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RULES

STARS LOTTERY 2017 - Lottery Licence #440947

RULES GOVERNING OPERATION OF A RAFFLE

  1. Age limit for ticket purchasers is 18 years and over. Purchase must be made in the province of Alberta. Sellers are to advise all ticket purchasers not to put the name of any individual on a ticket that is under the age of 18.
  2. All three manual draws (Loyalty, Early Bird, Final) will be under the supervision of Black Fund Development Inc., auditors from Stewart and Associates and the firm of Stride Management Corp. and take place at 3950 12th Street NE, Calgary, AB with the exception of the top 5 draws, which will take place at the STARS Base 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary. Any person wishing to view the draws may do so by attending at the above location on the draw date(s).
  3. The following individuals are not permitted to purchase tickets in the lottery; Board Members and Executive Management Staff of STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society and the Foundation), employees of Stride Management Corp. and Black Fund Development Inc. and their immediate family members.
  4. The minimum number of tickets that must be sold or minimum revenue generated before the Lottery is cancelled or an extension requested, is any combination of the $25 individual tickets, sets of 3 for $60, sets of 6 for $100 and the sets of 18 for $250 that falls under $7,236,000 in revenue or 40% of gross revenue.
  5. The order in which the prizes will be awarded is from the prize of least retail value up to the prize of greatest retail value, including the Loyalty Draws (66) which will be the first 66 tickets drawn, followed by the Early Bird Draws (2) which will be the next 2 tickets drawn, followed by the Final Draw for the 3077 remaining prizes. After each winner is recorded, the stub will be returned to the drum. Ticket buyers are eligible for all 3145 draws provided they have purchased their tickets by the applicable cut-off dates.
  6. There will be no cash “in lieu of” option unless otherwise stated.
  7. Draw date for Loyalty Draw – January 27, 2017, cut-off – January 11, 2017; Early Bird Draw – March 17, 2016, cut-off – March 1, 2017; Final Draw – begins on April 10, 2017 and will be completed on April 13, 2017 with the top 5 draws, cut-off – March 22, 2017. Should all tickets be sold out by the Early Bird cut-off date of March 1, 2017 all draws, upon pre-approval from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, will begin on March 20, 2017 and will be completed with the top 5 draws on March 23, 2017 under the supervision of auditors from Stewart and Associates, the Raffle Manager and Stride Management Corp.

  1. Retail value of all prizes is $4,967,072 including GST. Only 1,125,880 tickets will be sold, 25,000 individual tickets at $25 each, 41,000 sets of 3 for $60 and 92,000 sets of 6 for $100 and 23,660 sets of 18 for $250.
  2. Prizes must be accepted as awarded - no substitutes unless otherwise stated. All winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize. Any costs associated with the delivery of a prize due to distance or unique circumstances will be covered by STARS. Restrictions apply for the following prize:

    1. Travel – All travel prizes are valid for one year from draw date. Extensions will be granted upon request and blackout dates may apply. All travel includes return airfare from either Calgary or Edmonton unless otherwise indicated as you drive or self drive in the travel description.
    2. STARS helicopter flights – valid for one year from draw date. STARS reserves the right to determine the date and the number of passengers on the flight based on availability of the helicopter. If the helicopter is required for mission activity, the ride will be rescheduled.
  3. All winners will be notified in writing by Black Fund Development Inc., and in some cases by telephone by STARS representatives of what they have won and how to claim the prize. The Early Bird and Top 10 final draw winners’ names will be published in major newspapers in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge after all draws have been completed and a complete searchable listing will be posted on starslotteryalberta.ca within 10 days following each draw.
  4. If a winner cannot be located after a period of one year from the draw date, the prize or equivalent cash value will be donated to a charitable beneficiary approved by the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission.
  5. In the event of a winning ticket stub having more than one name the licensee will award the prize to the first name listed on the stub. Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission and the licensee are not responsible for resolving any disputes which may arise from the different individuals.
  6. If any ticket purchased has been entered in any draw, no refund will be issued after the draw has taken place.

