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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

TICKETS

1 ticket for $30

3 tickets for $60

6 tickets for $100

20 tickets for $275

1 ticket for $10

5 tickets for $25

15 tickets for $50

30 tickets for $75

By phone from anywhere in Alberta – toll free 1-855-STARS68 (1-855-782-7768)

On our website at starslottery.ca

By email inquiries@starslotteryalberta.ca

In person NOTE: Lottery show homes and sales centre locations are closed until further notice. Please check back with www.starslottery.ca for updated information. Virtual tours of the show homes are available at www.starslottery.ca. STARS bases are still open for in person ticket sales.

1. STARS Alberta Bases:
- Calgary: 1441 Aviation Park NE, 403-295-1811. Open Monday-Friday 8:30pm-5:00pm
- Edmonton: International Airport #100, 1519 – 35 Avenue East, 780-890-3131. Open Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
- Grande Prairie: 10911 123 Street, 780-830-7000. Open Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

2. Stride Management Corp: 3950 – 12th Street NE Calgary

VISA and MasterCard. Direct debit is available at base locations. No cash.

If you requested a printed ticket, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Please allow 72 hours for the email to arrive. If you do not receive your e-tickets within 72 hours, please email inquiries@starslotteryab.ca. You may also want to check your email junk folder. If you choose e-tickets, you will not receive a printed ticket by mail.

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PO Box 700 Station M, Calgary AB T2P 4Y3

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.

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

Yes, however you must be in Alberta at time of purchase.

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

Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada. For details regarding the sale of the show home, please seek professional counsel. The only taxes the winner would be responsible for is the property tax from the day of possession.

Yes. However, if any ticket purchased has been entered in any draw, no refund will be issued after the draw has taken place.

Contest rules prohibit the following people from purchasing tickets:

  • Board members and senior executive of STARS
  • Staff of Stride Management Corp. and their immediate family members

Stride Management Corp. and STARS respect your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. The personal information collected by the STARS Lottery and LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery will be used to process ticket orders, notify winners and send out lottery information and to contact you about future events and programs. You may opt out of our mailing/email lists at any time.

DEADLINES AND DRAW DATES

Loyalty draw

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. on January 13, 2021
  • Draw date is January 29, 2021

Early Bird draw

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. on February 25, 2021
  • Draw date is March 12, 2021

Final draws

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2021
  • Draw date is April 1, 2021

LUCKY STARS 50/50

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2021
  • Draw date is April 1, 2021

Should all tickets be sold by 11:59 p.m. February 25, 2021, drawing for all remaining prizes will begin on March 12, 2021 upon Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis approval.

ALL draws will take place at 3950 12th Street NE, Calgary, AB. All draws will be conducted using an RNG (Random Number Generation) system. The winning raffle draw number shall be determined from the pool of sold raffle ticket numbers. This includes the loyalty draw, early bird draw and the final grand prize houses. Any persons wishing to view any of the draws may do so at the above locations on the draw date(s). Call 403-508-7313 for specific times.

PRIZES

2,500 total prizes will be awarded.

$4,836,045

There are three Grand Prizes worth over $2.9 million:
1 - Furnished show home – Calgary
1 - Furnished show home – Lethbridge
1 - Furnished show home – Edmonton

There is one Loyalty draw prize worth $100,000

Your Okanagan Dream Home Away From Home worth over $1,088,000

2 vehicles, 8 vacations, 354 cash prizes, 250 luggage prizes, 11 Epic Experience prizes, 600 Campers Village prizes, 300 Lotto prizes, 115 home & outdoor prizes and 853 electronic prizes.

It is Alberta’s largest 50/50 ever. Cash value of the LUCKY STARS 50/50 add-on prize will be a minimum payout ($1,300,000) or 50% of ticket sales, whichever is greater, to a maximum of $3.25 million.

No, you can buy the LUCKY STARS 50/50 tickets without purchasing a ticket for the STARS Lottery.

NO, you are not required to pay for shipping or pay to claim a prize. If you do receive a call and are asked for payment, please do the following:

  • Document as much information as possible regarding the call
  • Call the Government of Canada Anti-Fraud Centre at

1-888-495-8501 to report the fraud attempt

WINNERS

A full list of lottery winners will be posted on the STARS Lottery website (starslottery.ca) no later than 10 days after the final draw.

A STARS representative will attempt to contact major prize winners (early bird prize, Lucky STARS 50/50, three show homes and two luxury vehicles) by phone. All winners will be notified in writing. 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 and Cannabis.

Ticket purchasers are eligible for all 2,500 prizes provided their purchase was completed before the applicable draw deadline.

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

Prizes must be accepted as awarded. There will be no cash or “in lieu of” option with the exception of the two choose your luxury vehicle packages and eight Custom Travel vacation packages. Restrictions may apply. Please call us at 403-508-7313 for any questions.

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

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SHOW HOME INFORMATION

With the current health restrictions in the province of Alberta, and our commitment to keeping you safe, we have decided to not open the homes to the public.

  • CALGARY SHOW HOME 42 Legacy Woods Circle SE
  • LETHBRIDGE SHOW HOME 1055 Caledona Place West
  • EDMONTON SHOW HOME 241 Griesbach Road

LOTTERY MANAGEMENT

Dean Faithfull, President, Stride Management Corp., 3950 – 12 Street NE, Calgary AB T2E 8H9,

403-508-7313

Stride Management Corp., 3950 – 12 Street NE, Calgary AB T2E 8H9 is 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. They also manage the call centre at the address above.

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The 2021 lottery will be the 28th annual lottery.

The projected net revenue for the 2021 Alberta Lottery is $12.3 million, based on selling out.

Proceeds from the STARS Lottery go to STARS to assist with the costs of providing air ambulance service from its three bases in Alberta: Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie. It costs approximately $10 million annually to run a base.

Call:

Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7

Email: info@stars.ca

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

Phone: 1-855-516-4848

Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7

Email: info@stars.ca

For further information, contact Dean Faithfull. In Calgary and area, call 403-508-7313, outside of Calgary, call 1-855-782-7768. inquiries@starslotteryalberta.ca