Rules

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.0 Interpretation

2.0 Sale and Issuance of Tickets

3.0 The Draw and Results

4.0 Cash Management

5.0 Prize Structure

6.0 Payment of Prizes

7.0 Claims

8.0 Incident Management and Reporting

9.0 General 1

10.0 Release of Liability


 

These Rules apply, until amended or revised, to Raffles conducted by the Blyth Centre for the Arts.

 

 

1.0  Interpretation

1.1     In these Rules,

“System” means the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario approved electronic raffle system operated by the Centre

“ticket” or “ticket receipt” means a ticket or other means of participating in a Draw; “AGCO” means the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario

“Draw” means the random selection(s) by the Event Manager of the winning number

“Draw time” means the time at which the draw takes place during the prescribed event date, or when a draw is not able to take place for any reason, the soonest available time on the prescribed date

“Event” means an individually numbered proposition on a “List”, a periodic schedule of events “Event Site” means the physical location of the Event (if any);

“EMT Terminal” means the Event Manager terminal of the Blyth Centre for the Arts computer controlled system designed by BUMP 50:50 for conducting Draws (including, but not limited to the electronic ticket checkers)

“Centre” means Blyth Centre for the Arts

“Game Conditions” means the terms, conditions, explanations, Rules, procedures, including the prize structure governing a specific draw;


“Jackpot” means total funds collected at the Event site and via online sales by the Centre related to the sale of Tickets for an Event;

“Number” means a unique numerical sequence randomly issued by the system as set out on a Ticket which provides a chance at winning the Prize;

“Player” means a person who is eligible to participate in a draw in accordance with the Regulations, the Rules, and the Game Conditions;

“Prize” has the meaning set out in Section 5 and 6 below;

“Regulations” includes limitation any applicable laws, regulations, directive, or policies enacted by a competent authority related to the operation of an electronic raffle in the Province of Ontario;

“Related Parties” has the meaning set out in Section 9.2; “Rules” means these rules of play

“Result” means the final outcome of an event as determined by the Blyth Centre for the Arts for the applicable Draw

“Valid ticket” means a ticket that is not void;

“Winner” means the person(s) who is the bearer of a winning ticket and who satisfies all conditions established by the Blyth Centre for the Arts to claim the prize

“Winning number” means the winning number drawn on the draw date and draw time for a Draw

“Winning ticket” means a valid ticket that bears a selection(s) that exactly matches the winning number(s) or results or play element(s)

1.2  Defined Words used in these Rules also apply to Game Additions

1.3  Words used in these Rules of Play for each specific Draw by the Blyth Centre for the Arts and the Regulations pertaining to the Draw have the same meaning. Words in the singular shall include the plural, and words in the masculine gender shall include the feminine.

1.4  In the event of a conflict between information issued by BUMP 50:50 and contained on the ticket, the instructions, the Game Conditions for the specific Draw, these Rules of Play, such conflict shall be resolved in accordance with the following priority:

(a)   the AGCO Regulations;

(b)   these Rules of Play;

(c)   the Game Conditions for the specific Draw, if any;

(d)   the ticket.

 

 

2.0  Sale and Issuance of Tickets

2.1   Draws taking place on www.blythfestival5050.com launched through the on-line system through the Event Manager Terminal (EMT) maintained by BUMP 50:50.

2.2  A player physically located in Ontario may purchase Tickets for a Draw held by the Centre either:


a)  in person at an Event Site/Charity Venue via point of sale devices connected to the Bump 50/50 System; or

b)   online through the following portal www.blythfestival5050.com which is connected to the Bump 50/50 System. A Player will be required to comply with the instructions on the website in order to purchase a Ticket. Upon completion of the registration but the prior to the purchase of a Ticket, a Player will be required to verify the information is complete and accurate.

2.3  An eligible player may participate by purchasing a Ticket(s) from the Centre in the following denominations:

(i)   3 Tickets for $10

(ii)    10 tickets for $20

(iii)   50 tickets for $30

(iv)   100 tickets for $50

2.4  A player is solely responsible for ensuring that they receive the correct ticket denomination and solely responsible for the handling of the purchased ticket after the Centre has presented the ticket.

 

 

3.0  The Draw and Results

3.1  A Draw may be held by any means and at such time and place as the Blyth Centre for the Arts determines. The number drawn is referred to as the “winning number”.

3.2 A Draw will be conducted at the Draw Time by two Centre employees using the EMT Terminal in accordance with applicable Regulations

3.3   The Winning Numbers for a Draw will be announced at approximately 12 midnight, in Blyth Ontario 423 Queen Street, on the last day of each month with the first draw taking place August 31, 2021. Winning numbers will also be posted at all point of sale locations and online at the Centre’s   website www.blythfestival.com.

