Frequently asked questions

TicketS

How can I purchase tickets?

  • By phone from anywhere in Saskatchewan, toll free: 1-877-440- KIDS (5437)
  • Online at RidersChildrensLottery.ca
  • By Mail:
    Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery
    P.O. Box 1301, Stn Main
    Saskatoon, SK
    S7K 3N9

    Please make cheques payable to ‘Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery’

What are the ticket prices for the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery?

Tickets are priced at 1 for $100, 3 for $195, 8 for $295, 20 for $495, OR the TOUCHDOWN PACK for $595 which consists of 20 Main Lottery tickets, 100 Halftime 50/50 tickets, and 50 Cash Calendar tickets, OR the Best Deal SUPERFAN PACK for $795 which consists of 30 Main Lottery tickets, 100 Halftime 50/50 tickets, and 50 Cash Calendar tickets.

How many tickets in total are available to be sold for the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery?

Only 218,696 tickets will be available for sale.

What are the ticket prices for the Halftime 50/50?

Tickets are priced at 1 for $25 each, 10 for $50, 30 for $75, or 100 for $100.

How many tickets in total are available to be sold for the Halftime 50/50?

Only 1,323,000 tickets will be available for sale.

What are the ticket prices for the Cash Calendar?

Tickets are priced at 1 for $25 each, 10 for $50, 25 for $75, or 50 for $100.

How many tickets in total are available to be sold for the Cash Calendar?

Only 361,000 tickets will be available for sale.

Do I have to purchase a ticket for the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery to purchase a ticket for the Halftime 50/50 and/or Cash Calendar?

Yes, Halftime 50/50 and or Cash Calendar tickets must be ordered in conjunction with your Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery ticket.

What methods of payment are accepted?

Cheque, money order, VISA, MasterCard, and AMEX. No cash or post-dated cheques are accepted. Cheques and money orders should be made payable to ‘Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery’

Is there an age restriction on purchasing tickets?

Yes. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years of age or older.

If I am not a resident of Saskatchewan, can I still purchase a ticket?

This lottery is intended for Saskatchewan residents, and tickets must be purchased and delivered to an address within the province of Saskatchewan.

How long does it take to receive a printed ticket confirmation in the mail?

Please allow 2-3 weeks, while e-tickets arrive immediately.

How long does it take to receive an e-ticket confirmation by e-mail?

E-tickets arrive immediately and are a great way to save on your carbon footprint and printing & mailing costs, so your dollars go farther. If you choose an e-ticket you will not receive a printed ticket by mail. If you do not receive your e-ticket by email within 2 days, you can email RidersChildrensLotteryCS@mnp.ca. Please check your junk/spam mail folder to ensure it hasn’t been directed there.

Is the ticket tax deductible/will I get a tax receipt?

No, there is no tax receipt issued as Canada Revenue Agency deems that the purchase of a raffle/lottery ticket is not a donation. All lottery winnings are tax free.

How many names can be put on a ticket?

Tickets must include a primary purchaser and contact details. A second ticketholder or group name may be added to reflect multiple ticketholders.

Can a ticket be refunded?

Yes. However, once a draw has been completed, for which the purchased ticket was qualified, no refund can then be issued.

Who is prohibited from purchasing tickets?

The following people are prohibited from purchasing tickets:

  • Board members, executive management, and staff of the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation or the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Spouses and household members of the organizations listed above
  • Partners and employees of MNP LLP
  • Anyone under the age of 18

Can I order online from outside of Saskatchewan?

No, IP verification ensures all online orders are made from within the province of Saskatchewan. If you are in Saskatchewan and experiencing difficulties ordering online, please call 1-877-440-5437 to place your order.

What are the chances of winning?

The chances of winning are dependent on the number of tickets sold. There are over 1,000 prizes to be won. Winning tickets go back in the draws so you can win more than once.

Where do the proceeds of the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery go?

