Turkish Festival Raffle 

Terms & Conditions


  • The prize draw is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 21 years old at the time of entry.

  • Employees of Turkish Festival Management and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Agreement to Official Rules

  • Participation in the Contest or Raffle constitutes the entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

How to enter:

  • Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (ww.turkishfestival.com) and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information and submit it.

  • Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of the method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Entry Period

  • The Prize draw begins with the first 2,000 to register for the 2024 Turkish Festival and ends on Sunday, May 26, 2024. 

  • To enter, individuals must register to attend the Turkish Festival in Chicago during the specified dates.

Selection of Winners

  • Twenty (20) winners will be randomly selected from the first 2000 registrants to attend the festival.

  • Winners will be chosen on Sunday, May 26, 2024 in the entertainment program.

  • On May 26, 2024, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about June 1, 2024. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

  • Winners will be notified via email or phone within 5 days of the selection.


  • Each winner will receive one (1) round-trip flight ticket from the United States to Istanbul.

  • The prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or any other alternatives.

  • Winners are responsible for any additional expenses not explicitly included in the prize.

Verification of Winners

  • The potential winners will be notified by email, mail, or phone. Each potential Grand and First Prize winner will be required to complete, electronically sign, and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.

Publicity Release

  • By accepting the prize, winners grant Turkish Festival Management the right to use their name, likeness, and photograph for promotional purposes without further compensation or notification.

Limitation of Liability

  • Turkish Festival Management is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries, or for any technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the raffle.

  • Turkish Festival Management reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the raffle in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical issues.

General Conditions

  • In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. 

  • The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. 

  • Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Governing Law

  • The raffle and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.

Agreement to Terms

  • Participation in the raffle constitutes full and unconditional agreement to these terms and conditions.

Contact Information

  • For any questions or concerns regarding the raffle, please contact [email protected] 

  • By participating in the raffle, registrants acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to abide by these terms and conditions.