Dream Vacation FAQ

Q: How do I enter the WrestleMania Dream Vacation raffle?
A: You can enter the raffle at: http://ow.ly/tu9Jw. Tickets are $2 each with a minimum purchase of five tickets.

Q: When does the raffle end?
A: The raffle ends at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, March 24th, 2014.

Q: What is the grand prize?
A: You can find the full grand prize package here: http://ow.ly/tu9Jw.

Q: What if I’m already going to WrestleMania? Should I still enter the raffle?
A: Yes. Money can’t buy the once-in-a-lifetime experience to have an exclusive meal with Brie Bella (and other surprise Divas) and other wrestling superstars! Get tickets to four WrestleMania events, stay at a great New Orleans hotel for four nights and get $1,000 cash to spend on souvenirs and fun!

Frequently Asked Questions About the Raffle:

Q: How do I enter the WrestleMania Dream Vacation raffle?
A: You can enter the raffle at: http://ow.ly/tu9Jw. Tickets are $2 each with a minimum purchase of five tickets.

Q: When does the raffle end?
A: The raffle ends at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, March 24th, 2014.

Q: What is the grand prize? 
A: You can find the full grand prize package here: http://ow.ly/tu9Jw.

Q: What if I’m already going to WrestleMania? Should I still enter the raffle?
A: Yes. Money can’t buy the once-in-a-lifetime experience to have an exclusive meal with Brie Bella (and other surprise Divas) and other wrestling superstars! Get tickets to four WrestleMania events, stay at a great New Orleans hotel for four nights and get $1,000 cash to spend on souvenirs and fun!

Q: Who can enter the raffle?
A: The raffle is open to anyone in the world who is 18 or older!

Q: I am not 18 years of age or older, but have a credit card, can I enter the raffle?
A: No. Unfortunately, if you are not 18 years of age or older on the day you purchase the tickets you cannot enter the raffle. If you are under 18 years old, a parent or trusted adult may purchase tickets and gift them to you. In this case, if you win, your parent or trusted adult must prove that they are 18 years of age or older and your parent or guardian must sign a release allowing us to award you the prize. If you win, you must provide identification with proof of age and you’ll need to sign an affidavit in front of a notary. If you cannot prove to a notary that you are 18 years of age or older, and provide us with the proof we require, you will not be awarded the prizes. Please check Celebrities for Charity’s official rules at: netraffle.org.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of tickets I can buy?

A: There is no limit to the number of tickets you can buy. The more you buy, the greater your chances of winning the experience of a lifetime for you and a friend!

Q: How many winners will there be?
A: There will only be one winner but they will be able to bring a guest. Hotel accommodations will be included for two (single room, double occupancy) along with airfare from anywhere in the world for both winner and guest. Two tickets will be provided for each of the four WrestleMania events and winner and guest will both enjoy an exclusive lunch with WWE’s Brie Bella, and other surprise Divas.

Q: Can the travel allowance be used for two people in two cities?
A: Yes, round-trip airfare from any major airport in the world to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is available for both the winner and his/her guest.

Q: Can the winner and guest fly out earlier and return after the hotel stay?
A: We will do our best to accommodate your air travel wishes. You will have the hotel reserved for Saturday, April 5, 2014 – Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Q: Does the package cover transportation in New Orleans?
A: The package covers round-trip limo service to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Cabs, car rental and any other form of transportation during your stay will not be covered. You’ll be awarded $1,000 in spending money, which you’re free to use for transportation.

Q: What if I’m unable to get my passport renewed before the trip?
A: You must have all required paperwork for travel. Unfortunately, if you’re not able to obtain or renew a passport in time for your trip, we won’t be able to accommodate you for this year’s WrestleMania Dream Vacation.

Q: Can I gift the WrestleMania Dream Vacation to someone else if I win?
A: Yes. You would just need to verify that you were eligible to enter the raffle and that the person to whom the tickets were gifted would have been eligible (except for the age requirements in cases where the prize is gifted to a minor) to enter the raffle.

Q: Is my credit card transaction secure?
A: Yes, your credit card transaction will be conducted on a secure router and your credit card information will not be stored on the server or elsewhere.

Q: Does your system accept PayPal?
A: Unfortunately, you are unable to use PayPal as a method of payment at this time.

Q: How can I get my receipt from the raffle?
A: You will receive an email receipt shortly after purchasing your raffle ticket(s).

Q: Can I deduct my raffle ticket purchases as a charitable contribution on my tax return?
A: Unfortunately, the IRS does not allow the purchase of raffle tickets as a charitable contribution deduction on your tax return.

Q: If I win the raffle, will I owe any taxes?
A: If you win a raffle, the IRS and Commonwealth of Massachusetts considers the prize value as income to you, which creates a tax liability. In order to mitigate this tax liability that results from winning the raffle, netRaffle.org will award you a cash prize in the amount of $3,291.75. This prize is withheld and paid, on behalf of the winner, directly to the IRS ($2,772) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ($519.75). The actual amount awarded may be adjusted proportionally based on the value of the actual prizes received.

