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Vancouver Bach Choir 50/50 Raffle

Total Jackpot, Winner Takes Half

Keep us singing with excitement! Enter the Vancouver Bach Choir’s 50/50 Raffle and support the VBC as we enrich the lives of children, adults, and our community through music. The more tickets you buy the greater your chances of winning!

Grand Prize Deadline on December 11 at 11:59pm

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Who You Help

Your ticket purchase helps the Vancouver Bach Choir bring high quality training and performances of traditional and new choral works for all communities and all ages. With eight choral ensembles, the VBC is one of the largest choral groups in Metro Vancouver and the only organization that provides choral training and education to nearly 300 voices from kindergarten to adulthood. Our state of the art musical education program enriches lives and fosters the next generation of choral music lovers.

How It Works

Rules of Play

Lottery License #129986

  1. The series of 50/50 draws will take place as follows:
    • Draw 1: October 22nd at 9am PDT to December 11th at 11:59pm PDT; draw date on December 13th at 10am PDT
    • Draw 2: April 7th at 9am PDT to May 12th at 11:59pm PDT; draw date on May 16th at 10am PDT
  2. Tickets are (5 for $10, 40 for $20, 150 for $50).
  3. The total tickets for sale are: 3,000 at 5 for $10, 3,000 at 40 for $20 and 3,000 at 150 for $50.
  4. Must be 19 years or older to purchase a 50/50 ticket.
  5. Must be in BC at the time of purchase.
  6. After buying, patrons will receive a confirmation e-mailed with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
  7. Tickets will be available at online at vbc5050.com .
  8. Tickets will be sold using computer software that utilizes an Electronic Raffle System (ERS) GPEB certified software random number generator (RNG), supplied by (Ascend).
  9. The winning number will be posted on our website vbc5050.com and the winner will be contacted via telephone and email.
  10. The winner may claim their prize by contacting the Vancouver Bach Choir (VBC) at: 604-872-8789, or by email at: nina@vancouverbachchoir.com. The ticket may then be brought to #304-3102 Main St. Vancouver BC V5T 3G7 at an agreed upon time for ticket verification. The winner will then be paid by cheque for the amount posted at the event for which they bought their ticket. Winners must have the original winning ticket and no copies. All payments will be made by cheque. The prize claimant will be required to sign a Declaration and Release ("Release") which must be executed and returned to VBC no later than five (5) business days after his/her receipt of the Release. In the event a claimant: (a) does not notify VBC within thirty (30) days of the drawing; (b) is ruled ineligible for any reason; (c) refuses the prize; or (d) does not return an executed Release, the prize will be forfeited and will be retained by VBC for charitable use. VBC has no obligation to contact potential winners. All prizes will be sent to the winners via cheque within thirty (30) days of the winner delivering the winning Raffle Ticket, executed Release, and all other required documents to VBC. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the winners.
  11. Selection of Winner. Upon the conclusion of the Purchase Period, the VBC will use the System to randomly generate one winning ticket number from among the numbers associated with purchased tickets. The Raffle will be conducted by a VBC staff member and supervised by a member of the Board of Directors of the VBC, and the decisions of that person shall be final and binding.
  12. If a situation causes a delay or prevents a draw from occurring the VBC will send out a notice of the substitution date via email notification to all ticket buyers and the details posted on the website.
  13. All ticket sales are final. Once a ticket has been purchased, refunds will not be granted. The only exception would be in the unlikely event the raffle is cancelled. At that point BC Gaming Policy and Enforcement rules and guidelines will be followed for proper reimbursement to all ticket buyers. The liability of the licensee of this raffle shall be limited to the purchase price of the ticket(s).
  14. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the 50/50 draws:
    • VBC staff, contractors and board members
  15. Any questions on the raffle may be directed to nina@vancouverbachchoir.com.