The Dorchester Lottery (the "Lottery") will be promoted and
administered by Dorchester Town Community Football Club Limited (The
is promoted in furtherance of the aim to raise funds for the Club (in
line with it’s published aims and constitution)
and local good causes. The
Lottery promoter reserves the right to photograph winners or use winners
names for publicity purposes.
The Lottery is registered with West Dorset District Council under the
Gambling Act 2005. Registration Number SL0230. The Promoter and promoters
54 London Road
number 01305 262451
matters will be undertaken by the Board, who will meet not less than
four times a year. All operational matters will be undertaken by the
Manager, appointed by the Board of the Board and accountable to them
on any matters relating to the Lottery, the entrants or the draw.
The proceeds will be distributed
as follows: 50% of the total will go directly into the prize fund.
10% of the prize fund will be donated
to the Fortuneswell Cancer Trust
The remaining will be donated to Dorchester
Town Football Club
Entry can be paid for in cash either directly or to a regisdtered agent
who collects in your area or by standing order mandate, postal order
or cheque. The lottery is open to all members of the public over the
age of 16, The price of a Lottery number is £5 per calendar month.
who wish to pay by standing Order Mandate, Cheque or Postal Order must
complete an application form with payment details, which must be forwarded
to The Dorchester Lottery, Dorchester Town FC Community Trust, the Avenue
Stadium, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY. Entries received into
The Lottery office will be sent confirmation of entry stating the player's
name and address (as per application form), Lottery Reference Number
and date of entry into the draw.
will not be entered into the draw until a payment has been received.
Non-payment will invalidate an entry. Non-payment includes circumstances
the standing order has been cancelled by the account holder, the standing
order has not been paid by the bank for any reason, cash has not been
collected, the cheque/postal order entry has not been renewed.
In the event of any variance between a subscribers payments and lottery
records, evidence of payment into the Lottery may be required.
Refunds will only be given where an error has been made by The Lottery.
The Monthly prizes shall be payable by cheque. The cheques will be made
payable to the name of the winning players as per the entry recorded
by the Lottery database. The Dorchester Lottery reserves the right to
change the size of the prizes with adequate publicity/notification.
Prizes do not have to be claimed, members of The Board will contact
Ceases to Trade
The Board reserves the right to stop the lottery at any time. In this
event, the monthly draw will take place for a maximum of 2 months.
All active players at the date of decision to cease the Lottery will
be notified accordingly, in writing. Any prepayments beyond the last
draw will be refunded.
Cancellation of an entry is at the responsibility of the player or in the event
of death, their estate.
It is the responsibility of each player to notify The Lottery of any
change in banking and personal details.
The draw will be undertaken by any third party and administered and
witnessed by Board board members, using a random number generator.
Board members of The Board will perform the draw if it is not practically
possible for an independent representative to do so.
possible, the draw will take place on the last Saturday of the month
equating to 12 required draws per annum. (Players will be given notice
if any change of date to the draw is required).
event of an error, the lottery for that week will be declared void and
a fresh lottery shall take place within 48 hours of the original being
of Directors of the Board are the judges in the event of any error
in the draw, multiple draws having to take place and/or any query as
to the outcome of the draw. The decision is final and no correspondence
will be entered into concerning the allocation and eventual amount of
The purchase of a chance in the lottery implies acceptance of the scheme
and its rules and conditions. Signature of the application form by the
player shall be taken as agreement to the terms & conditions.