Official Raffle Rules

2018 A Sweet Affair – San Diego Craft Brewing Scene

  • 3-night stay in a deluxe Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa room in San Diego.
  • Customized 5-hour excursion with brewery tours and tastings for 2.
  • VIP access to the highly acclaimed San Diego craft-brewing scene.
  • Chauffeured luxury transportation.
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Diego, CA.
  • Winspire booking & concierge service on all items listed above.

Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks. Business and First Class upgrades are available at the time of booking for an additional fee. Use of frequent flyer miles for upgrades is dependent on specific ticket restrictions as determined by the airline’s frequent flyer program.

Trip must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability and hotel may be substituted for comparable or better property. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen, or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold.

How to enter the 2018 A Sweet Affair Raffle:

All raffle tickets purchased online at by 11:55 p.m. CT on November 7, 2018 are automatically entered in the “San Diego Craft Brewing Scene” Raffle. Internet sales of raffle tickets are OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ILLINOIS ONLY. Raffles can also be purchased in-person at the A Sweet Affair event on November 8, 2018. In-person sales of raffle tickets on November 8th are open ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF STATES WHERE IT IS NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW. Raffle tickets may be purchased by individuals who are 21 years of age or older. Raffle is void in states where prohibited by law.

Purchasing tickets: Raffle tickets may be purchased for twenty dollars ($20.00) each or 3 for fifty dollars ($50.00) by eligible persons (see above) from August 20, 2018 until November 8, 2018 7:30 p.m. CT. Sale of raffle tickets either at the event or online may be suspended or stopped at any time at the sole discretion of Thresholds.

Eligibility: Anyone can enter the ““San Diego Craft Brewing Scene” Raffle, except employees of the Thresholds External Affairs (EA) Department or persons living in the same household as a member of the Thresholds EA’s Department. Void where prohibited by law.

Selection and notification of winner: A winner will be drawn on November 8, 2018 at A Sweet Affair event. Online entries will not be accepted after 11:55 p.m. CT on November 7, 2018. Winner will be selected by random drawing and need not be present to claim prize. Winner will be notified by telephone or email. The rules detailing raffle eligibility and method of selecting winner are on file at Thresholds. As a condition of being awarded the Prize, winner must sign and return a release form by December 4, 2018. The chances of winning are dependent upon the number of entries.

General: By participating in the ““San Diego Craft Brewing Scene” Raffle, the participant agrees that Thresholds and related organizations, their agents, and employees have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind which result from use of the prize or by participation in the contest. Prize is nontransferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Thresholds may use winner’s name and picture for publicity purposes without further compensation.

The Internal Revenue Service takes the position that no portion of the raffle ticket price will qualify as a charitable contribution for federal income purposes. The winner is responsible for paying all taxes and expenses relating to winning the prize. By participating in the raffle, participant agrees to be bound by these official rules, and by all decisions of the contest judges.