You will need this authority to conduct a trade promotion lottery. Please be aware that this authority is only required if the total value of all prizes exceeds $10,000.
A trade promotion lottery is a free-to-enter lottery that promotes goods and services supplied by a business, where chance determines the award of a prize or prizes. A trade promotion lottery is sometimes known as a sweepstake, competition, contest or give-away.
This authority is required to make sure that your lottery is conducted fairly and that you comply with a number of legal responsibilities. Please note that the lottery rules, also known as terms and conditions, must be readily available to potential entrants for free.