Contest Details

What is the prize?
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (4 tickets to Parts 1 & 2) (Retail $2511.50)

How am I entered to win? Where can I enter to win?
Enter online at WHYY.org/donate. You can also enter with a donation by phone at 1-888-345-9499. Entries without a donation can be made by calling member services at 215-351-0511. Eligible entrants must provide their name, address, email address and phone number. Incomplete entries will not be eligible to win.

What are the exact details?
Make a donation on Wednesday, October 10 through Monday, October 22 and be entered to win four (4) tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts 1 & 2 on Saturday, December 8, 2018 Part 1 at 2:00 PM and Part 2 at 7:30 PM, Lyric Theatre, New York, NY (43rd between 7th and 8th).

Do I need to make a gift to enter?
No, but we hope you will. If you prefer not to make a donation, simply call Member and Audience Services at 215-351-0511.

How many entries are permitted per person?
One entry per household is allowed.

How many total entries will be allowed? What the odds of winning?
The odds of winning one or more prizes will depend on the number of entrants. We will not set a limit on the total number of entries allowed.

When does the contest start? When does it end?
The contest will begin at 12:00am on Wednesday, October 10 and end at 11:59pm on Monday, October 22. The drawing to determine the winner of the sweepstakes will take place on Monday, November 5, 2018. Winners need not be present to win.

How will the winner be selected?
The winner will be selected by random on site at WHYY Studios in Philadelphia on Monday, November 5, 2018. We will notify the winner directly and post the name on WHYY.org.

How will the winner be notified?
WHYY will make reasonable efforts to contact the winner using information provided on the winning entry form. This contact will be phone and/or email. If a winner does not contact WHYY within 10 business days after the first initial contact, WHYY will send notification through certified mail. After an additional 10 business days, WHYY may, at its option, award another person the prize. WHYY will not award a prize if the winner (a) was ineligible to participate, (b) provided materially false or misleading information to WHYY, or (c) if participating or receiving a prize is prohibited with respect to such person pursuant to these Rules or Applicable Law.

Why are you collecting so much personal information? Isn’t email address enough?
We want to make sure we can get in touch with the winner.

If I win, will I be required to pay any taxes based on the value of the prize?
Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Are WHYY Sustainers automatically entered?
WHYY Sustainers are not automatically entered to win. They may enter by making an additional donation or calling Member and Audience Services at 215-351-0511.

Who is eligible to enter?
To be eligible to enter, you must (a) be at least 18 years old at the time of purchase, (b) be a U.S. resident physically residing in the United States or District of Columbia, and (c) not be precluded by Applicable Law from holding participating.

WHYY employees, board members and their households may not enter and are not eligible to win a prize.

How can I find out who won the tickets?
Contact WHYY Member and Audience Services at memberservices@whyy.org or (215) 351-0511 during business hours.

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