Rules of Play

Kitchener Rangers Community Fund
Electronic Jersey Raffle
Rules of Play
Problem Gambling Help Line - 1-866-531-2600
Version 3.3
Effective February 16, 2024
AGCO LICENSE # RAF1381623

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.0 Interpretation

2.0 Sale and Issuance of Raffle 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 General

These Rules apply, until amended or revised, to all electronic Authentic Jersey Raffles (“Raffle”) conducted by the Kitchener Rangers Community Fund, hereinafter referred to as “Rangers Reach”.

All draws with in person sales will take place at the following location
Kitchener Memorial Auditorium
400 East Avenue,
Kitchener, ON N2H 1Z6

Contact information
Rangers Reach
1963 Eugene George Way, Suite 301,
Kitchener, ON N2H 0B8
519.576.3700 Option 4
info@rangersreach.com

1.0 Interpretation
1.1 In these Rules,

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 game date, or when a draw is not able to take place for any reason, the soonest available time on the prescribed game date.
event” means an individually numbered proposition on a “List”, a periodic schedule of events, associated with a sport competition;
Game Conditions” means the terms, conditions, explanations, Rules, procedures, including the prize structure governing a specific Raffle draw.
Raffle ticket”, “ticket” or “ticket receipt” means a ticket or other means of participating in a Raffle Draw.
EMT Terminal” means the Event Manager terminal of Rangers Reach computer-controlled system by an approved supplier of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) for conducting Raffle Draws
player” means a person who is eligible to participate in a Raffle draw in accordance with the Regulations, the Rules, and the Game Conditions.
result” means the outcome of a sporting event as determined by Rangers Reach for the applicable Raffle 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 Rangers Reach to claim the prize.
winning number” means the winning number drawn on the draw date and draw time for a Raffle 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 Words used in these Rules of Play for each specific Raffle Draw by Rangers Reach and the Regulations pertaining to the Raffle Draw have the same meaning. Words in the singular shall include the plural, and words in the masculine gender shall include the feminine.

 

1.3 In the event of a conflict between information issued by the licensed equipment provider and contained on the ticket, the instructions, the Game Conditions for the specific Raffle 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 Raffle Draw, if any;
(d) the ticket.

2.0 Sale and Issuance of Raffle Tickets

2.1 Raffle Draws for all events take place at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium - launched using an on-line system through the Event Manager Terminal (EMT).

2.2 An eligible player may participate by purchasing a Raffle Tickets from a Raffle Ticket Seller or by using the authorized equipment provider’s Online sales solution (if offered), in the following denominations:

(i) 3 numbers for $5.00;
(ii) 10 numbers for $10.00;
(iii) 50 numbers for $20.00;
(iv) Other variations on the denominations from time to time as specifically approved by the AGCO.

2.3 Raffle tickets for a chance to win One (1) Authentic Hockey Jersey, MSRP value of $650 + HST ($734.50) each will be offered for sale on the following dates:

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Sunday, April 21, 2024
Monday, April 29, 2024
Thursday, May 02, 2024
Sunday, September 01, 2024
Friday, September 27, 2024
Friday, October 04, 2024
Friday, October 11, 2024
Friday, October 18, 2024
Friday, October 25, 2024
Friday, November 01, 2024
Friday, November 08, 2024
Friday, November 15, 2024


2.4
A player is solely responsible for ensuring that they receive the correct ticket denomination and for the handling of the purchased ticket after the Raffle Seller has presented the ticket. All sales are final, and no refunds shall be issued.

2.5 Responsible gaming supports are available to participants follows: www.connexontario.ca and 1-888-230-3505

3.0 The Draw and Results

3.1 A draw shall take place at such time and place as Rangers Reach determines and is approved in writing by the AGCO. The number drawn is referred to as the “winning number”.

3.2 Upon completion of selling and money collection the draw will be deemed closed, and a random electronic draw will take place.

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

3.4 The winning numbers will be communicated and announced by public address at the venue. The winning number will also be displayed on the main venue video board. Prize can be claimed by the winner up to the end of the game at the venue Fan Appreciation office behind Section 3. Winning numbers will be posted on the Rangers Reach website (https://rangersreach.com/jerseywinners)

3.5 Online customers are responsible for checking their own numbers and contacting Rangers Reach (info@rangersreach.com) to claim a prize. Rangers Reach will arrange pickup for any online winners. Shipping and any costs associated, if requested, will be the responsibility of the winner.

