Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 50/50 Raffle

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Rules of Play
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 50/50 Raffle

  1. 1. Tickets

    Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.

    Ticket purchasers must be 19 years of age or older.

  2. 2. 50/50

    BC Gaming Event Licence #149073

    5 for $10.00; 100000 tickets
    50 for $25.00; 100000 tickets
    200 for $50.00; 100000 tickets

    The 50/50 is a draw where the money received in ticket sales is divided evenly between the winner and the charity.

    Maximum 50/50 payout will be $137,500.00.

  3. 3. Important Dates & Draw Information

    Final ticket sales deadline: May 9, 2024 at 11:59:59 p.m. PDT

    50/50 draw: May 10, 2024 at 12:00:00 p.m. PDT

    If for some reason, the draw cannot take place on the draw date listed, a substitute draw date and time will be selected. All ticket purchasers will be able to see the amended draw date and time information posted on the same website the ticket was purchased.

    Draw will be held at 5th floor, 843 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4 at 12:00pm on May 10, 2024

    The winning ticket is drawn using Random Number Generator software (RNG). 

    All ticket holders are welcome to attend the draw.

    Winners will be posted online at on May 10, 2024.

  4. 4. Winner

    Winner will be contacted by phone by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

    Winners consent to release of their names by licensee.

    If a winning ticket bears a minor's name, the prize will be lawfully delivered to the minor's parent, legal guardian or trustee.

    No tickets will be purchased by the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra or employees involved with the conduct and management of the ticket raffle.

  5. 5. Privacy

    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra does not sell, rent or exchange any personal information collected from our supporters with any other organization or entity.

  6. 6. Complaints

    Any complaints can be directed to the raffle administrators by emailing: Administrators will review the complaint and take action if necessary.

  7. 7. Delay in Draw

    Should a delay occur in the draw time on draw day, every effort will be made to make the draw as soon as possible. Should an alternate day need to be announced, after approval by BC Gaming, all ticket purchasers will be notified via email.

  8. 8. Other

    Please email our team at should you require a refund for any ticket purchases or would like to issue a complaint, and we would be happy to assist you.


Music and the arts play a vital role in enriching our community and fostering creativity. By participating in our lottery, not only will you have the opportunity to win our cash prize, but you'll also be contributing directly to the sustainability of the VSO. Your support will help us continue to bring the joy of music to our community and inspire future generations of music lovers. Together, we can make a significant difference in the cultural vibrancy of our community. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Important dates

Deadline: Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Draw date: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

Ticket packs

50/50 tickets are:
5-Ticket Pack for $10,
50-Ticket Pack for $25,
200-Ticket Pack for $50.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many tickets are available for sale?
    There are 300,000 tickets available for sale.
  2. How much do tickets cost?
    5-Ticket Pack for $10, 50-Ticket Pack for $25, 200-Ticket Pack for $50,
  3. Can I request a specific ticket number?
    No. Ticket numbers are computer-generated in ascending order starting at a pre-determined number.
  4. When are the deadlines for ticket sales?
    Final Sales Deadline: Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
  5. What are the odds of winning?
    Chances are 1 in 300,000 (total tickets for sale) to win a prize. Actual odds depend on number of tickets sold.

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