Official Rules of Play

1. Purchaser must be 18 years or older to play.

2. Tickets will be sold using an electronic raffle system supplied by Ascend Fundraising Solutions.

3. Tickets can be purchased online at the website www.ThunderBay5050.ca.

  • Draw #1: Ticket Sales - Starting at 9:00 am on January 11, 2021 to February 25, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am. This draw will have a guaranteed prize of $5,000. When the ticket sales exceed $10,000, the winning prize will be half of the sales. All tickets purchased between January 11, 2021 at or after 9:00 am and January 28, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early bird #1 prize will take place January 29, 2021 at 11:00 am. All tickets purchased between January 11, 2021 at or after 9:00 am and February 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early bird #2 prize draw. The draw for the early bird #2 prize will take place February 12, 2021 at 11:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win both the early bird prizes and the grand prize.

    a. January 29, 2021 Early Bird #1 Prize: $500

    b. February 12, 2021 Early Bird #2 Prize: $500

  • Draw #2: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on February 26, 2021 to March 25, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on March 26, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales. This draw will have a guaranteed prize of $5,000. When the ticket sales exceed $10,000, the winning prize will be half of the sales. All tickets purchased between February 26, 2021 at or after 11:30 am and March 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early bird prize draw. The draw for the early bird prize will take place March 12, 2021 at 11:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win both the early bird prize and the grand prize.

    a. March 12, 2021 Early Bird Prize: $500

  • Draw #3: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on March 26, 2021 to April 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on April 30, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales. This draw will have a guaranteed prize of $5,000. When the ticket sales exceed $10,000, the winning prize will be half of the sales. All tickets purchased between March 26, 2021 at or after 11:30 am and April 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early bird prize draw. The draw for the early bird prize will take place April 16, 2021 at 11:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win both the early bird prize and the grand prize.

    a. April 16, 2021 Early Bird Prize: $500

  • Draw #4: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on April 30, 2021 to May 27, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on May 28, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #5: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on May 28, 2021 to June 24, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on June 25, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #6: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on June 25, 2021 to July 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on July 30, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #7: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on July 30, 2021 to August 26, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on August 27, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #8: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on August 27, 2021 to September 30, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on October 1, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #9: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on October 1, 2021 to October 28, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on October 29, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #10: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on October 29, 2021 to November 25, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on November 26, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

  • Draw #11: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:30 am on November 26, 2021 to December 30, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on December 31, 2021 at 11:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales.

    4. Tickets can be purchased for $10 for 5 numbers, $20 for 30 numbers, and $50 for 150 numbers. Purchases can be made online at www.ThunderBay5050.ca with a credit card only purchase.

    5. After buying, patrons will be given by the sellers, a receipt with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.

    6. The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.

    7. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Staff and Board of Directors, as well as family members living in the same household are not permitted to purchase tickets and are not eligible to win. (Health Sciences Centre staff may purchase tickets.)

    8. One cash prize will be awarded for each draw, the winning ticket will be posted on the www.ThunderBay5050.ca website. If information about the winner is collected at the point of sale, the winner will be contacted directly.

    9. The winning ticket holder has 6 months in which to claim their prize from the date of the draw their ticket was purchased for.

    10. The winner must provide his/her name, address and phone number with picture identification for our report sheet and send it to info@ThunderBay5050.ca or call 807-345-4673.

    11. Once the certified winner is verified, and provides identification with photo ID, they will be given a cheque in the amount of the declared prize, which is, at minimum, 50% of the total sales for that game. If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided.

    12. In the event that no winner comes forward, the winning stub will be kept in a safe and held for 6 months. After that time period has elapsed the prize will be donated to a local charity with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)

    13. For all inquiries on the conduct, prizing and the procedures of the lottery please call (807) 345-4673 or email info@ThunderBay5050.ca.

     

    Lottery License #RAF1199631



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