4.0 Cash Management

4.1 Rangers Reach shall ensure the secure and safe handling of cash and cash equivalents.

4.2 A safe shall always be used to secure funds when money, other than floats, is kept on the premises.

4.3 Funds will be verified by authorized representatives of Rangers Reach in dual custody and using blind counts. There will always be a minimum of two representatives involved in the reconciling of funds, one of which will hold the reports indicating the value of the content of each bag or full drop value per Raffle Seller. If a variance is confirmed, the amount of the variance and name of the Raffle Seller is recorded and provided to the Event Manager for tracking.

4.4 All variances will be tracked and monitored.

5.0 Prize Structure

5.1 Rangers Reach shall determine a prize structure for a lottery game, in such a manner as it deems fit, and once determined, this prize structure shall form part of these Rules, with approval of 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 Jersey Raffle Draw Game Conditions.

6.2 Rangers Reach 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 Rangers Reach (or being received by Rangers Reach 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 Rangers Reach.

6.3 All prizes must be claimed within 6 months of the relevant draw unless otherwise specified by Rangers Reach thereafter any unclaimed prizes must be secured or placed in safekeeping by Rangers Reach for a period of six (6) months from the date of the draw. If at the expiry of six (6) months the prize has not been claimed, the prize will be donated by Rangers Reach to a beneficiary approved in advance by the Registrar.

6.4 Rangers Reach will not 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 Rangers Reach is not responsible for providing financial or tax advice.

6.7 The Raffle Prize will be awarded to the lawful bearer presenting a winning ticket for an event and satisfying all the criteria to be considered an eligible winner. Prize will be issued within Ten (10) business days of the being deemed an eligible, lawful winner of a winning ticket.

6.8 For groups purchasing (1) ticket, group winners will select one individual to handle and receive the single payment.

6.9 Rangers Reach will not award a prize for tickets which are void unless Rangers Reach, in its discretion, deems it appropriate to do so. Tickets are void if lost, stolen, unissued, illegible, mutilated, damaged, altered, counterfeited, or forged, 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 Rangers Reach.

6.10 If a ticket which is purchased or issued is void, or deemed to be void, Rangers Reach 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 Rangers Reach may award a prize to the bearer of a winning ticket. Rangers Reach 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 Raffle ticket, the winner must:

(i) Provide government issued ID proving their age to be over 18;
(ii) Completely fill out the Raffle Prize Claim Checklist issued by a Rangers Reach authorized representative;
(iii) Sign his/her name on the ticket.

7.3 Each winner acknowledges that Rangers Reach 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 is necessary for 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 Rangers Reach’s website for an extended period, and otherwise in accordance with Rangers Reach’s prize claim policy and any successors or replacement thereof, and for Rangers Reach’s internal business purposes. Each winner further acknowledges that any failure by the winner to provide Rangers Reach with such information may prevent Rangers Reach from paying or awarding all or part of the prize in the manner contemplated by the prize structure.

7.4 Rangers Reach shall not be responsible for determining any individual's entitlement to all or a part of a prize won on a ticket purchased by or issued to a group.

8.0 General

8.1 Rangers Reach designates the following persons as Related Parties:

(a) Members of Rangers Reach’s Board of Directors;
(b) Full time, part-time and student employees of Rangers Reach,
(c) Persons who are directly on Rangers Reach’s payroll;
(d) Rangers Reach’s employees who are on paid or unpaid leave;
(e) Persons under the age of 18 years;

8.2 Persons designated by the Corporation as Related Parties are not eligible to participate in the Raffle draw.

8.3 Rangers Reach may amend these Rules at any time in writing and subject to the written approval of the AGCO.

8.4 These Rules of Play shall be governed by, subject to and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada as applicable therein. The Courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on or arising out of these Rules or any lottery game.

8.5 The headings in these Rules are for convenience of reference only and do not affect the interpretation of these Rules.

8.6 Unless otherwise specified by Rangers Reach, these Rules are effective as of April 18, 2024, and supersede the previously existing Electronic Authentic Jersey Raffle Rules and Regulations.