Rules of Play

For inquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call 604-536-2491 or 1-866-636-2491 or email knvlottery@mnp.ca

BC Gaming Event License # 102141 and
BC Gaming Event License # 102142 and
BC Gaming Event License # 102143

1. TICKETS AVAILABLE:

For the Choices Lottery a total of 295,000 tickets are available, with approximately 175,923 tickets @ 3 for $100; (58,641 3-Packs), 48,720 tickets @ 6 for $175, (8,120 6-Packs), 33,057 tickets @ 9 for $250 (3,673 9-packs) and, 37,300 tickets @ 20 for $500, (1,865 20-packs). While the number of tickets in each price category may change, the total number of tickets available, 295,000, will not.

For the 50/50 Plus Lottery a total of 482,000 tickets are available with 58,000 tickets @ 2 for $15, (29,000 2-Packs); 168,000 tickets @ 6 for $30, (28,000 6-Packs); and 256,000 tickets @ 16 for $60, (16,000 16-Packs).

For the Big Passport Plus Lottery a total of 90,000 tickets are available with 30,000 tickets @ 1 for $20, (30,000 Singles); and 60,000 tickets @ 3 for $40, (20,000 3-Packs).

Each Choices Lottery ticket sold in a 3-Pack, a 6-Pack, a 9-Pack or a 20 –Pack and each 50/50 Plus Lottery ticket sold in a 2-Pack, a 6-Pack or a 16-Pack and each Big Passport Plus Lottery ticket sold in a Single or a 3-Pack, must contain the same customer information. A Choices Lottery ticket pack must be purchased before a buyer can purchase 50/50 Plus Lottery and Big Passport Plus Lottery tickets. Once you have purchased a Choices Lottery ticket pack, it may be possible to purchase additional 50/50 Plus Lottery and/or Big Passport Plus Lottery tickets.

A purchaser may purchase as many Choices Lottery, 50/50 Plus Lottery and Big Passport Plus Lottery tickets as they wish, provided they purchase at least one Choices Lottery Pack.

Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.

Ticket purchasers must be 19 years of age or older.


2. 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.


3. PERTINENT SALES CUTOFF DATES:

Appreciation Reward Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, February 9, 2018
February Family Bonus Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, February 23, 2018
Spring Bonus Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, March 9, 2018
Early Bird Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, March 29, 2018
50/50 Plus Lottery Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, April 12, 2018
Big Passport Plus Lottery Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, April 12, 2018
Final Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, April 12, 2018


4. PERTINENT DRAW DATES:

Appreciation Reward and February Family Bonus Prize Draws:
Friday, March 16, 2018 at BC Children’s Family Research Institute, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am. Appreciation Reward Prize will be drawn first, followed by February Family Bonus Prize.
Spring Bonus Prize Draw:
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at BC Children’s Family Research Institute, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am.
Early Bird:
Friday, April 20, 2018 at BC Children’s Family Research Institute, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am.
50/50 Plus, Big Passport Plus, Grand Prize and Final Draws:
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Global TV, 7580 Enterprise St, Burnaby, BC from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for all remaining prizes.


5. CASH EQUIVALENTS AND PRIZE DETAILS:

Main Lottery
There are 3,018 prizes available to be won. The retail value of all prizes is $3,609,727.00 based on Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price as provided by our suppliers and this amount includes any related taxes on the individual prizes. Each ticket is eligible for one prize in each `prize category. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and must be claimed within 12 months of the draw date. No substitutions are permitted by winners except where a cash equivalent or alternate prize is specified. Prizes may not be exactly as shown. To claim a prize with a cash equivalent option, prize winners must provide the following documents on request:

  • Signed and witnessed Waiver Form
  • Photocopy of winning ticket or prize winner letter
  • A copy of their valid Photo Identification

50/50 Plus Lottery
There is one prize available to be won. The 50/50 Pus Lottery is a 50/50 style draw where the money received in ticket sales is divided evenly between the winner and the charity.

Big Passport Plus Lottery
There are 101 prizes available to be won. The retail value of all prizes is $335,000 based on Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price as provided by our suppliers. This amount includes any related taxes on the individual prizes.


6. ELIGIBILITY:

A resident of British Columbia 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 receipt is issued at that time. 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 including mailing in your order.

The following people are not permitted to purchase tickets in this lottery: board members and employees of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, partners and employees of: official auditors KPMG, MNP LLP and SCI.

A non-resident of British Columbia may purchase a ticket only if the entire payment transaction takes place while the person is in British Columbia and if the ticket or a receipt is issued at that time.

A non-resident of British Columbia cannot purchase a ticket via the Internet, by phone, by fax or by mail but at a retail sales outlet only.

Tickets or receipts will not be distributed to, mailed or otherwise sent to a non-resident’s third-party address in B.C.


7. OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

The Grand Prize is drawn manually from a barrel. All other prizes are awarded by use of a random number generator.
Each ticket is eligible for one prize in each prize category.
The list of major winners will be published on May 13, 2018 in The Province newspaper.
The records of MNP LLP 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.
Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of your official ticket.
Should a prize be unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Foundations’ control, the winner shall be awarded the fair market value of the prize.
The liability of the Foundation is limited to the ticket price paid.
The Winner is responsible for the cost of shipping/delivery.

*The grand prize winner will choose one grand prize option; the other options will not be awarded.

Winners will be notified by phone and/or mail by MNP LLP as to the prize(s) they have won and how to claim. Winners consent to the release of their names and photo by the Licensee. Winners have 1 year from the draw date to claim their prizes. A decision to take the cash equivalent of any prize awarded must be made within 10 days of claim. More complete prize descriptions are available at MNP LLP. If there is a discrepancy, the list and rules at MNP LLP shall be deemed correct.

For enquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call 604- 536-2135 or 1-877-536-2135 or email knvlottery@mnp.ca.


8. LICENSEE:

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, 938 West 18th Ave., Vancouver BC – 604-875-2604.


9. PRIVACY:

We respect your privacy. BC Children’s Hospital Foundation 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 Foundation activities, 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) 536-2135 or 1-877-536-2135 or email knvlottery@mnp.ca.

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