Rules & Regulations

SeaWolves Community Fund

50/50 RAFFLE


1. SeaWolves Community Fund (“SCF”) will conduct a 50/50 Raffle (the “Raffle”) at
UPMC Park on such of the dates on which home games (regular season and postseason) of the Erie SeaWolves are scheduled to be played as it may elect.

2. On each of those dates, Raffle tickets will be sold throughout UPMC Park from the
time its gates are opened to the public through the end of the 7
th inning of that date’s
game or the time at which a decision is announced that the game or its completion
has been postponed to a later date or cancelled. Such sales shall be for cash, as
follows: (a) three tickets for five dollars; (b) ten tickets for ten dollars; and (c) forty
tickets for twenty dollars. Every Raffle ticket sale will be final and each ticket
purchased will represent one entry in the drawing for the winner of the Raffle.

3. Following the conclusion of the 7th inning (or the announcement of any
postponement or cancellation of the game), a single winning Raffle ticket will be
randomly drawn utilizing an automated computer program. The winning
ticketholder need not be present at the time of the drawing in order to win. The
winning Raffle ticket will be announced during the 8
th inning (or within fifteen
minutes following any such postponement or cancellation announcement), by
posting its number on the ballpark’s electronic video board from time to time and by
thereafter being posting for at least the next thirty days on the SeaWolves baseball
website (

4. Each Raffle, and all tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers, winners and
other aspects of the Raffle whatsoever, are subject to these Official Rules, to the
Pennsylvania Local Option Small Games of Chance Act and the regulations adopted
pursuant thereto (together, “the Act”), and to any and all other statutes and
regulations that may be applicable thereto.

5. Half of the amount of the proceeds from the sale of tickets to each Raffle (as
determined by SeaWolves Community Fund in its sole discretion) shall constitute
the Raffle’s prize (the “Prize”). The other half shall be retained by the SeaWolves
Community Fund in accordance with the Act. Prize winners will be subject to all
withholding tax and other federal, state and local tax requirements.

6. To prove entitlement to any Prize, the holder of the winning Raffle ticket must do
the following, in person, either at the Fan Assistance Center located near the

stadium entrance, before the end of the 9th inning or, thereafter, by appointment at
the offices of the SeaWolves Community Fund at UPMC Park on or before midnight
of the day which is fifteen days following the later of the last day of the Erie
SeaWolves regular season or of its post-season game: (a) produce the winning Raffle
tickets; (b) complete and sign the appropriate Prize Claim Form; and (c) complete
and sign all the applicable tax forms. Once those steps have been timely completed
to its reasonable satisfaction, the SeaWolves Community Fund will within thirty
days thereafter mail its check, in the amount of the Prize net of any applicable tax
withholding, to the person and at the address specified in the Prize Claim Form. Any
Prize that is not properly and timely so claimed and any Prize check so mailed that
is returned undeliverable, shall be deemed forfeited and the Prize amount shall
instead be retained by the SeaWolves Community Fund in accordance with the Act.

7. Raffle tickets may not be purchased and Prizes may not be claimed by any person
who is: (a) not at least 18 years old; (b) visibly intoxicated; or (c) selling tickets for
or otherwise engaged in the operation of that Raffle or is a director and/or officer of
the SeaWolves Community Fund, or a member of the immediate family of any such
person. A Raffle ticket void of its holder is ineligible to win the Prize if there is
sufficient evidence, in the sole discretion of the SeaWolves Community Fund, that
the ticket was improperly issued, printed in duplicate or in error, counterfeited,
stolen, illegible, altered or subjected to other similar or dissimilar material
deficiencies and the SeaWolves Community Fund will have no liability with respect
to or the redemption in error of such a ticket. Unauthorized persons copying, selling
or altering Raffle tickets or otherwise undermining the legitimate operation of a
Raffle are subject to prosecution.

8. By purchasing a Raffle ticket, each ticketholder agrees to have his or her name,
biographical information, photograph, image and likeness, and voice published,
broadcast and otherwise reproduced by the SeaWolves Community Fund and/or At
Bat Group, LLC (doing business as the Erie SeaWolves) in any media or format,
worldwide, for publicity and promotional purposes, without notice, review or
approval and without further payment or consideration, for an unlimited duration.

9. Each person who purchases a Raffle ticket, together with his or her personal
representative, heirs, successors and assigns (collectively, a “Participant”), is by that
act conclusively deemed to have agreed with the SeaWolves Community Fund as
follows: (a) to defend, indemnify, release and forever discharge the SeaWolves
Community Fund, At Bat Group, LLC (doing business as the Erie SeaWolves), Erie
Events, UPMC, each of the other Minor League Baseball Clubs (individually and
collectively), the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the respective present
and future affiliated entities, owners (direct and indirect), officers, directors,
employees, agents and committees of the foregoing persons and entities
(collectively the “Released and Indemnified Parties”), from and against any and all
claims, injuries, losses, damages or liabilities of any nature whatsoever to persons or
property, which such Participant may now or hereafter assert, including but not
limited to claims for injury, death, illness or damages, resulting in whole or in part,

directly or indirectly, from participation in any Raffle and from acceptance, receipt,
ownership, possession, misuse or use of any Prize; (b) to waive any right to claim
any ambiguity or defect in operation of any Raffle or in these Official Rules; (c) that
the Released and Indemnified Parties have made no representation, warranty or
guaranty, expressed or implied, in law or in fact, relative to the operation of the
Raffles or to any Prize, and are not responsible for any errors in Raffle operations,
Prizes or materials; (d) to waive all rights to bring a class action suit or to claim
punitive, incidental, special and consequential damages, attorney’s fees or any
damages from or against any of the Released and Indemnified Parties other than
actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to purchase a Raffle tickets; (e) that any disputes
will be resolved in Erie and governed under Pennsylvania law, without reference to
its conflicts of law principles; (f) that any failure to enforce any provision of these
Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision; and (g) that the
SeaWolves Community Fund may modify, suspend or postpone any Raffle to the
extent in its judgment necessitated by, infection, tampering, fraud, unauthorized
intervention or technical failure or by force majeure or any other reason beyond its
reasonable control.

10. The SeaWolves Community Fund is a Pennsylvania not-for-profit corporation,
which enjoys IRC Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt status and which raises money for
distribution to charitable organizations. At Bat Group, LLC is a Pennsylvania limited
liability company, which owns and operations the Minor League Baseball team
known as the Erie SeaWolves. While the two entities are affiliated, each is a separate
legal entity, distinct from the other. The SeaWolves Community Fund is conducting
the Raffles at UPMC Park with the permission of the Erie SeaWolves, but the
SeaWolves Community Fund is solely responsible for the operation and conduct of
the Raffles. A copy of the SeaWolves Community Fund’s official registration and
financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State
by calling toll-free in Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply

How to Claim a Prize

Winners may check in at the Fan Assistance Center located by the main entrance behind home plate. Winners will go home with 50% of that night's pot.
The gross prize amount will be on display at the kiosk by the main gate throughout the game.
The winning number will be posted on the main scoreboard
To claim prize, winners may check-in at the Fan Assistance Center or call 814-456-1300 for further instructions.

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