Terms and Conditions

Tennis First Prize Draw Rules

General Rules

  • This Raffle is only open to residents of Great Britain over the age of 18 (this excludes Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and BFPO addresses according to Gambling Act 2005 regulations)
  • No tickets can be sold to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 years
  • The cost of each entry is £10. Players may purchase more than one entry, and payment must be in advance
  • If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 he/she will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit his/her prize and the stake will be returned
  • All proceeds from this raffle will be used for the charitable purposes of Tennis First
  • The prizes for the Raffle are:
  • 1st Prize: 2 tickets for the finals of the Ladies Singles at the US Open, scheduled for September 11th 2021 and two tickets for the finals of the Mens Singles at the US Open, scheduled for September 12th 2021;  £2,000 contribution towards air fares and accommodation.
  • 2nd Prize: 2 tickets to the Fever Tree Tennis Championships at the Queen’s Club, Kensington, scheduled for June 14th-20th 2021  
  • 3rd Prize: 2 tickets to the Fever Tree Tennis Championships at the Queen’s Club, Kensington, scheduled for June 14th-20th 2021  
  • There are no alternatives to any prize
  • The online facility is operated by CFP Lottery and Raffles Ltd, a registered External Lottery Manager (ELM) licensed by the Gambling Commission. CFP Lottery and Raffles Ltd operate a platform (Raffleplayer.com) which complies with relevant codes and remote technical standards.
  • We operate a combined online/offline draw ensuring that each entrant has an equal chance of winning each prize. Details of tickets sold offline by Tennis First will be provided to CFP Lotttery and Raffles Ltd and incorporated with the online tickets sold. The draw will be conducted by utilising a Random Number Generator that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third party test house in combination with a blind draw in plain sight of staff. The results of the draw are final
  • Based upon the number of entries in our raffles during 2019 the average the chance of winning a prize for a single ticket is approximately 1 in 657
  • Of the £19,700 received in ticket sales in the 2019 Raffle, just 4.9% went on expenses, 22.8% on prizes and a fantastic 70.3% came back to Tennis First to fund our work
  • Entries must be received by 30 November 2020
  • Late entries will be treated as donations
  • The draw will be held on 4 December 2020
  • Winners will be notified by post, email or telephone no later than two weeks after the draw date. Please keep your ticket number as proof of purchase
  • A list of winners will also be published on www.tennisfirst.org.uk and on the Raffleplayer website. These will only be in summary, for example Mrs Smith from Berkshire
  • Winners may be asked to take part in Tennis First PR and promotional activity
  • If a prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by Tennis First to contact the winner, then Tennis First will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it thinks fit. The winner has one month after notification to claim the prize
  • The Tennis First policies for raffles can be found here. This includes our policy on responsible gambling, underage gambling, protection of customer funds and our complaints procedure

Online entries

  • To enter the online raffle an entrant must self-certify that they are the required age to play. A confirmation email will be sent to the entrant confirming their numbers in the draw and thanking them for their participation. Random age verification checks are carried out at regular intervals. If an entrant is found to be under the required age their payment will be returned and they will not be entered into the draw
  • Entries must not be bought on behalf of somebody else
  • In order to promote responsible gambling, it is recommended that no more than 10 chances are to be purchased per person for this raffle
  • Material changes to this raffle are not predicted to happen, but in the event that this occurs you will be notified by email 14 days in advance of any changes

General Information

Tennis First is licensed by the Gambling Commission, reference number 57176. Responsible person: Ken Weatherley, Director, Tennis First, Westbrook House, Fairfield Road, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2DA.

For more information about the Tennis First, our fundraising activities and other ways to donate please visit www.tennisfirst.org.uk  

Requests for additional raffle tickets over the recommended maximum of 10 tickets per person should be addressed to info@raffleplayer.com

If you would like more information about raffles and lotteries please go to www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

If you or a family member feel that you are experiencing problems with gambling, you can seek advice and support from GambleAware on 0808 8020 133 or via their website begambleware.org


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