Raffle Rules of Play

BC Gaming Event License #99219

Licensee: Westminster House Society located at 228 7th Street, New Westminster, B.C. V3M 3K3

For inquiries relating to any ticket purchased, please call (604) 524-5633 or email raffle@westminsterhouse.ca

1. TICKET INFORMATION:

Ticket orders will be available for purchase over the internet and at multiple physical locations. We will also be able to process orders on a purchaser’s behalf at the offices of the Westminster House Society.  The Purchaser will receive, by email, a confirmation of the order with their ticket number(s) and tickets(s) attached and available for download and to print.

  • A total of 6,000 tickets are available, with 1 ticket for $25.00.
  • Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.

2. ELIGIBILITY:

The following people are not permitted to purchase tickets in this lottery: employees and their immediate family member(s) of Westminster House Society or employees and partners of Darelle Media Inc. Immediate family includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren.

A non-resident of British Columbia (“Non-Resident”) may purchase a ticket only if the entire payment transaction takes place while the person is physically in British Columbia and if the ticket or a receipt is issued at that time. Tickets or receipts will not be distributed to, emailed, mailed or otherwise sent to a Non-Resident’s third-party address in B.C. A non-resident winner of a prize is responsible for all costs associated with delivery of prize to the location the winner specifies, that is outside the province of British Columbia.

When a resident of British Columbia is outside the province of British Columbia they may not place an order to purchase tickets. This restriction includes all methods of ordering tickets.

Ticket Purchaser must be 19 years of age or older. If a winning ticket bears a minor’s name, the prize will be lawfully delivered to the minor’s parents, legal guardian or trustee. Know your limit, play with in it. Problem Gambling Help Line 1-888-795-6111 www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca  

Non-Residents of British Columbia may not order tickets by telephone, fax or mail.

For further information on restrictions on purchasing, please see Standard Procedures for Ticket Raffles, Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch, Province of British Columbia. The website for this information is www.gaming.gov.bc.ca/licences/docs/procedures-ticket-raffle.pdf .

3. CHANCES OF WINNING:

  • The odds of winning are 1 in 6,000 to win the grand prize and 1 in 1,000 to win any prize. Actual odds are dependent on the number of tickets sold.

4. TAX INFORMATION:

Prizes are awarded tax free in Canada. The price of tickets is not deductible as a charitable donation for tax purposes in Canada.

5. PERTINENT DRAW DATES:

The early bird and main draw details:

Early Bird Draw # 1 to be held on December 15, 2017 at 8:00pm with ticket sales cut off at December 15, 2017 at 6:30pm.  Location:  Westminster House Society 228 7th Street,  New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 3K3 – PRIZE  – Headphones

Early Bird Draw #2 to be held on February 9, 2018 at 5:00pm  with ticket sale cut off at February 9th, 2018 3:30PM Location: Metropolis at Metrotown 4700 Kingsway Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 4N2 – PRIZE – Mac Book Air

Early Bird Draw # 3 to be held on February 18, 2018 at 5:00pm with ticket sales cut off at February 18th, 2018 at 3:30PM Location:  Columbia V6C 0C3 – PRIZE – IPAD NANO

Early Bird Draw # 4 to be held on March 4, 2018 at 5:00pm with ticket sales cut off at March 4th, 2018 at 3:30PM  Location:  Outdoor Adventure Show Vancouver Convention Centre East Building 999 Canada Place Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3  PRIZE – Simply Computers Gift Card

Early Bird Draw #5 to be held on April 1, 2018 at 5:00pm.with ticket sales cut off at April 1, 2018 at 3:30PM Location:  Westminster House Society 228 7th Street,  New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 3K3 – PRIZE – Hershel Bag

The Final Draw for the grand prize will be held at 7:00 pm on June 1, 2018 with ticke sales cut off at 5:30PM on June 1st, 2018.  Location: Westminster House Society 228 7th Street,
New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 3K3 – PRIZE – Toyota Carolla

Only tickets that have been paid for and/or verified as paid are eligible to be entered in the draw(s).

CASH EQUIVALENTS AND PRIZE DETAILS:

There are seven (6) prizes available to be won.

The retail value of all prizes is $24,188.99 based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price as provided by our supplier and this amount includes any related taxes on the individual prizes.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and must be claimed within one (1) year of the draw date.  No substitutions are permitted by winners except where a cash option or alternate prize is specified. Prizes may not be exactly as shown.

Winners of a prize will be required to sign a “Receipt of Prize” and consent to the release of their names by the Licensee.

ONLINE TICKET SALES:

Westminster House Society has contracted the services of Darelle Media Inc. (www.darelle.com) to sell Lottery tickets through the Internet by way of a real-time processing and payment system and where the purchaser’s ticket is paid for immediately online. The transaction and payment processing system used for processing online ticket sales is Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council compliant.

Lottery tickets will be sent to the purchaser by email or through the Internet where the Purchaser will download and print a copy of the ticket.

In addition:

Ticket purchasers must be physically in the province of B.C. when placing the order:

They must be residents of B.C.; and

The address given for tickets must be a valid B.C. address

Non-residents of British Columbia cannot purchase tickets by phone, fax or mail.

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:

Each ticket is not reentered for subsequent prize drawings.

The list of major winners will be published on the Westminster House Society website at www.westminsterhouse.ca and on www.darelle.com .   A list of winners will be emailed to every ticket purchaser and be available at www.westminsterhouse.ca.

If a credit card payment is charged back, you will be contacted by the Payment Processor, the Westminster House Society, and/or Darelle Media Inc. and given opportunity to provide replacement payment according to the terms and conditions of the Payment Processor and or Darelle Media Inc.  Any tickets issued will be considered invalid until replacement payment is received.

The records of Westminster House Society shall be deemed correct if there is a discrepancy in numbers.

All sales are final once the ticket number is assigned, and all sales are subject to credit approval. The Licensee reserves discretionary right not to accept entries.

The Purchaser is responsible for proof-of-ownership of shared tickets.

Should a prize be unavailable due to circumstances beyond the control of the Westminster House Society, the winner shall be awarded the fair market value of the prize.

The liability of the Westminster House Society is limited to the ticket price paid.

Winners will be notified directly by email, phone and/or mail by the Westminster House Society as to the prize they have won and how to claim.

Winners consent to the release of their names by the Licensee. The list of winners will be published on the Westminster House Society located at www.westminsterhouse.ca and at www.darelle.com

If there is a discrepancy, the list and rules located at www.darelle.com  shall be deemed correct.

For inquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call (604) 524-5633 or email raffle@westminsterhouse.ca

6. PRIVACY:

We respect your privacy. The Westminster House Society protects personal information and adheres to all legislative requirements with respect to privacy. We do not rent, sell, or trade our mailing lists. Information provided through ticket purchase will be used to deliver services and keep you informed on activities of the Westminster House Society including programs, services, special-events, funding needs, opportunities to volunteer or give and more, through periodic contacts.

To be removed from these contacts, call (604) 524-5633 or email info@westminsterhouse.ca or bcraffle@darelle.com or opt out by following the links on the email received with your tickets if purchased Online.

7. LICENSEE:

The Licensee (Westminster House Society) is located at 228 7th Street, New Westminster, B.C. V3M 3K3. Phone number is (604) 524-5633.