Tampering and abuse includes, without limitation, (i) circumventing any geofencing restrictions on online Raffle ticket purchases and (ii) disputing a valid debit or credit card transaction in connection with a Raffle ticket purchase.  ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APP ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAFFLE OR TO UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE RAFFLE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.  SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND OTHER REASONABLE COSTS AND EXPENSES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Raffle, each participant agrees the Released Parties, as defined below, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be indemnified, released and held harmless by each participant against, any liability for injuries, losses, costs, expenses or damages of any kind, including damages for death, personal injury, property damage or property loss, resulting from, whether in whole or in part or directly or indirectly, participation in this Raffle or the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Raffle ticket or prize.  “Released Parties” means Sponsor, The South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation, South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks, Custer State Park Resorts, any third party payment processor involved in the Raffle, each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, partners, contractors, agents, advertising and promotion partners and agencies, and all officers, directors, employees, representatives, shareholders, members, consultants and agents of the foregoing. 

 

PUBLICITY/INFORMATION RELEASE: By participating in the Raffle, each participant agrees Sponsor may share his/her name, contact information, and transaction information (i.e., number and date of Raffle tickets purchased) with any presenting or sponsoring partner of the Raffle. In addition, each winner, by accepting a prize, grants Sponsor, Sponsor's designees and affiliates and any presenting or sponsoring partner of the Raffle, full permission, except where legally prohibited, to use such winner's name, address (city and state only), photograph, personal statements, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation and without notice, review or approval, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet and world wide web, in perpetuity. 

COPYRIGHT: All Raffle materials are property of Sponsor and may not be copied, reproduced or used for any purpose without Sponsor's express prior written consent.

GOVERNING LAW; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER: The Raffle and these Official Rules shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of South Dakota. If a court of competent juriSouth Dakotaiction finds any term, condition, or provision of these Official Rules, or their application to a particular persons or circumstances, is invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, then such term, condition or provision shall be deemed to be restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the Official Rules in accordance with applicable law and the remainder of these Official Rules, and the application of all of these Official Rules to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected by such determination, and shall remain enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The failure of Sponsor to enforce at any time any provision of the Official Rules shall not be considered a waiver of such provision or any other provision and shall not deprive Sponsor of the right thereafter to enforce such provision or any other provision. 

 

MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENT; CLASS ACTION WAIVER: Any claim, other than a claim by Sponsor, that is not resolved informally must be resolved in accordance with the below arbitration provisions.  Unless prohibited by federal law, each purchaser of a Raffle ticket (any such individual, “Purchaser”), including, without limitation, any winner of a Raffle, agrees to arbitrate any and all claims and disputes relating in any way to such purchase or the selection of a winner or delivery or awarding of the Prize (“Arbitration Claims”), except for Arbitration Claims concerning the validity, scope or enforceability of this arbitration provision, through BINDING INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION.  This Arbitration Agreement involves interstate commerce and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C.  §§ 1-16 (“FAA”), and not by state law. 

 

In any Arbitration Claim to be resolved by arbitration, neither of Purchaser or Sponsor will be able to have a court or jury trial or participate in a class action or class arbitration.  Other rights that Purchaser and Sponsor would have in court will not be available or will be more limited in arbitration, including the right to appeal.  Purchaser WAIVES THE RIGHT TO A COURT OR JURY TRIAL.  ALL DISPUTES SHALL BE ARBITRATED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND NOT AS A CLASS ACTION, REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, CLASS ARBITRATION OR ANY SIMILAR PROCEEDING.  The arbitrator(s) may not consolidate the claims of multiple parties.

Arbitrations shall be administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) pursuant to the applicable AAA rules in effect at the time the arbitration is initiated except to the extent modified by these rules.  If AAA is unable or unwilling to arbitrate a dispute, then the dispute may be referred to any other arbitration organization or arbitrator the parties both agree upon in writing or that is appointed pursuant to section 5 of the FAA.  The arbitration shall take place in the state of South Dakota.  In any claim by Purchaser, the arbitrator shall not be authorized to award a monetary amount to which Purchaser is entitled, if any, pursuant to these rules or applicable law, and no other award. The arbitrator’s authority is limited to Purchaser and Sponsor alone, except as otherwise specifically stated herein.  No arbitration decision will have any preclusive effect as to non-parties.  The arbitrator’s decision shall be final and binding.  The parties agree that this arbitration provision extends to any other parties involved in any Arbitration Claims, including, but not limited to, the Released Parties.  This arbitration provision shall take precedence over the rules of the arbitration organization or arbitrator in the event of any conflict. 

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