Proceeds of the Lottery will be split evenly between the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation and Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Foundations support the health and wellness of children all over the province by making sure they get the care they need and a chance to play.

KEY DATES AND DRAWS

What are the deadline dates and draw dates?

VIP Prize

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, July 19, 2024
  • Draws: July 31, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m. CST)

Bonus Prize

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, August 16, 2024
  • Draws: August 28, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m. CST)

Early Bird Prizes

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, September 12, 2024
  • Draws: September 25, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m. CST)

Final & Grand Prizes

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, September 27
  • Draws: October 9, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m. CST)

Halftime 50/50 Prize

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, September 27, 2024
  • Draws: October 9, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m. CST)

Cash Calendar Prizes

  • Deadline: Midnight CST, September 27, 2024
  • Draws October 9, 2024 (approximately 11:00 a.m.)
  • Prize winners will be announced each day in November.

Where will the draws take place?

All draws will be take place under the supervision of MNP LLP. At their offices; Suite 800, 119 Fourth Avenue S, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 5X2.

Prizes

How many prizes can be won?

1,036 total prizes will be awarded.

What is the total retail value of all the prizes?

The approximate total value of all combined prizes is $2,015,092.41, based on prices at time of negotiation.

What is the Halftime 50/50 Prize?

The Halftime 50/50 is an add-on game. The Halftime 50/50 winner will be awarded half of the total Halftime 50/50 sales, up to a maximum of $661,500.

What is the Cash Calendar?

The Cash Calendar is an add-on game that gives you more chances to win. There are cash prizes awarded every day in the month of November 2024.

What are the Prizes in the Cash Calendar?

There are 36 Cash Calendar Prizes worth a combined total value of $105,000 to be won throughout the month of November 2024: thirty (30) Daily Prizes of $1,000, four (4) Weekly Prizes of $10,000 (each Monday in November), one (1) Kick Off Prize of $10,000, and one (1) Grand Prize of $25,000.

Are the Prizes donated?

The cost of prizing is covered by Lottery proceeds. Thanks to our generous partners, many of the prizes are available at a reduced cost.

What is the license number for the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery, Halftime 50/50 and Cash Calendar?

LR24-0034

WINNERS

How and when will a list of winners be available?

A full list, including cash calendar winners, will appear on the Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery website RidersChildrensLottery.ca on December 1, 2024.

How will winners be notified?

All winners will be notified in writing by Roughrider & Children’s Hospital Foundations Lottery, and in some cases by a telephone call from a Lottery representative, about what they have won and how to claim the prize. If a winner cannot be notified 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 Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority.

How long do I have to claim my prize?

Winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize. All vehicle winners will have 30 days to make their choice following the date of the draw. If a winner cannot be located after a period of one year from the draw date, the prize may be donated to a charitable beneficiary approved by the SLGA.

Are ticket purchasers eligible for all prizes?

Ticket purchasers are eligible for all prize draws, provided tickets are purchased before the applicable deadline dates.

How are the draws conducted?

The lottery draws will be conducted using an RNG (Random Number Generation) system approved by the SLGA. The winning raffle draw number shall be determined from the pool of sold lottery ticket numbers qualified for that prize draw.

Do prizes have to be accepted “as is”?

Prizes must be accepted as awarded, with no substitutes, unless otherwise stated. All winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize, except for vehicles. All vehicle winners will have 30 days to make their choice following the date of the draw.

LOTTERY MANAGEMENT

Who is the lottery project manager?

Raffle Management Group Inc. – a certified and licenced gaming supplier under the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Association

Who does the operational support for the lottery?

MNP LLP in conjunction with Raffle Nexus are responsible for the processing of all ticket requests, issuing and mailing of tickets to ticket purchasers, supervising the draws and notifying all winners in writing. To contact MNP LLP email: RidersChildrensLotteryCS@mnp.ca

Who should be contacted for further information about the lottery?

Please contact our customer service team at RidersChildrensLotteryCS@mnp.ca or 1-855-706-2935