Rules for Ayurvedic Institute 2014 Fall Cleanse Raffle

How to Enter

Participants must complete the entry form entirely in order to be eligible for the prize. Send entries, including the entry fee, to The Ayurvedic Institute at the address listed. Any entries not received by The Ayurvedic Institute by 5 pm on the day of the draw will be regarded as ineligible, irrespective of the reason. If money is received for the raffle after this time, it will be refunded in a timely manner. The Ayurvedic Institute is not responsible for any mechanical telephone error, failure or omission; or lost or misdirected mail or neglect on the part of the U.S. Postal Service.

Odds of Winning

The odds are one in 250, or less, if there are fewer than 250 initial entries total. Any entries above 250 received by 5 pm on the day of the draw will cause a second name to be drawn. Any entries above 500 received by 5 pm on the day of the draw will cause a third name to be drawn and so on, in increments of 250.

Prize Drawing

The winner(s) will be drawn at random by Vasant Lad, MASc from a container holding all the entries. This will take place at 7 pm on the day of the draw at the beginning of his Live Online Seminar Broadcast. Should this not be possible, The Ayurvedic Institute Administrator will draw the winner at the earliest possible time after this scheduled time.


The winner(s) will receive a prize of five days of panchakarma treatment at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque. It will include two free consultations (part of the standard panchakarma package), plus free accommodation for six nights, and free transportation from the Albuquerque airport to the Ayurvedic Institute and back to the airport, if the winner wishes to use this. The retail value of the prize is approximately $2650. The prize may be claimed by the winner(s) by booking dates between September 8 and December 12, 2014 with the Panchakarma Department of The Ayurvedic Institute. It is subject to availability of space for the desired dates.

Winner Notification and Instructions

The winning ticket(s) will be drawn on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7 pm at the beginning of Vasant Lad’s Live Online Seminar Broadcast. The Ayurvedic Institute will notify winners during the week following the draw. If attempts to notify a winner(s) are unsuccessful and no response is obtained from the winner(s) within 14 days following the draw, the prize will be awarded to a replacement winner(s) drawn at random. The Ayurvedic Institute’s decisions about winners are final. For the name of the winners, please check this web page,, the month after the contest has ended. No substitution, transfer, or cash substitution of prize is permitted. If winner(s) is ineligible for the prize due to health reasons, they may transfer the prize to a person of their choice.

Limits of Liability and Tax Liability

By accepting prizes, winner(s) agree to hold harmless The Ayurvedic Institute and all respective directors, officers, employees and agents from all losses, damages, penalties, claims, actions, suits, costs, and expenses of any kind whatsoever, and any property damage, personal injury, or death to any participant or third person arising out of or in connection with participation in the contest or with the use of any prizes awarded in connection with the contest. Winners are solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes.

Use of Winner(s)’ Name and Likeness

By accepting prizes, winner(s) agree to the use of their name, photo and/or likeness in any promotional activities related to this contest or other promotions of The Ayurvedic Institute without further compensation, except where prohibited.

Use of Profits

All profits from this raffle go into The Ayurvedic Institute General Fund. Profits are calculated as the gross receipts less all direct expenses incurred in the running of the raffle, including prizes, materials, design, printing, mailing, and all labor costs.

Who Can Enter

Any eligible person who gets an entry in by the official deadline. If the winner is under the age of 18, the winner(s)’ parent or legal guardian must give consent. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of The Ayurvedic Institute and their immediate families (including spouse, children, parents, and siblings and their respective spouses and members of their household) are not eligible to participate


Please put any complaints in writing and send to The Administrator, Ayurvedic Institute. All decisions of The Ayurvedic Institute Administrator with regard to the awarding of the prizes, the selection of the winner(s) and the interpretation of these rules shall be final. Each contestant, by virtue of entering the contest, agrees to accept the decision as final.

Definition: For the Fall PK Raffle 2014,
“the day of the draw” is defined as Friday, May 2, 2014.

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