LUCKY STARS 50/50 2016 - Lottery Licence #440948

RULES GOVERNING OPERATION OF A RAFFLE

  1. Age limit for ticket purchasers is 18 years and over. Purchase must be made in the province of Alberta. Sellers are to advise all ticket purchasers not to put the name of any individual on a ticket that is under the age of 18.
  2. The LUCKY STARS 50/50 draw will be April 10, 2017 under the supervision of Black Fund Development Inc., auditors from Stewart and Associates and the firm of Stride Management Corp. and take place at 3950 – 12th Street N.E., Calgary, AB. Anyone wishing to view the draw may do so by attending at the above location on the draw date. Cut-off date to purchase tickets is midnight March 22, 2017. In the event the STARS Main Lottery sells out by the Early Bird cut-off date of March 1, 2017, then the LUCKY STARS 50/50 ticket sales will be cut-off and the draw will take place on March 20, 2017, with AGLC approval.
  3. The following individuals are not permitted to purchase tickets in the lottery; Board Members and Executive Management Staff of STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society and the Foundation), employees of Stride Management Corp. and Black Fund Development Inc. and their immediate family members.
  4. The minimum number of tickets that must be sold or minimum revenue generated before the Lottery is cancelled or an extension requested, is any combination of the $10 individual tickets, sets of 5 for $25, sets of 15 for $50 that falls under $1,460,000 in revenue or 47% of gross revenue.
  5. Ticket purchasers are not required to purchase a ticket in the STARS Main Lottery in order to purchase a Lucky STARS 50/50 ticket.
  6. Cash value of the LUCKY STARS 50/50 prize will be a minimum payout ($620,000) or 50% of ticket sales, whichever is greater. Only 760,000 tickets will be sold; 25,000 individual tickets at $10 each, 48,000 sets of 5 for $25 and 33,000 sets of 15 for $50.

  1. Prize must be accepted as awarded - no substitutes. The winner has one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize. Any costs associated with the delivery of a prize due to distance or unique circumstances will be covered by the Lottery.
  2. The winner will be notified in writing by Black Fund Development Inc. and also by telephone from a STARS representative. The name of the LUCKY STARS 50/50 winner will be published in major newspapers in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge within 10 days following the draw and on our website at starslotteryalberta.ca.
  3. If a winner cannot be located after a period of one year from the draw date, the prize will be donated to a charitable beneficiary approved by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.
  4. In the event of a winning ticket stub having more than one name the licensee will award the prize to the first name listed on the stub. The licensee and Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission are not responsible for resolving any disputes which may arise from the different individuals.
  5. If any ticket purchased has been entered in the draw, no refund will be issued after the draw has taken place.
  6. For additional tickets or ticket inquiries please call 1-888-880-0992 or write:

    STARS Lottery Alberta 2017
    PO Box 700 Station M
    Calgary, AB T2P 4Y3

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

TICKETS

Q: I just mailed in an order form but see now that the Lucky Stars 50/50 packages are no longer available, how will this affect my order being processed?
A: As a result of overwhelming success of the Lucky STARS 50/50 Lottery – we no longer have tickets available for that campaign. Your support is appreciated and to avoid further disappointment, we have processed your STARS Alberta ticket order as requested and depending on what your payment method was we will either:

  1. Cheque payments will receive a refund by mail for the Lucky STARS 50/50 order portion within 4-6 weeks.
  2. Credit Card Payments have been adjusted and processed for the Main STARS Lottery Alberta ticket portion only.

Q: What are the ticket prices?
A: 1 ticket for $25,
3 tickets for $60,
6 tickets for $100,
18 tickets for $250

Q: How can I purchase tickets?
A: By phone from anywhere within Alberta – toll free 1-888-880-0992
By fax from anywhere within Alberta – toll free 1-877-787-7329 or
On our website at starslotteryalberta.ca
By mail:
Download and print the Printable PDF Order Form and mail to Stride Management Corp: 3950 – 12th Street NE Calgary.
Ensure the form is filled out correctly by reviewing the Filled Sample Form.
In person at:

  1. Lottery Show homes:
    Calgary – 9 Crestridge Rise SW
    Edmonton – 7445 Colonel Mewburn Rd
    Red Deer – 22 Lindman Ave
    Lethbridge – 68 Greywolf Rd N
  2. STARS Alberta Bases:
    - Calgary: 1441 Aviation Park NE
    - Edmonton: International Airport #100, 1519 – 35 Avenue East
    - Grande Prairie: 10911 123 Street
  3. Stride Management Corp: 3950 – 12th Street NE Calgary

Q: What methods of payment can I use?
A: Cheque, Money Order, VISA and MasterCard.
Direct debit available at the Show homes and Base locations. No cash or post-dated cheques accepted.