3.4  When a Draw for a winning Ticket cannot be held on the date and time fixed, such draw shall be held when practicable with the approval of the AGCO.

 

 

4.  Cash Management

4.1.   Blyth Centre for the Arts shall ensure the secure and safe handling of cash and cash equivalents.

 

 

5.0  Prize Structure

5.1  Subject to compliance with the Regulations, Rules and Gaming Conditions, the holder of the 1st  Winning ticket will receive 50% of the overall jackpot prize.

5.2  Odds of winning the Prize are based on the number of Numbers sold during an Event.


5.3  The Centre may, for a Draw or series of Draws, issue Gaming Conditions which modify or supplement the prize structure of the Draws and shall publish them on their website and/or display them onsite at the Event Site with the approval of the AGCO.

 

 6.0 Payment of Prizes

6.1 A prize for any draw shall be awarded to the winner in accordance with the prize structure in effect for such draw and in accordance with these Rules and the specific Draw Game Conditions.

6.2 Blyth Centre for the Arts reserves the right to satisfy itself as to the validity of any ticket that is presented as a winning ticket, by means of such authentication and validation tests, requirements and procedures as it may from time to time determine, and to declare that a ticket which does not pass, meet, or fulfill such tests, requirements or procedures is void. Concurrently with a winning ticket being presented to the Blyth Centre for the Arts (or being received by the Blyth Centre for the Arts by mail), whether for the purpose of validation or for the purpose of claiming a prize, all right, title and interest in and to the ticket is thereby relinquished by the winner and property in the ticket passes to the Blyth Centre for the Arts

6.3 All prizes must be claimed within six months of the relevant draw unless otherwise specified by the Blyth Centre for the Arts approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario

6.4 Blyth Centre for the Arts may refuse to send or forward a prize to an address outside Ontario and will not send or forward a prize to an address in any jurisdiction where such sending or forwarding is prohibited by law.

6.5 Neither a prize (or portion thereof), nor any entitlement or payment relating to it, may be assigned, transferred, sold, loaned, leased, rented, pledged, mortgaged or hypothecated, by any winner.

6.6 The Blyth Centre for the Arts is not responsible for providing financial or tax advice.

6.7 For groups purchasing tickets, group winners will select one individual to handle the single cash payment.

6.8 Blyth Centre for the Arts will not award a prize for tickets which are void unless the Blyth Centre for the Arts in its discretion, deems it appropriate to do so. Tickets are void if lost, stolen, unissued, illegible, mutilated, damaged, altered, counterfeited or forged, miscut, misregistered, defective, misprinted, cancelled, produced in error and not recorded in the on-line system, incomplete, not paid for, destroyed or issued, acquired or presented, in, or upon, violation of these Rules, or the Game Conditions. Void tickets are the property of the Blyth Centre for the Arts

6.9 Subject to paragraph 6.8 in the event that a ticket which is purchased or issued is void, or deemed to be void, the Blyth Centre for the Arts may, at its option,

(a) replace the ticket with a new random ticket of the same denomination or,

(b) provide a refund.

 

7.0 Claims

7.1 The Blyth Centre for the Arts may award a prize to the bearer of a winning ticket Blyth Centre for the Arts reserves the right to satisfy itself that a person claiming a prize is entitled, and will remain entitled, to such prize as the lawful bearer of a winning ticket

7.2 Upon presenting a winning ticket, the winner must:

(i) Issue (2) pieces of ID proving their age to be over 18;

(ii) Completely fill out the Prize Claim Form Checklist issued by a Blyth Centre for the Arts staff member; and

(iii) Sign his/her name on the Winning Ticket.

7.3 Each winner acknowledges that the Blyth Centre for the Arts may, at any time (and from time to time), during the prize claim process, require certain personal information from the winner and that the collection of such information (including, in certain circumstances, the winner's Social Insurance Number) is necessary to the proper administration. Any personal information is collected is intended to be used for following principal purposes: to comply with legal and audit requirements, for announcing winners, awarding prizes, disclosure of insider wins for public scrutiny, and the posting of prize wins on the Blyth Centre for the Arts website for an extended period of time, and otherwise in accordance with the Blyth Centre for the Arts prize claim policy and any successors or replacement thereof, and for the Blyth Centre for the Arts internal business purposes. Each winner further acknowledges that any failure by the winner to provide the Blyth Centre for the Arts with such information may prevent the Blyth Centre for the Arts from paying or awarding all or part of the prize in the manner contemplated by the prize structure.