what you'll do
It’s not time to say goodbye, it’s time to say hello to the ultimate Andrea Bocelli experience! Andrea’s inviting you and a friend to his gorgeous seaside estate in northern Tuscany for a vacation you’ll never forget. First, you’ll join Maestro Bocelli at his home for drinks, where you’ll get to know the man with the most beautiful voice in the world in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. Music to your ears? Just wait! You’ll then enjoy an exceptional dinner at Alpemare, the elegant beach club owned by the Bocelli family, followed by a special, invite-only musical performance from your gracious host. Flights and hotel included!
No donation or payment is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.
who you'll help
The Andrea Bocelli Foundation (ABF) was founded in July 2011 by Andrea Bocelli and his family to give back some of the affection and closeness that they experienced while traveling across the world for Maestro Bocelli’s career. The ABF’s mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, illness and social exclusion by supporting projects that help those in need overcome these barriers and reach their full potential. The ABF currently runs two major programs: Challenges and Break the Barriers. The Challenges program operates in the field of scientific and technological research to find innovative solutions to help people cope with and overcome limitations imposed by disability. The Break the Barriers program supports communities in Italy and in developing countries facing poverty, illness, malnutrition and complex social situations that reduce their life expectancy.
You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
April 6, 2020
Forte dei Marmi, Italy
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
Andrea Bocelli Foundation ("Charity")
All donations made in connection with a fundraising campaign are paid to Charities Aid Foundation of America (“CAFA”), an IRS-recognized, U.S. public charity whose mission is to make giving internationally and domestically safe, easy and effective for U.S. donors. CAFA prequalifies each Charity as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants. At the end of each fundraising campaign, so long as the Charity continues to qualify as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants, CAFA will make a grant to the Charity of the net proceeds of the fundraising campaign.*
Omaze and Andrea Bocelli ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and Guest will join Andrea Bocelli at his home in Forte dei Marmi for some aperitifs, and enjoy dinner and an invite-only performance at the Bocelli Alpemare Beach Club. Flights and 4-star included.
Sweepstakes Start Date:
November 19, 2019
Deadline to Enter:
February 7, 2020 at 11:59pm PT
On or around February 26, 2020
Approximate Retail Value:
Winner and Guest must at least be 18 years old.
If Winner and/or Guest reside outside the country where experience will take place, Winner and/or Guest must have current, valid passports, and be able to travel to the experience location(s). If they are unable to travel to the experience location(s), they will forfeit the prize. Winners must not be residents of Belgium, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Italy, North Korea, Singapore, Sudan, Syria or Thailand. In certain countries, local rules and laws may restrict or prohibit the award of certain prizes or impose additional restrictions on participation. Entry is subject to all local laws. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Charity, or Prize Provider, and members of their immediate families and households, are not eligible to win.
Individuals may not receive more than one major/grand prize and one minor prize within the same 18 month period.
How to Enter:
Visit Omaze.com to utilize any of our methods of entry. Receive bonus entries for donations. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries held.
Winner Confirmation Process:
Within 10 business days of campaign close, we’ll use an automated random drawing process to draw a potential winner(s) for that campaign. A confirmation process, which may include a background check, will then take place to ensure the potential winner meets the legal standards required. Winner and, if applicable, their guest(s) agree to cooperate fully with Omaze in Omaze conducting any background check(s), which includes providing information requested by Omaze including, but not limited to, full legal names and addresses. If the Prize includes meeting a celebrity, meeting a public figure, or attending a special event and any background check indicates, in Omaze’s sole discretion, that the potential winner or the potential winner’s guest(s) pose a danger to or may harm the reputation of any person or entity involved in the sweepstakes, Omaze may disqualify said winner and move on to the next randomly drawn potential winner. Pending a positive outcome of the confirmation process, an Omaze representative will notify the potential winner via email and/or phone. The potential winner must respond within the time period designated in the notification, or Omaze may move on to another randomly drawn potential winner. Before confirming a potential winner as the winner, Omaze may require the potential winner to confirm their eligibility. Once that’s done, the potential winner and guest(s) must execute and return all required documents within the time frame specified by Omaze. If you do not execute and return all required documents within the time frame specified by Omaze, you will forfeit the Prize and Omaze will move on to another randomly drawn potential winner.
Travel companions are also required to sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of tickets. Additionally, travel companions/guests of the winner may be subject to a background check, which may impact their ability to participate in the Prize.
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited.
At Omaze, we believe fundraising should be about impact, not percentages. Our model allows us, in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation America (we call them CAFA), to really make a difference and disrupt the way society traditionally thinks about charitable giving.
Here’s how it works: Omaze and CAFA work together to offer incredible prizes and experiences that anyone can potentially win. You don’t have to donate to enter, but if you do, your donation to CAFA is then used to make a charitable grant to a great cause, which we love. Omaze pays for everything that’s needed to run the sweepstakes, which means the only ones taking a chance are the entrants (you!)—not the charity. The nonprofit can spend less time worrying about raising funds, and instead focus their energy on doing awesome work.
*This means that for the typical campaign, from every dollar you donate, 60 cents is passed directly through to CAFA, all of which is then used by CAFA to make a grant to the associated charity. If there are multiple charities, then grants of equal share are made to each charity. Of the remaining 40 cents, 25 cents is typically used to pay for things like advertising, payment processing and the costs of making the campaign a success—including providing the prize. Then the last 15 cents goes to Omaze and is used to cover the cost of providing and maintaining the technology and team that makes this all happen.
The result? Causes get a guaranteed grant with no risk and no overhead or investment, our lucky winners get awesome prizes, and everyone else gets to help a great cause and spread joy!