The Office of the Supreme Leader

Participating in a Contest or Competition in which the Winners

Q.| Is it permissible to participate in contests or competitions in which the winners are awarded prizes?
A.| It is permissible to participate in such contests and competitions on two conditions:
(1) they do not involve an impious feature or entail an impious consequence and
(2) the prizes accorded to the winners not be acquired from the money or property forfeited by the losing participants.
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