VSO Plays On Covid-19 Resilience 50/50 Raffle

Winner's Estimated Take Home Prize

Total Jackpot, Winner Takes Half.

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Purchase Your Tickets Now!


In light of these unprecedented times, proceeds of the 50/50 raffle will help the VSO play on. Support the VSO to continue the presentation of symphonic music and inspirational education and community programs to enrich and transform lives through music!


How It Works

Who You Help

The VSO’s mission is to connect communities through exceptional musical experiences. Normally, over 250,000 people enjoy VSO performances each season, including nearly 40,000 youth through our education programs. The VSO works with organizations including Big Brothers, Boys & Girls Clubs, YWCA and the United Way to invite thousands of children and adults, who otherwise would not be able to attend, to enjoy live symphony performances.

Winner Announcement



Lottery License #131591

  1. The monthly series of 50/50 draws will take place as follows:
    • January 11, 2022, to February 26, 2022. Draw to take place February 26, 2022, post concert between 9-10pm
    • March 7, 2022, to April 23, 2022. Draw to take place April 23, 2022, post concert between 9-10:30pm
    • May 2,2022 to June 11, 2022. Draw to take place June 11, 2022, post concert between 9-10:30pm
  2. Guaranteed minimum prize for each draw is $10,000.
  3. Must be 19 years or older to purchase a 50/50 ticket.
  4. Must be in BC at the time of purchase.
  5. In-person sales will be available at all VSO concerts by cash purchase only. For more information on the VSO concert dates please go to
  6. After buying, patrons will receive a confirmation e-mailed with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
  7. Tickets will be available at online at .
  8. Tickets are 5 for $10, 50 for $25, 200 for $50.
  9. Tickets will be sold using computer software that utilizes an Electronic Raffle System (ERS) GPED certified software random number generator (RNG), supplied by (Ascend).
  10. The winner will take home half the jackpot. The winning number will be posted on our website and the winner will be contacted (online, telephone and email).
  11. The winner may claim their prize by contacting Vancouver Symphony Orchestra by email at . The ticket may then be brought (5th floor, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4--) at an agreed upon time for ticket verification. The winner will then be paid by cheque for the amount posted at the event for which they bought their ticket. Winners must have the original winning ticket. All payments will be made by cheque. The prize claimant will be required to sign a Declaration and Release ("Release") which must be executed and returned to VSO no later than five (5) business days after his/her receipt of the Release. In the event a claimant: (a) does not notify VSO within 1 year of the drawing; (b) is ruled ineligible for any reason; (c) refuses the prize; or (d) does not return an executed Release, the prize will be forfeited and will be retained by VSO for charitable use. All prizes will be sent to the winners via cheque within thirty (30) days of the winner delivering the winning Raffle Ticket, executed Release, and all other required documents to VSO. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the winners.
  12. Selection of Winner. Upon the conclusion of the Purchase Period, the VSO will use the System to randomly generate one winning ticket number from among the numbers associated with purchased tickets. The Raffle will be conducted by a VSO staff member and supervised by a member of the Board of Directors of the VSO, and the decisions of that person shall be final and binding.
  13. If a situation causes a delay or prevents a draw from occurring the VSO will send out a notice of the substitution date via email notification to all ticket buyers and the details posted on the website.
  14. All ticket sales are final. Once a ticket has been purchased, refunds will not be granted. The only exception would be in the unlikely event the raffle is cancelled. At that point BC Gaming Policy and Enforcement rules and guidelines will be followed for proper reimbursement to all ticket buyers. The liability of the licensee of this raffle shall be limited to the purchase price of the ticket(s).
  15. To file a complaint, please contact or call customer service at (604)876-3434.
  16. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the 50/50 draws: (Board members and staff).
  17. Any questions on the raffle may be directed to