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Variety - the Children’s Charity
Variety 50/50

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Rules of Play
Variety 50/50

  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 #126386

    1 for $5.00; 1000 tickets
    3 for $10.00; 7500 tickets
    10 for $25.00; 50000 tickets
    50 for $50.00; 350000 tickets

    The number of tickets in each price category may change, but the total number of tickets for sale will not change.

    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 $252,500.00.

  3. 3. Important Dates & Draw Information

    Final ticket sales deadline: September 8, 2020 12:00:00 AM PDT

    50/50 draw: September 8, 2020 12:00:00 PM PDT

    Draw will be held at 4300 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby British Columbia, Canada V5C 6C6

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

    All members of the public are welcome to attend the draw.

    Winners will be posted online at https://5050.variety.bc.ca/winners on September 8, 2020.

  4. 4. Winner

    Winner will be contacted by phone by the Variety - the Children’s Charity.

    Winners consent to release of their names by licensee.

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

    No tickets will be purchased by the Board of Directors of the Variety - the Children’s Charity or employees involved with the conduct and management of the ticket raffle.

    If you hold the winning ticket, please email a copy of the winning ticket including your full name, address, phone number and email address to aly.karim@variety.bc.ca to begin the process to claim your prize.

    The winner has 30 days from the draw date to claim their prize.

  5. 5. Privacy

    Variety - the Children’s Charity does not sell, rent or exchange any personal information collected from our supporters with any other organization or entity.


Variety – the Children’s Charity steps in where health care ends providing direct help to children with special needs in BC. For over 50 years, Variety has ensured that children have the support to reach their potential and thrive. Together we can be there when families need us most. Since 2010, Variety has distributed more than $33 million in funding to families and organizations in communities all across the province. With your help, we can raise even more! To learn more about us, visit our website at variety.bc.ca. Please view our Heart of Variety Fund video to see how we are helping families in this time of need.

Please click here to make a donation and help BC’s kids with special needs.

Important dates

50/50 Sales Cutoff Deadline: Midnight, Monday, September 7, 2020
50/50 Draw: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:00 AM

Ticket packs

50/50 tickets are:
Single Ticket for $5,
3-Ticket Pack for $10,
10-Ticket Pack for $25,
50-Ticket Pack for $50

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many tickets are available for sale?
    There are 408,500 tickets available for sale.
  2. How much do tickets cost?
    Single Ticket for $5, 3-Ticket Pack for $10, 10-Ticket Pack for $25, 50-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 Cutoff Deadline: Midnight, Monday, September 7, 2020
  5. What are the odds of winning?
    Chances are 1 in 408,500 (total tickets for sale) to win a prize. Actual odds depend on number of tickets sold.

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Chances are 1 in 408,500 (total tickets for sale) to win the 50/50 prize.
BC Gaming Event Licence #126386
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