Q: How long does it take to receive my ticket in the mail?
A: Please allow 2-3 weeks.

Q: How many ticket packages are sold in total?
A: 181,660

Q: How many ticket packages are sold in total for the LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
A: 106,000

Q: What is the mailing address to purchase tickets?
A: PO Box 700 Station M, Calgary AB T2P 4Y3

Q: How many names can be put on a ticket?
A: Maximum of two names per ticket order. For group orders, it is the responsibility of the group to keep a record of who is involved in the purchase. STARS and Lottery management will not be responsible for any conflict between group purchases. In the event of a winning ticket stub having more than one name, the prize letter will be Sent to the first name on the ticket confirmation stub.

Q: Is there an age restriction on purchasing tickets?
A: Yes. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years of age or older.

Q: If I am not a resident of Alberta can I still purchase a ticket?
A: Yes, however you must be in Alberta to make your purchase.

Q: Is my purchase tax deductible / do I get a tax receipt?
A: No, there is no tax receipt issued as Revenue Canada deems that the purchase of a Raffle (Lottery) ticket is not a donation. All lottery winnings are tax free.

Q: Can a ticket be refunded?
A: Yes. However, if any ticket purchased has been entered in any draw, no refund will be issued after the draw has taken place.

Q: Who is prohibited from purchasing tickets?
A: Contest rules prohibit the following people from purchasing tickets:
- Board Members and Senior Executive of STARS
- Staff of Stride Management Corp. and Black Fund Development Inc.
- Immediate family members of all those listed above.

CUT-OFF DATES AND DRAW DATES

Q: What are the deadline dates and draw dates?
A: Loyalty draw
Cut-off date is midnight of January 11, 2017
Draw date is January 27, 2017

Early Bird draw
Cut-off date is midnight of March 1, 2017
Draw date is March 17, 2017

Final draws
Cut-off date is midnight of March 22, 2017
Draw date is April 13, 2017

LUCKY STARS 50/50
Cut-off date is midnight of March 22, 2017
Draw date is April 10, 2017

Should all tickets be sold before midnight March 1, 2017, drawing for all remaining prizes will begin on March 20, 2017 with the final top 5 prizes to be drawn on March 23, 2017; upon approval of Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

Q: Where will the draws take place?
A: All manual draws (Loyalty, Early Bird, LUCKY STARS 50/50 and Final) will take place at 3950 12th Street NE, Calgary, AB. with the exception of the top 5 draws. The top 5 draws will take place at the STARS Calgary Base at 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary. All draws will be done under the supervision of Black Fund Development Inc., Stewart and Associates and Stride Management Corp. Any persons wishing to view any of the draws may do so at the above locations on the draw date(s). Call 403-543-2747 for specific times.

PRIZES

Q: How many prizes can be won?
A: 3,145 total prizes will be awarded.

Q: What is the total retail value of all the prizes?
A: $4,967,072.31

Q: What are the Grand Prizes?
A: There are four Grand Prizes worth over $3.6 million:
1 - Furnished Showhome – Calgary
1 - Furnished Showhome – Edmonton
1 - Furnished Showhome – Red Deer
1 - Furnished Showhome - Lethbridge

Q: What are the Loyalty draw prizes?
A: There are 66 Loyalty draw prizes worth $115,000:
1 - $50,000 Cash prize
1 - $25,000 cash prize
1 - $10,000 cash prize
2 - $5,000 cash prizes
3 - $1,000 cash prizes
10 - $500 cash prizes
48 - $250 cash prizes

Q: What are the two Early Bird Prize Packages? A: #1- Home Away from Home package, 2017 Ram 2500 Crew Cab 4x4 plus 2017 Artic Fox 28F Travel Trailer
#2 - $50,000 cash

Q: What are the other 3,073 prizes?
A: 6 vehicles, 24 vacations, 2 helicopter flights, 408 cash prizes, 175 luggage prizes, 350 camping prizes, 250 Lotto prizes, 115 Camera Prizes, 280 Outdoor prizes and 1,463 electronic prizes.