Q: Do I need to be present at the drawing to win the raffle?

A: You do not need to be present at the drawing to win the raffle. The winner will be notified shortly after the drawing.

Q: How are raffle winners notified?
A: The winner of the raffle will be contacted by phone or email shortly after the drawing. In addition to this, netRaffle.org will post the winner’s name on the main page of the raffle they won and on the previous raffle winners page on the Celebrities for Charity website.

Q: What can I do to help get the word out?
A: You can help get the word out by tweeting and RT’ing about the raffle! Please feel free to plug the raffle in your blog posts, on Facebook and Twitter, in text messages, anywhere and everywhere!

Q: I have a different question than those answered here. How can I get help?
A: If you have other questions, please contact membership@rainn.org. Thank you and good luck!
A: The raffle is open to anyone in the world who is 18 or older!

Q: I am not 18 years of age or older, but have a credit card, can I enter the raffle?
A: No. Unfortunately, if you are not 18 years of age or older on the day you purchase the tickets you cannot enter the raffle. If you are under 18 years old, a parent or trusted adult may purchase tickets and gift them to you. In this case, if you win, your parent or trusted adult must prove that they are 18 years of age or older and your parent or guardian must sign a release allowing us to award you the prize. If you win, you must provide identification with proof of age and you’ll need to sign an affidavit in front of a notary. If you cannot prove to a notary that you are 18 years of age or older, and provide us with the proof we require, you will not be awarded the prizes. Please check Celebrities for Charity’s official rules at: netraffle.org.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of tickets I can buy?

A: There is no limit to the number of tickets you can buy. The more you buy, the greater your chances of winning the experience of a lifetime for you and a friend!

Q: How many winners will there be?
A: There will only be one winner but they will be able to bring a guest. Hotel accommodations will be included for two (single room, double occupancy) along with airfare from anywhere in the world for both winner and guest. Two tickets will be provided for each of the four WrestleMania events and winner and guest will both enjoy an exclusive lunch with WWE’s Brie Bella, and other surprise Divas.

Q: Can the travel allowance be used for two people in two cities?
A: Yes, round-trip airfare from any major airport in the world to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is available for both the winner and his/her guest.

Q: Can the winner and guest fly out earlier and return after the hotel stay?
A: We will do our best to accommodate your air travel wishes. You will have the hotel reserved for Saturday, April 5, 2014 – Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Q: Does the package cover transportation in New Orleans?
A: The package covers round-trip limo service to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Cabs, car rental and any other form of transportation during your stay will not be covered. You’ll be awarded $1,000 in spending money, which you’re free to use for transportation.

Q: What if I’m unable to get my passport renewed before the trip?
A: You must have all required paperwork for travel. Unfortunately, if you’re not able to obtain or renew a passport in time for your trip, we won’t be able to accommodate you for this year’s WrestleMania Dream Vacation.

Q: Can I gift the WrestleMania Dream Vacation to someone else if I win?
A: Yes. You would just need to verify that you were eligible to enter the raffle and that the person to whom the tickets were gifted would have been eligible (except for the age requirements in cases where the prize is gifted to a minor) to enter the raffle.

Q: Is my credit card transaction secure?
A: Yes, your credit card transaction will be conducted on a secure router and your credit card information will not be stored on the server or elsewhere.

Q: Does your system accept PayPal?
A: Unfortunately, you are unable to use PayPal as a method of payment at this time.

Q: How can I get my receipt from the raffle?
A: You will receive an email receipt shortly after purchasing your raffle ticket(s).

Q: Can I deduct my raffle ticket purchases as a charitable contribution on my tax return?
A: Unfortunately, the IRS does not allow the purchase of raffle tickets as a charitable contribution deduction on your tax return.

Q: If I win the raffle, will I owe any taxes?
A: If you win a raffle, the IRS and Commonwealth of Massachusetts considers the prize value as income to you, which creates a tax liability. In order to mitigate this tax liability that results from winning the raffle, netRaffle.org will award you a cash prize in the amount of $3,291.75. This prize is withheld and paid, on behalf of the winner, directly to the IRS ($2,772) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ($519.75). The actual amount awarded may be adjusted proportionally based on the value of the actual prizes received.

Q: Do I need to be present at the drawing to win the raffle?

A: You do not need to be present at the drawing to win the raffle. The winner will be notified shortly after the drawing.

Q: How are raffle winners notified?
A: The winner of the raffle will be contacted by phone or email shortly after the drawing. In addition to this, netRaffle.org will post the winner’s name on the main page of the raffle they won and on the previous raffle winners page on the Celebrities for Charity website.

Q: What can I do to help get the word out?
A: You can help get the word out by tweeting and RT’ing about the raffle! Please feel free to plug the raffle in your blog posts, on Facebook and Twitter, in text messages, anywhere and everywhere!

Q: I have a different question than those answered here. How can I get help?
A: If you have other questions, please contact membership@rainn.org. Thank you and good luck!