Rules & Regulations

Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery #36 & Win50
Lottery Rules

1.    Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a ticket.

2.    Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded.

3.    Members of the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, Governance Committee and paid staff of Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society and their spouses along with the staff of Stride Management are not permitted to purchase or accept tickets on the agency’s Dream Home Lottery.

4.    Each ticket is eligible for all prizes except where they may be late for the Early Bird or Loyalty Draws.

5.    All draws will be conducted in the following manner: Draw will be open to the public and take place at one of the three Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home sites located at 38, 40 and 42 Enchanted Way North in St. Albert, Alberta. One executive member of the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society and one member of the public will be present to witness. The draw will be videotaped, and tickets drawn from a transparent draw barrel. Tickets will be drawn manually by an individual who does not have a ticket in the draw. The winning ticket(s) will be displayed to the witnesses for inspection immediately after they are drawn from the barrel.

6.    In the event a winning ticket stub has more than one name on it, the licensed charity shall award the prize to the first name of all individuals identified on the ticket. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters and the AGLC are not responsible for any disputes which may arise between the different individuals whose names appear on the ticket stub. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters will not add the name of a person under 18 years of age on a ticket.

7.    Grand Prize is a fully furnished house valued at $850,000 including lot, home furnishings, landscaping and GST plus $150,000 cash. No cash in lieu prize will be awarded. Winner will choose one of three homes.  The winner must choose one of three homes within five days of notification.  Possession of the home is 30 days after the winner is notified.  Should the winner fail to select a home within five days, Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton will select one of the three homes on their behalf, which will be held for a period of one year from the draw date and be made available as the Grand Prize.  The winner will lose the opportunity to choose.

8.    If the winner has not been located within 365 days of the draw, after publicly advertising this fact, the Society will write to the AGLC requesting permission to allocate said prizes for use by Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society.

9.    The Loyalty Draw (1 – $50,000 Cash) will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at one of the three Dream Home sites located at 38, 40 and 42 Enchanted Way North in St. Albert, Alberta.  Only tickets purchased prior to 11pm on Friday, January 8th, 2016 will be eligible for this draw.

10.    Three Early Bird Draws will be made at one of the three Dream Home sites located at 38, 40 and 42 Enchanted Way North in St. Albert, Alberta.  Prizes will be drawn in the order appearing below.

Draw Description    Cut-off    Draw Date    Prize
Early Bird #1    January 25, 2016    February 5, 2016    $25,000
Early Bird #2    February 29, 2016    Match 14, 2016    $25,000
Early Bird #3    April 15, 2016    April 29, 2016    $30,000

11.    The Final Grand Prize House Draw ($850,000.00 including lot, home, furnishings, landscaping and GST and $150,000 cash) will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at one of the 3 Dream Home sites located at 38, 40 and 42 Enchanted Way North in St. Albert, Alberta. Only tickets purchased prior to 11pm Monday, May 9th, 2016 (extended from May 2) will be eligible for this draw. If all tickets are sold prior to Monday, April 11th, 2016, the draw will be held Tuesday, April 26th, 2016, with the approval of Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

12.    All of the above mentioned draws are open to any member of the general public.

13.    Refunds will be available to ticket purchasers, however if any purchased ticket has been entered for any draw, no refund will be issued.  Allow 3-4 weeks for arrival of official ticket(s).

14.    Tickets for the Dream Home Lottery will be sold in Alberta only.

15.    Total tickets available are 10,000 tickets @ $25; 19,250 sets @ 4 for $60; 16,500 sets @ 10 for $100 and 5,000 sets at 30/$200 for a total of 402,000 tickets.

16.    Tickets may be purchased by cheque, money order, Visa, MasterCard, Debit and cash.  The Lottery Committee’s liability is limited to the purchase price of the ticket.

17.    Credit card vouchers made payable to the organization are acceptable.  Non-certified cheques will be accepted.  Ticket stub(s) will not be included in any draw until the funds are in the Dream Home Lottery #36 Raffle Bank Account.

18.    Only upon demonstrating extraordinary circumstances to Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission will the Licensee make a request for draw extension.

19.    For a complete list of Lottery rules and privacy information, please visit our web site at www.bigbrothershomelottery.org.

20.    All tickets will be controlled by the licensee and are only available by mail,  phone, internet and in person at Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area offices (10135 89 Street, 9425 109A Avenue, Edmonton) and the Dream Home sites. Ticket request forms will be collected weekly, with tickets processed and mailed by the Lottery Tickets Sales Centre at Stride Management Corp.  Ticket request forms must be received at the Lottery Ticket Sales Centre to be valid.

21.    Both the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area and Stride Management Corp. respect your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. The personal information collected by the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area will be used to process ticket orders and to contact you regarding ongoing and future lotteries. The names, cities and winning ticket numbers of Win 50 Prize winner will be published in the Edmonton Journal with all winners posted on the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Lottery website: www.bigbrothershomelottery.org and posted on facebook at Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery.

For ticket inquiries:
Call toll free at 1-877-483-8832 or write:
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area
P. O. Box 1800 Station Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 2P2