Q: What is the LUCKY STARS 50/50 prize?
A: Cash value of the Lucky STARS 50/50 add-on prize will be a minimum payout ($620,000) or 50% of ticket sales, whichever is greater, to a maximum of $1,550,000.

Q: Do I have to purchase a ticket for the STARS Lottery to purchase a ticket for the LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
A: No, you can buy the LUCKY STARS 50/50 tickets without purchasing a ticket for the STARS Lottery.

WINNERS

Q: How and when will the winners’ names be available?
A: A list of the top 10 winners will be published in major newspapers in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Red Deer and Grande Prairie. A full list will posted on the STARS Lottery website (starslotteryalberta.ca) approximately 5 days after the final draw.

Q: How will winners be notified?
A: All winners will be notified in writing and in some cases by telephone from a STARS Representative. If a winner cannot be notified after a period of one year from the draw date, their prize will be donated to a charitable beneficiary approved by Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission.

Q: Are ticket purchasers eligible for all prizes?
A: Ticket purchasers are eligible for all 3,145 prizes provided they purchase before applicable draw deadline. After each draw the winning ticket will be returned to the drum and is eligible for all remaining prizes.

Q: Do prizes have to be accepted “as is”?
A: Prizes must be accepted as awarded. There will be no cash or “in lieu of” option with the exception of the 6 individual vehicle prizes. Restrictions may apply. Please call us at 403-543-2747 for any questions.

Lottery prizes are tax-free and winners are not obligated to live in the showhome.

Q: What is the license Number for the STARS Lottery?
A: 440947

Q: What is the license Number for the LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
A: 440948

SHOW HOME INFORMATION

Q: What hours are the Showhomes open?
A: All Showhomes open January 12, 2017

CALGARY SHOWHOME, 9 Crestridge Rise SW
Showhome hours:
Mon – Thurs: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
Weekends and Holidays: Noon to 5:00 p.m.;
Closed Fridays

EDMONTON SHOWHOME, 7445 Colonel Mewburn Rd
Showhome hours:
Mon – Thurs: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
Weekends and Holidays Noon – 5:00 p.m.;
Closed Fridays

RED DEER SHOWHOME, 22 Lindman Ave
Showhome hours:
Sat - Thurs 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
Closed Fridays

LETHBRIDGE SHOWHOME, 68 Greywolf Rd N
Showhome hours:
Mon: – Thurs: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
Weekends & holidays noon to 5:00 p.m.;
Closed Fridays

LOTTERY MANAGEMENT

Q: Who is the project manager?
Dean Faithfull, President, Black Fund Development Inc.,
3950 – 12th Street NE, Calgary AB T2E 8H9, (403) 543-2747

Q: Who does the operational support for the Lottery?
A: Stride Management Corp., 3950 – 12th Street NE, Calgary AB T2E 8H9 is responsible for the processing of all ticket requests, issuing and mailing of tickets to ticket purchasers, maintaining the website, supervising the draws and notifying all winners in writing. They also manage the Call Centre at the address above.

Q: Who is the project auditor?
A: Stewart and Associates, 512 – 40th Avenue NW, Calgary AB T2K OE6

OTHER

Q: How many years has the STARS Lottery been operating?
A: The 2017 lottery will be the 24th annual lottery.

Q: What is the net revenue expected if you sell-out?
A: The projected net for the 2017 Alberta Lottery is $12 million at sell-out.

Q: How will the proceeds from the STARS Lottery be used?
A: The proceeds from the 2017 STARS Lottery go to STARS to assist with costs inproviding air ambulance service from three bases in Alberta.

Q: If I wanted to donate to STARS, or have questions about STARS, where can one call for information?
A: Call:
STARS in Calgary: (403) 295-1811
STARS in Edmonton: (780) 890-3131
STARS in Grande Prairie: (780) 830-7000
Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7
Email: info@stars.ca

Q: For information about the calendar campaign, where can one call for information?
A: Phone: 403-216-1040 or 1-877-778-8288
Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7
Email: info@stars.ca

Q: For information about the STARS direct mail program, where can one call for information?
A: Phone: 1-855-516-4848
Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7
Email: info@stars.ca

Q: Who should be contacted for further information about the STARS Lottery?
A: For further information, contact Dean Faithfull. In Calgary and area, call (403) 543-2747, out of town call 1-888-880-0992.

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The greater the net return to help someone in need!

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