VGH & UBC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
BC PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS’ BURN FUND
HOMETOWN HEROES LOTTERY 2021
BC Gaming Event Licence # 128093, BC Gaming Event Licence # 128095, and BC Gaming Event Licence # 128096
For inquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call 604-536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 or email [email protected].
1. TICKETS AVAILABLE:
For the Heroes Lottery a total of 465,000 tickets are available, with approximately 70,110 tickets @ 3 for $75, (23,370 3-Packs), 244,110 tickets @ 6 for $125, (40,685 6-Packs) and 150,780 tickets @ 20 for $300, (7,539 20-packs). The number of tickets in each price category may change dependent on availability. If any price category is generating more sales or sells out, tickets may be transferred from one price category to another, however total number of tickets for sales, 465,000 will not.
For the 50/50 Plus Lottery a total of 548,000 tickets are available with 64,000 tickets @ 2 for $15, (32,000 2-Packs), 144,000 tickets @ 6 for $30, (24,000 6-Packs), and 340,000 tickets @ 20 for $60, (17,000 20-Packs). The number of tickets in each price category may change dependent on availability. If any price category is generating more sales or sells out, tickets may be transferred from one price category to another, however total number of tickets for sales, 548,000 will not.
For the Daily Cash Plus Game a total of 180,000 tickets are available with approximately 60,000 tickets @ 2 for $25, (30,000 2-Packs), and 120,000 tickets @ 6 for $50, (20,000 6-Packs). The number of tickets in each price category may change dependent on availability. If any price category is generating more sales or sells out, tickets may be transferred from one price category to another, however total number of tickets for sales, 180,000 will not.
Each Heroes Lottery ticket sold in a 3-Pack, or a 6-Pack or a 20 –Pack, each 50/50 Plus Lottery ticket sold in a 2-Pack or a 6-Pack or a 20-Pack and each Daily Cash Plus Game ticket sold in a 2-Pack or a 6-Pck, must contain the same customer information. A ticket purchaser must purchase a Heroes Lottery ticket to be eligible to purchase 50/50 Plus Lottery and/or Daily Cash Plus Game tickets.
Once you have purchased a ticket in the 2021 Heroes Lottery, you are entitled to add 50/50 Plus Lottery tickets and Daily Cash Plus Game tickets without purchasing an additional 2021 Heroes Lottery ticket. Please call customer service at 604-536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 or email [email protected].
A purchaser may purchase as many Heroes Lottery, 50/50 Plus Lottery and Daily Cash Plus Game tickets as they wish, provided they purchase, or have purchased, at least one Heroes Lottery Ticket 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:
Welcome Bonus - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, May 14, 2021
Heroes Bonus - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, May 28, 2021
Summer Bonus - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, June 11, 2021
Early Bird - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, June 25, 2021
50/50 Plus Lottery - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, July 16, 2021
Daily Cash Plus Game - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, July 16, 2021
Final Draws - Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, July 16, 2021
4. PERTINENT DRAW DATES:
Welcome Bonus Draw:
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, Surrey, BC at 9:00 am.
Heroes Bonus Draw:
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, Surrey, BC at 9:00 am.
Summer Bonus Draw:
Monday, July 20, 2021 at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, Surrey, BC at 9:00 am
Early Bird Draw:
Monday, July 20 2021 at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, Surrey, BC at 9:00 am
50/50 Plus Lottery, Daily Cash Plus Game and Grand Prize and Final Draws:
Thursday, July 29, 2021 at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, Surrey, BC from 9:00 am to 11:00 am for all remaining prizes over $1,000.
All prize draws will be conducted in accordance with Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch – Licenced Charitable Gaming Rules. All winners will be chosen by using a Random Number Generator. All winners will be chosen in order of ascending value, starting with the prize of least value.
Balance of prizes in the Main Lottery valued at $1,000 or less will be completed at MNP LLP, 15303 31st Avenue, 3rd Floor, Surrey, BC, on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, or until completed. Prizes will be chosen in order of ascending value starting with the prize of least value.
5. CASH EQUIVALENTS AND PRIZE DETAILS:
There are 3,220 prizes available to be won in the Heroes Lottery. The retail value of all prizes is $3,271,982 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 re-entered after each prize category. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and must be claimed within 12 months of the draw date. Grand Prize winner has 10 days from notification of winning to choose their prize. 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
The following people are not permitted to purchase tickets in this lottery: board members and employees of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, partners and employees of: official auditors KPMG, MNP LLP and SCI.
7. SALES NOT PERMITTED OUTSIDE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
All ticket purchases are subject to Licenced Charitable Gaming Rules - Gaming Policy and Enforcement.
In order to process a ticket order, the entire payment transaction must take place in British Columbia. Orders for tickets must not be accepted from, or processed for, persons located outside the province at time of purchase.
8. SALES TO A NON-RESIDENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
A non-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 a receipt is issued at that time. Tickets must be purchased at a retail sales outlet that is open and selling tickets. (London Drugs, Vancouver General Hospital, or one of the prize homes.)
If a receipt is issued, the licensee must as soon as possible mail the confirmation of ticket numbers purchased to the purchaser at the out-of-province address provided. If for any reason the purchaser does not receive the confirmation by the time of the draw, the receipt will count as a valid confirmation of the ticket purchase.
Tickets or receipts will not be distributed to, mailed or otherwise sent to a non-resident’s third-party address in B.C.
9. SALES TO A RESIDENT OUTSIDE THE PROVINCE
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 a 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. For further information on restrictions on purchasing, please see Licenced Charitable Gaming Rules, Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch, Province of British Columbia. The website for this information is https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/sports-recreation-arts-and-culture/gambling/licences/rules-licensed-charitable-gaming.pdf
10. PRIZE DRAW INFORMATION
All prize draws will be conducted in accordance with Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch – Licenced Charitable Gaming Rules.
All prizes will be chosen using a Random Number Generator.
Each ticket is re-entered for every prize category.
The list of major winners will be published on August 8th, 2021 in The Province newspaper.
The records of MNP LLP shall be deemed correct if there is a discrepancy in numbers.
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.
Should a situation arise where it is impossible to hold a prize draw on the specified date, at the time posted, the following will apply:
a) The Foundation will immediately obtain permission from GPEB to postpone the draws.
b) All buyers will be notified of the change in draw date and time by email, by a posting on the program website, heroeslottery.com, by postings on all social media channels, and by advertising, where time permits.
c) Only tickets eligible for the postposed draw will continue to be eligible for that draw.
d) For any further information, or terms and conditions, please email [email protected] or call 604-536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 for personal contact.
e) Should a draw be postponed due to any unforeseen circumstance, the draws will take place on the first available day where circumstances allow the draws to take place. All draws will be completed within the licence period.
11. OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION
The Licensee reserves discretionary right not to accept entries.
All sales are final once the ticket number is assigned, and all sales are subject to credit approval.
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 eight options will not be awarded.
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- 536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 or email [email protected].
The licensee for this event is VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, 855 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC. Phone number: 604-875-4676.
We respect your privacy. VGH & UBC 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 604-875-4676 or email [email protected].